We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Taaffes Castle Bar

Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
+353 42 937 3770
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (6 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
“beer garden” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Irish, Bar, Pub
PRICE
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (171)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Done dance class, lady brilliant craic, cocktail class, not great, drinks in a plastic glass, not a cocktail shaker in sight, barman rude! Went for bbq, lady was lovely! Went up to nightclub, barstaff lift ur drinks if they r left sitting on the bar,...More

Thank Noodle P
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Had a small function here and was very reasonable. Staff are very helpful and the beer garden is great if you have the weather. Best pub in Carlingford. Have been here a few times for nights out. Always has great music and great atmosphere.

Thank David P
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This boy Ryan behind the bar is a serious bit of craic hey he is just a sound lad altogether. Can’t believe he isn’t higher up in the organization. Great at pouring pints needs a raise he also has female parts apparently. Pat out (mic...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Gorgeous pub with lovely wooden interior to tie in with the nearby castle! Lovely staff, clean pub, cosy and amazing fireplace where you stay and sit beside forever! Our barman was a lovely chatty young lad who was able to help us with questions about...More

Thank MsIreland2
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Brilliant cocktail class given by Ryan the barman for my sister Cathie's Hen night! He was fantastic and he really knows his cocktails, he was great craic and made it so much fun for all of us! Thanks Ryan ☺

Thank Deeb86
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This bar is very quiet during the day but come evening its buzzing with hen and stag parties with great music its bouncing so if you want somewhere for a quiet pint its not fir you...

Thank Denis B
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Popped in here for a drink to escape the rain and we were not disappointed. Ryan the barman on duty kept us in chat and craic, he totally deserves 5 stars. Coming from a hospitality background myself i appreciate a bar person who can hold...More

Thank Aileen M
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

On a hen party in carlingford, we had cocktail making class here. Andrew the instructor was brilliant, really knew how to get the girls going and showed us how to make beautiful cocktail. The craic was unreal. After the cocktails we had a BBQ that...More

3  Thank Lucy G
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Called in here for a drink to watch Football in the beer garden, great atmosphere, staff were lovely and to top it all off we had the best Guinness ever! Will be back!

Thank lynnieee86
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The staff here were unfriendly and when it come to closing time became abrupt. Many different customers on the same night made similar remarks. Don't expect your custom to be appreciated here .

Thank james w
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Ruby Ellen's Tea Rooms
302 reviews
.03 km away
The Bay Tree Restaurant
349 reviews
.01 km away
PJ O'Hares
662 reviews
.05 km away
Kingfisher Bistro
258 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Carlingford Adventure Centre
163 reviews
.07 km away
Leprechaun and Fairy Underground Cavern
148 reviews
.64 km away
Skypark
87 reviews
1.23 km away
Carlingford Marina
94 reviews
1.24 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Taaffes Castle Bar staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 11
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newry Street, Carlingford, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Louth  >  Cooley Peninsula  >  Carlingford
  • Phone Number: +353 42 937 3770
  • E-mail
Description
We are an Irish traditional pub that serves pub grub at a high standard downstairs, a disco bar upstairs that attracts a crowd of all age groups at the weekend and a banquet hall in the castle, enjoy cheers
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing