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Brilliant live music venue & Irish Whiskey bar

Crackin spot in the centre of Kinsale for live music, good craic and drinks. Plenty of Irish... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
via mobile
Great service and craft beers

We love craft beer (specifically IPAs) and we're recommended this place by a waiter at Max's. We... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
23 Sep 2018
4 Sep 2017
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Aggressive and Ill mannered door staff make this place one to avoid in Kinsale. One is the few late night places in the town offers nothing in the way of enjoyment for locals or visitors due to poor managed and unfriendly staff.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Aggressive and discourteous management and security staff. Definitely wont be back. an excellent evening of convivial music and craic roundly destroyed by ill mannered and bad tempered staff last saturday night. Completely unnecessary and so far over the top its difficult to describe an analogous...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely evening until closing time when insistent security staff, following instructions from the lady who jammed the doors open, suggested that the group ( average age 60) should move into the night club

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Kieran H
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Crackin spot in the centre of Kinsale for live music, good craic and drinks. Plenty of Irish Whiskey to try and a great range of new gins too! Try the Black's Gin.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We love craft beer (specifically IPAs) and we're recommended this place by a waiter at Max's. We told the bartender what we liked and she brought us 3 samples. We hit the jackpot with 2! And everyone who came in and sat down was so...More

Thank ChrisO434
Reviewed 2 June 2017

If you want to hear some of the best music possible, step on in. From Blues, Folk and Jazz to some great Irish traditional, it's a must

Thank silky249
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

There incredible whiskey selection was enough to get 5 stars. Great vibe with fantastic service. Guaranteed not to disappoint. A must visit if your in Kinsale.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank going196
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Good atmosphere with usually good music, a smashing duo played brilliant folk music and the hot snacks provided were delicious.Friendly staff at all times.

Thank OlwenMuriel
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Very cosy spot to grab a beer or drink. Very friendly staff. One of the best craft beer selections I found in Ireland. Great prices.

Thank JetBlueDriver
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This was one of the establishments that supported the Annual Kinsale Classic Car Rally. We visited it on a couple of evenings where buffet food was supplied & a great atmosphere 'Good Craic' A great selection of beers from the cask or bottle. A great...More

Thank xklover
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