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The Folk House

Guard Well, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2382
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Most INHOSPITABLE house

Aggressive and discourteous management and security staff. Definitely wont be back. an excellent... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
86liamm
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Dublin 18
Avoid

Lovely evening until closing time when insistent security staff, following instructions from the... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Kieran H
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“irish whiskey” (8 reviews)
“bartender” (6 reviews)
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Guard Well, Kinsale, Ireland
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+353 21 477 2382
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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

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Reviewed 2 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

Thank Kieran H
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Reviewed 19 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.

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Reviewed 29 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 Chris O
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Reviewed 1 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
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Reviewed 18 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.

Thank going196
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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
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Reviewed 16 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
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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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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Cosy. Great music (my main reason for loving this place). Super range of drinks. Attached as well is another bar - Malt Lane - which is equally cosy and very well decorated. Love it. Perfect for all occasions. They even take bookings for larger parties...More

Thank Jazz M
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