Kinsale has many pubs for a holiday resort of it's size. We have featured some of the most popular.

picture of the Tap Tavern pub

The Tap Tavern has been so called named since Mary and Tim O'Neill took over in 1974. The pub Is still managed today by Mary and Brian, her son. The pub still retains it's character as a traditional Irish pub. The Tap tavern has many items of memorabilia on it's walls and around the pub. Also a twelth century well was discovered accidentally by builders back in 1999, when working on the beer garden. The Tap Tavern is now a world famous Tradional pub in Kinsale and Ireland.

picture of the Spaniard pub

The Spaniard (pictured above) has had a advantageous view of Kinsale for hundreds of years. The Spaniard is so named after Don Juan Del Aquila, who led the Spanish Armada with nearly 4000 men to join forces with the Irish to fight the English, which took place back in 1601. The pub has a restaurant and bar that does excellent food, especially the local seafood. It is also very popular for it's live tradional music. When Michael and Jimmy play, they are especially popular evenings.

image of the Bulman pub

The Bulman is located at the bottom of the hill near Charles Fort. This bar and restaurant has a maritime feel, and has lots of memorabilia around the pub. The Bulman has been a pub since 1901, and has seen several generations of tourists and locals visiting for food and drink. When the weather is fine, the Bulman is a great place to spend some time. Many visitors sit on the wall near the car park and enjoy the panoramic views of the harbour and the Atlantic. The restaurant has a great seafood menu on the first floor, and also serves modern Irish food. The restaurant has seating for over fifty diners and families are allowed before seven o'clock p.m.Food in the bar is available from Tuesday to Sunday from 12.30pm to 10.30pmThere is usually live music from Thursday to Saturday.

image of Daltons Bar

Daltons (pictured above) is located opposite market place in the heart of Kinsale. This delightful red painted bar is well worth a visit for it's delicious food. There is a wide variety of sea food dishes and daily specials. They also have live music during the Summer season.

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