An Seanachaí Pub and Kitchen

An Seanachai the oldest thatched pub in the area. Became a pub in 1846 when the bar was opened to cater for mourners to the adjacent famine graveyard. Serving fine local food and drink An Seanachai has a 65 seater restaurant which is open for breakfast lunch and evening meals. Situated on the N25 just outside Dungarvan on the road to Cork.

An Seanachai Pub, Kitchen & Holiday Homes
Taking a trip to An Seanachai is a trip back in time. The original kitchen from the farmhouse is still in place with a massive open fire that is still burning today. The long bar which is originally where the livestock would have been held is unique in looks to this day. A modern restaurant has been added serving fresh local ingredients in Irish and International dishes prepares by our team of chefs. An Seanachai opens for breakfast in season at 8am and the A LA Carte breakfast choice is served until 11.30. Lunch is served from 12 noon and evening service is from 6pm.
It is advisable to book at busy times and you can do this online at or by telephone on 058 70957.
A new extension The Venue @AnSeanachai has been hosts to weddings and many family celebrations in addition to being the location of the regular comedy and entertainment nights held here.
Adjacent to the pub are the 12 Holiday Homes which are available to rent and availability and pricing can be checked at

Contact Details


Pulla Cross,
An Rinn,

Eircode: X35 HR64

Phone: +353(58)70957

Mobile: +353(87)0960068

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