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The Shelbourne Bar

16/17 MacCurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
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Ranked #6 of 75 nightlife in Cork
Type: Bar/ Clubs
Most recent review
- Jun 27, 2014
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Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

very nice service. It is super cozy and good music. great location in the city center of cork. ...always happy...

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

By chance I entered this bar due to totally rain in Cork. It is a nice pub with appealing interior. They have good prices (Baileys Coffee 5€) and they served free food (Sausages & Wedges) by the tingler of the Champions League Final, awesome :)

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Athlone
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Lovely bar great bar staff in a nice part of cork city.this street really reminds me of somewhere I've been like San Fran or something.visited the pub twice over the past weekend and will go back..lovely pints and great place to watch a match.cheers lads.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
4 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

This is a busy bar which seems to be very popular with both locals and visitors. There is a great atmosphere and the service is quick and friendly. Accepted barman's recommendation for a nice red wine. Spot on! Try the Sangiovese, it's lovely. Food is bought in and reheated. Didn't rate my cottage pie. Very bland. My other half did... More

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Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

I got here last week. Staff was rude, service apalling and the place was dingy. I would not eat here after witnessing how food was prepared behind the bar. Awful bar with expensive pints. No thanks.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

First pub we came upon arriving to Cork and it was great ! The bartender was attentive and awesome. Not that crowded and not too expensive. We visited the bar 3 more times during our stay to Cork.

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Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

This is a lovely pub. Open fire and great atmosphere. Toilets upstairs can be a bit of a pain but we had 2 great nights here. Hope to possibly the most vain barman and best looking barlady in Cork. Loved it here.

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Overpelt, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Great place to meet people of all kind. Young , old come together and enjoy the atmosphere and having drinks served by excellent staff. A young very sexy waiter became a magnet to young ladies on a hen party during our stay. Good life music makes this a place to be !

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Attentive bartenders, friendly crowd...apparently asking if Ireland has nuclear power is really, really funny....was nice to be right across the street from our hotel. Clean bathrooms, albeit one has to take the stairs to get to them (always awesome when you've had a few jamesons or pints) :)

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Kilcullen, Ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Really Nice Bar! Great for a group, nice & small & great character to the building. Really nice & do lunch mid week but not at the weekend.!!

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