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The Shelbourne Bar

16/17 MacCurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
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Ranked #9 of 77 Nightlife in Cork
Type: Bar/ Clubs
Most recent review
- Aug 27, 2014
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Cork, Ireland
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100 reviews 100 reviews
43 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Nice pub went here pre theatre .prices were reasonable for the city. Pub is old and some bits a little worse for wear but it's an old Irish pub so I suppose that is its charm.

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Leicestershire
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36 reviews 36 reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Friendly staff and locals and great place to go for a drink. Ideal location too as just round the corner from city centre

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

First pub I visited in Cork and I loved it. They have a small but decent selection of stout and ales. I have been twice both before 17:00 and it was very quiet which is nice but they do get really busy later. They have good prices on the beers and a huge selection of whiskey much of which is... More

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Cork, Ireland
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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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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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63 reviews 63 reviews
5 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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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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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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