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Address: Cork, Ireland
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Lots of nice places to eat from off of the different various side streets. Some nice shops, more budget friendly. Good car park. Meet up point for teenagers.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Cork, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Paul street is a unique little street with quirky little shops as well as a large shopping centre. What makes Paul Street special is the lovely little streets that link to it. They are chocful of gorgeous little restaurants that offer superb quality and value. It's mainly pedestrianised so makes for a great shopping and dining experience.

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Lots of nice places to eat from off of the different various side streets. Some nice shops, more budget friendly. Good car park. Meet up point for teenagers.

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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Paul Street is an excellent place to go to avoid the run of the mill chains, there are many independent shops selling everything from shoes to toys, and even more interesting shops in the streets off Paul Street. Some of the oldest retailers in the city such as Pinocchio's Toy shop, 30 years and still selling a wonderful collection of... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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132 attraction reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Paul Street is one of the oldest & perhaps quirkiest streets in Cork. Over the years it has seen many reinventions. Right now it's a pedestrian street full of interesting & quirky shops & coffee shops. Well worth a visit

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

A central part of cork with unique shops and places to eat. Set in a very historical part of Cork and very close to the major shopping areas, however you wont need to go much further than here as there are many independent boutiques and bookshops in the area. Nice place to walk around on a spring morning as its... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Paul Street is a GREAT place to be! Lots of quirky shops and loads of really great places to grab some food... Great fun for all ages with lots to see and do. It was my favorite area to walk around and take in the sights! I will be back!

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Paul Street is a lovely pedestrianised area in Cork which is steeped in history. It is the best place for a cup of coffee and shopping in Cork. With the Huguenot Quarter, ancient lanes and St Pauls Church it is a must see. Lots of interesting independent boutiques to visit too! I just loved Walk Shoes located in Rory Gallagher... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I visited Cork recently, and stopped by Paul Street while I was there. Paul Street has lots of wonderful smaller shops that are more telling of Cork's small-city charm than the Topshop,Tesco and H&M would have you believe. Pinocchio's toyshop is a must-see for any fans of handmade, artisan toys (good for kids and grown-ups!), the real attraction is Auntie... More 

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Cork
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3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Having worked in the city centre for many years it is such a pity that this area has declined in recent years. Thought when TKMAXX opened in the area it would have regenerated the area but unfortunately not. Such a pity as a few decent restaurants in the vicinity.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

This place is also called Rory Gallagher Square after the musician. It is fronted with a large Tesco where hundreds of youths congregate and can be a bit intimidating. However when they go away, the leave their dirt and the odd busker arrives. Some are good, some are bad. Many good restaurants are nearby though.

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