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South County Bar and Cafe - Douglas

#11 of 487 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
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Irish, Gastropub
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Douglas | Douglas Village, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 489 1574
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10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Good value Food, drinks and IRISH MUSIC is what makes the South County Bar...
Good value Food, drinks and IRISH MUSIC is what makes the South County Bar & café, Douglas a must when visiting Cork. Douglas village is a short taxi ride(3 miles) from Cork city and the South County is within walking distance of local hotels The Maryborogh House & Rochestown Park Hotel(both 10 mins walk). This award winning Irish pub has an old world feel, has a cosy snug and a wonderful outdoor area, 'The Guinness beer Garden'. IRISH MUSIC sessions throughout the year...Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday nights aswell as a fun sing-along ballad session every Sunday at 6pm. This pub also boasts a large selection of Irish whiskies in the Whiskey corner and serves the tastiest Irish coffee around !!
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Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 87
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A great spot for lunch

i have been her previously but I would definitely recommend this place for lunch. The food is great.( I went for the big salad which was amazing) the staff are friendly, efficient and plentiful and prices are reasonable. All in all a great spot for lunch

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
johhnytravel
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Cork
via mobile
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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124 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Cork
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW via mobile

i have been her previously but I would definitely recommend this place for lunch. The food is great.( I went for the big salad which was amazing) the staff are friendly, efficient and plentiful and prices are reasonable. All in all a great spot for lunch

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Cork, Ireland
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

This is one of my favorite bar spots for dinner in cork which is great as its just down the road. The bar food options are great with plenty of menu options and specials to choose from. I have tried a good few of the options and the food is always great pub grub very tasty and generously portioned so... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

was in the South County the other week, a wonderful rustic feel, great atmosphere there that night, good buzz! but no question was this amazing, dare I say exotic looking waitress, (if that was what her title was?) she had an personally that was real for a change, she just served our drinks but she seemed to be enjoying it... More 

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Bantry, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Popped in here for a few drinks on a Sunday afternoon with a few friends. After a couple of hours, we'd all settled in and were too comfortable & lazy to get up and go elsewhere to eat, so we stayed. I have to say I found the food very tasty for bar food. Good quality too, I had a... More 

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Cork, County Cork, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Anytime i have visit south county i have never ever had a fault about this place . I would highly recommend any touriest who is visiting to come here. Great atmosphere the food is great relaxing great for a family gathering . Please come and visit .the staff is friendly so stop in aimee manning

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Cork
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The South County Bar And Cafe Is A Very good Place To eat With A Group of people As its a big Place With a nice Outside Courtyard Area.It's Also a fine Place for A Drink Because Of the Friendly Staff And Locals.The Food Is Also Very Good and Reasonable In Price.Just Like Mamma Used To Make.

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Cork, Ireland
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We often go for our TEA on either Tuesday or Wednesday & the food & service is always great !! 10 out of 10

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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The South County is a place we would go to quite often.The Bar is great for a night out always a nice atmosphere. Recently we've been have Dinner on Friday Nights after work and we have not been disappointed.On both occasions it been really good. The Scampi is fabulous lovely and light. I would definitely recommend The South for lunch,Dinner... More 

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Cork, Ireland
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Visited here recently while we were looking for nice wholesome pub grub. The South County was just what we were looking for. Our waitress was very nice and knew everything about all the dishes. Between us all, 5 adults, we each had different dishes, and none of us were disappointed. Prices are average but descent portions sizes. Pub itself is... More 

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Dublin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great pub superb atmosphere and excellent service. Family run and it shows. Clean, spacious and good pint. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Douglas | Douglas Village, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 489 1574

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 16
  • Cuisine: Irish, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

Description

Good value Food, drinks and IRISH MUSIC is what makes the South County Bar & café, Douglas a must when visiting Cork. Douglas village is a short taxi ride(3 miles) from Cork city and the South County is within walking distance of local hotels The Maryborogh House & Rochestown Park Hotel(both 10 mins walk). This award winning Irish pub has an old world feel, has a cosy snug and a wonderful outdoor area, 'The Guinness beer Garden'. IRISH MUSIC sessions throughout the year...Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday nights aswell as a fun sing-along ballad session every Sunday at 6pm. This pub also boasts a large selection of Irish whiskies in the Whiskey corner and serves the tastiest Irish coffee around !!
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm

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