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South County Bar and Cafe - Douglas

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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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Hours:
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

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 82
    Excellent
  • 22
    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
Most recent review
Will be back

This is my second time eating here and food was excellent again,Staff were very friendly.Hope to return again next week

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
dhealy
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Cork, Ireland
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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112 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Cork, Ireland
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

This is my second time eating here and food was excellent again,Staff were very friendly.Hope to return again next week

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Cork, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Had lunch today sunday, very tasty and well presented. It is a quaint pub with fires, lovely and cosy and you could imagine having a relaxing drink after lunch even on your own, It feels very homely also free wifi which is always a plus. It is quite big so plenty of room and has great staff.

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Cork, Ireland
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Great place for a drink or for a meal. Service is 2nd to none. Had Sunday lunch there several times and the food is great. Great ballad & traditional music jammed session from 6.30 pm on a Sunday.

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

out of all pubs in Douglas Best Staff Plus the Managers are sound out great buzz when matches are on and lovely food too a must visit

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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I live quite close to The South County and have had a many pints in there but never lunch. I met a friend in there recently for lunch and was presently surprised. they have a nice range of options, lovely coffee (often it can be a bit bland when served in pubs) and plenty of seating so we could have... More 

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Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Really good food (I had the roast rib of beef, maybe its a Sunday thing). Friendly staff.. Stayed for the trad session at 6, great laugh.. will definitely be back..

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CandTOConnor, Owner at South County Bar and Cafe - Douglas, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We hope you do return ....soon. I'm glad you enjoyed our Week-end menu. We offer this every Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm. The Roast rib of Irish beef is so popular that we have it on as one of our specials every Sunday. regards, Tom O'C. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

After a big walk for a hungarian this is a real isl, a real pub, in cork. The food is based but the beer sortiment is masterpiece piece. Thanks all the staff for their kindness. Csaba Csaba

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Cork
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Mmm, monday night wings at the South County are a must do. great value - bowl of wings and a pint for 10e. Tastiest wings in town. :)

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Denver, Colorado
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I wrote a negative review from an earlier visit in November. We tried it again back in November and the experience was fantastic. My wife and I sat at the bar and were greeted immediately and made feel very welcome. We took part in the quiz night and were treated to a free pint and a glass of wine for... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

A quite Tuesday in January .... Well looked after by Kevin .... Chatted and made sure we were included in a relaxed atmosphere . Be back again soon .

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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 - 22
  • 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?