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The Oliver Plunkett

116 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 422 2779
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Ranked #71 of 456 Restaurants in Cork
Cuisines: Irish
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: The Oliver Plunkett is a traditional Irish Pub, located on Oliver Plunkett Street in Cork City. If you are looking for great live music in Cork then the Oliver Plunkett is the place to be! This late bar is Cork’s home of the finest traditional music, best pints of Guinness, great atmosphere, signature Cocktails, and the most laid back and charming bar staff that you will ever come across. The Oliver Plunkett is a go-to destination bar for interesting and quirky historical and current facts about Cork and Ireland. By day, in a relaxed atmosphere you can chill & chat in cosy surroundings and choose from our variety of teas, coffees and homemade cakes. Browse the internet on our free Wi-Fi, read a newspaper, look through our famous celebrity lined walls and customer wall of fame in the Smoking Room.Bar food is served all day from 8am until 7pm, with Carvery Lunches served from 12 -4pm and Evening Bites served till 7pm throughout the evening. By night bar transforms into live music venue with live music free of charge 7 nights a week. Weekly Sessions like Open Mic, Fantastic Trad Sessions accompanied from time to time by Irish Dancers and Jamming Sessions are complemented by variety of great bands and talented performers like The Kilkennys, Andy Dunne or Roy Buckley!
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County Waterford, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Great location. The entertainment is always top class and it is usually local bands that perform. Bar service is good and no messing is allowed.

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Campbell, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

A really great place for dinner, drinks and live music. Quick meal service, delicious food, good selection of starters and mains. Live music upstairs was fantastic. Nice pub ambiance.

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Galway, Ireland
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This place is a gem for both the local and tourist alike-there's a great atmosphere in here and the wonderful staff definitely attribute to this! We were here when there was live music on-think they do two sessions every evening every night of the week, so lively and we also had a quick bite to eat with both of us... More 

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Irish in Malaysia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

One of the best live music venues in Cork. They have several floors and each level could have live music all playing at the same time. They are avid supporters of local music talent as well as the big names. I have come across new live acts as a result of visits here. It does get very crowded on Saturdays... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were on the lookout for a place serving dinner with an early music session and the Oliver Plunkett upstairs was recommended by our hosts. After a doubtful start - we were the only ones there along with our friendly waitress - things soon livened up as the place filled and the music began. The food was typical 'pub' food... More 

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Gort, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Had lunch here yesterday. Food was very good and a good choice on the menu. Bar service was slow, I had queued to order a few drinks for about 4-5mins but bar staff failed to see me a few times (although it wasnt very busy) so I just got water from the self service water area. I didnt want to... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My niece arrived from England for a few days rest and asked to go to a pub with live music. We went last Friday and what an enjoyable evening we had. It was very buzzy, and the music was varied, dancing, singing, craic. Would highly recommend it. There were two sessions available, We went to the 6.30pm one (another around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Everything fresh and waiter v pleasant. Was there a year ago what a difference .All of us were of the same opinion.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great choice for breakfast and lunch. Excellent service. If you are a coffee drinker then you buy one and refills are there for you to pour at your leisure. Relaxing and comfortable, wi-fi available. Upstairs there is a smoking area again extremely comfortable. Well worth a visit as it is one of the best pubs in Cork with live music... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The family at our B & B recommended we check out The Oliver Plunkett. We went there late on a Sunday evening and they had live music and a relaxing, enjoyable atmosphere. We came back for some pints a few days later. The staff and customers were so friendly! Unfortunately, we weren't able to eat here at all but the... More 

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Address: 116 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 21 422 2779
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
Cuisine: Irish

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