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Great pub and lovely owner

Showed up at peak drinking time on a Friday night with no seats available, but friendly people... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2019
United States
Ah what a pub!

I wasn’t in here for a while. It’s absolutely lovely. Very comfy and there’s a really retro jukebox... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
Cork, Ireland
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Feb 5, 2019
“Great pub and lovely owner”
Dec 9, 2018
“Ah what a pub!”
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Reviewed February 5, 2019

Showed up at peak drinking time on a Friday night with no seats available, but friendly people moved their belongings and butts and we squeezed into a booth. Michael at the Chateau had told us to drop in for a quick pint to say hi...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ScottDCI
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

I wasn’t in here for a while. It’s absolutely lovely. Very comfy and there’s a really retro jukebox with music that hasn’t been replaced for forty years! So if you fancy old stuff then this is for you!

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Bandy1954
Reviewed July 2, 2018

This is one of the last real Pubs in the center of Cork, a real Gem. Staff and locals very friendly and theres always some kind of a debate going on, that anyone can join, if they want to. Then you have a juke box...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank John B
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Call into the Fish Wife across the road, order your fish & chips, and then retire to this very quaint pub for a pint and enjoy the friendly atmosphere while waiting for your dinner. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank DCHMelbourne
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

The Cork Arms is a friendly bar with a great community atmosphere. If you’re looking for a friendly place to grab a drink and strike up a conversation, go here.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Alex N
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Popped in here to eat the fish and chips I had ordered from the Fish Wife take away across the road. Patsy was behind the counter, friendly and warm. I was fortunate enough to be able to listen to some elderly gentlemen discussing irish history,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank axel07
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

This is a really cosy pub. It's owned by a lovely lady named Patsy who will chat away with you if you like. I love the old juke box there full of 60/70/80s stuff so you can while away the evening listening to your favourite...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Bandy1954
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Like all pubs in Cork very authentic.. We were drawn back for the craic.. Great singing !! Check out Noel the landlords voice., our favourite pub .. We will be back

Date of experience: October 2016
4  Thank Louisa A
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

We popped in here on a Saturday afternoon. Grand 'local' in the heart of the 'Victorian Quarter' on Maccurtain Street. Very friendly service from behind bar and the bar seems to have its fair share of locals. Cracking old style jukebox.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank chepaddy
Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

If you get some fish at the fish wife, you can eat it at the cork arms. The owner is very friendly and funny. Small old place with a great atmosphere and character

Date of experience: June 2016
6  Thank Michelle K
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