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The Abbey Tavern

Closed Now: 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Cosiest Spot

Cosiest bar in Cork - which is certainly saying something since it has a fair few rivals in Mutton... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mikey F
Amazing!!

Such a beautiful pub in the heart of Cork City! Really cosy all year round with gorgeous live music... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2019
Phoebetravelsyay
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4 weeks ago
“Cosiest Spot”
Feb 15, 2019
“Amazing!!”
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A Traditional Warm & Friendly Pub playing the best tunes in town. Serving a wide variety of Beers, including locally brewed. Extensive Wine List, and wide variety of whiskeys and gins. Locally renowned Monday Bluegrass sessions weekly. The Abbey...more
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54 Gillabbey Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cosiest bar in Cork - which is certainly saying something since it has a fair few rivals in Mutton Lane, Mr Bradley's and the Oval - but the Abbey wins hands down. The front often plays host to excellent tiny trad bands, spilling out lovely...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Mikey F
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Such a beautiful pub in the heart of Cork City! Really cosy all year round with gorgeous live music gigs ❤️❤️ My go to spot with me and my friends! love it!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Phoebetravelsyay
SophieO538, Guest Relations Manager at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Thanks very much for your review Phoebe, we are delighted that you enjoyed your experience at The Abbey Tavern.

Reviewed February 15, 2019

Such a cosy pub, with a lovely atmosphere and a gorgeous interior. Great music and lovely staff. The nicest bar in Cork!

Date of experience: February 2019
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SophieO538, Guest Relations Manager at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Thanks for your review Amy, we are delighted that you enjoyed your experience at our bar.

Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

A quaint little bar with the perfect ambiance.Great traditional music and fantastic pizza! Perfect spot. Will defiantly be back!

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Alison O
Reviewed August 16, 2018

The Abbey Tavern had amazing, friendly staff, fantastic music and a buzzing atmosphere. Can't wait to go back there again. If you are looking for a great time, I would highly recommend this pub!

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank katienagle01
Reviewed July 23, 2018

On Monday nights an informal session takes place. The players are for the most part current or former music students at University College Cork. They played primarily Americana the night we were there and were phenomenal and when they did Irish tunes, holy sh*t! Apparently...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Russell I
SophieO538, Guest Relations Manager at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Thank you very much for your review Russell. Your feedback is very important to us! We are so delighted you had a great time and enjoyed our unique Monday night session.

Reviewed May 9, 2018

I frequently go to the Abbey Tavern and have not once been disappointed. Great selection of drinks, good staff/service, arty environment, quality pizza and a hearty folk music session on each Monday night. It's a must-go-to Bar in Cork city!

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Richie D
SophieO538, Guest Relations Manager at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Thanks very much for your review Richie, we are delighted you had a great time at our pub.

Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful cosy bar that was just around the corner from St.Finbars Cathedral. When my friends and I stepped inside the door, we were welcomed by warm friendly going staff. A quaint bar with the perfwct ambiance..there was live traditional music and fantastic pizza deals that...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Sinéead N
SophieO538, Guest Relations Manager at The Abbey Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Thanks for your review Sinead, glad you enjoyed the experience at The Abbey Tavern.

Reviewed April 24, 2018

Gorgeous gem of a pub in a perfect location. Wonderful music, and great live bluegrass band on a Monday! Service is exceptional, a really relaxed atmosphere to have a few drinks and chill out. Great for party bookings as you can prebook a table and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Sophie O
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