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The hub of Cork

This is where it all happens: the hustle and bustle of Cork with shops, eateries and tourist... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Greg W
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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main shopping street, pedestrian

very nice located in the heart of the city, street parking places can be challenging, garage... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2018
County Cork, Ireland
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All reviews lots of shops brown thomas the main shopping street great street patrick's street english market cork city wide pedestrian wonderful shops dunnes stores both sides grand parade pana debenhams buskers pubs shoppers
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Reviewed yesterday

No matter what you are looking for, I am sure you will find it. They have well known stores as well as ones specific to the area. Lots of restaurants and pubs in the area as well.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SandraWPetrin
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is where it all happens: the hustle and bustle of Cork with shops, eateries and tourist attractions easily within a short walk from this point. Not far from St Patrick’s Bridge and you can get some pictures of the River Lee running through Cork...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

very nice located in the heart of the city, street parking places can be challenging, garage parkings are a bit expensive, so park 10 min walk and have freedom of mind, you can find all sort of business banks etc...

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jnali2018
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Wide pedestrian area to wander. Loads of shops, everything available. Beautiful decorations on the streets and on many of the shops. Brown Thomas looks fabulous. Some buskers, lively, young city. Enjoyable to wander even on a cold’s winters day.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cathy G
Reviewed November 8, 2018

The city council have a car ban on Patricks Street Monday to Saturday from 3.00 - 6.30 that clogs the surrounding quays with Rome like traffic. Patricks Street itself disappoints with its collection of franchise coffee and phone shops with the odd gem left that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank govireland
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Shopping is not my most enjoyable thing to do, but St Patrick Street is well worth a visit. The array of shops makes it an interesting place to be.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Malcolm489
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Everybody must stop and shop on St Patrick's Street. It has very wide pedestrian walkways to accommodate the crowds. It is one of the best streets to spend your money on.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tvler8
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Having been born & brought up in Cork, no visit there would be complete without a walk (or several walks” on “Pana” as St Patrick Street is locally known. Sadly this once vibrant street, bursting with shoppers, tourists, students etc is now a very quiet...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 756margueritew
Reviewed September 11, 2018

St. Patrick Street is really nice, wide sidewalks, lots of room to meander at your own pace and plenty of shops to check out, from big brand names to small local curio shops. Right near the famous English Market too, so drop in there and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CDNTerry
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Wide pavements make Patrick Street pedestrian friendly . Modern lighting and primary retail outlets offer ample opportunities to empty your wallet/ purse and indulge in shopping therapy ! The adjoining streets have excellent restaurants and a variety of smaller outlets. Patrick Street has all a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tompow614
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