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Great music bar

Visiting from Florida, found by accident, stopped in for a pint. Glad we found the place! James is... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
Bradenton, Florida
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Fantastic atmosphere and friendly.

We visited a few times in our stay at Cork and it was brilliant. On one of our visits we met James... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Suzanne B
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26 South Main Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Regular customer over last 3 years had many a good day and night there. Family and friends always enjoyed experience but on Sunday 23rd of Sept a family member was refused entry due to dress code by bar staff but on a Wed prior to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Visiting from Florida, found by accident, stopped in for a pint. Glad we found the place! James is a great host, bought a cool t-shirt. Loads of memorbilia. Don't miss it!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We visited a few times in our stay at Cork and it was brilliant. On one of our visits we met James and he was an absolute star.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic such a great welcome Fab guy behind the bar first visit on Saturday night came back on Sunday for a cure felt so Good if living in cork or on a visit please find your way to this pub it's amazing

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank avril h
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Located in heart of city - relaxed rock bar with Status Quo, Rory Gallagher memorabilia - main asset is the jukebox - great for a night out.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank chepaddy
Reviewed June 13, 2017 via mobile

A fantastic bar good service and great music highly recommend it. Just of Washington St on South Main St. No worries if you are solo.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Julie C
Reviewed June 10, 2017

My husband & I stopped in for a drink on a recent visit. We were just in and the gentleman behind the bar put Rory Gallagher DVDs on the televisions - hubby in his element !! Fantastic memorabilia to see inc Quo, Thin Lizzy, Gary...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank traveller281
Reviewed June 4, 2017

This is a place not to miss for rock fans when in Cork. An endless exploration of rock history, great owner and crew, great drinks and fantastic atmosphere.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Lars A
Reviewed May 24, 2017

This rock bar near the city center boasts wall fulls of Rock memorabilia, friendly staff and is very close to the historic barrack street area with an old fort and old cathedral (st Finbarrs)... excellent place!

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank 624damiens
Reviewed March 3, 2017

A pub dedicated to rock & blues music, decorated with old records, concert tickets and paraphernalia. Never got a bad pint in here. Worth checking out.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank pcoughlan
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