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The Migrant Worker (An Spailpin Fanac)

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Feels like family

Stopped in on a Sunday night and absolutely loved this pub. Was very quiet until the live music... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2019
Boston, Massachusetts
via mobile
Great Pub, great music

An Irish Pub just as you would Image it. We went there on a Friday night. If you like livemusic... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Lina M
Chemnitz, Germany
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Mar 3, 2019
“Feels like family ”
Aug 6, 2018
“Great Pub, great music”
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in on a Sunday night and absolutely loved this pub. Was very quiet until the live music began, then wonderful. The musicians sat at a table and encouraged everyone to chime in, and by the end of the night everyone was singing and dancing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

An Irish Pub just as you would Image it. We went there on a Friday night. If you like livemusic, make sure, THE LEE SESSIONS are on that night. Just brilliant!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lina M
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Had a few drinks There this weekend as passing, always a great atmosphere there, the best of traditional music

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Joesull
Reviewed November 9, 2017

It is a bit larger than other bars we visited and the bartender is not so friendly as usual but the atmosphere and the beer are may be the best in the country!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank marinavolkovaserova
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Live irish music. Peat burning. Brick works. Old rusty advertissement. Nice pint of Beamish... Like in the travel brochure.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank JulliIceland
Reviewed April 18, 2017

An Spailpin Fanac is a superb traditional Irish pub. The interior is pretty spacious and it's never been overcrowded the times we've been there. There are also lots of cosy nooks if you want something more secluded. The décor is very authentic and traditional and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Michael J
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

I loved this pub! Good selection of beers, lovely atmosphere and absolutely amazing live traditional music... definitely worth to take a visit !

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank giuliav918
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Went to a table quiz in aid of Pieta House on Saturday night last. Plenty of space and the quiz was well organised. Finger food was very good. Great venue to have fun in. This is a good music venue and has a stage for...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank donbosco2014
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

The Spailpin Fanac is my fav pub in Cork. The have live music almost every night. It's never so loud that you can't understand your friends. It's a great place for bigger groups. The rooms are very spacious, but a lot of little nooks too....More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Fitzbadger
Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

This has got to be one of the best bars in Cork. Friendly staff, great beer, I think I counted 17 different drafts. And live music...

Date of experience: November 2016
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