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Great traditional pub

Happened across this pub walking round Cork and asking locals where to drink. Excellent service... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
pJElmer
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Great selection of beers

A lot of younger/ students hanging out here, great atmosphere and a fine selection of craft beers 🍺

Reviewed 5 days ago
McJaeger
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Dortmund, Germany
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Happened across this pub walking round Cork and asking locals where to drink. Excellent service, excellent beer , unrivaled atmosphere, a must see pub for all beer lovers

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank pJElmer
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A lot of younger/ students hanging out here, great atmosphere and a fine selection of craft beers 🍺

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank McJaeger
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard of this bar from a friend that it was the oldest bar in the city. Was super blown away by the place when i went in. Very pretty for being so old, doesnt look that old. Had a couple of extra drinks...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 744Johndon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The online map actually takes Google street view through the pub so I saw it from Texas. Got to Cork and went straight there. A little early 10:45 and dark and quiet. Got a pint and looked around. It is SPECTACULAR. Old, and crusty, and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

Great atmosphere, awesome music, lovely bartenders. Jackie and Jamie were incredible! Will definetly come back

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Skolvikes1998
Reviewed March 15, 2019

Always a great atmosphere! Great place to visit for a quick pint when in town or while the night away catching up with friends. Laid back with just the right vibe, this place has to be on your list when visiting Cork.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

Cosy spot. Candle light on every table. A place we always call when out in Cork. No matter what night of the week you will always find a couple of warm bodies and a cold pint.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

Went here on a Monday night and it was lovely and quiet. Real old feel to this old bar. It's up a lane off Patrick street. It's probably really busy at the weekends. They serve my favourite cider, cronins here so was very happy. It's...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bailers123
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Myself and the missus call up to cork every year for Christmas shopping, while she was off doing her bits, I called into this pub. I intended on having the one but after getting recommended a wonderful local stout by the name of mydaza by...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HM2024
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in this beautiful gem in the heart of Cork. Took my seat at the bar and was taken aback at the selection of local beers on tap. I asked for an IPA and was directed to try a taste of the delicious Handsum IPA...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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dazse
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Response from Conor L | Property representative |
Hi Dazse, afraid not but head to Sin é on Coburg Street for some traditional Irish music - Cork's best session!
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