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Franciscan Well Brewery

14B North Mall | Cork City, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 439 3434
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (302 reviews)
“cakes” (11 reviews)
“great beer” (47 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
14B North Mall | Cork City, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’ve been coming to the Franciscan Well for so long I can remember when it was seriously odd to be in a bar in Ireland with weissbier, let alone one brewed on the premises. Great to be back again today and see it going from...More

1  Thank Harbonian
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here for a few beers and to take in the tour. The tour is short and won't take up too much of your time and it's taken by people who are very passionate and knowledgeable about their beer, the best part is of course...More

Thank Baronation
Reviewed 1 week ago

Franciscan has everything you can as from a pub. They brew their own beer on site, and you can even ask for a tour. They have inside and outside area. The outside is closed when it rains or it's cold but can be open when...More

Thank Darkun
Reviewed 1 week ago

After living in Cork for quite some years I can sincerely recommend this Pub to every single one who visits this beautiful town! One of my Top 5 places to go when visiting! Try their unique beer and IPA's while tasting their handmade pizzas. Just...More

Thank cr995
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was built on the site of a former monastery and the skill with which such monks used to brew has found a new home in the Franciscan Well. The beers here are incredible, especially given this part of Ireland is traditionally associated with...More

Thank jadoreorange
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beer garden out the back is solid, wood fire pizza available but not cheap. Inside is a little dim but the ambience makes up for it. The staff are incredibly patient and helpful when you're trying to decide what choice to make from the tap!...More

Thank W00lfee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place for a beer and a pizza. The pizza is very tasty and fresh and my friend said the beer selection was good. The beer garden is a good idea on a sunny day, the staff were friendly and helpful. Would recommend to friends!

Thank travellingtouris2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Cork is an interesting city and still a bit rough around the edges in places. It is much less tourist oriented than the other parts of Ireland that we visited, and felt very authentically Irish. Its history is that it is the home of the...More

1  Thank TravellingMan113
Reviewed July 14, 2018

We enjoyed a few pints here this evening. Good - but not outstanding. What was interesting was the bodyguard out front. Asked him why he was there, because everything was OK inside. His response "it is OK because I am here". Nice man of few...More

1  Thank Sharron G
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in Cork after a long day of wandering about looking for a good place to hangout and have a beer. We came across the Franciscan brewery. We were greeted the moment we entered. The guy tending the bar was more than helpful and...More

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Jenna R
January 21, 2018|
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Response from JGrant44 | Reviewed this property |
I think the cost was about €10 and includes tasting. Really worth it. We had a pizza afterwards, guess it depends on the time you arrive there and how hungry you are....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $17
Bar, Pizza, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 12:30 AM
1:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14B North Mall | Cork City, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Sunday's Well
  • Neighborhood: Sunday's Well
  • Phone Number: +353 21 439 3434
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