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South County Bar and Cafe - Douglas

#22 of 481 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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Douglas | Douglas Village, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 489 1574
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

homely warm old friendly right in the heart of the village family and child friendly be careful and pay for parking clamping in the mills next door.

Thank murphyfam73
Cork, Ireland
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were guests on Friday night last to a 40th birthday party. The party was in the Cafe area of South County which was perfect away from the loud music for the older folk and yet had all the atmosphere. Party food was excellent and no sandwiches!!! Attention to detail was very good as a staff member was assigning to... More 

Thank Jackie D
County Tipperary, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Called to the south county bar for lunch with kids and hubby at the weekend. Spent a relaxing hour or so there. Food delicious and suited all our needs. Service friendly and prompt. Bar man is a nice chap with interesting chat even if I struggled a little decoding the slight northern accent that delivered a few fun stories at... More 

Thank anniemaher
Cork, Ireland
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Music ,fantastic food, great atmosphere and lovely staff - what more could you want !! Best scampi ever !!!

Thank oconnellsyl
Birr, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In short, Friendly bar staff, good food, comfortable surroundings, A+ Stopped here during a recent ramble around the south west. Pleasantly surprised at the quality of food as previous stops have not been so great (especially when you are tired and weary from Hiking). The Bar man Kevin?? was sound. I didn't hold it against him that he is from... More 

Thank paulcahill007
Cork, Ireland
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

weekly breakfast trip - marvellous staff/brilliant breakfast /cosy nooks and crannies/great value / warning about disc parking next door - don't leave car unattended for more than 2 or 3 minutes

Thank Perfect2603
Cork, Ireland
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I like going there in the evenings for a bite to eat after work and catch up with friends. I love their salads. The dessert menu has not changed for a long time and i would think it would need an update/change. The staff are friendly. One think I dont like about the place is the lighting it is very... More 

Thank Claire D
Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped off at the South County Bar for a bit of pub grub whilst in Cork on our holidays. We were delighted with our decision, and immediately felt at ease as we settled into the warm atmosphere of this traditional Irish pub. The South County Bar and Cafe is just full of character and everything about... More 

Thank Maureen M
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I go for lunch on a weekly basis and pop in here for the best Warm chicken salad ever. Large is Large! Fast service nice music in the background and good atmosphere. Largh selection of other food too which seems fresh healthy and delish.

Thank BlogBear
Cork, Ireland
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here a few times and it never disappoints , had lunch here yesterday and it was as good as always, food was great, service was friendly and efficient only thing that didn't impress was above the bar there are ornaments and other knic knacks that have a very thick layer of dust, looks they haven't been cleaned in years,... More 

Thank mary m
CandTOConnor, Owner at South County Bar and Cafe - Douglas, responded to this review

Hi Mary, Delighted you enjoyed your recent lunch at the South County. You are right to mention about the dust on the bric 'n brac. We have since done the housekeeping and sorted it out. I think we convinced ourselves that it was 'designer dust' on the old rustic ornaments but good for you for keeping us on our toes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $16
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Douglas | Douglas Village, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 489 1574
Good value Food, drinks and IRISH MUSIC is what makes the South County Bar & café, Douglas a must when visiting Cork. Douglas village is a short taxi ride(3 miles) from Cork city and the South County is within walking distance of local hotels The Maryborogh House & Rochestown Park Hotel(both 10 mins walk). This award winning Irish pub has an old world feel, has a cosy snug and a wonderful outdoor area, 'The Guinness beer Garden'. IRISH MUSIC sessions throughout the year...Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday nights aswell as a fun sing-along ballad session every Sunday at 6pm. This pub also boasts a large selection of Irish whiskies in the Whiskey corner and serves the tastiest Irish coffee around !!

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