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The Sextant

) #176 of 525 Restaurants in Cork $$ - $$$ , ,
1 Albert Street | Cork, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 484 0667
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“chorizo” (6 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
All hours
Bar, Gastropub, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Albert Street | Cork, Cork, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to like this pub .. but not anymore. About 2 months back .. a bottle of beer was €5 which is pricey enough [ rip off Ireland alive and well ! ]. About a month ago, I notice the price of a bottle...More

Thank Liam2301
Reviewed July 12, 2017

I visited the Sextant for a cool Babylon Fusion pop up and music night. The music (DJ Alberto) and food by Seamus O'Connell were both fantastic and fun. I sat in the outdoor seating which comfortable. Specialty drinks are expensive but worth it. Yes, the...More

Thank shannon c
Reviewed July 3, 2017

We went to The Sexant for our staff break up for holidays party.It was very good all round.Food.Service and staff were very good.

Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Myself and 2 friends went for brunch, Food and menu looked great and were looking forward to food. We all ordered and one of my friends got his food and me and my other friend didn't get ours. He had finished his and we decided...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

The breakfast menu is really good and quite varied. The mini Irish is a meal within itself. They also do a lovely eggs chorizo and avocado.

Thank Ann Marie O
Reviewed May 10, 2017

I used to go to the sextant the whole time when I lived in Cork and I loved it. I went there with a hen party recently and wow some of the staff are just so rude!! I'm sorry if it's such an inconvenience for...More

Thank Corina D
Reviewed March 15, 2017

I would recomend this pub very highly,the staff are brilliant. the pub is very clean and to top it all if you like music its fantastic. plus its only a few mins walk away from where i came from. so its a great place for...More

Thank Noreen H
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Local bar with live music. Worth a visit and one drink. Pop out to the back yard where the live band is.

Thank TheLuckyWonderer
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Staff always friendly, atmosphere buzzing as usual and good food. Came here for Brunch, still one of my favourites in Cork

1  Thank Corkian
Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a really nice Irish pub with great character & good service , this is the place to visit!!

Thank AOD0506
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $18
Bar, Gastropub, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 12:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Albert Street | Cork, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 484 0667
  • E-mail
From breakfast to lunch to party and barbecue menus, all our food is locally sourced and cooked fresh on the day. After day into night, bands and Djs take over our 2 gardens til late in the night, Funk, Ska, Reggae, Soul and everything in between. Keep an eye out for our weekend events. Free Food Friday every week from 6 to give thanks to our customers and welcome the weekend, Pig on a Spit, burgers, sushi, pizza and vegetarian specials to name a few, hope to see ye here :)
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