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Elbow Lane Brew and Smokehouse

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Irish, Barbecue, European, Brew Pub, Grill
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed today via mobile

Wonderful place. Yes a bit small so probably not suitable for large groups. There was four of us and we were all very very impressed with food. Not too overpriced either. No booking which can be a pain but we were lucky for four and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Deirdre F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

They use a smoking grill to cook their steaks and they are delicious. The staff are excellent and very friendly. I have been there a number of times and enjoyed each occasion very much

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank davehO8156DF
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely amazing! Great steaks... wood fire... delicious sides and desserts... Nice for business or with friends. GO!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank George S
Reviewed yesterday

We have been here a number of times now and have always had a great experience. Steaks are delicious, great wine and very good staff.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ERod2012
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food was fantastic and service better if possible.. I had the ribeye steak and if all the steaks I had were as good as that I’d die happy. The staff were friendly and service was very fast. It’s a small place but if you...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank GMercer47
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't make a reservation at this establishment, however on arrival you will be told how long the wait is and can leave your number to be rang once your table becomes available. The service was superb, from the gentleman who took our number to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 972JamesO
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traveling around Ireland and stayed for a night in Cork. Steak was delicious and drinks were also excellent. Our waitress was also fantastic and gave us a dinner recommendation for our trip to dingle.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Allison_Cox
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favourite restaurant in Cork city but tonight the waiter left me wildly disappointed. Almost done starters before my drinks were brought. Never service checked through starters or mains. Complained to a manager & she paid for my first drink. However, midway through...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank sharonm272
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A buzzy little restaurant - this place doesnt have a huge menu - but what it does it does to perfection. We turned up and it was heaving - however they promised to call us when a table came free if we wanted to go...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank MJMCD67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a good steak and beer, and I wasn't disappointed. I got a wood grilled sirloin with smoked cascade butter and an Angel Stout as a companion. The steak was grilled over the open flames in the open kitchen. It was very tender and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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September 18, 2018|
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Response from ShaneRussell93 | Reviewed this property |
These guys don’t take bookings. First come, first serve. Wait if you want, they don’t sit more then 4 at a table because it’s so small.
September 9, 2016|
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Response from oflynnde | Reviewed this property |
yes they had a chicken option
August 15, 2016|
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Response from Walco | Reviewed this property |
Not cheap - but not hugely expensive either. The food is excellent quality.
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