Catch up with friends by the fire in the Oval on South Main Street
In 2018 the Oval celebrated 100 years in business, as we embark on our second century serving the fine people of Cork – imagine if you can the amount of stories that have been told in front of that fireplace! Get in early to get the best seat in the house and talk the night away with friends old and new
Burritos and Award Winning Beer in Rising Sons Brewery
Rising Sons Brewery on Cornmarket Street is home to a plethora of internationally award winning beer, and for winter 2019 we’ve got a menu jam packed with delicious burritos to pair with one of our beers! Whether you go spicy with stout or mild with malt we’ve got something for everybody! not a burrito lover? why not try one of our made-by-hand pizzas! Sunday – Thursday you can enjoy a delicious burrito and an in house brew for €13.50 or a pizza and pint for €12!
Irish Coffee in the Mutton Lane
One of Cork’s oldest pubs, the Mutton Lane Inn, is home to one of the finest Irish Coffees you will find in Ireland! Find the lane with the mural, grab some nibbles from the English Market and warm yourself up with a deliciously devilish Irish Coffee
Cork’s longest running traditional Irish music session
Across the river and off the main island of the city on Coburg street you will stumble upon Cork’s longest running traditional Irish Music session in Sin é! Locals and visitors alike line the bar 7 nights a week for some of the finest musicians around plying their trade in the corner. Many a famous musician has join the session over the years from Sting to Passenger. Spend a couple of hours in Sin é and you never know who you might bump into!
Tacos & Tequila in Cork’s first Mezcaleria
Black Dog Saloon & Mezcaleria (BDSM) on Cork’s historic North Main Street is home to some of the finest Mezcal in the country! out the back the Old Town Taqueria serves up the freshest tacos quesadillas and nachos this side of Oaxaca! Music in BDSM is Rock N Roll 7 nights a week (open late Thursday – Saturday with resident DJs). Planning a party? look no further than our midweek taco & cocktail/pint deals
Irish Stew & Irish Whiskey in Ireland’s largest Whiskey bar
The Old Town Whiskey Bar at Bodega is Ireland’s largest whiskey bar. This beautifully opulent hostelry is housed in the old Catholic meat market (St. Peter’s Market) on Cork’s famous Cornmarket Street and home to one of the finest selections of whiskey in the country! Enjoy some award winning Irish Stew and let our staff help you choose from our extensive list of whiskeys (over 700!) to perfectly match your pallet
Cocktails and Tapas in a 300 year old building
Arthur Mayne’s & Upstairs on Pembroke street is the perfect spot to add a touch of class to your Christmas catch up! Our hand crafted cocktails are the perfect accompaniment to a meat & cheese board! grab a comfy seat in one of the many dimly lit corners and catch your breath after some shopping!