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Cosy pub, just like being in a 1920s living room

This pub has become my local over the past two years. A lovely atmosphere. I am as much at ease... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Sile H
Cork, Ireland

Its like going back in time and sitting in a strangers living room having a pint with them.This bar... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Jamie D
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108 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork T12 E6CX, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for a Guinness. And the Guinness IS good here. The owners encourage people to talk instead of having their faces buried in their mobile phones instagramming themselves. Mobile phones are actually banned which is quite liberating. On this damp Thursday evening the place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JaneHasnen
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Popped in here for a couple of drinks while visiting the city. It was a thurs night and it wasn’t crowded but was fairly full, 20 people would put a good crowd in this place tho. There was one lady serving the bar and she...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SeosamhOC
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Enter at your peril. Once you're in it's hard to leave. No phones or TV. Just brilliant friendly staff. Good beer and talk. One of Cork's best pubs.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gerald G
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Great little "dive" bar, where it was fun to talk with some of the locals. It is sort of like being in someone's living room, nice and cozy. They have a strict no cell phone policy, so if you have to talk or even text,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This pub has become my local over the past two years. A lovely atmosphere. I am as much at ease here reading a book on my own at the bar (as is usual) or chatting to the friendly regulars who like Ed, may spring into...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Sile H
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Go to this wonderful pub often , great place to catch up and chat , no phones are allowed and the owner says talk to each other, Lovley it actually works everyone do talk to each other, Superb Staff Behind the counter , and Wonderful...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ladywills88
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We chose this bar as we were told phones are banned and it is a conversational bar. What a great evening, firstly a chap turned up with his guitar and started by singing happy birthday to a regular customer. Birthday cake was duly handed round...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank bashbones
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We were brought here by friends as the pub with a no phone and no TV policy was a must visit. Evidently the pint is good too - but that information was given as a sort of afterthought. Located at the top a flight of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank Nyall G
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Its like going back in time and sitting in a strangers living room having a pint with them.This bar is on the first floor and when you open the door you do feel as though youve crashed a private party as the music is low...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Jamie D
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Crackling wee place , good fun pub and a no mobile phone policy (hence no pictures) and the perfect pint of Murphy's, definetly worth a visit

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Ross M
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15 March 2018|
Response from bashbones | Reviewed this property |
Wednesdays I think