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Hi-B Bar

108 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
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I had read a bit about this bar before I visited so I knew what to expect and I loved it, those... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Declan M
via mobile
Step back in time

Went here on the recommendation of my nephew who loves it. It was our first night in Cork city and... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
via mobile
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  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
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“living room” (5 reviews)
“bar staff” (2 reviews)
“cork city” (2 reviews)
108 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I had read a bit about this bar before I visited so I knew what to expect and I loved it, those musty old bars with a bit of character are the kinds of things I am in to. So the good pints and good...More

Thank Declan M
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Went here on the recommendation of my nephew who loves it. It was our first night in Cork city and apart from the hotel bar the first bar we went to. From the outside you could miss it. Its across from the GPO. Climb the...More

Thank shelly-ann
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

So glad we found the Hi-B -- as recommended by a friend who is a local. Like sitting in someone's living room, on a second floor looking down onto the street below. Jukebox played 70s hits and the drinks were quite tasty. So special and...More

Thank W.H. D
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

I have always passed the Hi B bar on Oliver Plunkett street with a sense of curiosity and finally had reason to visit recently. On entering the bar I was pleasantly surprised by the small and cosy living room style and traditional bar set up...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

From the moment my friends and I walked into the bar, it was made very clear by the staff that we were unwelcome. Most of us were unaware of the no phone policy and while we do understand it, there was no need for the...More

7  Thank Lurah96
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Visited here recently. Very cosy pub with strange opening hours. Good pint of stout and pleasant lady behind the bar. The bar is like a living room and has an authentic traditional pub feel. Perfect for a quiet (late) afternoon drink. Cellphone are frowned upon...More

Thank Iceman-Von
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Intrigued by the no-phone policy we just had to check it out! Absolutely loved it. It's tiny, it was packed that Saturday night but the atmosphere is second to none; thanks to the mobile ban, people are actually encouraged to talk to each other! Bar...More

Thank kirifiona
Reviewed 7 January 2017

First of all, think about going to a place where the owner will not allow you to use your phone, because that pub is literally his living room, his pub his rules, that's how it is. AMAZING! It took me back to the 20's (I...More

Thank cahenri
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I don't have much to say about this place because I just literally pop in and out. The idea of no phones allowed got me interested in visit the bar. But as soon as I entered the door I thought that i could not finish...More

1  Thank Netania
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I was only in here once but it was really nice. They had music from the 30's(maybe?) playing on the radio and it just felt really old fashioned. Like going back in time. They have a no mobile phone rule which I love! Its nice...More

1  Thank Róisín N
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