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Costigan's Pub

Open Now: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Great Christmas Atmosphere

Myself and friends spent a few nights here over christmas. The bar staff were great. The place was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
940ciarank
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Cork, Ireland
via mobile
Ray is the best bartender ever.

This guy goes above and beyond the call of duty to make this place the best experience at a pub you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ctdesau
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"Serving the people of cork since 1849" Costigan's Traditional Irish pub is without doubt one of Cork's oldest and finest pubs, nestled in the heart of Washington Street, Cork City. What began as a Fish Mongers, then became a coach house and years...more
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Classic House No 11 Washington Street, Cork T12 NHP1, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and friends spent a few nights here over christmas. The bar staff were great. The place was very busy but was able to handle the crowd.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This guy goes above and beyond the call of duty to make this place the best experience at a pub you could have. Give this guy a medal.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank ctdesau
colmc2014, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

HI ctdesau, Thanks for taking the time to review costigans ...sorry i mean Ray.... Your spot on his is a great bartender and a great lad in general... We look forward to your visit the next time lads.. Take care Colm

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well done to all the staff at the finest pub in Cork. Keep up the great work. Special mention to the very hospitable Manager Colm,Dan his under study and fellow Utd fan,and the lovely Aileen and Sarah. Best wishes for the new year. Le chun...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank seanplooney77
colmc2014, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sean, Thanks very much for your kind words, we are delighted that you notice and enjoy our hard work... but with customers like you its easy .. Thanks again and take care Colm

Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Lovely staff lovely pints would recommend to a friend especially Aoife and Ciaran! Good hiring colm!!:)

Date of experience: December 2018
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colmc2014, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ho Ho Shonagh OOOOOOO Thanks so much for your kind review and for you compliments on our hiring policy ..... jealous much!!! Thanks for taking the time to review costigans pub and we really look forward to you next visit with your umbrella Colm

Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped into Costigan’s, which is right on one of the main roads through Cork and not far from the University, for a couple pints and are glad we did! The place screams authentic Irish pub and the staff was very friendly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ericd246
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Hi eric, thank you very much for your very kind review.... It delights us to hear you use the words authentic pub as thats what we are all about. Thanks col.

Reviewed 2 November 2018

I visited Cork with my husband and had an amazing evening in Costigans! Aileen was a very attentive bartender and served us with a smile. Even though she was busy, she still took the time to talk to us about our stay. Would highly recommend...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Claire H
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Hi Claire, Thank you so so much for taking the time to review the pub and for your kind words about aileen.... i'll be sure to let her know. Thanks again Colm

Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

The staff were so friendly and welcoming. Ciaran is a super bar man and we had a great laugh with him. Would definitely recommend for a few drinks and a bit of craic

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AnitaC1980
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Hi Anita, What a review, thank you so so much we are so delighted ye enjoy the pub, and of course the bar tenders.... I'll be sure to let the red lad know about your kind words Thanks again colm

Reviewed 16 October 2018

My husband, Diego, and I were visiting Cork on vacation, and hanging out in Costigan's Pub was one of our favorite memories from our trip. Bartenders Ciarán and Aoife were very fun, friendly, and welcoming -- even after we made the mistake of ordering a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michelle R
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Hi Michelle, Thank you so so much for that outstanding review. We are delighted that ye enjoyed your experience in costigans. I'll be sure to let the lads know about you lovely review as well. Thanks colm

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Unbelievable staff that were so friendly from the minute we walked in the door. Colm and Ciarán were so welcoming for the whole time we were there and gave us a great welcome. They were so helpful and made our afternoon so great. I’ll be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Aisling C
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Hi Aisling, Thanks you very much for taking the time and making an effort to put on a review ( wheres niamh's Bad form :) ) it was a pleasure to look after ye both ... until the jazz take care Col

Reviewed 22 September 2018

It was my first time to Cork, and a friend of mine and I happened upon Costigan's Pub. We were walking back to our hotel when the music drew us in. The wait staff of Aoife and Steve gave us excellent service with a smile,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Gman2053
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Hi Gman, Thank you so much for your kind review, I will be sure to let Aoife and Steve know about it. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to costigans and the music Thanks colm

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