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Great pub

Stopped in for a quick glass of Guinness and stayed for a while longer. Aoife is a charming and... read more

Reviewed today
Manic S
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Gin-In experience

Came down from Waterford, as part of my sisters hen, I organised with a Colm to have a Gin tasting... read more

Reviewed yesterday
khearne12
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County Waterford, Ireland
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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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Reviewed today via mobile

Stopped in for a quick glass of Guinness and stayed for a while longer. Aoife is a charming and friendly bartender. Very helpful with suggestions for Killarney. We ad a blast, too bad we had to move on, I could have spent the day here....More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came down from Waterford, as part of my sisters hen, I organised with a Colm to have a Gin tasting experience in Costigans and it was absolutely brilliant, Colm and Ciaran were great craic and really got all the girls involved. The lads really know...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Colm was very knowledgeable and very entertaining for the gin tasting class. Ciaran was great as his partner in crime. Besides going to the class it a really good bar and good atmosphere. Go there you won't be disappointed!!!

Thank Eilesd
Reviewed 1 week ago

great bar. Very friendly and chatty staff, deceivingly large area at back for groups to meet but still be part of the bar.Just a stones throw from center of city close to courthouse.Nicely placed bar stools for small gatherings and conversation flowing back and forth...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of two enjoyed a late afternoon beer at this pub after a sightseeing drive from Dublin. We actually placed the first ever Canadian Loonie on their wall collection of currency from around the world. The barkeep was very friendly, telling us about the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great bar. Good selection of drinks and the bar staff are extremely friendly especially Aoife who treated us very well. Will come back again

Thank Shane Ó
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi sHane o thanks for the kind review and i'll let aoife know that she did such a great job.. until next time take care Colm

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic bar in the heart of Cork City!! The highlight of the bar was meeting such a friendly and enthusiastic bartender named Aoife! I noticed the bar changed from #2 bar in Cork City to #1 tonight! Such a coincidence that Aoife...More

Thank pixygirl489
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Pixygirl, I just don't feel right typing that name... but to fill you in dan was v v mean and didn't let aoife go home but she planning and big party tonite... thanks so much for taking the time to leave your review and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great stop during our stay in Cork. The staff was great and were very interested in us and in sharing info about Ireland. We talked with the young lady bartender about her future endeavors and felt like we knew her all our...More

Thank Von1287
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Von, I love these reviews, it seem like the lads behind the bar gave you everything you should get when you enter an irish pub.... Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your review and i'll be sure to let the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came to costigans with a group of friends on a Friday night. The atmosphere was amazing, with a good crowd but easy to find enough seats for the 7 of us. We were served quickly by the friendly bar staff all night and had some...More

Thank markphelan89
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hin mark, We are delighted that both you and the rest of the lads had a great time in costigans ... ill be sure to let aoife know about her masterful pints thanks again Colm

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love it! Great pub, good atmosphere and music. Great place for a pint, gin cocktails and super friendly staff. Shoutout to Eudine and Ana. We’ll be back for sure! Cheers!

Thank Giselle R
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Giselle, Thanks very much for all your kind words, We are delighted you enjoyed you visit and i'll be sure and let the lads know you gave them a shout out. take care colm

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