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The Oliver Plunkett

#13 of 493 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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116 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 422 2779
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Today
08:30 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 23:30
Mon - Wed 08:30 - 23:30
Thu - Fri 08:30 - 02:00
Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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Toronto, Canada
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great Food, great service, great ambience was there with my daughter and Grandkids, we all enjoyed ourselfs

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Thank Gerda S
Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was delicious. It was a nice experience. There was live music. I'll definitely go back more often :)

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Cork, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice atmosphere, friendly staff, clean bathrooms, but definitely one of the most expensive pubs in cork so won't be frequenting very often

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Thank mariaailish
Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Service 10/10 very good Staff 10/10 very friendly Food 10/10 tasted great and fresh And a relaxing place to be

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely pub to visit during the day or night. Enjoyed our lunch there, great decor, atmosphere & friendly staff!

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Moscow, Russia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The atmosphere was really amazing and comfortable. Quick and polite staff, good music, excellent beer, international guests!! From the entrance you start 🛫 to feel like on the party with best friends

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Kerry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love to spend a night or two at the Oliver Plunkett it is a great place to drop into in the evening for a meal,But we especially love the atmosphere allways lovely musical entertainment ,lovely place a nice mix of young & Old people frequent the Oliver Plunkett

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Dubai, U.A.E.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This pub was recommended to us for trad music but the music on Thursday night was not the type of trad we were looking for. However, the place is full of jolly patrons enjoying the atmosphere. Although the music was not traditional, we enjoyed it & we also enjoyed the drinks & the service. The Barmen were excellent & their... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was just in Cork for one night and I visited the Oliver Plunkett on a Tuesday Evening. There was great live music and goods drinks. The staff was very smiling and polite. Overall a nice and pleasant evening.

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Dunshaughlin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had the bemish stew was very dry like it was one left over from the previous day....staff were very friendly and the service was excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
08:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 23:30
Thursday
08:30 - 02:00
Friday
08:30 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 422 2779
Description
The Oliver Plunkett is a traditional Irish Pub, located on Oliver Plunkett Street in Cork City. If you are looking for great live music in Cork then the Oliver Plunkett is the place to be! This late bar is Cork’s home of the finest traditional music, best pints of Guinness, great atmosphere, signature Cocktails, and the most laid back and charming bar staff that you will ever come across. The Oliver Plunkett is a go-to destination bar for interesting and quirky historical and current facts about Cork and Ireland. By day, in a relaxed atmosphere you can chill & chat in cosy surroundings and choose from our variety of teas, coffees and homemade cakes. Browse the internet on our free Wi-Fi, read a newspaper, look through our famous celebrity lined walls and customer wall of fame in the Smoking Room.Bar food is served all day from 8am until 7pm, with Carvery Lunches served from 12 -4pm and Evening Bites served till 7pm throughout the evening. By night bar transforms into live music venue with live music free of charge 7 nights a week. Weekly Sessions like Open Mic, Fantastic Trad Sessions accompanied from time to time by Irish Dancers and Jamming Sessions are complemented by variety of great bands and talented performers like The Kilkennys, Andy Dunne or Roy Buckley!

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