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The Shelbourne Bar

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Address: 16/17 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
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+353 21 450 9615
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The Shelbourne bar has the largest and best selection of Irish Whiskey in...

The Shelbourne bar has the largest and best selection of Irish Whiskey in Cork City. We won the gold medal at the Irish whiskey awards for the best Irish whiskey bar in Munster.

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Great olace to sit and watch the world go by

This was a very nice place to sit outside on the street with a glass of wine and watch the world go by. Also a rather nice twist was you were able to order fish and chips from... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
28noddy
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County Wexford, Ireland
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County Wexford, Ireland
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very nice place to sit outside on the street with a glass of wine and watch the world go by. Also a rather nice twist was you were able to order fish and chips from across the road which were delivered to you as long as you purchased one drink from the bar

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Cork, Ireland
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very Cosy bar with open fire and lots of screens for the sports. Great selection of whiskey and Gins Staff were great in setting up a party and nothing was a problem for them Make sure to visit

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Thank axelf41
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Great night out in the Shelbourne recently, Def the place to go for fun, great atmosphere, delicious food and lots of it. Staff were lovely, and didn't mind us singing out of tune! Will be back....

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53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Well established Bar located almost next door to The Metropole Hotel with a good selection of drinks & comfortable surroundings.

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

What a fabulous night out we had in the Shelbourne bar a few weeks ago, We had a beautiful selection of tasty Tapas served to us HOT and by smiling staff. The service behind the bar was fast friendly and efficient, By the end of the night the bar was hopping with great singing .. We will definitely be returning... More 

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Glanmire, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Our Choir of 40 fun loving women chose The Shelbourne for our post Christmas get together and it was one of the best decisions we ever made! The bar was buzzing with atmosphere & craic when we arrived so we were off to a good start. We had ordered Tapas for later in the night which were delicious & plentiful... More 

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Thank Mariaos67
Philip G, Owner at The Shelbourne Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review, we really enjoyed looking after you and loved the singing! We hope to see you again soon in the Shelbourne bar. Philip More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent selection of Irish whiskey, probably the best in Cork. Highly knowledgeable and passionate staff on the subject. I could spend days there just sipping away at there selection

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Thank Shane D
Philip G, Owner at The Shelbourne Bar, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for the great review, we are very lucky here in the Shelbourne to have such passionate people working with us. Delighted you enjoyed your visit. Philip More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Wow what a fantastic bar. Welcoming staff and an open fire along with pizzas delivered to eat in the bar....my friend thought he was in heaven! There's a great friendly atmosphere in the Shelbourne, we will definitely call in again on our next visit to Cork.

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Thank Carol M
Philip G, Owner at The Shelbourne Bar, responded to this review

Hi Yes the Pizzas are a big winner here in the Shelbourne bar . Delighted you got a seat by the fire.Thank you for your positive comments. Regards Philip More 

Cork, Ireland
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36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Huge selection of whiskey available. You could spend a couple of weeks just for tastings. Either for cold rainy day with outdoor heating or fireplace inside enjoying a whisky or for a dry day on the esplanade enjoying a cold Pint of beer. Atmosphere always great, always attracts loads of people and service is great. Irish spirit all spread here.

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1 Thank Corkian
Philip G, Owner at The Shelbourne Bar, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you for the great review. We really appreciate it. Philip More 

Cork, Ireland
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We had our office Christmas night out there. We had reserved seating area (just 10 of us) and finger food. The staff were amazing. Really friend and professional, regularly checking for drink orders and if everything was ok. Table service so everybody was able to just chat away and all had a a really great night.

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Thank Mandy Y
Philip G, Owner at The Shelbourne Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. Delighted you enjoyed your Christmas party. Kind regards Philip More 

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