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Franciscan Well Brewery

14B North Mall | Cork City, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 439 3434
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (279 reviews)
“cakes” (10 reviews)
“beer garden” (49 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
14B North Mall | Cork City, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved the pizza, beer is alright, staff were friendly, and the beer garden was very cozy and inviting. Smoking in the beer garden is the only reason I am not giving this place 5 stars!

Thank Chloe S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my Partner visited here early on New Years Eve. We were looming for something relaxed and this was perfect, we like to try loads of different brands of Lagers / Ales and these were in abundance here and we managed to get a...More

Thank Fenwick O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being used to New York/New Haven pizza, was a little skeptical. No worries! They have a brick oven on the covered (but chilly in December) terrace, and turn out a delicious pie. They brew very good beers, too. Perfect place for us to grab a...More

Thank SmartSister
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

That's why you come and both are excellent. Good to get some chieftain at source and the pizza guys were sound giving us the best part of a pizza for free after they gave us the wrong one which was similar to what we ordered...More

Thank uberteeb
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We took part in the brewery tour which was excellent. The guide was knowledgeable and put her information over in a very interesting manner. It was good to walk round the micro brewery and learn about each stage of the process but the dvd later...More

Thank MICK0950
Reviewed 28 November 2017

By far the best Pizza in Cork, a short walk from Cork center and UCC. Beer was fun to try and a quaint pub feel. Beer garden looked nice, but too cold on the day we visited.

Thank Lori F
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Was told about this place by a taxi driver. Wasn't disappointed with it. Went there Saturday lunch time and had a couple of beers and a lovely freshly baked 14" pizza. There is usually some entertainment on in the evenings( I think). It has got...More

Thank billyboy212
Reviewed 15 November 2017

As you walk back down the hill from St. Anne's turn right and walk along the river before you cross it. This local brewery will be on your right. We were too late to see the brewing in action, but we sat in their garden...More

Thank panama2000
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We came here for dinner and just missed the brewery tour (there were not enough interested patrons so the guide had gone home). The flight of 4 beers is predetermined except for the one specialty been offered where there is a choice between the blond...More

Thank LinAdi7
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I went yesterday with my friends and we really enjoyed the experience! The pizzas are far one of the best I've ever tried! Plus you can drink any Franciscan Well beer which is the best! Must to go in Cork

Thank Rafaela R
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28 August 2016|
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Response from Emmajane2013 | Reviewed this property |
No, just pizza!
29 June 2016|
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Response from Marabiloso | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, it's possible to call them to reserve a table. I remember going with Trend Micro, and we had our 2 tables reserved, but it wasn't a Saturday, so I'm not sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$18
Bar, Pizza, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 12:30 AM
1:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14B North Mall | Cork City, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Sunday's Well
  • Neighbourhood: Sunday's Well
  • Phone Number: +353 21 439 3434
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