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Franciscan Well Brewery

) #9 of 525 Restaurants in Cork $ , Pizza,
14b North Mall | Cork City, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 439 3434
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (246 reviews)
“great beer” (42 reviews)
“beer garden” (42 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
14b North Mall | Cork City, Cork, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 632 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were so looking forward to this place on our first night in Cork after reading the reviews. Woman working behind the counter was not nice. We had planned to stay and get some tee shirts but decided not to give them more money. The...More

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ok beer (it isn't on hand pump so it can't qualify as good), good pizza. Would be even better if there was more than pizza to choose from. When my wife & I left the average age dropped, so quite a young person's place as...More

Thank AnotheranonDerby
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the Franciscan with some co-workers while in Cork for the week. This is a nice little pub which has a nice covered patio. Their beers are ok. I would not say they were my favorite but they were pretty good. They also...More

Thank RoadRashTX
Reviewed 1 week ago

We met up with 5 friends there and enjoyed several types of local brewed beers. I ordered a prochutto and olive thin crust pizza which was delicious!

1  Thank karengN9293BR
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent part of our first evening in Cork here, brilliant place didn't do the brewery tour this time but hopefully next time. You can order pizzas whilst here good value and tasty too. Beers as you would expect are brilliant, you can purchase a 4...More

1  Thank Derek F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour was recommended as a "must do" experience so on a warm damp evening we made our way to the Franciscan Well Brewery. We sampled 3 beers brewed on site with a description of how they were brewed and a talk about the background...More

Thank johnston_eileen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We try to sample local flavour wherever we go. While in Cork, we had tried a number of their beers and enjoyed them. Lucky for us, the brewery sat just a few minutes walk from our hotel. Friendly service, excellent beer. The only criticism was...More

Thank coooky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very relaxing atmosphere and a place where the locals hang out. They have both inside and outside seating. Pizza was great and they have a good selection of local beer on tap.

Thank mv_dvm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were there on wednsday night upstairs they have a story teller teddy black who is just so entertaining and can sing as well, the pub is quirky and worth seeing they also do piazzas out the back of pub, toilets were not great but...More

Thank Monica O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Cork today having done some trip advisor research beforehand. A previous review had said that dogs were allowed in the external courtyard. When we arrived, as we walked up the alley entrance a member of staff noticed us and shook his head then...More

Thank Bruce P
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they do other food than just Pizza ?
28 August 2016|
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Response from Emmajane2013 | Reviewed this property |
No, just pizza!
Looking to go on a Saturday night but would like to know what time would be best to arrive to get a table etc.
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$11 - US$17
Bar, Pizza, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 00:30
13:00 - 00:30
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
  • E-mail
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