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The Briar Rose

) #225 of 525 Restaurants in Cork $$ - $$$ Irish, , European
Douglas Road, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 429 1686
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible12%
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CUISINES
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Douglas Road, Cork, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Briar Rose and the place and surroundings look modern and new . Staff are friendly and very helpful . The children s menu is your standard chicken and chips or sausages and chips The adult menu is quite good with excellent soup of...More

1  Thank kieran h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken supreme for the win! Absolutely delicious! Friend had pasta and was happy as well! Totally recommend !

Thank bipbipbipbopbop
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here on the recommendation of a friend. We had the cod, chips and minted peas, they were very tasty. Dessert was a flop, ordered Eton mess and got lots of whipped cream, meringue and grapes. We had Eton mess in the past and...More

1  Thank crocker56
Reviewed 25 March 2017

My friend and myself went for a meal this evening. The atmosphere was fabulous, a great mix and good cheer all round. The bar and bistro have been refurbished but they've still managed to retain the old 'Briar' feel. Our meal was stunning. I had...More

Thank Maeve C
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Sunday lunch for 5 , Burger's steak sandwich & open sandwich.No complaints with good service.Great value.

1  Thank iansbray
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My hubby and I decided to eat here and watch the Ireland/England rugby match today. We ordered the fillet steak and the steamed salmon...To say that we almost licked the plates is not a metaphor!!! Absolutely magnificent food, so good that before we left the...More

1  Thank Kerriewilliams1969
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We went here for Valentine's day and the meal was lovely. The only down side it was very hard to get a staff members attention when you wanted anything

2  Thank Mrsawillis
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Would never go back. Barman has attitude despite been going in there for almost 8 years. Others are ok but he has threatening body language

2  Thank bandsa
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend went here today.When we got in a lovely lady came straight over with a jug of water and told us the special s and what soup of the day was.The meal came out very fast and was lovely the only bad...More

1  Thank Colin o
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I asked not to be seated in the bar. It's 12.45 PM. TV'S are on full blast as is the canned music great...NOT. The other section wasn't open, I was told. Open when we left. Next the crowd at the bar yelling at the game....More

2  Thank emurphy190
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Douglas Road, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 429 1686
Description
The Briar Rose is one of Corks most impressive bars and yet has managed to maintain a personal touch which will never fail to make an impression on each and every customer. With great food and drink and a friendly atmosphere, we are sure your time spent with us will be memorable. We look forward to seeing you soon.
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