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The Oliver Plunkett

#13 of 495 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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116 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 422 2779
08:30 - 23:30
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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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Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing restaurant/pub with delicious food and such a fun atmosphere! Loved the live music. The staff was friendly and efficient, and I can't stress enough how good the food was!!

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Thank christinasW3531FN
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A pleasant place to meet friends. The staff are friendly and courteous. There is a good selection of food and drink

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Thank sean b
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

my experience was, as i like to call it "happy -go-lucky" i walked in by accident to a very pleasant, atmosphere, with a above average home made food, simply plain fayre cooking, and the usual Irish charm.

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Thank raj137
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited The Oliver Plunkett on 3-4 occasions over the course of a week when I was staying at a nearby hotel. I found the atmosphere excellent; great crowds and live music every night of the week. The drink selection was just fine aw well. I only ate there one evening and the food was delicious. I had the fish... More 

Thank Mike M
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for dinner. Loved the seafood chowder! Food portions are very big so you won't leave hungry.

Thank Fraser W
Harrison City, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Oliver Plunkett is a great place to while visiting Cork. The food and entertainment was great. I visited twice and they exceeded my expectations.

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Thank John M
Dublin, Ireland
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Would definitely return for drinks. The atmosphere was great and the live band that was playing were brilliant, especially the man on the electric guitar. Really added to the atmosphere.The gin selection was good.

Thank Smassh
Cork, Ireland
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the Oliver plunkettt with friends for some food it was excellent I had a cheese burger and chips nothing but quality ingredients fast service and reasonably priced there were 6 adults some had fish others had chicken this place would be more of a pub than restaurant so the food served up to us was outstanding call it... More 

Thank tctravels186600
Toronto, Canada
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, European, Pub
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 23:30
08:30 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?