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The Oliver Plunkett

) #13 of 525 Restaurants in Cork $$ - $$$ Irish, , European
116 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 422 2779
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
08:30 - 23:30All hours
Irish, Bar, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
116 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Without a doubt the best location in Cork City for Live Music, gets a bit crowded at times so can be difficult to get served at the bar, tends to be a good mix of locals and tourists so there is a great atmosphere in...More

Thank sunsearcher2009
Reviewed yesterday

Visited The Oliver Plunkett during a weekend break to Cork, and we were so glad we did! We first had some food downstairs which was delicious and then decided to head upstairs for some drinks and to listen to the live music. The atmosphere was...More

Thank doorframe12
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really enjoyed our food and our experience at this place. The local cider was excellent, as well the food. Fish and chips. Yum! The Jameson cheesecake was amazing!!! Definitely worth going to.

Thank Rachel A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great atmosphere live band friday and saturday night great bar staff did not have to wait long to be served would definatley go back if im in cork

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Thank jennyfitz2017
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place provides a good selection of drinks, reasonable food and lovely atmosphere with live music.

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Thank Tern91
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have fun. Drink Murphy's. Visit one of the most famous pubs in Cork. You can also have a cider. Delicious!

Thank Buquilandia
Reviewed 3 days ago

Don't miss this place! Great chicken and potatoes! Fun atmosphere and cold pints. Can't wait to go back.☘️🇮🇪

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Thank duff251
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ordered food after ten min wait. When sandwiches came could see one had no lettuce straight away. Then realised other 2 sandwiches had no mayo. While we were eating you could hear staff(2 young girls) talking about quiz in pub night b4 that they visited...More

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Thank sarahodwyer2010
Reviewed 4 days ago

Music and dancing were authentic and fun! Get a table early! Staff were very attentive and genuine! I'll recommend the Oliver Plunkett to friends.

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Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a fantastic time listening to music upstairs. Check out the library room, it is really cool. Barman Aidan downstairs was so fun and helpful, as well.

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Questions & Answers
Michelle D
9 July 2017|
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Response from Anna L | Property representative |
live irish music with dancers every mon-fri from 7-9 , sunday from 7-9 and early session on sat from 3-5
4 June 2017|
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Response from Anna L | Property representative |
Food served Monday - Sunday from 12pm-9pm
Estera N
17 January 2017|
Response from Anna L | Property representative |
Hi Nicola, Thank you for bringing that issue to our attention. We'll look into it and make sure it's fixed immediately, however the frame could have been broken at any time during the day or night and we might have missed... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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