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Coughlans Bar & Live Music Venue

Open Now: 14:00 - 00:30
Open today: 14:00 - 00:30
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Good lollipops

We went here and a bar man with a ginger beard gave me a lollipop. Then he gave me a delicious... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Hastings, United Kingdom
via mobile
Best bar in cork

Has to be the best bar in cork. Good location, great staff (especially pat) and the gin and whiskey... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
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  • Average4%
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“great bar”(2 reviews)
Established almost two centuries ago on Douglas Street, Coughlans is a pub steeped in history, unspoiled and untarnished by the passage of time. It is a pub that is held fondly in the hearts of its regular patrons and new visitors alike. Coughlans...more
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7 Douglas Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 496 1751
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We went here and a bar man with a ginger beard gave me a lollipop. Then he gave me a delicious drink and then I got more lollipops for my auntie beef to look after. I had a go on the stage and did some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 22kamoon
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Has to be the best bar in cork. Good location, great staff (especially pat) and the gin and whiskey selection is second to none. Music is always great here. Highly recommend

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 15shane_
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

It's possible that this bar has changed hands in recent times but it's not what it was.. The reviewes from 2017 are accurate but I'll be interested to see the overall ratings for 2018. Great spot to sit by the wall and view the sea...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank liampower100
Edel C, Manager at Coughlans Bar & Live Music Venue, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Hi Liam, I think you might of reviewed the wrong place or wrong 'Coughlans' by mistake as this is Coughlans on Douglas Street in Cork City so it wouldn't be possible to sit by a wall and view the sea at all, we're pretty land...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Took a foreign work colleague here who lives whiskey. We heard live music, warmed ourselves by the open fire and had 12 & 15 year old redbreast. Great bar great staff and for me one of the top bars in Cork city.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Foxydomo
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Had a few drinks here and found bar very comfortable with a lovely open fire and the pints of Guinness were only perfect

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank mick0214
Reviewed 8 November 2017

A warm and welcoming bar, plenty of room outside, under cover, and a great music venue. In the south of the city on Douglas Street, well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Peter D
Reviewed 7 November 2017

After attending the Cork City FC homecoming celebrations, a group of us decided to call to Coughlans in Douglas Street for a celebratory drink. Although the bar was not very busy, there was only one barman on duty and his demeanour and attitude left a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Lynda O
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The staff is really friendly and available to help you if you have any queries. I organised my team night out last week end, and it was just a dream. Finger Food and burgers options available, prices are affordable and you feel at home. The...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank yasc0rk
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

What a great evening /night we had in Coughlans . We came in for one and lasted the large majority of the evening . The staff were very friendly and professional and it was very hard to find a fault in the entire experience. Will...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank barnecessities
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Great music venue! Excellent gig room at the back. The performer is right up close to the audience so it's really intimate and the atmosphere is smokin! Lovely bar and friendly staff. Prices are good too. Plus the gig I went to was fantastic. A...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Bandy1954
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