The Shelbourne Bar Cork

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The Shelbourne Bar Cork
4.5
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14:00 - 23:00
Monday
14:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
14:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 23:00
Thursday
14:00 - 23:00
Friday
14:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Sunday
13:00 - 23:00
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The Shelbourne Bar is an Award Winning Irish Whiskey pub in Cork City nestled in the heart of Cork’s famed Victorian Quarter. We are renowned for our knowledgeable staff, exceptional service, and traditional atmosphere. We also boast a rather impressive collection of Irish Whiskey, with a selection of over 400 different unique bottles. We have expanded The Shelbourne brand beyond the bar and have developed a range of online products and services, including Irish Whiskey Gift Boxes and Online Whiskey Tastings. The Shelbourne Bar Cork has been widely acknowledged as an outstanding bar in Cork and beyond and boasts several awards, including the Gold Medal Best Whiskey Bar in Munster (2016, 2017 and 2019), and the Best Whiskey Bar in Ireland (2018 and 2019). In addition, our own Rory McGee is the Guinness World Record Holder in making Irish coffees, having prepared a staggering forty-nine Irish coffees in a mere three minutes (2020).
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Mike B
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Couples
friendly staff,great atmosphere, great drinks,this place is steeped on history and is truly awsome...well worth a visit!
the original " snugs" are still there and so much do take in on the walls there.great drinks,also outside seats for smokers and a must visit pup!
Written 19 July 2022
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Marius P
Oslo, Norway1,675 contributions
Friends
Was there on a busy Sunday night. Had a good atmosphere with a decent selection of beers and a huge selection of whiskeys.
Friendly staff
Written 6 June 2022
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Nancy H
London, UK58 contributions
Friends
A lovely, friendly and welcoming bar. As we entered the door a staff member walking past said “hello ladies, welcome!”. Then we were served by the wonderful Thomas who’s just adorable and really knows his stuff. Don’t miss visiting this pub!
Written 16 May 2022
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Maryanne G
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After an eight day family trip through Ireland, and many pubs, the Shelbourne Bar is the one we still talk about. We challenged Rory to make us a round of Old Fashioneds and he created the BEST one we’ve ever drank. Later in the evening some ordered a vodka lime juice and again it was not only delicious but unique. This was a wonderful way to spend a Sunday evening. Rory is a mixing genius. Looking forward to returning next time we’re in Cork.
Written 9 April 2022
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Cian O
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Friends
Don’t go near this place, went in with friends recently having not been in about a year and a half. Ordered my usual Murphy’s. Honestly the worst pint of Murphy’s I have ever had in my life. The staff do not know how to pull a pint of stout. Awful experience. If you are looking for a pint of Murphy’s DON’T GO!!!!!!!!
Written 19 February 2022
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Dwayne
Killarney, Ireland83 contributions
The Shelbourne is a bar that if you have not been to then you have not been to Cork. It has the best selection of whiskey/whisky in the country. I come here every time I am in Cork and it has always been a good bar. But I must Say since Rory started here it has gone up another level. The team are all absolutely brillant and service is what they pride themselves on, and always with a smile. Not to mention it is a place where you can come for a quite drink or just go mad with friends with fantastic cocktails. I wont be changing my habit of coming here every chance I get, and so should you. Sit inside, outside, in the snug its perfect whatever you decide.
Written 14 November 2021
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Eli Romary
80 contributions
Couples
My partner came here at the recommendation of a waiter from another restaurant. They have a selection of 400 whiskeys. We got to talk to Mark, one of the whiskey experts and he picked one out for each of us based on our preferred flavors. Our waitress was also extremely helpful with recommendations as well. It was a really fun atmosphere with great music. Would recommend!!
Written 20 July 2021
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Righty81
Stockholm, Sweden52 contributions
Couples
This pub is excellent!! It is a wonderful place and the service from the staff in these soffit ones is absolutely EXEMPLARY!!!!! Definitely try this place it is WONDERFUL!!!!!
Written 12 December 2020
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HI thank your your lovely review. We really appreciate it especially in these difficult times. Best wishes. Philip
Written 13 December 2020
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Mustapha M
Cork, Ireland4 contributions
Business
The guy who served me all night won't tell me his name, nore the rest of the stuff members. Horrible racist atmosphere.
Life goes 🤞 on. I won't see them again. Cork lovely city, be careful where you go ☘️☘️
Written 24 September 2020
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PaulaGalvin
Kildare, Ireland670 contributions
Couples
A great atmospheric bar right beside the Everyman theatre. Great service, friendly staff. Lovely range of cocktails (I had the most fabulous Negroni) and good bar food.
Written 10 March 2020
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