Costigan's Pub
Costigan's Pub
5
16:30 - 00:00
Monday
16:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 00:00
Thursday
16:30 - 00:00
Friday
16:30 - 23:30
Saturday
14:30 - 23:30
Sunday
15:30 - 23:30
About
"Serving the people of cork since 1849" Costigan's Traditional Irish pub is without doubt one of Cork's oldest and finest pubs, nestled in the heart of Washington Street, Cork City. What began as a Fish Mongers, then became a coach house and years later a sweet shop, it blossomed into the charming pub that it is today. Through the centuries it has retained its Irish character. It is an old style public house with its long bar counter, snug and parlour area; not to mention the open fire and heated beer garden. With an extensive local whiskey and gin selection from Cork and the rest of Ireland, Costigan's Traditional Irish Pub is the perfect setting to enjoy a drink or two. Costigan's stunning individual architecture provides the ideal atmosphere to enjoy one of Ireland's most traditional pubs. Céad Míle Fáilte!
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Esther M
5 contributions
Oct 2023 • Friends
I booked an area with Colm and he made everything so relaxed and easy. We went to Costigans after we got married with all our friends and family. The staff on the day were excellent, so friendly and helpful. The finger food was delicious. It was a great day. Thanks again.
Written 1 November 2023
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Hi Esther, Thanks you so much for taking the time to leave a review of our pub. It was a pleasure to look after you and the rest of the ladies.... Great craic. I look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks, Colm
Written 23 November 2023
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Rose C
1 contribution
Jun 2023 • Family
My family and I spent 2 weeks in Ireland and one of those days was a memorable one in Cork. I traveled with my husband and 4 children 19 and up. We hoped we would experience a true Irish pub and we did!! Costigan's Pub lived up to everything you would imagine an Irish pub would be. The Pub has been there since 1849, awesome music, the Guinness was great and Colm and his team were fantastic!!! We all talked and laughed with Colm while sitting outside the bar and my kids had a blast with the bartenders and locals in the pub. Thank you, Colm (and everyone else), for giving us such a lovely evening. It truly was a memorable night and hope to be back one day soon!!!! Rose
Written 15 September 2023
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Hi Rose, Thanks very much for you kind review and i remember clearly that evening at the door. I have to say you made my night move faster and it was great to see a family so close with each and having great craic. We look forward to seeing you the next time you visit. Thanks colm.
Written 27 September 2023
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Fearless59698327077
12 contributions
Jul 2023 • Couples
Great venue, really quirky, very busy on Fri/Sat night. Got served quickly tho, great pint. Lots of old memorabilia to look at
Written 16 July 2023
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HI There Fearless, Thanks so much for leaving your awesome review. We look forward seeing you soon again to enjoy our memorabilia and pints Thanks
Written 18 July 2023
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Joe H
1 contribution
Jul 2023 • Solo
Fantastic pub. Staff are friendly, experienced and knowledgeable in their trade. Live music regularly from fantastic local artists and they pull the best pint of Guinness in Cork city. Savage gaff
Written 1 July 2023
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HI Joe, Thanks so much for taking the time to review the pub. We are delighted with the title of "grand Gaff" which for the non Irish reading this means lovely House :) Until the next time Joe. Thanks,
Written 18 July 2023
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Lpiper
6 contributions
Jun 2023 • Friends
A very lively pub! The drinks are great. The bartenders are all (for the most part) friendly. Can get crowded on weekends due to popularity. Live music during the week.

Highly recommend if you have nothing to do on a Monday night.
Written 24 June 2023
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HI Pipper, Thanks so so much for taking the time to review the pub and for your kind words. We will endeavour to reach for that final star the next time we see you please god. Thanks Col.
Written 30 June 2023
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Rae N
1 contribution
May 2023 • Solo
I’m traveling solo from out of town, and this made my trip so worth it. Rob and Jack were so amazing and made sure I was feeling safe, comfortable, AND made amazing drinks. I can’t wait to come back next time I’m vacationing!
Written 14 May 2023
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Hi Iraen, Thanks very much for taking the time to leave such a kind review. I will let the lads know about you kind words. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks
Written 16 May 2023
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Sean H
1 contribution
May 2023 • Friends
Best Guinness in Cork City without a doubt! Dan and Dylan behind the bar are really nice and handsome.
Written 1 May 2023
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Hi There, I love the heading, Thanks so very much for taking the time to leave such a kind review of the pub. I'm sure the lads will be delighted to hear about you comments. I'll be sure to let them know. Thanks,
Written 16 May 2023
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802marionh
Portlaoise, Ireland2 contributions
Apr 2023 • Couples
A 1st class pub with lovely friendly staff. We visited it Tuesday/Wednesday nights and very surprised that they had music both nights (a lovely surprise tho). The atmosphere was amazing. A lovely clean pub. We will be back in the not too distant future. The Guinness was good.
Written 5 April 2023
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HI Marionh, Thanks so so much for taking the time to review the pub, We are delighted you enjoyed your visit and more importantly came back again. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Thanks Colm.
Written 17 April 2023
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Jor
4 contributions
Mar 2023
Fantastic Pub, Great Atmosphere and Sound Staff.

I booked a table for a party here last weekend and to say it was hassle-free is an understatement. Booking it was super handy and everything from the amount of tables to the finger food was exactly as discussed.

Great atmosphere regardless of whether you're looking for a quick pint or a group gathering!
Written 4 April 2023
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HI Josh, Thanks so very much for making the effort to post your review. We were delighted to have you and the group in the pub and even happier than you had such good craic. We will see you when your a married man the next time. Thanks,
Written 17 April 2023
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Ryley M
1 contribution
Mar 2023 • Friends
love the feeling of the pub, such a homey feel. Good music, and the staff are amazing. Live music some days as well! always a good shout!!
Written 1 April 2023
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Hey Ryleym, Thanks for your kind words, Its always nice to get great feed back. Thanks,
Written 17 April 2023
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COSTIGAN'S PUB: All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)

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Costigan's Pub is open:
  • Sun - Sun 15:30 - 23:30
  • Mon - Thu 16:30 - 00:00
  • Fri - Fri 16:30 - 23:30
  • Sat - Sat 14:30 - 23:30