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Costigan's Pub

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Great pub and staff

The staff were so friendly and welcoming. Ciaran is a super bar man and we had a great laugh with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
AnitaC1980
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Aoife & Ciarán showed us a great time!

My husband, Diego, and I were visiting Cork on vacation, and hanging out in Costigan's Pub was one... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michelle R
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"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...more
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Classic House No 11 Washington Street, Cork T12 NHP1, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The staff were so friendly and welcoming. Ciaran is a super bar man and we had a great laugh with him. Would definitely recommend for a few drinks and a bit of craic

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband, Diego, and I were visiting Cork on vacation, and hanging out in Costigan's Pub was one of our favorite memories from our trip. Bartenders Ciarán and Aoife were very fun, friendly, and welcoming -- even after we made the mistake of ordering a...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unbelievable staff that were so friendly from the minute we walked in the door. Colm and Ciarán were so welcoming for the whole time we were there and gave us a great welcome. They were so helpful and made our afternoon so great. I’ll be...More

Thank Aisling C
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Aisling, Thanks you very much for taking the time and making an effort to put on a review ( wheres niamh's Bad form :) ) it was a pleasure to look after ye both ... until the jazz take care Col

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my first time to Cork, and a friend of mine and I happened upon Costigan's Pub. We were walking back to our hotel when the music drew us in. The wait staff of Aoife and Steve gave us excellent service with a smile,...More

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Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Gman, Thank you so much for your kind review, I will be sure to let Aoife and Steve know about it. We are delighted you enjoyed your visit to costigans and the music Thanks colm

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We had the time of our lifes! They serve Murphy's Stout and there's a duo playing really good music, even songs on request. The bartender, Ciarán, is simply great!

1  Thank Karoo_Poison
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Hi Karoo, What a review, thank you so so much we are so delighted ye enjoy the pub, music and mostly the bar tenders.... I'll be sure to let the red lad know about your kind words Colm

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful pub with a great atmosphere provides a taste of local life in Cork. Excellent beer selection. Our server, Ana, was very welcoming and provided good local beer recommendations. Try the Murphy's Irish Stout!

1  Thank Michael M
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hi Micheal, Thank you so very much for your review, we are delighted you got a local experience in cork, Its what we love to hear. I will let Ana know of your nice comments. Thanks colm

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

First time in Cork, went to Costigans. Great pub, excellent service from Ciaran. Will certainly return, probably tomorrow. Cheers.

1  Thank Tony and Jackie P
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hi Tony and Jackie, Thank you for your kind review, we are delighted ye enjoyed your 1st (of many) to cork. I'll be sure to let ciaran know of your kind words Thanks colm.

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This was luckily our first stop in Cork and it just made the start of our trip! We came in on game day (Gaelic football) and it was a nice crowd to enjoy the game with (not too rowdy). Staff was amazingly kind (we had...More

1  Thank Quinn and Sean S
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hi Quinn and Sean, Before i go any where with thisI just want to say all of the staff here are mad about ye ... ye were a pleasure to look after Thank you so much for your kind review, we are delighted that we...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We had a birthday party in Costigans recently and it was a brilliant night. Bar service, food and atmosphere were all excellent. It's a real classic styled Irish bar and I'd highly recommend it.More

Thank dermot102018
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hi Dermot, Thanks you so much for your cork review of a cork bar CLASS ... we are delighted that you enjoyed costigans and its nice to hear words we are always looking for in reviews... we do love the atmosphere in the pub.. but...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Called in for a drink or two last Saturday, nice friendly bar staff and clientelle with a good pint and nice surroundings, overall a pleasant hour or so spent.

Thank Tommywex
Colm C, Owner at Costigan's Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hi Tommy, Thanks for the review and especially for calling into us. We are delighted you enjoyed your hour break for the busy world and look forward to seeing you again. Thanks colm

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