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A real Irish gem

We stumbled on this little gem after visiting the English market. It seemed dark when we first... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tony W
Worcester, United Kingdom
As charming as it is historic

Absolutely adored The Mutton Lane Inn. If you love your pints by the light of a fair few tapered... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Haylee D
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Mutton Lane, Cork T12 RV07, Ireland
+353 21 427 3471
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here from England as it was a treat for us and we love to visit all the different beer bars in Ireland. Came here with friends but misunderstandings from an introvert manager who likes to hide behind her bar staff lets the place down....More

Thank Martyn H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stumbled on this little gem after visiting the English market. It seemed dark when we first wanting but once our eyes became accustomed we saw it was lit by candles. The choice of stout & ale was good & tasted brilliant. We were even...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely adored The Mutton Lane Inn. If you love your pints by the light of a fair few tapered candles and with some eclectic but iconic tunes thrown in, with a smattering of dimly lit romantic history and intrigue, just book your damn flights already....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 days in Cork and I'm currently writing this while having a pint of Beamish in the bar. It's such an amazing place. It's a cosy bar and Rudi the batman is fantastic. So welcoming and knowledgeable about the area. We've been in...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the oldest pubs in Cork, down a alley way close to the English Market.. Beer and atmosphere superb... It doesn't come more authentic than thid

Thank PaulrSunderland
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Tough place to find, walked right by it twice in the meat market in Cork, but it was worth searching for. Terrific history. Had a local stout on tab, good and cold! Friendly bartender

Thank Rougeson
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

A wonderful little pub situated down the bottom of mutton hill lane. Oldest pub in cork -1790 I think .. old fashioned interior with wonderful ambiance. Candlelit, lovely rickety tables, chairs but you can smell the history!! Recommended for the craic

Thank Ruel D
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

This place has so much character that I bet if you looked up character in the dictionary it would say Mutton Lane Inn. The young Irish girl behind the bar was very friendly and rather curiously the music was classic british and american rock. Great...More

Thank oldmanonthepoint
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I have been visiting Mutton Lane off and on for the past 30 years and it has retained the old world charm I have always found so inviting. I left Ireland many years ago but I come back to visit every year and no trip...More

Thank GerryC400
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

History is on the alley walls, you must find this hidden gem, and enjoy a pint, as you look at the mural of its history

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5 May 2018|
Response from Conor L | Property representative |
Hi Dazse, afraid not but head to Sin é on Coburg Street for some traditional Irish music - Cork's best session!