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The Flying Enterprise

€€ - €€€Irish, ,
South Gate Bridge, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 431 1846
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, European
€€ - €€€
South Gate Bridge, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently were at The Flying Enterprise for my daughters christening and could not be happier with the attention to detail from staff and friendly atmosphere. Dennis looked after my family and friends for the night with any request and was attentive of any requirements...More

Thank 2oomster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my family for dinner to The Flying Enterprise last night and was nearly fleeced for €40 more than what I should have paid because they added drinks we didn’t order to the bill, as well as replace items on the bill with...More

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in for breakfast. The service was excellent and a large menu to choose from. Went for the full breakfast and wasn't disappointed. Food was fresh and really tasty. Plenty of space so you have a chance to have a chat and not feel listened...More

Thank Catherinecork2016
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The Flying Enterprise is one of the best family run establishments in the Cork City. Located near the city center the service and food is always top notch. This time was no different. I ordered the soup and a toasted sandwich, both were tremendous. I...More

Thank irishinva
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Had a large group dinner here and also a lunch, on the same weekend. The service was excellent on both occasions- I was very happy not to be waiting. My special requests for starter and main course were accurately followed through on. Had a soup...More

Thank NeoBelle123
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I had reasonable expectations for this place having eaten breakfast and lunch downstairs on several occasions, all of them satisfactory. However, the Christmas party food in the restaurant was only average and at I think €39.95 per person, was poor value. My starter sounded interesting,...More

Thank Popshots
Reviewed 23 November 2017

It is definitely one of the best full Irish breakfasts in Cork, freshly cooked to order and items removed or added without a fuss, also as much tea and toast as you wish without additional charge ( I detest having to pay for a second...More

2  Thank James O
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We stopped in The Flying Enterprise on the recommendation of the clerk at St. Fin Barre's Cathedral - it's a short walk from there. Very warm atmosphere and the food was delicious with a good selection of entrees. There's also a lively bar area. It...More

1  Thank OneLMicheleM
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Our group of nine ducked in to the Flying Enterprise Pub to escape a brief rain shower and were greeted by proprietor Finnbar O'Shea. His hospitality made us feel at home and the service and food were outstanding. He gave us advice about what to...More

1  Thank aright1286
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I have been going to this gem of a pub for a long long time and it never disappointed me, ever. The owner Finbarr is the nicest person I have ever known throughout all the years coming here. On the Easter bank holiday weekend I...More

Thank Cafedelmar40
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub, European
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 04:30
09:00 - 05:30
09:00 - 05:30
09:00 - 05:30
09:00 - 05:30
09:00 - 05:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Gate Bridge, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 431 1846
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