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The Woodford Bar & Restaurant

#90 of 496 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
French, Bar, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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19/20 Paul Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 425 3931
10:00 - 23:30
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Sun 16:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great location, Clean, staff pleasant and the drinks are not overly priced. live music is great couldn't fault it really. stays open late and the atmosphere inside is great.

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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed our night at the Woodford . Plenty of seating Friendly staff Clean toilets Will definitely return to try the food menu .

Thank Ian W
Cork, Ireland
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just been here this evening , nice beers, a lot's of choices so..., not to bad , just had beers with friends not food, lovely decor, and nice atmosphere

Thank Nino A
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Great spot for any night out in the middle of the city.Music atbweekend with some great bands.Our visit was for Valentines.We had been in on the previous Friday with friends.Spotted diners and the offer of 2 courses and a bottle of vino for less than €45 for two!!Come on.This was not to be missed for this venue.On the night we... More 

Thank Tadhg L
County Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Lovely surroundings and nice happy friendly staff. Food was excellent we had the Burger and it was perfect, homemade and tasty. Try their Apple Tart after this was mouth watering. Wanted more. but was nicely full

Thank corkboy2015
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Have been going to The Woodford for years. It has always been very comfortable with good service and plenty space for a crowd. Tried the food twice in recent weeks - fish and chips and the burger. Very good quality, good portion size and good value. Very attentive waiting staff

Thank AlanFrancis
Cobh Co. Cork Ireland
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

This establishment is well worth the visit on several counts. The staff were young, attentive and very friendly. The ambience warm and welcoming. The food innovative and reasonably priced. The bathrooms clean and attended. Altogether a fabulous place to eat and/or just chill and relax. We will be back

Thank TitanicCobh
Cork, Ireland
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136 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Were recently in city centre for some food and dropped into The Woodford for a few drinks afterwards. While it was a Saturday night we managed to get a table without difficulty. Great selection of drinks available including nice craft beers. No problem in providing elderflower tonic with the gin!. Service was fast and pleasant. Band started up about 10.30pm... More 

Thank Barry M
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

My mom and I popped into the Woodford because we liked the name, and my god, we were not let down. I ordered the most gorgeous steak accompanied by beautiful chunky chips. The waitress was nice but the barman who I paid for the food was very friendly, efficient and would make you want to come back again (if you... More 

Thank Kim H
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here on 5th of November and I must say the food was excellent. I had pork belly and It was very good . There's a very good atmosphere in the pub and the decor is good . Will definitely be back

Thank eamfwal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Bar, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19/20 Paul Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 425 3931

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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