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Filter Espresso and Brew Bar

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) #8 of 29 Coffee & Tea in Cork #104 of 565 Places to Eat in Cork €€ - €€€ Cafe
19 George's Quay, Cork ..., Ireland
+353 21 239 7046
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“beans” (12 reviews)
“cakes” (12 reviews)
“brownie” (2 reviews)
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19 George's Quay, Cork ..., Ireland
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Up there with the best coffee shops in Cork. If you're passing defo make it your business to grab a coffee in there! It won't disappoint !

1  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 3 April 2017

It's a tiny spot so you may not get a seat but regardless this is the best coffee I've had in Cork City.

Thank enimhuin
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Filter is an archetypal third-wave coffee shop. If you have opinions about coffee, then this is definitely the place for you in Cork. I was visiting Cork for a very busy event, and these fellows kept me going with one perfect espresso after another, with...More

Thank chrisgo7
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Coffee grown worldwide can trace its heritage back centuries to the ancient coffee forests on the Ethiopian plateau. There, legend says the goat herder Kaldi first discovered the potential of these beloved beans. "The story goes that that Kaldi discovered coffee after he noticed that...More

Thank Clive3417
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I'm a regular visitor to filter. The coffee is lovely and strong, just how I like it. They have lots of good blends. Selection of cakes is varied and very tasty. If you manage to get a seat and have your coffee sitting in, the...More

Thank FiFi C
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Intimate and friendly cafe with good food and the best coffee around. Fast considering it is busy and the coffee is super fresh.

Thank Leonard m
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Filter was very good when it opened first. The owner worked there all the time and standards were high even if service was a bit slow. As he works there less and less frequently coffee has gone downhill. The staff go through the motions but...More

Thank Gerard F
Reviewed 14 October 2016

i have a nice cup of filter coffee there, good selection of coffee beans for home, friendly personal, good service.

Thank Mara K
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Really nice place, looks great and chilled atmosphere. Great staff. Only problem would be the coffee, really weak and not much flavour. I was very disapointed

1  Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Described by the Lonely Planet as a "monument to coffee nerdery" and they are right. Numerous varietals of coffee with a small staff that knows its stuff and will brew your cup individually. If you like coffee you need to go.

Thank BeantownBilly
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$9
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 George's Quay, Cork ..., Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 239 7046
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