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Hi-B Bar

108 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
Review Highlights
No nonsense pub from the 80s

Not much has changed in this iconic bar nor should it. Small cosy and more craic than you could... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
Cork, Ireland
via mobile
One of a Kind

The Hi B in Cork City center is something everyone should experience at least once in a lifetime... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Patrick M
via mobile
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  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
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108 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
108 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Not much has changed in this iconic bar nor should it. Small cosy and more craic than you could shake a stick at. If you’re interested in seeing a part of Ireland that is quickly disappearing go and have a pint in the Hi B....More

Thank Foxydomo
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

The Hi B in Cork City center is something everyone should experience at least once in a lifetime. Brian, the owner, is well known in the city as being just as likely to bar you as welcome you. It’s a badge of honor in Cork...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 29 October 2017

What a welcome change from themed, noisy, gimmickly bars. Really one should keep quite about wonderful places like this or everyone will go there. There are not too many pubs that feel comfortable to be in if you are a woman on your own in...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been in their in years so one afternoon I decided to go in for 1 pint. I ended up having 4 and could of stayed on. Met some characters who had all the great stories of cork. Pints were delicious and on special rate...More

Thank Pearse W
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I had read a bit about this bar before I visited so I knew what to expect and I loved it, those musty old bars with a bit of character are the kinds of things I am in to. So the good pints and good...More

Thank Declan M
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Went here on the recommendation of my nephew who loves it. It was our first night in Cork city and apart from the hotel bar the first bar we went to. From the outside you could miss it. Its across from the GPO. Climb the...More

Thank shelly-ann
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

So glad we found the Hi-B -- as recommended by a friend who is a local. Like sitting in someone's living room, on a second floor looking down onto the street below. Jukebox played 70s hits and the drinks were quite tasty. So special and...More

Thank W.H. D
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

I have always passed the Hi B bar on Oliver Plunkett street with a sense of curiosity and finally had reason to visit recently. On entering the bar I was pleasantly surprised by the small and cosy living room style and traditional bar set up...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

From the moment my friends and I walked into the bar, it was made very clear by the staff that we were unwelcome. Most of us were unaware of the no phone policy and while we do understand it, there was no need for the...More

7  Thank Lurah96
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Visited here recently. Very cosy pub with strange opening hours. Good pint of stout and pleasant lady behind the bar. The bar is like a living room and has an authentic traditional pub feel. Perfect for a quiet (late) afternoon drink. Cellphone are frowned upon...More

Thank Iceman-Von
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