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Abbot's Ale House

Shandon
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17 Devonshire Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 450 7116
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A hard to find bar if you weren't told of its location. It has an amazing selection of beers and a great atmosphere. Unfortunately the bar is rather small so you have to get there early to get a good seat..

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Thank Mark D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a friendly local bar with every brew you could want! Went in on a whim while in Cork and the bar keep was so accommodating trying to get me a pint I'd like, highly recommend for the beer and atmosphere.

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Thank vb987654321
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unreal selection of beers from all over the world and regular guest taps from irish brewers. Nice prices and staff are cool. recommended

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Thank Mick T
Cork, Ireland
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly and very welcoming, Anthon the owner makes you immediately feeling comfortable like at home A lots of quality drinks, that definitely you not find it in any other bar in the area, a great place for Cork City I highly recommend

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Thank Nino A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I can honestly tell you, I don't remember seeing such a wide selection in beers before, the owner is a beer lover and he's got so many different choices, we are talking hundreds! Also I have seen and tried Japanese whiskey, there is a wide selection of scotches , vodkas and so on.. We had a lovely evening. A tip,... More 

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Thank marcello l
Cork
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

A unique bar that merges your sitting room with the best of continental Europe. Your menu includes the diverse draught options, the entire fridge and a mighty spirit menu. The staff are excellent to boot! A hidden gem!

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1 Thank AlanFrancis
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Slightly off the beaten track but still only a 5 min walk from the city centre. Doesn't look special from the outside but has an impressive selection of a wide range of beers inside. Very reasonable prices for what's on offer.

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1 Thank samcatt2014
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Amazing choice of bottled and keg beers. Really friendly staff and customers. best venue for beer lovers in Cork

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Thank The_LCB
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

There are a wide variety of beer, very nice, friendly people atmosphere. that was so fun. We often think of going.♡♡♡

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1 Thank Leonancypur L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Very great choice of the beer, friendly stuff and plenty of ales from all over the world, hightly recommended (^_^)

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Thank Sean T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Devonshire Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Shandon
  • Neighbourhood: Shandon
  • Phone Number: +353 21 450 7116

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?