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The Flying Enterprise

#112 of 503 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, Pub, European
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South Gate Bridge, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 431 1846
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Today
09:00 - 05:30
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Hours:
Mon 09:00 - 04:30
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 05:30
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County Cork, Ireland
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My first visit to the Flying Enterprise and it certainly won't be my last. The staff are lovely & friendly. Good choice on the menu and what we got was so delicious and the portions are huge so we left stuffed! :)

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Thank daisy878
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended to visit the Flying Enterprise by the staff of An Spailpin Fanac down the road. It has a very calm and relaxed atmosphere, with good décor and very friendly and helpful staff. We could only manage starters after having had a pub lunch earlier in the day. The portions were very generous and the food was delicious.... More 

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Thank Michael J
Wales
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

No nonsense bar with friendly and efficient service which serves a good breakfast. Conveniently located in central Cork.

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Thank KarlCaerdydd
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We had our wedding lunch here for twenty people. The menu was varied, the food delicious and the wine was excellent. The service from staff was very professional. We were looked after in the Courtyard bar area for pre-lunch drinks. A lovely setting.

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Thank Angela O
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Had the most delicious meal ever in The Captains Table last night. The variety on the menu was outstanding and the quality/taste of the food that we ordered was amazing. My husband and I had different starters and mains all of which were truly amazing. He had the mussels and I had the smoked chicken salad. For the main I... More 

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Thank Emma C
Cork, Ireland
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We experienced a sumptuous lunch at The Flying Enterprise recently, as part of a large social group. We all used exactly the same menu as the other customers, of whom there were many. There was a wide range of choices available for the main and desert courses. The service was prompt and efficient and the overall quality superb. I had... More 

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Thank John M
irishinva
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The Enterprise is a Cork Institution. If you visit the city you should visit here for their wonderful Irish Breakfast, lunch or dinner. The Enterprise is always reasonably priced, great staff and very accessible from the city.

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Thank irishinva
boliqueime
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75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Have been a few times over the years but now found the food very average and not cheap for PUB MEAL staff are very friendly and the place is still the same but food not very good.

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Thank jamesosborne
Dublin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Having had a reasonable experience some years ago at this place, and enticed by the "Jazz Weekend" menu on the door and the friendly welcome of the doorman, we expected some good evening food in a reputed Cork hostelry. How mistaken we were! It took a few minutes for the (not overwhelmed) staff behind the bar to notice the 3... More 

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Thank JerPag
Cheshire UK
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620 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

My husband noticed this place when we visited Elizabeth Fort. I'm not sure what drew him because there isn't much to make it stand out from the outside, anyway I'm glad he did. I'm also glad that they had sold out of the roast lamb & that our waitress recommended the beef. I hesitate to order beef because I'm so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Pub, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 04:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 05:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 05:30
Thursday
09:00 - 05:30
Friday
09:00 - 05:30
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?