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Sober Lane

#75 of 501 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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5 Sullivan's Quay, Cork 001, Ireland
+353 21 467 7217
16:00 - 00:00
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Sun 16:00 - 23:30
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Popped in recently for a beer and pizza. A few choices on the menu for the pizza and whilst small in size they are adequate for a snack. Distinctly expensive beer however. €5.20 for a relatively new hopped beer on the market (per pint). Expect to pay €4.80 for same elsewhere. Good venue to meet friends earlier in an evening... More 

Thank JJDD-Ireland
Perth, Australia
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

One night in Cork and wanted to find something more traditional than the Hotel restaurant. After walking for about 10 mins along the canal, where we saw a seal frolicking, we found Sober Lane, really friendly staff, well poured Guiness and a nice red. Meal was piled high and too much for both of us. Great ambience and local charm

Thank Rick S
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78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We went in here for a bite to eat and a drink on a Thursday evening. It was relatively busy. Friendly staff took our drink and food order. Food arrived. We ordered chicken wings and pizza. Pizza was first rate but chicken wings were way too spicy. I had to get the menu to make sure it had said spicy... More 

Thank Yogs70
Cork, Cork, Ireland
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The service and the food was fantastic. All food was hot and we'll present. We were a large group and everything was perfect. Waitress was so lovely and helpful. Can't wait to go back again. Keep it up.

Thank Susan L
Athens, Greece
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We went with a gout of friends and had some beer and burgers. Great quality and a nice price. Also, the balloon guy was really funny, we had a blast!

Thank spirou555
Cork, Ireland
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133 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were in sober lane for a bite to eat and a few drinks recently and we both really enjoyed it. Sober Lane had a real buzz about it, this is probably because they seem to try to do something different in there every night. The night we were in they had a free quiz night and... More 

Thank James B
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Fingarr & Dolly were fantastic and let us Watch the final of the euro with a group of french teenagers ! Really, really nice couple that love to share a good experience, they even gave us a cap each ! 30 !!! Thanks, it was an amazing experience for all of us !

Thank Kathleen O
County Cork, Ireland
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

I was recently here for a work night out. There was a small area out the back reserved for us so we had our own space. Most people ordered pizza and were very happy with their food... Also big fans of the Sweet Potato Fries. The staff were very helpful and made me non-alcoholic Daiquiris as I was driving, The... More 

Thank LauraJRK
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Great bar for toss the coin on Sunday's... Pizza and chicken goujons are just what you need after few drinks!!! Always busy and nice atmosphere for matches etc

Thank travellerloveCork
Cork, Ireland
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594 reviews
472 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

My Friend and I visited Sober Lane for a drink recently. We decided to have a pizza and we were not dissappointed. We had the black pudding pizza and it was delicious. We also had the sweet potatoe wedges.We had a few glasses of beer to wash it all down. It was getting busy as we were leaving. Seemingly it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
Irish, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Sullivan's Quay, Cork 001, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 467 7217
Sober Lane is a bar that serves casual food seven days a week until 11pm. Best known for Corks best pizzas

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?