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Cosy pub, just like being in a 1920s living room

This pub has become my local over the past two years. A lovely atmosphere. I am as much at ease... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Sile H
Cork, Ireland

Its like going back in time and sitting in a strangers living room having a pint with them.This bar... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2018
Jamie D
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108 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork T12 E6CX, Ireland
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Great little "dive" bar, where it was fun to talk with some of the locals. It is sort of like being in someone's living room, nice and cozy. They have a strict no cell phone policy, so if you have to talk or even text,...More

2  Thank Chris M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This pub has become my local over the past two years. A lovely atmosphere. I am as much at ease here reading a book on my own at the bar (as is usual) or chatting to the friendly regulars who like Ed, may spring into...More

1  Thank Sile H
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Go to this wonderful pub often , great place to catch up and chat , no phones are allowed and the owner says talk to each other, Lovley it actually works everyone do talk to each other, Superb Staff Behind the counter , and Wonderful...More

1  Thank Ladywills88
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We chose this bar as we were told phones are banned and it is a conversational bar. What a great evening, firstly a chap turned up with his guitar and started by singing happy birthday to a regular customer. Birthday cake was duly handed round...More

1  Thank bashbones
Reviewed April 11, 2018

We were brought here by friends as the pub with a no phone and no TV policy was a must visit. Evidently the pint is good too - but that information was given as a sort of afterthought. Located at the top a flight of...More

4  Thank Nyall G
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Its like going back in time and sitting in a strangers living room having a pint with them.This bar is on the first floor and when you open the door you do feel as though youve crashed a private party as the music is low...More

1  Thank Jamie D
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Crackling wee place , good fun pub and a no mobile phone policy (hence no pictures) and the perfect pint of Murphy's, definetly worth a visit

2  Thank Ross M
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

Always loved this bar. Yes it has changed. But the same heads hang out there. I love it. My top bar in cork city. Quiet. No loud music. Just wholesome.

Thank Pat C
Reviewed December 5, 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 October 31, 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
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March 15, 2018|
Response from bashbones | Reviewed this property |
Wednesdays I think