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Address: 1-3 South Main Street, Cork, Ireland
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+353 21 490 5090
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Brilliant atmosphere.

If you are looking for somewhere for a group night out or party then this is the place. Had a party here for a large group. The finger food is really yum and above average... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 December 2013
Yvonne C
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Wexford, Ireland
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Wexford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013

If you are looking for somewhere for a group night out or party then this is the place. Had a party here for a large group. The finger food is really yum and above average. Cocktail bar is a nice touch and cuts the waiting time at the bar (which isn't too long even when its packed) Lovely staff. Wouldn't... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2013

We were looking for a decent night out and found it here. The music was great, we danced the night away, the people were friendly and it was fairly easy to get to the bar. A great night to be had!

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Thank TinyKitchen
Cork
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2013

I recently went to the classic with a group of my friends. All was well until we went to the atm ( which is outside ) When we tried to go back inside we were refused entry despite being in there not five minuets ago. I feel this failure lies solely on the bouncers who were completely unreasonable and who... More 

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Thank Padraig F
Killkenny
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013 via mobile

We came over from the UK with a stag party 9 of us (youngest was 26) all professional people not dressed up and not acting like you might expect a stag party . All we wanted was a few pints of Guinness. We were told the only 2 places to go in Cork was The Classic or Reardens. We got... More 

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Thank KilkennyHen
Killkenny
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2013

I brought 17 girls on my hen from Kilkenny and someone recommended The Classic and I have to say they gave us a fantastic weekend. Special mention to JP behind the bar and DJ Ken who played every request we could think of. We will back back soon

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

Great Bar! i have visited here twice and i was so impressed i am now organising it as the venue for my friends hen which i am organising this summer. The staff are so friendly and helpful. DJ was great. The upstairs nightclub has a lovely dance floor and more great music! A must for a girls/boys night out in... More 

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Thank Nicola F
Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2012

I have been an on off visitor this bar since it opened and it has got better with age. They added a cocktail menu a few years ago which was a great addition and keeps you there that bit longer. Would be great to see the DJ mix it up from time to time and perform with a sax player... More 

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Thank budzaer84
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2012

We went there for a few drinks last Saturday with my friends. So first of all- Bouncers- Gentlemen! Ladies were well impressed with their savoir vivre. We got few drinks downstairs and then we went to backstage "Audio Rooms" area. DJs on both stages were rocking! Smaller stage is also a smoking room which is a great idea. There is... More 

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Thank MicS80
Tipperary, Tipperary, Ireland
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2011

just brillant music was good staff were friendly prices were ok clean prompt service easy acess its also over 23s i would have no hesitation in recommending the classic to all my friends

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Thank Noelle M
Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2011

Dj in the bar at the weekends is very good, very patient and plays as many requests as you want! :) Always a good crowd here and good atmosphere. Bar staff quick enough, never waiting too long for a drink. Club upstairs is good enough as well. Bar is definitely better though.

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