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Nice spot in sun

This place has a great location by the river and the gardens around the war monument. Nice to sit... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Great atmosphere

Called in for a drink during the Bank Holiday weekend. Place was buzzing given good weather and Ed... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
Barry M
Cork, Ireland
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“south mall”(2 reviews)
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41 South Mall, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 422 2990
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fresh fish creatively cooked in a great location with lots of atmosphere. We ate at the fish bar upstairs overlooking the River Lee. Oysters served severals ways, raw, stuffed, broiled ... fish tacos were fabulous. Staff very welcoming and great service. One of my favorite...More

1  Thank dbyrne107
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Great service. Worth sitting in the window of the Fish Bar to enjoy the view. Seafood was so fresh and delicious. Wonderful vacation highlights.

Thank tabewhite
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

This place has a great location by the river and the gardens around the war monument. Nice to sit outside in early evening.

1  Thank chepaddy
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Called in for a drink during the Bank Holiday weekend. Place was buzzing given good weather and Ed Sheehan concerts being held. Very decent selection of beer on tap including some local craft beers. They also so a really fine gin selection. Given its location...More

Thank Barry M
Reviewed April 24, 2018

Ate recently in the Fish bar in Electric, wasnt too busy but did fill up. Service got a bit muddled with a childs dish arriving before starters then an odd 30 min stall in service between a few starters and the mains. Decent calamari, average...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Had lunch at Electric restraunt today as it was my friends graduation from college, the restraunt was spotless the staff couldnt do enough for us imparticular Michael and Emer as i had requested they put my friends name on the top off the menu and...More

Thank Jenn B
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Electric is a good bar; you can either drink inside or chat outside at the outdoor tables. The staff are friendly and helpful. I often recommend it to visitors looking for somewhere to go in Cork. You can have a coffee during the day. I've...More

Thank ammdw
Reviewed September 14, 2017

We go here regularly all year round. It has a nice style and buzz. It is particularly appealing in the Summer when you can sit out in the sunshine beside the river and enjoy the world go by. They also do really good food both...More

Thank Jerry O
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Decided to eat in the bar rather than the restaurant. Good choice of drinks including cocktails. Had a sharing board for starter and main calamari and decided to try messy fries? Messy fries are chips in gravy and topped with cheese, and I loved them....More

Thank Truereview69a
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Looked forward visiting your place today, however I got really disappointed. I wanted to order food and also sit outside. The girl in the bar told me I had to find a place to sit first, and then come back to the bar and order....More

Thank Karin J
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