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The Migrant Worker (An Spailpin Fanac)

27-29 South Main Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 7949
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Traditional Irish Bar with the best beer served

It is a bit larger than other bars we visited and the bartender is not so friendly as usual but the... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Moscow, Russia
The way an irish pub should be

Live irish music. Peat burning. Brick works. Old rusty advertissement. Nice pint of... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
Reykjavik, Iceland
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27-29 South Main Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 7949
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

It is a bit larger than other bars we visited and the bartender is not so friendly as usual but the atmosphere and the beer are may be the best in the country!

Thank marinavolkovaserova
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Live irish music. Peat burning. Brick works. Old rusty advertissement. Nice pint of Beamish... Like in the travel brochure.

Thank JulliIceland
Reviewed 18 April 2017

An Spailpin Fanac is a superb traditional Irish pub. The interior is pretty spacious and it's never been overcrowded the times we've been there. There are also lots of cosy nooks if you want something more secluded. The décor is very authentic and traditional and...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I loved this pub! Good selection of beers, lovely atmosphere and absolutely amazing live traditional music... definitely worth to take a visit !

Thank giulia v
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Went to a table quiz in aid of Pieta House on Saturday night last. Plenty of space and the quiz was well organised. Finger food was very good. Great venue to have fun in. This is a good music venue and has a stage for...More

Thank donbosco2014
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

The Spailpin Fanac is my fav pub in Cork. The have live music almost every night. It's never so loud that you can't understand your friends. It's a great place for bigger groups. The rooms are very spacious, but a lot of little nooks too....More

Thank Fitzbadger
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This has got to be one of the best bars in Cork. Friendly staff, great beer, I think I counted 17 different drafts. And live music...

1  Thank Paddy G
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I was here for a few drinks recently. I forgot how good a bit or trad music in an Irish pub could be. There was a great atmosphere here and I will definitely be returning again soon. The decor is typical of an real Irish...More

Thank Cork08123
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Great homely pub in Cork City. Great spot to meet friends for a chat great drink also good staff there.

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Was following one of the self guided walking tours and decided to stop for a quick pint. Quiet and very traditional pub. Built in the 1700s with stone floors. Staff was very friendly.

Thank Helen J
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