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As charming as it is historic

Absolutely adored The Mutton Lane Inn. If you love your pints by the light of a fair few tapered... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Haylee D
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Best Pub and best barman in Cork

We spent 2 days in Cork and I'm currently writing this while having a pint of Beamish in the bar... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mark W
Melbourne, Australia
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Mutton Lane, Cork T12 RV07, Ireland
+353 21 427 3471
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely adored The Mutton Lane Inn. If you love your pints by the light of a fair few tapered candles and with some eclectic but iconic tunes thrown in, with a smattering of dimly lit romantic history and intrigue, just book your damn flights already....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 2 days in Cork and I'm currently writing this while having a pint of Beamish in the bar. It's such an amazing place. It's a cosy bar and Rudi the batman is fantastic. So welcoming and knowledgeable about the area. We've been in...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the oldest pubs in Cork, down a alley way close to the English Market.. Beer and atmosphere superb... It doesn't come more authentic than thid

Thank PaulrSunderland
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Tough place to find, walked right by it twice in the meat market in Cork, but it was worth searching for. Terrific history. Had a local stout on tab, good and cold! Friendly bartender

Thank Rougeson
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful little pub situated down the bottom of mutton hill lane. Oldest pub in cork -1790 I think .. old fashioned interior with wonderful ambiance. Candlelit, lovely rickety tables, chairs but you can smell the history!! Recommended for the craic

Thank Ruel D
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

This place has so much character that I bet if you looked up character in the dictionary it would say Mutton Lane Inn. The young Irish girl behind the bar was very friendly and rather curiously the music was classic british and american rock. Great...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

I have been visiting Mutton Lane off and on for the past 30 years and it has retained the old world charm I have always found so inviting. I left Ireland many years ago but I come back to visit every year and no trip...More

Thank GerryC400
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

History is on the alley walls, you must find this hidden gem, and enjoy a pint, as you look at the mural of its history

Thank inspectrdad
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

So I did some research about Cork before I came, and The Mutton Lane ended at the top of my list. And after some walking around I finally found this “Diagonal Alley” looking pub going centuries back. And people this is really worth visiting!! I...More

1  Thank Snorre1975
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

I was in Cork for less than two hours in the afternoon while doing a tour to Blarney Castle. I wandered around the city and happened to come across the Mutton Lane Inn. It looked cool and I was right. I popped in for a...More

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May 5, 2018|
Response from Conor L | Property representative |
Hi Dazse, afraid not but head to Sin é on Coburg Street for some traditional Irish music - Cork's best session!