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Rob Roy Bar, Cobh, Co Cork

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Great place for a Drink

Touring the town checking out the local pubs. This was a good stop. Live music session taking... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dale F
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Local spot

while visting cobh stopped off here, loved this great local pub. The bar was very busy with a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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The Rob Roy is a Traditional Irish Pub full of character and old world charm. It is recorded as "The Rob Roy & Commercial Inn" in Slaters 1846 Directory and "The Rob Roy Hotel" in 1867.Many emigrants spent their last night upstairs here before...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
2/3 Pearse Square, Cobh, Ireland
+353 21 481 1055
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Touring the town checking out the local pubs. This was a good stop. Live music session taking place. Very crowded but a lot of fun, many friendly people.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dale F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

while visting cobh stopped off here, loved this great local pub. The bar was very busy with a really good vibe. The bar has a large whiskey list and a really good gin selection as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank novaking
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

This was the first pub we visited in Ireland and it didn’t disappoint! Helen, Martin and Mel were welcoming and wonderful to chat with. The locals were very friendly too. We visited more than once!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JMMeyer174
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Popped in for a quick drink and found a new love for Murphy’s! Great service in interesting surroundings.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 163bailey
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Pub with great atmosphere and decoration Regular live music sessions with various artists playing Quick service at the bar, drinks reasonably priced Only bought one drink but there was no pressure to move on Would definitely go back again if I was in the area

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We arrived on a Seabourn cruise and asked the two tourist office ladies where we could get a traditional Irish evening and they named several. We passed the Rob Roy and popped in and spoke with the landlady. She informed us as it was Wednesday...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Colin M
Reviewed 24 July 2018

A warm welcome here and without a doubt one of the best pints of the black stuff ive had in fact we had several ,don't miss this place.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank richard c
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent local bar! We wandered in and were immediately welcomed by several locals. The liquor selection is top notch and the beer wa good and cold. We met the owner who was friendly and kind. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Cordes_jen
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We stopped off here after we came out of the Tatanic Experience which is across road from the pub. A warm welcome from the bar staff. We tried the Irish Coffee and also the Guinness was not disappointed. It's was good to learn that it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped in the pub and were greeted by the bar keep as old friends, so lovely. Drank a couple of Murphys stout, which were tasty. If they did food we would have temained here for dinner. A great stop in a traditional Irish pub.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank CarolLKnowles
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22 May 2015|
Response from 504jimmyd | Reviewed this property |
My guess is that the owner (Martin) does accept itinerant Scottish musicians,,,to have a drink and some fun. Whether or not he'd allow you to play Scottish music in an Irish pub - well that's up to him. You know what... More