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The Blackbird Bar

Main Street, Ballycotton, Ireland
+353 87 120 4023
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fish n chips” (3 reviews)
“spring rolls” (2 reviews)
“monkfish” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Irish
Main Street, Ballycotton, Ireland
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

The fish and chips are excellent. My husband had the spring rolls and they were not as good. The bar is very cosy and laid back. The place has a good vibe to it.

Thank Louise P
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

A nice fishermen village, with a small fishing harbour and 2 small islands facing it. One has a lighthouse which can be visited in summer. Worth the visit. Same for the bar. It has live music (not when we came), it’s warm and cozy with...More

Thank nunon192
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Went to this bar on a Monday night, had a snack and listened to a duo playing mostly Irish music, they encouraged someone from the audience to play a musical instrument for some songs. A very enjoyable evening.

Thank knitter18
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We called into the Blackbird Bar on a wet rainy Sunday in early August. The ambience in the pub was really electric - a local GAA match on the tv was creating a great level of noise in the bar. We enjoyed some really good...More

Thank Mayfane
Reviewed 3 September 2017

When you step into this bar you will automaticly feel welcome ! The field kitchen rocks this place and the people are really kind ! When you`ve been sitting there for some time and listened to the live music you`ll get in a good mood....More

Thank Meinolf T
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We went into this pub it was a little full in the front of the bar so we went to the back the staff were not very friendly the toilets could do with be done up we went out the back it has lovely outside...More

Thank Melissamurphy123
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Brilliant pub. Just brilliant. Lovely staff, beautifully decorated, great atmosphere and a super little chip van out the back. A great idea and excellently executed. My only regret was that I couldn't stay longer. The Blackbird, like Ballycotten itself, is a hidden gem and is...More

Thank beavis7777
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Dropped in here yesterday for some food and drinks. Wow! Great traditional style pub that is friendly and also welcomes dogs. Food is amazing.

Thank Geoff N
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We called in without an reservation. There is a truck or a caravan just behind the pub. Here they cook burgers fish chips and plenty of good food. Myself my wife went with the fish and chips all my daughter went for a burger and...More

Thank Grundy63
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely pub and very family friendly. The food was lovely and the atmosphere was really welcoming. So quaint just like a typical Irish pub. A great beer garden out the back as well.

Thank RoisinK14
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Irish
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Ballycotton, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Ballycotton
  • Phone Number: +353 87 120 4023
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