Our Story


We welcome you to Gallagher’s Gastro Pub, named after the great guitarist, Rory Gallagher. Our family run business took over the iconic location of 32 MacCurtain Street and opened its doors in 2013. We are proud to have become part of Cork city’s vibrant culinary and entertainment scene. Our vision continues to be the development of one of Cork’s first “Gastro Pub” venues, where our customers have the very best of the three things we offer, food, music and drinks. Our ethos from the beginning has been to provide transparency and quality in everything we do. We pride ourselves on great customer service, a fantastic diverse food and drink offering and an atmosphere where our customers can relax and enjoy themselves. Located on MacCurtain Street, as part of the Victorian Quarter, the Gallagher’s team enjoy driving and participating in the vibrancy the street has to offer, as it continues to grow and flourish. Whether you’re a visitor to our great city or a local fellow citizen of Cork, our friendly staff make it their duty to ensure you have the ultimate “Gallagher’s Gastro Pub “experience during your time with us. 

Food in Cork



Our premises has a long history when in comes to pubs in Cork. The Gallagher’s tradition says “the spirits are in the walls”. Upholding this tradition Gallagher’s Gastro Pub, Cork brings a wide range of beers, wines and spirits. We are proud of our extensive drinks selection. Our passion lies in bringing you the best in Local Craft beers right through to the blissful botanicals of our gins. The famous Lady’s Well Brewery where Murphy Stout has been brewed for generations, is just a stone throw from us. Murphy stout has been delivered to this building going back through the ages and we continue to create history as we pour you the freshest quality pint! Be sure that having a pint of murphy Irish stout is on the top of your to do list of things to do in Cork. 

Food in Cork, Eat in Cork



Looking for somewhere to eat in Cork City? Our team in Gallagher’s kitchen combines tastes and flavours using cooking techniques old and new, to make you happy, as you enjoy the food we prepare for you. We are passionate about what we do, ranking as one of the best restaurants in Cork City. With Asian and Spanish street food influences, infused with the best local Cork produce, we work hard to create menu dishes that are delicious, exceed and over deliver on your expectations and treat you to a very pleasing dining experience in Cork. Enjoy your meal in our cosy surroundings and a drink at the bar after you’ve eaten.

Food in Cork



Music is an integral part of the Gallagher’s Gastro Pub, Cork experience. With music 7 nights a week in peak season, you are spoiled for choice. We are proud to showcase and support what Cork’s finest musicians and singers have to offer, so come and enjoy the many different musical tastes that come through our doors. Join us as we continue to support a range of local talent as we remember also to tip our hat to the great Rory Gallagher.

Food in Cork


So fancy somewhere to drink and eat in Cork City with an eclectic mix of local music? Look no further than Gallaghers Gastro Pub. 

To find out more about what Cork’s Victorian Quarter has to offer and to get a list of things to do in Cork visit: Victorian Quarter Cork.