The Blackbird is a charming old fisherman’s pub in the picturesque fishing village of Ballycotton. And its big attraction – apart from the cosy bar and friendly welcome – is the Field Kitchen seafood shack, in the walled courtyard at the back. Serving up fish n’chips and other classics, with ingredients straight from the sea below.
The Blackbird, Ballycotton is a charming traditional Irish pub in the picturesque fishing village of Ballycotton, East Cork. Renowned for popular Live Music, Craft Beers, Extensive Whiskey and Gin collections, welcoming staff, fantastic family beer garden, great craic and delicious hand-made and locally sourced food from The Field Kitchen, The Blackbird is the perfect place to socialize and party when in East Cork.
Only 35 minutes East from Cork city and close to the home of Jameson Whiskey, Midleton. The Blackbird is an authentic local Irish village pub decorated traditionally with a rustic and genuine ambience. Jameson whiskey bottles with candles light the comfortable bar, Singer sewing machine leg tables and wood burners and an open fire make the bar warming and comforting in the winter.
In summer at The Blackbird, you can enjoy the spacious, attractive and child friendly beer garden. Set amongst the ruins of the oldest part of Ballycotton village, the beer garden makes the perfect party venue and ideal for the ‘Afters’ of wedding parties, Birthdays, Christenings, Communions, Confirmations or any occasion, alternatively, make spending the afternoon in the Blackbird beer garden with friends and family an occasion itself!
Mundy, Liam Reilly, Juliet Turner, Glen Hansard, Gina, Dublin City Ramblers and Toy Soldier are amongst those who have played in the ‘Back room’ at The Blackbird.
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We look forward to welcoming you to The Blackbird, Ballycotton soon… Ballycotton is not on the tourist track but that is part of its charm. We are worth making a detour too and rumor has it that it rains less in Ballycotton than anywhere else in Ireland!