The Cocktail Bar

The River Lee, Western Road, Cork, Ireland, T12 X2AH
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Afternoon Tea Menu 12 noon until 17:30

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About The Cocktail Bar

Oozing style and glamour, The Cocktail Bar is a chic, modern take on a mid-20th century cocktail bar. Here you’ll find rich textures. a magnificent hand-carved mahogany bar with white marble top and a wonderfully relaxing ambience.

Rare whiskeys from neighboring Middleton, South East Cork are served in bespoke crystal cut glassware, handcrafted in Criostal na Rinne.

Serving up tasty interpretations on classic blends, alongside bold, imaginative cocktails, The Cocktail Bar ticks all the boxes for cocktail and whiskey aficionados.

Cuisine: Afternoon Tea
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

The staff were so helpful and very friendly...I loved the atmosphere was amazing I would highly recommend going for afternoon tea..

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Dear Deirdre Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience. I am delighted to see you had an enjoyable afternoon Tea. I will pass your comments on to our culinary team here. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the near future Kind Regards Pierce Lowney General Manager The River Club Cork

Responded On Monday, 09 March 2020
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Visited On Monday, 24 February 2020

Excellent in every way

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Dear Bernardine Thanks so much for your lovely feedback! I will share it with our team here, and we do look forward to inviting you back in the bear future Kind Regards Pierce Lowney General Manager The River Club

Responded On Friday, 28 February 2020
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Visited On Sunday, 23 February 2020

Really fantastic day! Staff were lovely

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Visited On Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Great food, great service! With was a lovely experience!

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Visited On Thursday, 13 February 2020

We had a lovely afternoon and thoroughly enjoyed our Afternoon Tea! Great value in lovely surroundings. Service was impeccable, friendly and warm. Kudos to our server ( I didn’t get her name) Definitely we will return..soon I hope!

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Dear Nicola Thanks so much for your lovely feedback! I will share it with our team here, and we do look forward to inviting you back in the bear future Kind Regards Pierce Lowney General Manager The River Club

Responded On Friday, 28 February 2020
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Visited On Friday, 24 January 2020

Myself and my friend had a wonderful time at our Afternoon Tea in The River Lee. I feel their Afternoon Tea offers an extra special touch than any other I've been to. A lot of thought has been but into the menu and the setting is relaxing. The staff are lovely, attentive, competent and friendly. We'll definitely be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

5 star service and food, beautiful beverages and chic decor! Highly recommend and will become a frequent visitor!

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Visited On Sunday, 12 January 2020

Absolutely fabulous surroundings and spectacular food ! Looking forward to our next afternoon tea .

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Visited On Monday, 06 January 2020

Beautiful place so relaxing and the staff were so helpful

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Visited On Sunday, 05 January 2020

Lovely day with the best company and great food. Really enjoyed our recent trip to the River Lee Hotel. The lady that served us went out of her way on several occasions to accommodate us. We were really impressed. Will definitely recommend!

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Visited On Thursday, 02 January 2020

We enjoyed afternoon tea at River Lee immensely. Taylor looked after us in a friendly and professional manner, service was prompt. We will definitely return

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Food very good. Staff excellent.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 December 2019

Lovely relaxing festive afternoon tea.

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Visited On Sunday, 22 December 2019

Service was excellent, and food and drink really lovely and festive.

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Really nice, very friendly service

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Visited On Monday, 09 December 2019

Excellent from start to finish

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Visited On Monday, 02 December 2019

Enjoyed the wonderful Festive Afternoon Tea here recently. The food was delicious and to a high quality with very generous portions. It was hard to choose a favourite from all we got but the spiced beef sandwich and the mini Baileys cheesecake were my favourite. Service was 5 star and the atmosphere was so relaxing and festive. A very enjoyable experience and I would highly recommend and will return.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

Fantastic spot. Beautiful food and very friendly staff. The non alcoholic cocktail and treat were lovely additions too.

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Visited On Friday, 18 October 2019

Fantastic service as always. I love coming here for afternoon tea, the atmosphere is so relaxed. Beautiful setting.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 October 2019

Your staff were absolutely superb, dealt with my coeliac issues brlliantly and nothing was too much trouble. It was a fantastic way to spend a Saturday afternoon.

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Visited On Tuesday, 08 October 2019

Stunning food excellent service, though I am dissatisfied that a little something wasn't provided for my toddler, as had been on a previous visit.

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Visited On Monday, 30 September 2019

The waiter was very helpful and friendly. Top marks for him. Food was only ok. Found it a bit odd having afternoon tea in the lobby area, would have preferred it in the bar area.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 September 2019

Service was excellent as was the setting, and decoration. I personally liked the healthy take on afternoon tea but others might be a bit disappointed. I would advertise that it is not a traditional afternoon tea which would actually draw some people in.

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Visited On Saturday, 21 September 2019

The afternoon tea at the River Lee Hotel was superb! My old friend and I were having a long needed catch up and the hotel, ambiance and food were amazing. The two gorgeous ladies in attendance on the day were warm, friendly, helpful and graciously even took a few pics for us before we departed. Thanks to all, most sincerely, you have left a lasting memory for us and we will return again soon! Keep doing what you are doing and thank you all. Best, Michelle.

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Excellent service by the waitress. She went above and beyond to make the afternoon special. She is a Great asset to the hotel.

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