Our Story

Reardens first opened its doors in 1835 and has been thriving as a famous landmark in Cork ever since. Situated on the bustling street known as Washington Street, the bar is famous across Ireland as Cork’s largest bar venue for live music, entertainment and a place that welcomes sport enthusiasts to watch live matches on the mega screen. The bar attracts live acts from all over Ireland and has become the place to be for entertainment in Cork City.

This traditional bar is also full of eccentric corners and seating areas, whether it is next to the open fire or in front of the action on the MEGA screen – There is a seat for everyone to enjoy the experience at Reardens.

Historical GAA and Rugby match programs and tickets line the walls of the bar symbolising how deep-rooted Rearden’s passion for sport and Ireland goes. A feature wall also displays carefully sourced Hurley’s that have stood the test of time, each with their own story.

Reardens is the centre point for providing multiple venues to feed your senses. Whether it be chilling out with a cocktail or dancing your heart out, the atmosphere is set for you to enjoy the variety of venues created.

Come and experience the electric atmosphere be it for a night of entertainment, to support your favourite team, or maybe even a meal and a drink.