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This Beloved Bar In Cork Will Re-Open This Summer With A €1.5m Makeover

By Sarah

March 25, 2017 at 12:10pm

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Anything to do with fresh oysters is the dream in our eyes, so the news that Cork's forgotten gem, The Oyster Tavern, is re-opening in June (the Bank Holiday weekend FYI) with a dedicated oyster bar and restaurant is so exciting.

The makeover of the 18th century-founded Oyster Tavern has been taken on by renowned restaurateur Alan Clancy who has 37 Dawson St, House, and The Ivy on his hands.

He's putting in a whopping €1.5m into the tavern's reboot which will restore many of the building's original features and classic mirrors, and if his other ventures are anything to go by then we have a feeling it's going to be a beaut.

Situated right beside the English Market is another bonus for the bar, as there are plans for much of the food produce to be sourced from the market's top-class traders.

“I’m very pleased to be involved in the Oyster,,” said Mr Clancy yesterday to the Irish Examiner. “It’s in a great development, and I believe there’s exciting times ahead for the city centre.

“It’s up and coming now once more.”

The Oyster Tavern's reopening is part of Cork city centre’s €50m Capitol shops, office and bar development.

We know where our June weekend trip is gonna be so!

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