• Established in Midleton 2016

    J.J. Coppinger: American Civil War hero, Cork’s gallant champion, and name to Midlelton’s newest bar at 55 Main Street.

    A modern bar in a historical setting.

     

    A spirited venue where great friends can

    gather to share tipples and tales, trade war stories, be wined and dined, catch up over a coffee, witness heroic sporting feats on game day, soak up live retro tunes full of style and swag, and raise a glass to the legend himself.

     

     

    This 156 year old gothic revival style building maintains its original architectural splendour while blending some modern touches.

     

    J.J. Coppinger's is dedicated to advancing the art and practice of hospitality for all residents of and visitors to Midleton. This stunningly designed town centre bar, inspired by classical and contemporary tastes, offers patrons an opportunity to unwind among chattering folk in a laid back yet up-beat atmosphere.

     

    From business lunches to family celebrations to romantic first dates, J.J. Coppinger's caters to patron's every whim.

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    The decor is eclectic; aged mirrors, solid timberfloors, exposed brick & stoned walls, marble fireplace & brass light fittings.

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    The bar is stacked with a selection of whiskeys, while memorabilia honouring the fearless Irish who fought in the American Civil War is to be found throughout the venue, adding to the sense of history within these time wornwalls.

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    J.J. Coppinger's retains the charm and characteristics of this grand 19th century listed building while adding some contemporary class in keeping with the palpable architectural beauty of this establishment.

  • Whiskey Experience

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    J.J.Coppinger's is located 300 metres from The Jameson Experience. Our neighbour on Distillers Walk is the world largest distiller of Irish whiskey and a much-celebrated home to a whiskey distillery since 1825. Our Whiskey Bar pays homage to Midleton's world renowned tradition of distilling.

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    Stocking a growing selection of 100 whiskeys, we are East Cork's premier whiskey bar. While exploring Ireland's Ancient East or after a tour of the distillery, call in for an authentic Irish experience and be entertained by our Whiskey Academy trained bartenders.

     

     

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    J.J.Coppinger’s is home to a display cabinet containing a very special collection of Midleton Very Rare Whiskeys, valued at approximately €60,000. The collection is one of only 6 in the world and is currently one shy of completion (a Midleton Very Rare 1988).

    A whiskey uprising kicked-off on 55 Main Street, Midleton in February 2017 as J.J. Coppinger's bar held ‘The Whiskey Rebellion’, in association with Irish Distillers.

     

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    We celebrate each Wednesday with whiskey sour specials for €5 each. We continue the 19th Century tradition in making a whiskey sour using the following ingredients:

    • 50ml of Jameson Black Barrel
    • 25ml of freshly-squeezed lemon juice
    • 15ml of sugar syrup
    • 15ml of egg white
    • 3 dashes of bitters
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    The Irishman Single Malt is now available at J.J. Coppinger's for the entire month of September at our Whiskey Of The Month special price of €5.

    On September 21st, we are hosting The General's Masterclass With Walsh Whiskey, where guests will be guided on the amazing flavours and fabulous taste combinations of whiskey & food pairings. Tickets are available here.

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  • September Music Entertainment

    Saturday 2nd - The Stars
    Sunday 3rd - Peader O'Callaghan

    Thursday 7th - The Jackdaw Sessions, 9pm
    Saturday 9th - Project 37
    Sunday 10th - Myles Gaffney, 6pm

    Thursday 14th - The Jackdaw Sessions, 9pm
    Saturday 16th - Phoenix
    Sunday 17th - Roy Buckley, 6pm

    Thursday 21st - The Jackdaw Sessions, 6pm
    Saturday 23rd - Area 5100​
    Sunday 24th - Lannigan's Ball

    Thursday 28th - The Jackdaw Sessions, 6pm
    Saturday 30th - iFunk
    Sunday 1st Oct - Jimmy Lee

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    The story is thick and rich – littered with folklore, seductive mythology and a quick Irish wit.

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    55 Main Street, Midleton
    (021) 463 4914
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  • 55 Main Street, Midleton

    J.J. Coppinger’s stands in celebration of Cork’s hometown hero. Located at 55 Main Street, Midleton in a stately historic building, this elegant cultural bar retains its old world architecture whilst punctuating antiquated charm with streamlined style and contemporary edge.

     

    Cork on the south coast is the fulcrum that connects both Ireland’s Ancient East and the Wild Atlantic Way and is the simultaneous gateway to both regions.

     

    Come drink to history.

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