• 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.

  • He was friend and foe to the Indians. Recommended by the infamous American Civil War commander General Custer. Leader of the brave. A gallant soldier belonging to one of Cork’s most renowned families. Midleton’s hero. His name? J.J. Coppinger. Wounded and survived the second Battle of Bull Run,...
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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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    Drop in and try our Whiskey of the Month - PRIZEFIGHT Irish Whiskey. Tasting notes; fresh and clean with fruit, floral, and spice notes. Sweet and refreshing up front, followed by a subtle hint of bitterness and a spicy finish.

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  • December Music Entertainment

    FRIDAY 1ST AFTER WORK CLUB + DJ, 6-9PM
    SATURDAY 2ND COSMIC FUNK
    SUNDAY 3RD JOE BLACK, 6PM

    THURSDAY 7TH JACKDAW SESSIONS
    FRIDAY 8TH AFTER WORK CLUB + DJ, 6-9PM
    PAUL MURPHY & GUESTS, 10.30PM
    SATURDAY 9TH PROJECT 37
    SUNDAY 10TH SHAMBOOLA, 6PM

    THURSDAY 14TH JACKDAW SESSIONS
    FRIDAY 15TH AFTER WORK CLUB + DJ, 6-9PM
    THE SEA CAPTAINS 10.30PM
    SATURDAY 16TH ELEAMENO #LATEBAR
    SUNDAY 17TH JULIA HALTIGAN, 6PM

    THURSDAY 21ST JACKDAW SESSIONS
    FRIDAY 22ND AFTER WORK CLUB + DJ, 6-9PM
    CILLIAN & PEADAR, 10.30PM #LATEBAR
    SATURDAY 23RD FINNEGANS WAKE #LATEBAR

    ST. STEPHEN'S DAY TUESDAY 26TH
    RESIDENT DJ, 6-9PM + GROOVE COLLECTIVE
    #LATEBAR
    WEDNESDAY 27TH GAELIC BREW
    THURSDAY 28TH JACKDAW SESSIONS
    FRIDAY 29TH AFTER WORK CLUB + DJ, 6-9PM
    SATURDAY 30TH IFUNK #LATEBAR
    NEW YEAR'S EVE SUNDAY 31ST
    ANNA MITCHELL & GUESTS, 6PM + UV5, 11PM
    #LATEBAR
    WOMEN'S LITTLE CHRISTMAS SATURDAY 6TH
    THE PAT FITZ BAND

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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
  • Gift Card

    Give the Gift of the J.J. Coppinger's experience to a friend or colleague!

    The J.J.Coppinger's Gift Card
    $50.00 - $200.00
    From business lunches to family celebrations to romantic dates, a J.J. Coppinger's gift card is the perfect present. Choose from a range of gift values and one of the General's troops will post the gift card to an address of choice in Ireland, free of charge. (expires within 12 months of date of purchase)
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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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