Irish microbrewery Cork & Barrel to open in Round Rock and 4 other business updates

A combination of Irish pub culture and Texan hospitality, Cork & Barrel Craft Kitchen + Microbrewery is expected to open in Round Rock in November. (Courtesy Cork & Barrel)
A combination of Irish pub culture and Texan hospitality, Cork & Barrel Craft Kitchen + Microbrewery is expected to open in Round Rock in November. (Courtesy Cork & Barrel)

A combination of Irish pub culture and Texan hospitality, Cork & Barrel Craft Kitchen + Microbrewery is expected to open in Round Rock in November. (Courtesy Cork & Barrel)

A new restaurant and microbrewery is set to open in Round Rock this fall, a blend between an authentic Irish pub experience and traditional Texan hospitality. Continue reading for more about Cork & Barrel Craft Kitchen + Microbrewery and four other business updates in Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto.

Coming soon: Cork & Barrel Craft Kitchen + Microbrewery

Cork & Barrel Craft Kitchen + Microbrewery is expected to open at 4000 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock, in November. Cork & Barrel will include an on-site microbrewery and outdoor beer garden, company representatives confirmed Aug. 30. 512-582-0155. www.corkandbarrelpub.com

Now open: Wildflower Lashes at the Creek

Wildflower Lashes at the Creek opened July 14 at 95 Twin Ridge Parkway, Round Rock. Services include eyelash extensions, brow shaping and waxing, eyebrow tinting and lash lifts.


During the pandemic, services are offered by appointment only, with clients asked to wait in their car upon arrival. Wearing masks and following social distancing guidelines are required while in the studio. 512-690-4333. www.vagaro.com/us04/wildflowerlashes

Coming soon: Austin Oral Surgery

Austin Oral Surgery will open a Pflugerville location this fall. Located at 1601 E. Pflugerville Parkway, Bldg. 2, Ste. 2101, the office will be run by Dr. David Szalay. Austin Oral Surgery specializes in a range of dental surgeries, including wisdom teeth removal, corrective jaw surgery and dental implants. 512-956-4466. www.austinoralsurgery.com

Now open: StretchLab

StretchLab opened a studio at 2800 S. Interstate-35, Ste. 105, Round Rock, on Aug. 30. StretchLab offers one-on-one and small-group assisted stretching services. 512-717-6696. www.stretchlab.com/location/roundrock

Now open: Wendy’s

Wendy’s celebrated the grand opening of its location at 70 Chris Kelley Blvd., Hutto, on Aug. 31. The chain restaurant’s menu includes hamburgers, sandwiches, salads, Frostys and desserts, among others. www.wendys.com

By Kelsey Thompson
Kelsey Thompson is the reporter for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, where her work focuses on education, city government and community development. Originally from Upstate New York, Kelsey relocated to Austin after graduating from Syracuse University in May 2019.


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