Restaurants

Top Choice International in Cork City

Nash 19

A superb bistro and deli where locally sourced food is honoured at breakfast and lunch, either sit-in or take away. Fresh scones draw in the crowds early; daily lunch specials (soups, salads, desserts etc), free-ran…
Top Choice Cafe in Cork City

Farmgate Cafe

An unmissable experience at the heart of the English Market, the Farmgate is perched on a balcony overlooking the food stalls below, the source of all that fresh local produce on your plate – everything from crab an…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Cork City

Cafe Paradiso

A contender for best restaurant in town of any genre, Paradiso serves contemporary vegetarian dishes, including vegan fare: how about confit artichokes, broad beans and scallions with lemon risotto and hazelnut crum…
Top Choice Irish in Cork City

Market Lane

It’s always hopping at this bright corner bistro. The menu is broad and hearty, changing to reflect what’s fresh at the English Market: perhaps roast cod with seaweed butter sauce, or pea and barley risotto with goa…
Tapas in Cork City

Feed Your Senses

This tiny tapas restaurant may be a bit cramped and cluttered but it only adds to the sense you're getting a home-cooked meal made with love. A great wine selection and flavoursome dishes make it an authentic Medite…
Teahouse in Cork City

Tara's Team Room

You’ll search a long time to find a cuter cafe in Ireland than this place. The vintage decor manages to be kitsch yet charming and food is served on china plates. Good for a meal or just a fresh cake and tea (made w…
Modern Irish in Cork City

Jacques Restaurant

Sisters Jacqueline and Eithne Barry draw on a terrific network of local suppliers that they've built up over three decades to help them realise their culinary ambitions – the freshest Cork food cooked simply, withou…
Cafe in Cork City

Filter

The quintessential Cork espresso bar, Filter is a carefully curated shrine to coffee nerdery, from the rough-and-ready retro decor to the highly knowledgable baristas serving up expertly brewed shots made with singl…
Burgers in Cork City

Gourmet Burger Bistro

At this chic, minimalist spot, organic burgers span the globe: from Asian (lamb kofta with mango) to Spanish (chicken, chorizo and manchego), American (with bacon, Monterey jack cheese and barbecue sauce), French (w…
Modern European in Cork City

Cornstore

Buzzing day and night, this modern restaurant has a swish bar, where you can enjoy creative cocktails while waiting for a table. Some tables are minute – if you're having the amazing house special of lobster hold ou…