Eat and Drink in Cork

One of the best black puddings in Ireland is produced to a secret recipe in Clonakilty and features on many local restaurant menus. This too is made from blood, but it really is one you should try.

In more recent times a new tradition of cheese-making has emerged and some really world class cheeses are produced locally. Look out for Milleens, Durrus, Gubbeen, Gabriel and Desmond in particular.

The talent for food is abundant, and Cork city has plenty of great eateries, so we’ve drawn up a nifty list (in no particular order!) some of the best places to go for food when in Cork.

Café Paradiso
This vegetarian restaurant on Lancaster Quay is a haven for any foodies, they are super inventive in their cooking and incorporate styles from all across the globe for their dishes. You’d be mental trying to get in here without a booking though, so always ring ahead.

This swanky bar does everything from tapas to amazing charcuterie boards, hefty burgers and delicious wings. Come for the food, stay for the gorgeous décor and generous wine measures.

Jacobs On The Mall
Located right beside the English Market, this restaurant uses only the freshest produce in their dishes, and it shows in their top notch food!

Jacques Restaurant
These guys have been in business for 30 years, and they serve simple fresh Cork food, bursting with flavour, in a friendly relaxed atmosphere..



Cork County restaurants offer different cuisine whether its French, Irish, Vegetarian, Seafood, Contemporary, International, European, American and eclectic. Cork County Restaurant can also be classified according to price whether its expensive, upscale, mid-range and budget friendly.
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Pubs and Bars in Cork

Pubs & Bars

Cork County has many bars and pubs open to public which you can enjoy along with friends and family. They offer some unique and delicious beer exclusively for their establishment. Some also offer imported and expensive wines. They also offer some great mixes that suits your taste.
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Cafes and Delis

Cafes & Delis

Cafe Bar Deli offers great food, cooked simply & served in a comfortable but bustling atmosphere in the heart of Cork city. Enjoy a fine home-made baking, hand crafted sandwiches and wholesome soups using locally sourced ingredients, fresh from farm to fork.
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