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The Wholy Grain - CLOSED

2 Washington Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 8008
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
9 Jun 2016
“Used to be a wonderful place to have breakfast but now it is closed”
22 Mar 2015
“Coffee is like tar”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2 Washington Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

From one day to another they closed. Actually I went into the shop and looked quiet confused at the builders who just started to revamp the place. They used to have great collection of sandwiches and bread. Each sandwich was hand made freshly for you....More

Thank Asset B
Reviewed 23 March 2015 via mobile

I didn't enjoy my experience here at all. Its dark and drab inside and there is no atmosphere in my opinion. I had watery soup which was allegedly potato and leek and soda bread that contained an overpowering amount of soda! I couldn't eat it...More

Thank Irish L
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Nice atmosphere , the staff was very friendly .Food was amazing, special sandwiche nr 1 on granary bread !!!! We definitely will be back :)

Thank ncjndcnksdnvbvhbv
Reviewed 15 September 2014

Dropped in late afternoon today for a quick coffee , scone and sandwich with my boyfriend. The service was really good my coffee was made as soon as i ordered and i also got a scone and the butter/jam was handily at the till to...More

Thank niamhs456
Reviewed 14 August 2014

We popped in here for a quick bite to eat while visiting Cork city and the 3pm slump was hitting us. Service was OK, it was slightly slow but nothing that bothered us too much. We got Soup, a couple of sandwiches and some tea...More

Thank Donal R
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

Do not go here. Awful customer service. Haven't had worse. Ran out of basics such as red & brown sauce for full Irish breakfast. No butter provided for toast. Seemed to be a real struggle for staff to provide wifi password. Strongly advise to avoid...More

Thank Familyreport
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

Went here for breakfast with 5 people. The cafe was empty aside from us. We all ordered coffees and eggs on toast. We waited for over 25 minutes before we got any of our coffees and and our food arrived about 5 minutes after that....More

Thank Hana L
Reviewed 22 May 2014

Good place for a snack and coffee in a handy location in cork. Soup is especially nice! Get a window seat and gawk at the passers by while you munch your panini.

Thank Birdymeat
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Wow, they don;t stint on the bread here. Stopped for breakfast and had scrambled egg on toast. The bread is lovely, toasts well and you get huge thick slices of it. Nice place for a hangover breakfast of a bit of lunch.

Thank TinyKitchen
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Awesome sandwich! Thick, chewy bread! I thoroughly enjoyed this sandwich! Prices were relatively cheap for the area

Thank Angie P
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 6 - USD 16
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Washington Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 8008
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