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Market Lane

5/6 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork T12 T959, Ireland
+353 21 427 4710
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5/6 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork T12 T959, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food always good here lunch and dinner plenty of choices. Service can be slow occasionally and frustrating that you can’t book for tables of 2-4 so can wait long if the place is busy but it’s worth it

Thank Sarahob91
Reviewed 4 days ago

We're regulars in Market Lane and it consistently serves good quality food at reasonable prices. I opted for two starters, the scallops which was a really generous portion and the duck. With three glasses of albarino and two gin and tonics our total bill came...More

Thank Redpinkrose
Reviewed 5 days ago

Though it was Saturday, very busy and I had no reservation I was seated in no time at all (unlike another place a few doors down where they claimed to be fully booked and obviously weren't). Order was taken but took some time in delivering,...More

Thank Ingrid M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We saw this place in a couple of brochures and had to try. It was just the two of us so need need for a reservation. A Monday night and the place was packed and when you taste the food you'll know why. The menu...More

Thank Gregory K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Market lane is constantly at the top of its game. Prices are creeping up and government need to look at the vat rates overall in the catering industry.Full marks for innovation and variety. Well done all.

Thank Cork811
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to Market Lane with my family and we had a great dinner. The waiters take care of you and the food is delicious! It can be difficult to get in so I'd suggest to make a reservation to make sure to find a...More

Thank Elisa Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent lunch in Marketlane. The staff are so lovely and friendly. The food is consistently good. It's in a great location.i often stop on a sunny afternoon for a mint tea and sit outside watching the city bustle by

Thank daraphilpott
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very enjoyable meal. The menu is interesting and the quality of food is excellent and not expensive. The service was excellent. This is a popular and busy restaurant. We had no booking on a Friday night but only had to wait about...More

Thank DCEI
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place, it’s always busy but they’re fair with you and tell you how long you’ll have to wait. [Reservations only for groups of 6+.] If you prefer, you can pop out and they’ll phone you when your table is ready or you...More

Thank Niel-Wolverhampton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I just keep going back especially if we have Visitors staying. Friendly, helpful staff, great service & food. I’m lactose intolerant and they have a separate menu to cater for this which I think I fab! It has some to suit everyone!

Thank Helen T
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Sarah K
8 February 2017|
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Response from Cork08123 | Reviewed this property |
cafe paradiso is the spot if your looking for an extensive vegitarian menu. it's a great spot and delicious even if your not a vegitarian
11 October 2016|
Response from Yvonne C | Reviewed this property |
Hi I am afraid I did not need to check this as neither I nor my friend had cause to regards Yvoinne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5/6 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork T12 T959, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 4710
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Market Lane is an award winning restaurant and bar over two floors that offers great food, amazing value and friendly service always. Where possible we use ingredients from The English Market and local artisan producers to make up our menu which has a wide range of fish, salads, meat, game and sandwiches, in addition to coeliac and vegetarian dishes and a healthy kids menu. We brew our own beer next door, have a coffee blend exclusive to us and use herbs from our greenhouse. Take a virtual tour or make a booking on our website.
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