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Crawford Gallery Cafe

Emmet Place, Cork, Ireland (Centre)
(021) 4274415
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Ranked #118 of 452 Restaurants in Cork
Cuisines: Irish, British
Neighborhood: Centre
Most recent review
- Aug 11, 2014
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Centre
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87% Recommend
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English first
Waterford, Ireland
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Having walked around the Gallery, we were in great need for the services of this Cafe, and they did not let us down. It is good to know, however, that on busy days, they cannot serve tea/coffee only after 12.00 noon.

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Cork, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Love this cafe. Often go in while my son attends art class in the gallery. Have eaten beautiful lunches in here

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London, England, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I went here to meet a cousin from the area who had recommended it. It looks very ordinary when you peek in, but there's a reason for the steady stream of customers and that's the good food at reasonable prices. I had tasty fresh salmon fishcakes, served with a very good roasted red pepper aioli and green salad. The aioli... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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278 reviews 278 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
287 helpful votes 287 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The Gallery Café is as described inside the Cork Crawford Gallery. It is situated on the ground floor and is always full of a mixture of visitors to the gallery, students and shoppers. Its pretty large inside and does lovely scones, carrot cake, and various other delicacies that go well with a cup of Earl Grey or cup of Latte.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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84 reviews 84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We enjoyed lunch at this cafe on Saturday afternoon last (March 29th) following a recommendation. When we were seated we were immediately brought a jug of water and some wonderful home-made brown bread. The menu was a little unusual, with bone marrow featuring on several items. My husband ordered the mackerel, served with baby potatoes & spinach which was very... More

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Top Contributor
158 reviews 158 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Had lunch here recently and hadn't been here in a while. The light, art filled,high ceilinged airy room is an ideal lunch spot. The menu is minimal with few choices and seems to have been cleverly designed for maximum profit with minimum cooking and preparation and there is nothing wrong with that. The day I was there I noted wild... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I've visited this cafe several times for lunch recently. The food is excellent. The menu is quite small and what they do they do well. Mushroom & spinach pancake, fish & chips, a savoury tart, bacon & cabbage were just some of the options available on my most recent visit. There is always a good selection of delicious home made... More

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

I ate here yesterday for lunch. All three of us ordered the tart for over €10 each. It was such a rip off. One small, poor quality and soggy slice with some pickled cucumber and a few lettuce leaves. We also ordered a bottle of white wine that came warm. Overall I would not recommend this place. Go elsewhere for... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Ate here one weekend recently and found it to be an excellent, reasonably-priced spot for a casual lunch. Located right in the city centre on the gallery's ground floor the cafe does a very good lunch menu. I tried the minute steak which Had good flavour and came with some excellent chips and a slightly thick garlic sauce. My dining... More

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Galway, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Used to live near this Café and ate there a lot but moved away a few years ago. Staff seemed to have changed since then but had lunch on a Saturday @ 3 (usually a nice quiet time) and staff were friendly and helpful. We both had the cup of soap with a brown bread, relish, cheese sandwich which was... More

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