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5 Oliver Plunkett St., Cork c2, Ireland
0214274710
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Ranked #2 of 466 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Irish
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Market Lane is an award winning restaurant and bar over two floors that offers great food and amazing value. 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. Take a virtual tour or make a booking on our website.
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Firstly I'd like to point out that I work on South Mall and eat here quite often for work events and for lunch generally. The food is tasty and reasonable for the most part and always busy with a great atmosphere. On Saturday last however my friend and I both had a warm chicken salad and there was a bug... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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25 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Went for lunch. Soup of the day unavailable at 12.45! Had a chicken sandwich - very meagrely filled with scraps of dry chicken between slabs of bread. Unimpressed.

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Tuam, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

What a lovely restaurant, ate here on Saturday 17th January. As there were only two of us a reservation wasn't possible so we called in at 7.45pm, the place was buzzing and we were told to call back at 9.30pm and a table would be available. We had anticipated this and enjoyed a couple of drinks across the street while... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I was glad to get a table here at around 2pm Sunday having failed on Saturday. Open 1-0 Sunday and the lunch or set menu available. I had the set menu which was excellent value at eu22.50. Duck liver and pork terrine followed by smoked haddock on a potato cake. Dessert and coffee also included. I have to say the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Very friendly restaurant, very tasty food, prices are not bad but I don't mind a bit extra for good food. My partner does not eat meat and here they have lovely vegetarian choices. They do a good deal of 3 courses for €22.50 between 1-7pm on Sundays and 5-7pm Mon-Thursdays. Always buzzing when we are there. We had a good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

My wife and I had dinner on Saturday night and it started off "we're very busy tonight and short staffed " we ordered our meal and wine our food came my wife had goats cheese pithivier with no BEETROOT JAM OR CRISPY KALE and I had the HOT SMOKED SALMON ,IRISH PRAWN AND CRAB PARCELS ,THE SALMON WAS NOT SMOKED... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This is a charming we'll run restaurant, busy on a Monday night in January. the menu is wide ranging with several vegetarian options, and all the staff were smart in black, and very efficient on a busy evening. I would definitely go again, prices also good, a real individual and independent feel to the place

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Tralee, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Staff were very welcoming - despite having no booking. Our waiter was so pleasant, helpful and patient - it felt like we could relax and take our time choosing and enjoying our food. He made suggestions and was so helpful. food choice varied and suits all tastes. Will definitely return

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I am a solo, olive-skinned female traveler from NYC. I arrived at Market Lane around 4PM, in time for their 10 euro lunch special - soup, half-sandwich, tea and a little pot of chocolate. I asked for the seat by the window and the staff were polite in showing me to the table. I ordered the cheese, mushroom and pear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Would recommend Market Lane. 6 of us had a great night out there It has all the requirements good food and wine. Thanks to our waiter Daniel the service was second to none. We will definitely be back

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Additional Information about Market Lane

Address: 5 Oliver Plunkett St., Cork c2, Ireland
Phone Number: 0214274710
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Irish

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