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Market Lane

5 Oliver Plunkett St., Cork c2, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 444 restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
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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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
cork ireland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We went to the restaurant for the first time tonight and boy what an experience. The staff were extremely efficient and most definitely customer service was of the highest standards. The food was superb,of the highest quality and cooked to perfection. The choice was so varied to a level that all choices were covered and the prices were extremely good... More

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Enniscorthy, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Our server was friendly and well-informed. Manager very hands-on, oversees every aspect of dining experience. Thank you for being so accomodating with our wheelchair. Menu choice amazing, caters well for vegetarian and low calorie diets. Most flavourful dishes we have ever eaten. This was our second visit and we look forward to returning when next we are in Cork.

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Waterford, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Found this place by chance and will definitely return staff very helpful an extensive menu for adults and kids. Great value for the delicious food.There is something on the menu for every taste bud. well worth a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I am writing this review over dessert in market lane. It was excellent! Staff are very friendly and efficient. They are extremely kid friendly with lots of good crayons and colours etc. the food is top end and served impeccably. Will definitely come back. Oh and great atmosphere too!

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Coral Gables, FL
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

An excellent selection of celiac-friendly menu items. Delicious food, felt well after. Nice beer and cider selection. Right near the start of Oliver Plunkett. Important to note that in the early part of the week they close early- 9 pm.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Our cab driver recommended Market Lane..what a wonderful dining experience. My daughter and I loved the meal and the atmosphere. Truly a dining pleasure

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I was impressed by the everything at Market Lane - the decor, the friendliness of the staff and their menu. My colleage and I ordered the pate for starters and found it delicious. The rest of our food was also very good. Thier menu is creative, and the place is very popular, so make a reservation before you go!

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County Cork, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

I ate here with my aunt last week. We ordered off of the earlybird menu. I have to commend the friendly staff who offered prompt service and attended to our every needs. We ate downstairs adjacent to the bar and even though it was early in the evening, there was a lively buzz about the place. I started with the... More

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Cork Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

The Market Lane is full of buzz and character..enjoyed every minute of our recent lunch...the food is fresh, so delicious and varied: very interesting and enticing menu and very good value for money in my opinion..the Early Bird menu is especially great value in my view...the staff is most welcoming and service prompt and efficient and although the restaurant gets... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We ate here while staying in Cork for the night. The staff were amazing and the food overall was great. I had one of the vegetarian mains (the crepe) which wasn't great, but everything else about the visit was spot on.

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