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Market Lane

5 Oliver Plunkett St., Cork c2, Ireland
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Ranked #3 of 455 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
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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English first
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

To celebrate a birthday recently we checked in here -- and was it worth it!! Brilliant atmosphere, friendly and professional staff, fantastic menu and wine list and all at affordable prices. No problem recommending this eatery and if you have not eaten here yet you deserve to treat yourself ---- it's fabulous.

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Waterford, Ireland
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

I've been to Cork many, many times, yet it was only in the past fortnight, I found this real Gem of a restaurant. Passing by, even the name did not excite me, it sounded more like a cafe . . BUT . . . this is a real find and if you are in Cork at any time you must... More 

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Had lunch here today and the whole experience was terrific. Super friendly and attentive, efficient staff and lovely food. Really great value for money too. I had the pulled lamb sandwich which done in a very Mediterranean style but served on white batch bread! Came with a salad and I ordered a side of their tasty home made fries. My... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

We have always found a great place to eat when we visit Cork and were not disappointed this time either. The staff were absolutely great giving us a very warm and friendly welcome and second to none service. The food was devine and will definitely visit this fantastic restaurant again the next time we are in Cork.

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Edenton, North Carolina
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Absolutely delicious!! A friend and I came here as an end-of-semester treat, and had the most perfect meal! It's pricey (for students, anyway), but definitely worth the money! Great service, beautiful and elegant restaurant, quality food... couldn't ask for a better experience. The steak was perfectly seasoned and incredibly tender. Hope to return again someday!!

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Northampton, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Recently had the pleasure of eating at the Market Lane in Cork with 5 work colleagues. The food was very good, I had a superb French Onion Soup with a really tasty 'chunk' of local Soda Bread, for main I had the Pork Wellington, fluffy baked potato and lush crunchy Brussels, followed by a large 3 scoops of Ice Cream.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Having read the reviews I was looking forward to visiting. The menu is great with lots of choice ! The lamb shank was so tender it fell off the bone . We had starters and mains but sadly no room for dessert ! If this restaurant was in Dublin I would be a frequent visitor ! I will just have... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Good food at reasonable price Food good quality, well presented, and good value for money. It was busy and mostly all locals which is always a good sign

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Cork, County Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Gorgeous Sunday lunch here. When I requested sweet potato wedges instead of the chips with my dish the waitress obliged without any fuss. Cosy atmosphere. Pass it every evening aswel and its no surprise that its always busy! 10/10

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Dublin, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The place was jammed but still management were able to fit us in. Service and food was ten out of ten. The fillet steak needs to be eaten to be believed!

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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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