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Market Lane

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5 Oliver Plunkett St., Cork c2, Ireland
0214274710
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Market Lane is an award winning restaurant and bar over two floors that...
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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Visitor rating
  • 972
    Excellent
  • 397
    Very good
  • 100
    Average
  • 29
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Welcoming and friendly

Went here on a recommendation, and are glad to have done so. The staff are friendly and the food was varied and fantastic. There is a mezzanine floor upstairs, which continues the busy and vibrant vibe of the restaurant.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
malcomthird
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
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1,509 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Went here on a recommendation, and are glad to have done so. The staff are friendly and the food was varied and fantastic. There is a mezzanine floor upstairs, which continues the busy and vibrant vibe of the restaurant.

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Cork, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Our Dutch friends turned up in Cork recently. One problem Petra is in a wheelchair so we headed down Oliver Plunkett street to see if we could get table in Market Lane. No problem, the staff opened up the doors for us, pulled a couple of wide tables together and shazaam we we all set. Great variety starters and mains.... More 

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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Called in last minute with no reservation and we only had to wait 10 mins. Food was delicious and price was ok. Service was very good. Highly adviced ☺️

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Dublin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

I have to agree with all the positive reviews. I ate alone but didn't feel awkward and the staff were friendly and attentive. I ate the vegetarian butternut squash and feta gratin which was so scrummy. I couldn't fault any part of it. The accompanying salad with pickled shallots was the perfect contrast to the sweet butternut squash. Just the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

I visited Market Lane with 25 friends in late April. Excellent set menu, good value, great staff. They couldn't do enough for us! We were seated upstairs for a fairly reserved hen party and they really looked after us, especially the groom to be's mum who was a tiny bit older than the rest. Great food, would highly recommend!

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Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The service was impeccable from greeting to departure. The food was superb and fantastic value considering the exceptional quality.

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St. John's, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

What an amazing atmosphere and meal at Market Lane. Our host suggested going here, but before that we had scouted it out from touring the city that afternoon. The food is out of this world, hands down our favourite meal that we will be raving about for years to come. I've already recommended it to a friend that is heading... More 

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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Had family from outside the "Republic of Cork" and decided to show them one of the wonders of our beautiful city - Got a fab steak sandwich - presentation fab, it was delicious ........the staff were a delight, most welcoming andthe glass of Presecco helped.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

On arrival, on a Tuesday evening, with no booking, asked to sit at bar and have a drink - table available within 10-15 minutes. Waiter attentive but not overbearing. Tables quite close together but understandable since it's so popular. Food was well cooked and presentation was good. Staff were excellent. Recommend this restaurant when visiting Cork.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

ten of us ate here on Friday night the staff were very attentive and helpful. The choice of food was amazing everyone enjoyed their meals

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Oliver Plunkett St., Cork c2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: 0214274710

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Families with children

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.
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

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?