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Crawford Gallery Cafe

#133 of 477 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
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Crawford Art Gallery Emmett Place, Cork, Ireland
(021) 4274415
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Cork, Ireland
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my favorite thing to do in cork city is come here to have coffee and carrot cake. sometimes I come on my own. sometimes I come with friends. anytime I come here I always feel so at home. incredible atmosphere and surroundings. the food here is also great with the best local produce available always served beautifully and with an... More 

Thank Julia C
Cork, Ireland
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

I really enjoyed this brunch I had a few weeks back. The staff and the food are really nice, Ideal for couples on a spree in Cork

Thank Ciaran1976
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Recently had an amazing crab linguini which I devoured and only very grudgingly offered others a taste. The food is great, the cakes are delicious (if you have room left!), and their GreenBean coffee is a perfect finisher. Often pop in for tea and cake with friends, it is an excellent place to chat for an hour.

Thank Lucy J
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I hadn't been to this cafe in years, but my sister and I went for lunch following a recommendation from our parents. I don't know why I waited so long to return - we had such a lovely experience. The wait staff were efficient and kind. Most tables were occupied. It's lovely to escape from the busy shopping streets and... More 

Thank Kate V
County Cork, Ireland
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Went here recently with a friend and what a surprise, living in cork all my life and it was first visit and defo won't be my last. The staff were lovely and very encouraging on trying things on the menu. Had a real nice yummy pasta dish with crab, followed by the nicest freshest lemon cake with a lovely coffee.... More 

Thank daisy878
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here on several occasions in the past and always liked the food. I hadn't been for quite a while and so popped in for a late lunch recently. I was very disappointed with the food and service. I ordered a crab, chilli and coriander tagliatelle and to say I was disappointed, is putting it mildly. It came... More 

Thank goodfood10
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Yummy lunch for adults and kids. Simple, tasty food. The vegetarian pancake is so light and delicate. Kids fish and chips all home made and REAL potatoes. Coffee, cakes delic... Staff amazing. HIGHLY recommend.

Thank moffireland
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

From sipping tea from miss-matched china cups, to eating fluffy pancakes and delicious eggs Florentine, while looking at contemporary Irish artworks around the room, breakfast at this cafe is like no other. It is always busy and there is often a queue to be seated. I love coming here for breakfast and would recommend it to anyone.

Thank J D
Cork, Ireland
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Food quite good as usual but the staff really let the whole eating experience down they just weren't nice I wouldn't rush back.

Thank Ruth L
Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Boy, the reviews are correct...yummy food in a relaxed atmosphere! The Thai tomato soup was beyond tasty.

Thank nonie33

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Irish, Cafe, European, British
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crawford Art Gallery Emmett Place, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Centre
  • Neighborhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: (021) 4274415

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