We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Market Lane

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
5 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork c2, Ireland
+353 21 427 4710
Today
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

2,558 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 2,354: English reviews
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to Market Lane multiple times and have always meant to leave a review. There is a lovely atmosphere and the food is really good with great vegetarian options. As the menu has a wide variety, it is a great option for groups because there is always something to suit everyone. The staff are very helpful and friendly... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sunny00090
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been going to market lane for quite a while now, I work around the corner from it so I often pop in on my lunch with my colleagues. I popped in as usual last week by myself and the man on the front of house was really rude, it was like I was a burden because I was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Gary C
Bern, Switzerland
Level Contributor
45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was at this place for a business dinner in January 2017. All in all, a good experience. The waiter was very friendly and made sure, we had everything we needed. The calamari starter was good and so was the sirloin steak. The only downside in this place was the noise level. Not suited for a business conversation.

Helpful?
Thank Heiko V
Ireland
Level Contributor
17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good quality menu, food sourced from local market. Expect a wait on weekends, but the lovely bar is a great spot to have a drink and view the menu. Not a place for romantic dining unless you like the constant buzz and chatter. However it is a well run restaurant. Good menu and central dining spot.

Helpful?
Thank 17thJanuary
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very good food, friendly, helpful service in a pleasant atmosphere. Off street parking in Lapps Quay car park is less than 5 minutes walk away. Would go back.

Helpful?
Thank QuoVadisGB
Waterford, Ireland
Level Contributor
17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is a very good venue for lunch or dinner. There's a great menu for both food and drinks. I've eaten here at least ten times now and have nothing but good things to say sir the food, customer service and the attention to detail. A very positive and professionally run eatery. Couldn't say enough about the place.

Helpful?
Thank Frommelleray14
Cork, Ireland
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely place to go and eat, very relaxing and food very good, I would recommend it for a relaxing night out with friends

Helpful?
Thank patriciadaskalakis
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
132 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I ate here with a friend over Christmas , the atmosphere was great , initially we had to put our names down for a table the we were called once ready , staff were really friendly , food reasonable , chicken dishes really nice and food portions just right , super selection of wine .

Helpful?
Thank JazzK32
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been many times. Food fab staff excellent. Can't wait to visit again soon. Tried to book a table at lunch time Sat for Sat evening a little disappointed that was not permitted but if you see how busy they are perhaps it's understandable.

Helpful?
Thank Yvonne M
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Trendy and modern 2 floor restaurant. A "do not miss" to put on your list while visiting Cork City. Soft lights in vibrant and busy space. The menu is imaginative and dishes delicious. I had the Monkfish, chorizo, cauliflower purée and sort of brocolis. I liked it so much that I had to find the recipe online! The service is... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jennifer P

Travelers who viewed Market Lane also viewed

 
Cork, County Cork
 

Been to Market Lane? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
Cuisine
Irish, European, British
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork c2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 4710
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.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Market Lane and other visitors
5 questions
Ask a question
Fermoy, Cork, Ireland
over a year ago
Scotland
3 months ago

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Market Lane staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?