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Market Lane

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5 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork c2, Ireland
0214274710
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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
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Vancouver, Canada
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163 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food at this restaurant was among the best we had in all of Ireland. The staff were terrific and the service very good.

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Cork, Ireland
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'v eaten here a good few times and every time has been great. New things to try, great food, interesting cocktails, lovely relaxed atmosphere. If I'm city centre its my go-to place for lunch or dinner.

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my second lunch time visit to Market Lane. The food was excellent and the staff a pleasure to deal with. I will be back

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Wicklow, IE
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

stayed closeby and got a recommendation to eat here. Great welcome and shown to table. Good clear menus with interesting foods. Got great service, lovely food and fair price

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Fishers, Indiana
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family went here on our 2 day stop in Cork. We extremely enjoyed the staff, service, food, etc. It was all up to the highest standards.

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Thank BeauBro
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good choice on menu. Excellent service. Good value. Very relaxed atmosphere. Spent longer than planned just enjoying the ambiance.

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Thank Yvonne C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Plunkett Street is down in the city centre of Cork and has what I would assume the greatest concentration of pubs, restaurants, and definitely shops the city has to offer. Market Lane is a 2 floor restaurant with some outdoor seating that has a fantastic menu with vegetarian, fish, pasta, and steak or lamb dishes. It has its own microbrewery... More 

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Thank Tim M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heritage night in Cork City, we arrived without a booking and after a short wait, we were seated. This is a really busy place, the staff are great and have good knowledge of the food and how it is cooked and presented. Our food was fantastic, and cooked just right. We really enjoyed the Sirloin rare, Tuna as per the... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. Very reasonably priced. First trip there and we were starved - was just brillant. Will definately be back. Would highly recommend.

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ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten here and in its 'sister' restaurant in the Blackrock Castle around 50 times and have never been disappointed with my meal. Staff are the best around and if you want a guarantee a nice meal in Cork City, it has to be the Market Lane

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Restaurant Details

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
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
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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: 0214274710
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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Fermoy, Cork, Ireland
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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?