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Market Lane

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$$ - $$$
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5 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork c2, Ireland
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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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Cork, Ireland
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great spot for lunch. Friendly staff. Good value. Also a nice spot for an evening meal. If full in the evening you can leave your number and go for a pre dinner drink in a local pub.

Thank Gerry K
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Me and my girlfriend decided to check this place out and from the minute we walked in we were made feel more than welcome from the gentleman that showed us too our seats too our absolutely fantastic waiter who was so accommodating to our requests the food was out in a very short space of time considering it was mad... More 

Thank keith o
Cork, Ireland
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215 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant for lunch Recently and we were delighted with the quality of the food served by excellent staff.

Thank griff888
County Cork, Ireland
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food , lunch time meal is great value ! Great service and lovely venue . Never had a bad experience there and I go there often

Thank daniellel2311
Livermore, California
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had dinner here on a Sunday night in September. The dining room was quite lively and busy, so if you're looking for quiet and romantic, this is not the best choice. However, we enjoyed it. We were seated at a table right by the open kitchen, and it was fun watching the chef and his team at work. The... More 

Thank Jamarq
Richmond, VA
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Did not have reservations, but our names were put on a list for a 45 minute wait.The hostess was very nice. We sat at the bar while waiting and really enjoyed watching our bartender make our cocktails. Very creative dinks on the menu. He was very friendly too. Our food was delicious. My husband had monkfish and I had tuna.... More 

Thank wannabnkeywest
Kilkenny, Ireland
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very busy when we arrived so we had a a cocktail to pass the time while we waited for a table, very nice. We were brought upstairs and choose the pork belly in a brioch bap, Moroccan chicken sandwich and also the feta cheese, sun dried tomatoes and pesto on focaccia. All three were lovely, looking forward to trying some... More 

Thank Ynot365
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Four of us went for lunch on 15/10/2016. My wife and I with our two Mams. We were attended to by a very efficient and friendly waitress who was a pleasure to be served by. Two went for the roast marinated chicken, one fish & chips and one grilled harissa chicken salad. All meals were enjoyable and plentiful. The fish... More 

Thank Gerard R
Cork, Ireland
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here a few times. Food is a always great and reasonably priced. Nice cocktail selection also. Good selection for those who have special dietary requirements.

Thank Matt S
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stumbled across this lovely restaurant, and it was definitely a hidden treasure. The staff was very friendly and accommodated us without a reservation. The wine menu is diverse. The food is fresh, with good portion sizes. I had seafood and my husband had the ham hock- both of us were very pleased with our meals. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $25
Irish, European, British
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?