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“The sun is shining in On The Pig's Back Cafe!!”
Review of On The Pigs Back

On The Pigs Back
Ranked #174 of 642 Restaurants in Cork
Price range: $7 - $13
Cuisines: French, Irish
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Neighborhood: Centre
Description: Originated in the English Market in Cork ('The Food Capital of Ireland'), On The Pig's Back's stall is now the centre of attraction for its fabulous selection of Farmhouse Cheeses and Charcuterie Products, and is also particularly renowned for its Award Winning range of Homemade Pates & Terrines, as well as its French Gourmet Food. In 2009, On The Pig's Back expanded it's business to Douglas which is equipped with a Cafe, an Artisan Food-Store, and a production ktchen for our homemade pates & terrines.
cork
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“The sun is shining in On The Pig's Back Cafe!!”
Reviewed August 22, 2012

Fabulous fresh home made salads, pastries, charcuterie and cheeses plates, lovely desserts..... the decor is stunning, lovely music and good service. It is so busy at lunch time, you are nearly better off coming a bit earlier or for an afternoon treat....

  • Visited August 2012
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1 Thank sheridan5Cork
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English first
Cork, Irlande
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Best Cheese place ever”
Reviewed August 21, 2012

I love this place for the cheese and other european good food they are to propose.

I love the full choices of French Cheese and I am always surprise by new Irish product which are very tasty.

Visited January 2012
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Thank CHACHOU87
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Cork, Ireland
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94 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
“Terrible value”
Reviewed August 8, 2012

I often visit here but today was the last time. The food is amazing, I won't dispute that but the value and service are awful.

We got a TINY TINY scone for €2.75 an absolute outrage. We were waiting and waiting. The coffee was cold by the time the scones arrived. Service snail speed. It's a pity as scones were much nicer but they seem to be cutting corners

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3 Thank Myriamclancy
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Dublin, Ireland
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Excellent spot for lunch!”
Reviewed June 25, 2012

We had business to do in one of the units at this 'industrial estate' aka business park, and had previously passed by the door of this delicious looking deli and decided that lunch could be accomodated. It's a deli shop and restaurant and perfect for lunch. The service was friendly, fast and very helpful - willing to explain and suggest different dishes and very helpful when it came to selecting a wheat / gluten-free option. The prosciuto roulade is gorgeous and served with crockers, oven-fresh bread, bread sticks, variety of salads and gorgeous tapenades, - Mmmm!!! Tea and coffee served quickly with fabalous deserts. If business is bringing you to this part of Douglas, treat yourself and do lunch here. Tasty!!

  • Visited June 2012
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Thank Dublinfiddler
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Fitzroy, Australia
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great place for lunch (if you can find it)”
Reviewed April 5, 2012

Worth looking for : great lunch options and wine selection. French style.

  • Visited April 2012
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1 Thank Clearo
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