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Il Padrino

19-21 Cook Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 1544
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (68 reviews)
“garlic bread” (16 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
19-21 Cook Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Myself and my partner ate here last night and loved every bit of our evening. We had a reservation and were seated straight away. Our starters arrived with no delay. We both had the garlic bread and it was lovely. Our mains were beautiful too....More

Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My partner and I called into Il Padrino before a trip to The Marquee. The service was excellent and our food arrived promptly. Gorgeous Olives and we both thoroughly enjoyed our Pasta meals. Good value food. Would recommend.

Thank ChrisandPaulaP
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had dinner here with friends. Very popular, central location. Good choice of pasta and pizza dishes. Pleasant evening. Prices mid range.

Thank Bragman
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Service was very quick and staff were friendly and chatty, food was absolutely gorgeous and prices were extremely reasonable. Portion size brilliant! Chilled atmosphere and would recommend to anyone

Thank Pilar K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancée and I had an amazing Italian food experience in Il Padrino. Food was very VERY good😘:Waiters and Waitresses were SO friendly and efficient,never intrusive but always alert and took away used crockery+cutlery as needed.Quite good value for money--bill was €70,including half carafe of...More

Thank shelleyCork_ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked in on a casual basis late afternoon and were seated immediately. The staff were at all times helpful and attentive but not overbearing in the slightest. All of our questions with regard to the menu were answered in a helpful and informative manner....More

Thank scoops50
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was recommended by the concierge at the Imperial Hotel around the corner and it's possible the two have a relationship because we swear we saw some of the staff the next morning working the hotel breakfast. No matter. This was a nice little...More

Thank pabirds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice dinner. Different type of food, good value and you can order your meals with or without sauce. Pasta and risotto recomended

Thank Blasira
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great Italian in the heart of Cork. The menu is extensive and pasta is cooked to perfection.

Thank wyse86
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Great service, good food, staff efficient and attentive! Would go back again! Meatballs were lovely, deserts good too! Pleasant atmosphere

Thank corajoobrien
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Rory O
14 February 2017|
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Response from B G | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant!! I gave it a review on TripAdvisor. We enjoyed our meal there!
1 August 2016|
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Response from unkybuck | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have and they will also cook a mini version of anything on the adult menu . They are amazing with their food and service
15 April 2016|
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Response from Ladywills88 | Reviewed this property |
Yes , in the Evening it's very Romantic 👌
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-21 Cook Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 1544
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