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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%
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“pasta” (70 reviews)
“garlic bread” (15 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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19-21 Cook Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’ve eaten here a few times now and it never fails to deliver! The staff are very friendly and I love the menu, always difficult to decide! Pizza is very good but my favourite has to be their Spaghetti Bolognese, plenty of wine used to...More

Thank conniehalley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If in Cork look up this restaurant and you can't fail to be impressed. It's a delight from start to finish. Good service good hygiene and great food.

Thank Eamonn W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for my husbands birthday. The food here was good in the past but not so much now. The chicken lasagne was bland and had way too much cheese and the risotto was watery, bland and again covered in cheese. We complained to the...More

Thank rachelcoombs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered the normal beef lasagna and the chicken lasagna. Both full of cheese and sauce. What bothered me is that the chicken was dry. That deducted a lot from the quality of the food. Although, the sauce was delicious on both. Big amount with...More

Thank eszters845
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can see why this is recommended by others. Attentive and genuine Italian service - reasonably priced good sized portions and delightful taste! Even when busy the atmosphere is great.

1  Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were there with four kids (10 and under). They loved the pizza. We all did. Staff were friendly and attentive.

Thank FiachraOC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We read great reviews so decided to give it a go. The drinks were ‘ok’ but the glasses were grubby. We had the meatballs, carbonara, ravioli, and the strips of steak. It was all ‘OK’ nothing else to say really.

Thank sweetshaz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff really make this restaurant, they were friendly and very sweet with our young children. The food was nice, quick and tasty.

Thank sasalice83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was our last night of a weeks break in that West of Ireland, Youghal, Killarney and Galway. It was by far the best service and meal that we had during our stay. The service, food and wine were excellent. We will definitely visit again...More

Thank michaelflynn16
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Me and my husband had dinner here last night, It is a restuarant we visit on special occasions like anniversaries etc and never seems to fail to deliver great delicious food and great service ,we were served last night by Chris and Emma. I notice...More

Thank Shirley H
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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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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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