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On The Pigs Back

St. Patrick's Woollen Mills, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 461 7832
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“lunch” (20 reviews)
“quiche” (7 reviews)
“salads” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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St. Patrick's Woollen Mills, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food and a lovely venue but as is now typical in Ireland a bit overpriced for what we had. Also the waiter made a fiasco of splitting the bill.More

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Thank aoifeburf
onthepigsback, Public Relations Manager at On The Pigs Back, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Aoife, Thank you for your review. Our prices are reflective of sourcing good quality ingredients. In relation to splitting the bill, I would like to extend my apologies. There should never be a problem dividing bills, so I am very sorry that you encountered...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a really enjoyable healthy lunch ,fab atmosphere ,delicious food great coffee and excellent service

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Thank monicamulcahy
onthepigsback, Public Relations Manager at On The Pigs Back, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Monica, Thank you for your review! We are delighted to hear that you have had an enjoyable experience with us. Looking forward to seeing you again. All the best!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Lunch venue with free parking and a wide choice of menus . The choices are varied and tasty and the soup is usually very good. The shop area offers an extensive choice of intresting products and the staff are friendly and helpful . To...More

Thank Michael L
onthepigsback, Public Relations Manager at On The Pigs Back, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Michael, Thank you for your review! Happy to hear that you like visiting us in Douglas, for all that our premise offeres. Looking forward to seeing you again soon :)

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I have been before having lunch and it had been a enjoyable experience...but last weekend I have been very disappointed with the behavior of the owner of this business.. We moved a table because the chairs were wet when a lady approached us raising the...More

Thank Anila L
onthepigsback, Public Relations Manager at On The Pigs Back, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Anilla, Thank you for your review. Sorry for the delay in response. We are terribly sorry for the incident that you and your party encountered on your most recent visit. As you have dined with us on previous occasions, and have noted that they...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

Met my friend mags for lunch it is a very busy cafe open from 9 to 5 does a great lunchtime trade the sandwich and soup are very good vslue for 10 Euro this is what I usually have the have tapas and other dainty...More

Thank mmmcork
onthepigsback, Public Relations Manager at On The Pigs Back, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear that you enjoy our lunch deals & products! Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 12 July 2017

What to choose is the main problem. Oh well will just have to make an excuse to come back again. Infact this was the 2nd time in a month and has been a must visit each year we visit Cork not only for the cafe...More

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onthepigsback, Public Relations Manager at On The Pigs Back, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear that you have a nice experience anytime you come to us in Cork! Looking forward to seeing you again for your next visit.

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Always a great atmosphere, great space, fantastic food and extremely friendly staff. As you relax into the decor, music, and atmosphere it's hard to remember if you're in Cork, France or Italy.

Thank Aoife H
onthepigsback, Public Relations Manager at On The Pigs Back, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Happy to hear that you like visiting us in Douglas. Looking forward to seeing you again soon :)

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I needed to fill a 20minutes wait and to my delight accidentally found this lovely little eaterie. I only stopped for coffee but I'm looking forward to coming back again with friends to sample the lovely food on display Really friendly helpful staff, relaxed quirky...More

Thank Mary F
onthepigsback, Public Relations Manager at On The Pigs Back, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi Mary, What a delight to learn you enjoyed your quick visit! We are open 7 days a week, and if the sunshines on the front terrace, you could be anywhere relaxing and eating al fresco! We look forward to seeing you again. Thank you...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017

Very tasty food always, great service and some very nice items available in the food store. Coffee is good too.

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onthepigsback, Public Relations Manager at On The Pigs Back, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

Glad you enjoy our food & service. We look forward to see you again

Reviewed 1 June 2017

Waiting for my car to be fixed I couldn't have found a lovelier place to be. A real gem worth going to to escape and relax with lovely staff, food & surroundings.,

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onthepigsback, Public Relations Manager at On The Pigs Back, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear that you had a nice experience, looking forward to seeing you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 15:30
Monday
09:30 - 15:30
Tuesday
09:30 - 15:30
Wednesday
09:30 - 15:30
Thursday
09:30 - 15:30
Friday
09:30 - 15:30
Saturday
09:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Patrick's Woollen Mills, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 21 461 7832
  • E-mail
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.
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