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Pembroke Restaurant

€€ - €€€Steakhouse, Irish,
Pembroke St | Imperial Hotel, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 4040
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (17 reviews)
“stuffing” (4 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (2 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Irish, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Pembroke St | Imperial Hotel, Cork, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic dining experience! Great food made even more pleasant by the wonderful service!! Thanks Mithu!!

Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was a good standard just what I expect for the price a nice meal in general and good service even though not enough staff

Thank paulstobart7
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is attached to the Imperial Hotel Cork is spacious and very clean. It was busy the night we went in and you have to book a table. The food was well presented well cooked and a joy to eat. The staff were very...More

1  Thank patn546
Malcolm E, Manager at Pembroke Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Dear patn546, Thank you for your recent review on The Pembroke restaurant. I am pleased to hear that you found everything up to your expectations in our restaurant. I am also pleased to recieve the feed back on our food as we have just launched...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The restaurant has a nice atmosphere with polite and speedy service. We had the halibut which was well cooked. Would definitely return again.More

Thank ThomasJ4089
Malcolm E, Manager at Pembroke Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Dear Thoms J, Thank you for your review on the Pembroke restaurant, I am pleased to hear you enjoyed the Halibut which is on our new Al laCarte menu, as well as the atmosphere and the speedy service.I will pass on your review to my...More

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Very dissatisfied with the standard. I’ve eaten here several times in the past and the food is almost always luke warm when you get it. I said I’d give the benefit of the doubt today and neither my fish nor chips were hot.More

Thank Dominic M
Malcolm E, Manager at Pembroke Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Dear Dominc, Thank you for your continue support, I do apologise for you been served luke warm food. I can assure you this is not the standard or quality of food we aspire to obtain. I can assure you we have looked into the issue...More

Reviewed 18 July 2018

We heard that this hotel is very historic, so we went to visit it. Their's sandwiches are so nice! But the quality of service made us a bit unhappy. How come just one Asian-faced waitress was serving all the guests, although her service was very...More

Thank amandasilva75
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

The highlight of my visit here was the staff who were attentive and polite. The menu is not huge so I would not recommend this for a picky eater. I had soup for a starter which was not that nice, very watery and not much...More

Thank GFall88
Malcolm E, Manager at Pembroke Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Dear reviewer, Thank you for your review on trip advisor.I do apologise that we did not live up to your expectations regarding our food. I have spoken to our executive chef and we are investigating on what happened and why we served food that was...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018

We stumbled on this restaurant by accident and we were so glad we did. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The food was excellent. Well presented and cooked to perfection.More

Thank dianneCardiff
Malcolm E, Manager at Pembroke Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Dear reviewer, It was a pleasure to read such a nice review of Pembroke following your recent visit with. I am delighted you enjoyed your evening with us. I will pass on your comments to the staff and the chefs. Kind Regards Malcolm Eigner We...More

Reviewed 22 June 2018

My fiance and I, and his family came here to celebrate my birthday and it was by far the best meal we've had since we've arrived last January. Between us, we had the steak and the Hake as part of the 3 course early-bird dinner...More

Thank Eileen C
Malcolm E, Manager at Pembroke Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Dear reviewer, It was a pleasure to read such a nice review of Pembroke following your recent birthday with your family. I am delighted you all enjoyed your evening with us, and that Mithu was on hand once again to offer great service worthy of...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018

We were visiting Cork and the tour bus passed the Imperial Hotel, which I was unaware of. I love old hotels and decided to stop in with my wife for a cup of tea in the afternoon. While wandering around the beautiful lobby of the...More

Thank timfromnj
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Kerrie C
17 November 2016|
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Response from MalcolmE133 | Property representative |
Good afternoon, Kerrie. I would kindly ask you to contact me directly on 021 4274040 and i would be delighted to forward you any information on Christmas Lunch or Dinner Menus. Kind regards, Chris Crowley Operations... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$59
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pembroke St | Imperial Hotel, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 4040
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Description
The perfect choice for a restaurant in Cork city as the Pembroke Restaurant offers superb modern style cuisine in contemporary and spacious surroundings. Our seasonal and innovative menus offer a wide variety of dishes with both a Mediterranean and Irish twist.
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