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Iyer's

#46 of 490 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
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38 Popes Quay | Shandon, Cork, Ireland
+353 87 640 9079
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Today
12:00 - 17:30
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 17:30
Thu - Fri 18:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I have been coming to Cork the weekend before Christmas for several years. Since we discovered Iyer's, it has become an integral part of our Cork experience. The staff are wonderful and the food is incredibly tasty. My girlfriend is a vegetarian and it's just wonderful she can scan the board and be able to eat everything.... More 

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Thank Michael P
Cork, Cork, Ireland
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is beautifully put together. Varied food that is tasty and excellent value. The waitress was so knowledgeable and friendly. I still highly recommend Iyer's. Loved every bite!

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1 Thank Claire O
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Rating is more of a 3-3.5. Being an Indian from the south, it is easy to be disappointed with the cuisine from our corner of its not done right. The options are limited- dosas, thali and a few other things. The dosa batter was good and hence the dosas were good but a little salty and very very thin and... More 

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Thank GeeSNair
Cork, Ireland
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food here is wonderful. It brims with great taste, and the flavours that meet you are welcome visitors to the palate. I opted for the Thali as this was my first visit her and I wanted to get a sample of a number of the dishes on offer.I was not disappointed. Helpings were generous, and the price very reasonable.... More 

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1 Thank Wislab
Germany
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I had walked past Iyers numerous times before going in - not because I was disinterested but because it was always jam packed! (I have since discovered take away is possible!). I went here with friends one evening and I couldn't make up enough excuses to get back here. The food is amazing, the atmosphere here is so lovely, and... More 

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1 Thank Katie N
Lumsden, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Iyers never fails to impress...honestly...we were on a night out in the city and went for the "full whack". We both had misty (coconut and mango smoothyish drink...so refreshing to accompany the hot dishes as we were out of practice) We went for a chana chaat to start, which was Iyers special "starter/snack" dish that day...dark chickpeas cooked in tea... More 

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2 Thank Small S
Crosshaven, Ireland
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Brought a friend who is a chef to this lovely cafe. He loved it! As do my family who really like vegetarian food.

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1 Thank Peadarmd
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I am from Bangalore and been here once. Food is OK. nowhere near to Indian taste. less spicy,badly presented.

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1 Thank Ashish S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

I've been in Iyer's with two friends next month. We stopped for lunch and the place was full (it's very small!) But we take a sit outside. The waitress really kind and the food excellent! I only can suggest it!!

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1 Thank simona p
ireland
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Got there late so only issue was that some of the food was sold out. The thali was great as were all the other dishes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Wednesday
12:00 - 17:30
Thursday
12:00 - 17:30
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 17:30
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Popes Quay | Shandon, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 87 640 9079

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?