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Sultan Cafe Restaurant & Shisha Lounge

Unit 5 Penrose Wharf Penrose Quay | cork city, Cork T23 X284, Ireland
+353 21 241 4272
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“shawarma” (14 reviews)
“tagine” (12 reviews)
“baklava” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Lebanese, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Unit 5 Penrose Wharf Penrose Quay | cork city, Cork T23 X284, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I finally made it to this restaurant recently, having read great online reviews and meaning to get along there for a while now. Unfortunately, it was woefully disappointing. Deep fried calamari and spring rolls were surprise inclusions in the mezze starter accompanied with a lot...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Michelleinireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with the mrs, cousin and his mrs yesterday and have to say we took a risk but it was well worth it. The food was amazing. I ordered a mixed shawarma with fries and extra hot. Although it was really hot it was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank samchy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tasty food, think mostly Marocan. Nice, quick service. Would recommend it. They also have a small kids menu.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Andziusan
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

This was my second time to the Sultan restaurant, the food was very good and the atmosphere was amazing as last time Thanks to the friendly staff and for the delicious food, I can’t wait to go back again

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dean n
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Enjoyed introducing friends to this restaurant while visiting cork, service and food as good as always, great atmosphere Food is delicious, highly recommend the mezze and all their wonderful Moroccan Tagines Great service,Great value for money friendly staff and quick service

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Wissam H
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

My fiancee and I have been going to the Sultan Cafe regularly now for a few years and honestly it's more enjoyable ever time. The standard of food is excellent, with a huge variety of choice on the menu. I would go so far as...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kmoyn
Reviewed 1 October 2018

I went yesterday to Sultan cafe restaurant. The waiter was so friendly - he has been smiling all the time. I have enjoyed the food. The spices were exactly like I mentioned them to be. I also want to than the chef who came to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank WalidT860
Reviewed 30 September 2018

The food is absolutely exquisite.to name a few, the tabouleh, babaghanouj ,arayes ,falafel ,hummous and vegetables tagine with yummy couscous are absolutely to die for, happy to find a variety of a vegetarian food .Everything is homemade also Amazing presentation, very unexpected and refreshing flavours,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank philipsscaroline
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We had a family dinner at Sultan Yesterday night, we were impressed by their decoration and their lovely atmosphere, special thanks to the manager who allowed us to bring our own drinks with free corkage, we ordered mixed grill, moussaka with a libanese Rice, Royal...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank frankrobinson20144
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Second time here, was not the most impressed first time around so came back a second time, I had the mix grill on my first visit in which everything was dry and overcooked with frozen chips. Last night I gave it another try. Lamb tagine,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank NickCassidyCork
Ali H, Manager at Sultan Cafe Restaurant & Shisha Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Hi Nick, We want to thank you for your feedback. We apologize for the aspects you did not appreciate much. We might be seeing these aspects from a different perspective. Thanks again for your time :) Kind regards, The manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
14:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:45
14:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 5 Penrose Wharf Penrose Quay | cork city, Cork T23 X284, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 241 4272
  • E-mail
Lebanese & Moroccan Cuisine is Authentic,fresh,aromatic and full of flavours,Food in both regions is a social event and is enjoyed in the circle of friends & family.Join us in the culinary journey and transport yourself to the exotic location with our dishes.
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