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Tara's Tea Room

€€ - €€€Irish, Cafe, European
Number 45 Maccurtain Street, Cork 0000, Ireland
+353 21 455 3742
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“pancakes” (28 reviews)
“almond cake” (3 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Number 45 Maccurtain Street, Cork 0000, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful quaint vintage old style coffee shop. Would highly recommend. The breakfast was top class. Will be back again

Thank ElleBi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was very impressed with this place. My friends and I called in for breakfast. Great food and good atmosphere. I noticed they had nice cakes too. A proper tea room and I will be back. Definitely recommend

Thank robjdowd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious breakfast and friendly staff. Ended up eating here twice in three days! This is a cozy little place that lives up to all the good reviews.

Thank Morgan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for lunch and we ordered 2 steak sandwiches...we got White sliced bread that you get in Tesco...soaked in butter, the meat was hard and full of fat, like rubber. We spoke to the waitress concerning the quality of the food and her response...More

Thank _michelasoddu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this cafe with my mother and bf. Went off the reviews here and wasn't disappointed. Great price and the cakes are lovely and fresh, all hand made. Loved the style of the cafe and the old style crockery was beautiful. Will definitely be back...More

Thank saz0c90
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Olde worlde charm from the lovely staff...crockery is old school porcelain, and the afternoon tea portions will topple you. Totes amaze Go, you’ll thank me.

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Had a delicious breakfast of pancakes and maple syrup. Loved the decor and the place was bustling which gave a really nice atmosphere. Very homely would recommend.

Thank Fiona461992
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I'm am so grateful for this place and always a joy to start my Cork visit off the aircoach here to the warmest staff, the nicest breakfast in Cork and very reasonable prices and portions. Expect it to be busy at weekends and rightly so....More

Thank Anthony F
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We had afternoon tea here last week and it was lovely. As you can see from the picture I uploaded below it looks great and it was great.The afternoon tea was €15 each ahead. With our selection of cakes and tea we got a choice...More

1  Thank James-William210
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

I can’t fault the food but the waitress was unbelievable rude! We left because of her and even though I was a regural I doubt I will be returning...

5  Thank Niki B
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Jason G
14 July 2018|
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Response from Islabobs | Reviewed this property |
If you,re lucky you might get a parking space in mcCurtain street where Tara’s tea rooms are but if not drive around the corner and turn right up Patrick’s quay and there are two car parks where one actually exits onto... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Number 45 Maccurtain Street, Cork 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 455 3742
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A cosy and quaint Tea Room in the heart of Cork City serving wholesome breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and a selection of home baked goods.
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