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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • 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 2 days ago

Went for a lunch on a wet and windy day. It was such a delight to enter this tea room. It is difficult being unhappy when you enter the very colourful room :-D

Thank JaneHasnen
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was told by my work mate that taras have the best soup in cork, i usually dont like to sit and eat in places on my own but i like somewhere to relax on my lunch break. I went in thw first day and...More

Thank Marty609
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered the scones with pancakes and fruit and of course some tea. The scones were divine and the pancakes were good too, very fulfilling and tasty. However a suggestion would be for the fruit selection for the pancakes to be a little more appropriate,...More

Thank thelazymates
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful place I was there many time for lunch and Breakfast Probably the best place in Cork Tara Tea Room is a reasonably priced venue offering a wide choice of food with vegetarian options. The staff are always friendly and efficient and food...More

Thank Wissam H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A quaint little tea room with very welcoming and friendly staff. The food arrived quickly, was delicious and reasonably priced. I will be back again!

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

lovely quaint place we had a lovely breakfast and staff were very friendly, pancakes are delicious and servings were big, will definitely return.

Thank Annmarie R
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I am writing this review whilst still sat at the table in Tara’s tearoom as I do not want to forget to let others know how wonderful this place is! We had afternoon tea for 3 fussy afternoon tea enthusiasts. This tea could have fed...More

1  Thank NatalieH1697
Reviewed 12 September 2018 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 9 September 2018 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 5 September 2018

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
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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$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
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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