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Market Lane

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5 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork c2, Ireland
+353 21 427 4710
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 13:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Cork, Ireland
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96 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

had food here recently and i must say it was top class a very busy restaurant and the food was excellent we certainly will pay a visit here again

Thank BobbyOS
Cork, Ireland
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food in Market Lane is fresh and local, and I've always had a good meal here, whether for lunch or dinner. It is also excellent value for the quality of food you'll be served. I had lunch here recently and found that the menu has been updated; there are tonnes of options, whether you want a sandwich, salad, or... More 

Thank SiobhanFox
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126 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friend was celebrating her birthday in Cork and needed to find somewhere with good food, could cater for some vegetarians, wine and cocktails, good service and atmosphere and central location and Market Lane delivered in spades. There were 10 of us and we went for the set price menu of €35 which had lots of great choices - (for... More 

Thank cjudge109
Dublin, Ireland
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived for lunch and was quickly greeted and seated by some friendly staff. My lunch special consisted of half sandwich with soup, with coffee and a chocolate pot for desert; none of which disappointed! All the food was really tasty, and as you can see from the photos, served beautifully. Staff service was excellent. I will certainly return to try... More 

Thank StevieSantucci
Kathmandu, Nepal
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33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good food, nice treat for my daughter after months in hospital. Lovely menu, unusual options for Ireland, very good.

Thank MissKrista2015
Cork, Ireland
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We popped in to Market lane for food on St. Patrick's Day. As always the service was amazing, the staff are always in such good form. They had an amazing lime meringue as a special for the weekend in question &it was amazing. Brilliant restaurant in Cork!!

Thank mok210
Dublin, Ireland
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On a recent visit to Cork visited this restaurant twice. Had the early bird on the first evening which was fab and great value. As the food was so good on the first night, decided to eat there the following day around 4pm and ordered the fish and chips. The fish was perfect, however disappointed with the chips that did... More 

Thank Ann29323
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for dinner. Sirloin steal was great along with the Elbow lane beer. Kid friendly serving goujons, mash and carrots with lovely gravy. Walk ins mainly, 6 and over for reservations. Service was excellent, friendly atmosphere.

Thank DamianCreedon
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner for valentines with my girlfriend here, it was absolutely amazing , the lady at the front door greeted us , really polite woman and brought us to our table . For dinner I had the Steak and herself had Chicken Supreme , it was just perfect ! The prices were very good as well ! Definitely would recommend... More 

Thank Zygi L
Cork, Ireland
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

6/5 Everything was incredible, staff, food must of been made by angles in that kitchen! Even though the place was busy the service was still pretty fast, value for money was great and clearly the staff and chefs are passionate about their jobs. Will definitely come back in the future

Thank mattyh500

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$30
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork c2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 4710
Market Lane is an award winning restaurant and bar over two floors that offers great food, amazing value and friendly service always. Where possible we use ingredients from The English Market and local artisan producers to make up our menu which has a wide range of fish, salads, meat, game and sandwiches, in addition to coeliac and vegetarian dishes and a healthy kids menu. We brew our own beer next door, have a coffee blend exclusive to us and use herbs from our greenhouse. Take a virtual tour or make a booking on our website.

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