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Address: The Cafe The Cafe The Gresham Metropole Hotel Maccurtain Street | The Gresham Metropole, Cork, Ireland
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Lovely bar food with friendly service

We were in Cork for a 50th Wedding Anniversary and staying in The Metropole Hotel. We decided to have a drink at the bar before heading out for a meal but on checking the bar food... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 August 2016
Irene029
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Dublin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying at the hotel, and didn't want to try to find somewhere to eat on St Patrick's day. It was busy, with children running wild (not the hotels fault, but the parents should keep better track of children) the staff just ignored them. The food was great. The Saint Patrick day menu was limited, which was understandable but... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the hotel and the front desk gal made a reservation for us so we arrived at that time and they said they didn't have it, but seated us anyway. The wine list was limited, but I did find something nice to try. The couple next to us was quite agitated about how long they were waiting... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We had a very pleasant time at the bar this evening having joined friends staying the night at the hotel. However moments after our hosts left the bar, the 'manager' Daniel, ordered us out in a very rude manor. I think 'stuck up' are the words I'm after. Pleasant bar staff and nice place but there are ways to say... More 

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Thank MexicoTribe
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Sometimes when your a local you tend to forget about these lovely places.ages since iv been here,it was a lovely well priced lunch..my daughter gave her sandwich a 10!!..bar maid excellent at her job..it was quiet but still nice atmosphere...well done The Met...

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Thank Dolores C
Cork, Ireland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Had a Visitor , Who was staying across the street from this Hotel , As it's so well known for the Guinness Jaz , Thought I would take my Guest there for Her first Guinness in Ireland , approaching the Bar , four people were about , I smiled , told my Guest to take a seat , One person... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were in Cork for a 50th Wedding Anniversary and staying in The Metropole Hotel. We decided to have a drink at the bar before heading out for a meal but on checking the bar food menu at The Met Bar we decided to stay and eat there. We were not disappointed, the food and the service were both very... More 

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Thank Irene029
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Very very poor service. We waited for our starters more than an hour. My partner got his 15 minutes before me. Then again 40 minutes to get the main meal. It wasn't busy, everybody seemed to wait long... Food didn't worth the long wait. Very disapointing. We won't go back again No ambiance at all

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Thank Ouxou
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

I met a friend for lunch in The Met Cafe Bar recently . It was not very busy. The staff were nice and friendly. We both had soup and sandwiches. The soup was lovely homemade and tasty. The sandwiches were fresh and delicious. There was a. nice atmosphere. We had a nice catch up and we enjoyed our lunch.

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Thank Caroline D
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

This is now LaTrattoria. To begin with I have seldom had such poor service. Our drinks arrived after our food and even then only after two reminders. To be honest, I do not remember what we ordered but I do know that my first mouthful was so salty. Judit, who usually adds salt to everything, tasted it and it too... More 

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Thank Niall M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We booked into the Metropole for 5nights. We were upgraded to a large room as we needed a cot for our baby. We had room service one night&ate in the bar the second night. Food was gorgeous especially the Thai curry, Caesar salad&gourmet burger. Location is fantastic everything on your doorstep. We used the leisure facilities the baby pool needed... More 

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