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Orso

) #6 of 523 Restaurants in Cork $$ - $$$ Mediterranean, European,
8 Pembroke St, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 243 8000
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“flatbread” (23 reviews)
“salads” (43 reviews)
“koftas” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
8 Pembroke St, Cork, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 595 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place, I had the beef Kafkas, they were so good, creamy sauce but not too rich. The coffee is lovely and we split the cake of the day which was a raspberry chocolate tart, it was rich so perfect between 2 people. The...More

1  Thank Noodle N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've had lunch in here a few times and always enjoy it, so I decided to try the dinner menu which didn't disappoint. Decent value too which helps. The waiting staff are excellent also

Thank uncleguck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thankfully we ended up finding this great spot for lunch - be warned it is small. but that is what gives this place its charterer! Food was fresh and delicious!

Thank LisaAhern
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner tonight as I am staying in a B&B just down the street. Wonderful all around menu but these extra options really surprised me. I chose bean and lentil falafels in a great sauce with pickled veg. Just wonderful. Great atmosphere and. service....More

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is a great spot, small and very quaint. We went on a Saturday at 5pm and got the last table, there is a constant flow of people coming in and out though. I unfortunately made a poor decision for my main and choose the...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Although small, this restaurant had a table available when I popped in for lunch. The very pleasant staff were friendly. My spiced chicken hot sambo was delicious, as nice as I've has in a long time, as was my chocolate marquise with Jameson & Cherries...More

1  Thank zanezanezane
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I passed by this place on my first night in Cork and knew I had to come back. As a vegetarian, I'm always underwhelmed by dishes people throw on the menu just to check a box. NOT the case here! Tons of vegan and vegetarian...More

1  Thank J T
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We chose this restaurant as we do not eat wheat and one of our friends is a coeliac. It also had good reviews on this website. We popped in during the day to try and make a booking but found they don't take them. They...More

1  Thank kerilou
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel next door and saw this place had good ratings. Thanks everyone as this is a great find. Unique menu so be adventurous.

Thank Ed L
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Don't leave the fact that you can't book a table turn you off this restaurant. It's easy to drop in, put your name down, and pop next door to Mayne's to have an aperitif. The food is full of flavour and the staff are friendly....More

1  Thank Barbara O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Pembroke St, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 243 8000
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Description
We serve exciting food with bold flavours in the heart of the city. Open from 8am, 6 days per week. We serve our own roast of coffee and an ever changing menu, amazing pastries, an exciting wine list and beers from our own brewery.
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