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8 Pembroke St, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 243 8000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“salads” (43 reviews)
“flatbread” (22 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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8 Pembroke St, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Small, but beautifully formed...bit of a tight squeeze with tables in the back, but...it's well rewards seeking out. Really inventive lunch and evening menus, with a cultured and investive Middle East influence. Very welcoming and knowledgeable staff. I'll go miles for a decent sarny (or...More

Thank Charl B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Yum! Light and quick meals in this cozy place. The food was fresh and tasty we had the slow cooked pork on flatbread and the beef koftas. A definite highlight. The coffee was great and the lemon curd shortbread yummy. And you can take away....More

Thank timntoots
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a little dinner here on a Tuesday evening. Great little spot. You cannot book a table. There was a lovely vibe and the menu was clear and full of delicious things. I had sword fish, delicious. It is pricy-ish with my main course...More

Thank HGM82
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoy going to orso with friends. Such a nice place to meet people and you never feel rushed. Food good and a different from your standard cafe/restaurant. Love the chickpea curry. Desserts here are good too. Take away is available-good place to grab a...More

Thank Roisin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

6pm Tuesday and it's almost full. Only about 10 tables. Very good food. 4 of us €100. That was 2 starters. 2 mains Monkfish was perfectly cooked. I loved the wilted veg. Shank of lamb falling off the bone. 1 side. 2 half carafes of...More

1  Thank checktwice
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very warm welcome greets you. Staff are attentive and helpful. Food was ok, if a bit stodgy. And not the cheapest either. Perhaps it was just my choice though. I would recommend a visit.

Thank Doughnut00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is such a little gem. For lunch or dinner I cannot fault it. Everything is so fresh and delicious. The sweet potato wedges - yum. Flatbread yum, everything I've tried is so tasty. Definitely worth a visit! Staff are fab, very friendly.

Thank shaunaduggan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful meal Great selection Wonderful treats to tempt starters and main courses with a lovely tasteful selection of wines to compliment the food. Option to order a glass of different of wines to accompany each course or selection. A fab meal as always in a...More

Thank Marie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate in Orso on Saturday night and had a delicious meal, the highlight of which was the pork fillet, yum! My friends and I are still talking about the creme brûlée! On a busy night our evening was made even more pleasant by the expert...More

Thank ReviewingRita
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped in with my husband for a relaxed lunch in town & I spent more time dithering over what I'd have than I did eating my food once I got it. It is so true that we eat with our eyes as I wanted to...More

Thank CorkScotchEgg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15
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
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
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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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.