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₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mediterranean, European,
8 Pembroke Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 243 8000
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“flatbread” (22 reviews)
“lamb pie” (12 reviews)
“scallops” (17 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, European, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
8 Pembroke Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall a high quality dining experience with excellent local craft beer and good dessert options. The haloumi is especially good.

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled onto this little gem while looking for a nice place to eat after a heavy day of sightseeing. Super nice staff (shout out to Danny behind the bar!!), lovely food, and popular with the locals! Though all tables were taken, we took up residence...More

1  Thank Carina S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this restaurant that was recommended by a coworker. Excellent food. So much flavor. We just had starters that we shared. The lamb pie and the seared scallops were incredible. Danny was our server and he was incredible, attentive and fun. Will probably go...More

Thank Joanvt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. Been going here a few years now and this place never disappoints. The staff are so friendly and the atmosphere is relaxed. I generally have visited here for lunch, they have hot and cold foods with lots of tastey salads to...More

Thank Roisin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went yesterday for lunch having heard some great things and wasn t disappointed. Warm and cosy and great choice on the menu. Great portion sizes and really nice and friendly staff. Was really impressed and will be going back.

Thank cmcIreland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Following a recommendation we decided to go for a breakfast with a middle eastern leaning. I had moglai – crispy doughbread stuffed with bacon, egg, cheese & coriander my partner had manoushi with poached egg, black pudding, cheese, caramelised onion and coriander. Mine was similar...More

Thank Neil F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This great little restaurant is short on space, but while it doesn't take bookings you can give your contact number to the waiter then head off for a drink while you wait. We were told it would be half an hour but got the call...More

1  Thank Tripstaker
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Stumbled across this restaurant by accident and was delighted at both the service and food. Perfect and different and especially well thought off vegetarian dishes which is such a rarity in Ireland. Would highly recommended this

Thank Mhuireann10
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Had dinner with the wife at Orso and it was a nice experience. Very friendly staff and cozy restaurant. Food is of good quality from the starters till desserts.

1  Thank Pedro F
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Orso is a lovely small unique style cafe in the heart of the city down the side of the g.p.o with the most unusual breakfasts and lunches.I keep returning to this fab place over and over for their breakfast manoushi and their breakfast Moglai to...More

Thank Islabobs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Pembroke Street, 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.
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