CORK CITY - LOOKING FOR DINNER RECS
Visiting my son attending UCC - he lives on Bachelors Quay & will be staying at the Jurys close by. One night will be a birthday celebration - another just eating together for family time. We are very open to all cuisines and love to explore new menus or good traditional menus!
So please help us out !
I stayed in Cork last year for a couple of nights and we ate in a restaurant called The Strasbourg Goose. It was just by Paul Street shopping centre. We paid around €20 for a 3 course set menu and the food was outstanding for that price (other restaurants nearby wanted that much for just the main course). The service was friendly and they also offered us a more expensive bottle of wine that was similar to the first one we'd finsihed but at the cheaper price because they'd run out of the original. I had mussels then steak that were both fantastic and then thei 'banoffee pie' which was a rather unique take on what constitutes a pie but looked and tasted very nice too.
Hope this helps.
I think the problem is that there are no Cork based posters on the forum. From my limited experience of Cork City, I can recommend the English Market for a visit and the Farmgate Cafe there does hearty, comforting food.
Denis Cotter's excellent vegetarian restaurant Cafe Paradiso www.cafeparadiso.ie is definitely worth a visit as is Les Gourmandise. After that, my knowledge of Cork gets a bit sketchy.
Check out http://www.menupages.ie/Cork.aspx for menus and user reviews of Cork City restaurants.