I spotted this on the reviews and thought I should share the sorry news, The Ginger Bread House is no more. Sometime in 2006 (I think) they closed for renovations - and never re-opened - and well is... more
Yes, Luigi Malone was a real person and there is a large photo of him inside on the family wall. This beautiful restaurant surprises you the second you enter through the mahogany French doors. Right... more
Jacobs on the Mall is my favourite restaurant in Cork city, and has been so for many years now.
The entrance is discrete and looks for all the world like the entrance to one of the many Banks or... more
We were drawn to Cafe Paradiso on the strength of various reviews we had read, which suggested that something bordering on alchemy was taking place in the kitchen. We ate there a couple of weeks ago,... more
Visted here last week with husband. Upon entering, sat down in bar area opposite huge bowl of manky looking trail mix - not very hygenic....! while we chose our wine. We ordered popadums to start -... more
Had a well-deserved coffee up here, seeing the sign for the roofgarden clinched it for me, even though the view is crap - all you can see is the rooves of the neighbouring buildings. A pity as you are... more
D'ont miss out on a visit to this city center restaurant. The presentation of the food was amazing. Great value for money, our meal was really special. The Chowder in a bread bowl, just like they do... more
This is a cool restaurant and Ive never found a place quite like it. Loads of different types of dishes on the menu, nice wine, friendly and fast service and the price is ok too. But the best thing by... more
Having been in Ireland for four days, we craved a "potato-less" meal and chose Ristorante Rossini for an Italian lunch. We were simply delighted! The staff was warm and welcoming and the food lovely.... more
This Italian restaurant is located in one of the side streets off Oliver Plunkett Street. Its walls are adorned with Black and White pictures from Classic movie stars. (That kind of stuff always does... more
My favourite Chinese restaurant in Cork bar none! It’s small and comfy, got friendly service and their food is excellent. Located on the first floor just at the corner of Oliver Plunkett Street, try... more
When it comes to budget lunch the Tigh Fili is the place to be! This vegetarian café is located in the Tigh Fili Arts Centre and only open during mid-day. Their dishes are absolutely scrumptious and... more
This Indian restaurant is worth a visit for the manager, Saeed, alone: He is one of the friendliest and chattiest proprietors you are ever going to come across in the restaurant business. He is so... more
It's been over a year now since I wrote this page on Cork, my very first page on VT. It's still my most visited page and several people who've read it have now actually been here and sampled the real...
Katherine invites VT members around the world to join a meeting in her home town. So a good excuse to take a break and discover the Irish way of life. The meeting was during the Cork Film Festival......