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The Cornstore Restaurant

#15 of 499 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
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40A Cornmarket Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 4777
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 03:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really liked this place - food and wine were excellent and good value. Only gripe was that it was super busy and quite loud but service and food did make up for this and I would certainly eat there again.

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Thank cos713
Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

great food, maybe slightley over priced for portion sizes but enjoyable none the less , very nice atmostphere for the night

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Thank daraodonell25
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic cocktails and a great atmosphere. Wings and steak are top notch! Richard was sound aswell!

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Thank Cian K
Cork, Ireland
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195 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great spot in the city for a great lunch or dinner.If the sun is shining it's a lovely place to sit outside and people watch.Always great value for money on the lunch menu

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Thank keithrevenge
Cork, Ireland
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The downstairs restaurant is a great space, atmospheric and buzzy but it is very noisy and difficult to have a conversation across the table. The service was faultless – pleasant and efficient. Thomas the Indian waiter was a hoot! My only gripe was the food – prawns pil pil were tough and swimming in oil; steaks which were fine, cooked... More 

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Thank BlaaFan
County Tipperary, Ireland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ambience is lovely as is the decor...very chilled place. Starters were disappointing, they didnt seem home cooked. I would definitely recommend the steak, the seasoning was fab. Desserts were good. Drinks menu is overly crafty if you get me!!

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Thank Mariaharding
cork
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would highly recommend the steak here!!! It is mouth watering, generous size , I had the surf and turf the prawns were cooked to perfection!! Rib eye steak so tender.. my partner had the sirloin, again a big hit!!! Will def be back!!! An after-dinner cocktail was my choice over dessert!!! But sticky toffee pudding was delicious too when... More 

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Thank travellerloveCork
Cork, Ireland
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175 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate here with a group of friends and really enjoyed it.The location is convenient. The venue itself is comfortable and well maintained. We started with cocktails and they were pretty good. When our table was ready we were moved to dine upstairs. The menu had a good few options. The food itself when it arrived was good quality and... More 

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Thank richiecuz
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there on a Thursday evening, served by Richard. The food, service and atmosphere were second to none (this is our second time visiting). Special shout out to the barman who made a cocktail that wasn't on the menu also. Looking forward to coming back next time we're in Cork.

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Thank Reuben R W
Malaga, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed fantastic evening, made extra special by the attention of our waiter, Mark. He went out of his way to assist us and make a birthday celebration memorable, Highly recommend this restaurant, its versatile and delicious menu and its personal service. Can't wait to go back next time in Cork and hope we get to see Mark again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$61
Cuisine
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 03:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40A Cornmarket Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 4777
Description
The Cornstore Cork is a lively restaurant located in Cork City Centre. Our ethos is good food, sourced from local producers. We are ideal for all types of eating out in Cork including groups, entertaining business clients, romantic dinners and special occasion dining options. We are an award winning, top restaurant in Cork city. Our awards include best customer service, best cocktails and we were Gold Medal finalists for Best Restaurant. We have many recommendations from top critics including Paolo Tuilio, Georgina Campbell & Lucinda O'Sullivan. A night in the Cornstore will definitely be a good night out in Cork, great food, great atmosphere and great cocktails, a defninite must dine experience.

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