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Market Lane

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5 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork c2, Ireland
+353 21 427 4710
12:00 - 22:30
Open now
All hours
Sun 13:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Market Lane is one of the best spot for "fine dining" in Cork, while being affordable. The staff is absolutely perfect, and always here for you even when the place is buzzing on a Saturday night. The food is delicious, and you'll be more than full after 3 courses. The only downside is, due to its success, the place... More 

Thank Clément C
Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Put simply this is a great restaurant, I was seated quickly and greeted warmly. The wait staff were superb and the food was delicious with large portion sizes, to be honest I can't find a fault with this establishment.

Thank IrishPaule
Cork, Ireland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

a real friendly restaurant, with great staff, always a pleasure. great for a get together. a varied menu that should cater for all tastes

Thank thehurleyfamily2016
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

WE have eaten here many times and have Failed to get a table on occasions, which tells its own story, Everything is Nice Here--Food, Staff, Ambience and Reasonable Prices --Put Simply--Just Go There

Thank ytlm
Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Menu is always changing while using the same elements and is always fun to try a new dish! Service is top class and will we look forward to having a pint of their signature Angel Stout after their unfortunate fire at their brewing unit!

Thank irishbaker
Limerick, Ireland
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate here on a Tuesday evening and it was completely full which is a good sign. The food was excellent and the service even better. One of our group accidentally knocked a glass of wine and the waitress just replaced it without charge even though it wasn't her fault. Overall the restaurant is well lit but not too bright,... More 

Thank bourkie100
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170 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

With 3 colleagues we went here. We received a table on the balcony. Food is excellent but the service was really fast, so within 45 minutes we were done with our dinner.

Thank GovertD63
Province of Munster, Ireland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I really enjoy my regular visits to ML. The food, serve atmosphere and price all full marks. My Nov visit was a pre concert early bird. Enjoyed pate followed by a hog leg, super taste and great veg. Thank you all.

Thank HelenTHelen
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this restaurant for dinner, great atmosphere and lovely food, desserts are amazing. Well located in the city centre

Thank Donna H
County Cork, Ireland
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the menu was different than the one up on their home page and I didn't get the dish that my friends specifically suggested and the apple Strudel looked nothing like a strudel (it tasted good tho) I find this place one of my top picks in Cork. You won't be able to book a table for dinner for two,... More 

Thank Eliiber

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Irish, European, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork c2, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 4710
Market Lane is an award winning restaurant and bar over two floors that offers great food and amazing value. Where possible we use ingredients from The English Market and local artisan producers to make up our menu which has a wide range of fish, salads, meat, game and sandwiches, in addition to coeliac and vegetarian dishes and a healthy kids menu. Take a virtual tour or make a booking on our website.

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Fermoy, Cork, Ireland
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?