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Well, I was expecting cheap and cheerful and that’s exactly what I got, with a healthy mix of yummy food thrown in.The restaurant was full, the atmosphere relaxed and cosy and the service was friendly and helpful.Three women on a night off stuffed themselves silly with starters (stuffed peppers and 2 x garlic mushrooms), main courses (pork something, chicken something and chicken something else) and desserts (banoffi pie, chocolate fudge cake and 3 flavours of home-made icecream).  Continue reading »

Princes St. Cork City
wow. the saving grace of this place, is that the food is great. unfortunately it’s also so understaffed it’s a trial in patience to even sit there.
our first tip-off should have been how long it took to be noticed and get seated. it was painful waiting for any kind of service, to be asked our order, for our plates to be cleared, for the bill to arrive.
would i go back?  Continue reading »

il padrino

A post by goodurs at Eating Out: Ireland

21 Cook Street, Cork, IrelandTel.: +353 – (0)21 – 4271 544
thursday night we were a larger group, and there to celebrate a friend’s birthday. reservations were made that day, and they were able to accomodate us.
the service was great, our waiter, Dan (who we had nicknamed Don) was attentive enough and handled the large group of loud and mostly drunk girls with humour.
the white house wine was inexpensive and tasty.  Continue reading »

The Brehon

A post by Gerry at Eating Out: Ireland

The Brehon HotelMuckross RdKillarney
I was here for two days and got to try out the restaurant. It was all you would expect from a 4 star hotel and more. The service was excellent and the food followed suit.Lunch day 1 was corn fed chicken which was cooked perfectly. Full of flavour and really melt in the mouth. Dessert was a toffee cheesecake, which was also up to the same standard.Lunch day 2 was more interesting. Pork with chirozo stuffing and a mushroom and spring onion cafe au lait.  Continue reading »

“Award winning restaurant”, we were promised.The question we were asking by the end of the night was “What award and when?”
With an evening of unexpected (and free) babysitting thrust upon us, Con and I were only too delighted to head out for a drink and dinner. We’d been meaning to sample the delights of the Stone Haven since we’d moved to the area. Anyone who ventured an opinion was highly complimentary.  Continue reading »

the quay co-op

A post by goodurs at Eating Out: Ireland

cork city… i don’t know the address, but it’s just across from the walking bridge and upstairs from the store of the same name.
wholesome vegetarian food with gluten free, dairy free, sugar free, etc. options. i’ve been meaning to try this place for quite some time now (i’ve had it checked off in my guide to ireland since before i got here.
i met up with elaine and gerry and we each had different food.  Continue reading »