Things to see and do - Cork
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Cork Travel guide
Cork : Michelin's recommendations
Third city of Ireland after Dublin and Belfast, Cork is an important trading centre, county town of County Cork and also a university town. The northern suburbs, including the solely residential Montenotte district, are located up above the flat city centre, which is built on drained marshland. The River Lee flows through the city, extending into a network of channels on its way. Its estuary forms the largest natural harbour in Europe.
Tourist attractions Cork : Things to see and do
St-Patrick's St. IRL - Cork
The city's main shopping street offers a wide range of shops and specialist boutiques. A shopping mall was recently added on Merchants' Quay .
Emmet Place IRL - Cork
Founded by W. H. Crawford, the gallery exhibits a representative collection of works by Irish artists from the 19C and 20C, including works by well-known 19C artists such as Sir William Orpen, Sean O'Sullivan, John Hogan and Daniel Maclise. Also on d..
South Mall IRL - Cork
The Chamber of Commerce, built in 1813 for the traders operating in the Butter Market, is now part of the Imperial Hotel, located at the far east end of the street. Right opposite, on the corner of Pembroke Street, an entrance bears the inscription C..
South Mall IRL - Cork
Located in the very heart of Cork city, The Imperial Hotel is less than a minute’s walk from Cork’s main shopping district. It boasts spacious rooms and the luxurious Escape Spa. Rooms at the Imperial feature power showers and baths. Guests can rela..
48 Maccurtain St IRL - Cork .
Prix Prices from : 70 €
The boutique Isaacs Hotel in Cork is just a 5-minute walk from the city centre, including the English Market and Shandon Steeple. It offers spacious rooms, the Greene's Restaurant and a courtyard with a floodlit waterfall. Kent Railway Station and C..
Coburg Street IRL - Cork Cork
Prix Prices from : 59 €
This friendly hotel with excellent service has a prime city-centre location near shops theatres, galleries, vibrant bars and restaurants. Bustling St. Patrick's Street is just around the corner. Ashley Hotel is within a mid -19th-century house and h..
English Market (1st floor), Princes St IRL - Cork
Popular, long-standing eatery above a bustling 200 year old market; turn right for self-service or left for the bistro. Daily menus use produce from the stalls below and are supplemented by the latest catch. Dishes are hearty and homemade.
16 Lancaster Quay, Western Rd IRL - Corcaigh
Stylish little restaurant with a grey and green colour scheme, friendly service and intimate atmosphere. Extensive choice of interesting, original, vegetarian dishes which feature plenty of different flavours and textures. Spacious, modern bedrooms c..
Clarion Hotel, Lapps Quay IRL - Cork
Set within the Clarion hotel and, surprisingly, Corks only seafood restaurant! Modern room with a fish tank and central booths. Creative dishes use a classical base and add unusual modern twists. Presentation is bold and service, smooth.
5 Sheares St IRL - Corcaigh
Modest little bistro with whitewashed brick walls, closely set tables and a loyal following. Simple, flavoursome cooking offers light lunches and more substantial dishes at dinner; pop in for morning coffee or afternoon tea.
23 Oliver Plunket St IRL - Corcaigh
Personally run restaurant with a cosy, intimate feel; hidden away in the centre of town. Seasonal, Irish-inspired menu: honest regional cooking uses quality local ingredients and has clear, defined flavours. Friendly, helpful service.
17 Cook St IRL - Corcaigh
Well-run restaurant with a spacious, high-ceilinged dining room that was formerly a Turkish bath. The experienced chef produces accomplished, detailed dishes with a classical French base and original touches.