Unmissable tourist sites
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..
Mac Curtain St IRL - Cork .
In the heart of Cork City Centre, the hotel is just a short stroll from the city’s business district and many excellent shops, boutiques, theatres and galleries. Guests have free access to the on-site Leeside Leisure Centre which boasts an indoor po..
MacCurtain Street IRL - Cork 00000
"Situated in the heart of Cork City Centre, the Gresham Metropole Hotel in Cork is just a short stroll from the many excellent shops, boutiques, theatres, galleries and of course the business district of Cork, making it an ideal location for Cor..
Lapps Quay IRL - Cork .
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Facing Cork City Hall, the Clarion Hotel Cork overlooks the River Lee. It offers beautifully designed air-conditioned rooms, a health and spa centre with pool, and 2 fine restaurants. Decorated in light modern colours, many rooms have floor-to-ceili..
5 Sheares St IRL - Corcaigh
Modest little bistro with whitewashed brick walls, closely set tables and loyal following. Simple, flavoursome cooking offers 'tart of the day', as well as more substantial dishes at dinner.
16 Lancaster Quay, Western Rd IRL - Corcaigh
Stylish little restaurant with grey/green colour scheme, friendly service and intimate atmosphere. Extensive choice of interesting, original, vegetarian dishes which feature plenty of flavours and textures. Spacious, modern bedrooms come in bright, b..
Phoenix St IRL - Corcaigh
A long, warmly decorated room with modern tables on which old Irish classics are delivered. Farm ducks, wild game, fresh fish and organic vegetables are used in the cooking.
Western Rd. IRL - Corcaigh / Cork
English Market (1st floor), Princes St IRL - Cork
Long-standing café on 1st floor of the English Market. Small daily changing menu of food from the stalls below or from the counties of Munster; all simple, homemade and fresh.
17 Cook St IRL - Corcaigh
Well-run restaurant with spacious, high-ceilinged interior; formerly a Turkish bath. Experienced chef produces accomplished, detailed dishes with a classical French base and original touches.