From posh to homely, local cafes and cottage kitchens to grand country homes, whether you are looking for a classic High Tea or just a lazy weekend Brunch, you can find the perfect place in Cork. 

Crawford Art Gallery Cafe

Cork, Ireland

This elegant, high-ceilinged space in the city’s main art-gallery has been a favourite since it was opened in 1986 by the Allen family of Ballymalo...

Liberty Grill

Cork, Ireland

For weekday and Saturday brunches – ask a Cork City friend where they are going for brunch, and they may well be heading for the classic menu at Th...

Amicus Cafe

Cork, Ireland

Open on Sundays - A relaxed, contemporary space on Paul Street, Amicus has a classic Sunday Brunch Menu with the Hangover Brunch in particular (wit...

Cafe Velo

Cork, Ireland

Another local favourite, Cafe Velo sits right on the river at George’s Quay, chooses local produce where possible and serves up brunch favourites i...

Ali's Kitchen

Cork, Ireland

A busy bake-house on Rory Gallagher Place right in the city centre, Ali's Kitchen has full breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, but is also home to o...

The Workshop

Cork, Ireland

A short, 15-minute drive from the city centre – the quirky & gorgeous Workshop Tea Rooms is the place that serves “tea and cake at the end of the r...

Diva's Boutique Bakery

Cork, Ireland

Proudly local, very individual and a little eccentric, Divas is exactly what you wouldn’t expect to find in the tiny, tucked-away village of Ballin...

The Lemon Leaf Cafe

Cork, Ireland

A fab option for Brunch at weekends in the harbour town of Kinsale, a relaxed 35 minute drive from the City Centre – an extensive, quality brunch m...

Glebe Gardens

Cork, Ireland

For a very special brunch (or high tea), head West to Glebe House & Gardens - a grand Georgian farmhouse on five acres of gardens and fields on the...

Budds of Ballydehob

Ballydehob, Ireland

A fine kitchen café in the little village of Ballydehob on the Wild Atlantic Way - Budds is a much-loved spot for late, lazy breakfasts, especially...

Kalbos Cafe

Cork, Ireland

In the busy market-town of “Skibb” (in the Irish language, the name means “harbour for little boats”) you will find the Kalbos Cafe and husband and...

Mannings Emporium

Cork, Ireland

First opened at Ballylickey near Bantry in 1948, as a simple store selling produce from the family farm, Mannings remains in the same family and ha...

The Green Room at Sage

Midleton, Ireland

This innovative restaurant is famous for its 12 Mile Rule – every ingredient that can possibly be sourced within 12 miles of their front door is. T...

The Granary Foodstore


Another local hero in the East Cork region famous for its rich farmland and food culture. The Granary's brunch menu is particularly tempting for ve...

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