Five places to eat
LONG VALLEY BAR
Tel: 021 427 2144 Web: thelongvalleybar.com
Serving doorstopper-sized sandwiches, a great old traditional bar still run by the Moynihan family.
Cork Opera House
Good focus on vegetarian options and artisan foods in this increasingly popular café.
Tel: 021 241 4272
Just opened a few weeks, this Lebanese restaurant is serving fantastic food with mains costing €10-€15. The owner is well-known from the farmers’ market circuit.
Tel: 021 427 8134 Web: farmgate.ie
One of the best food options in Cork city. More casual dining in the café, while the restaurant serves simple, locally based foods. Lamb stew and tripe and drisheen are excellent.
Tel: 021 4251959
Excellent French cuisine in this award-winning restaurant. Set menu is great value. Book ahead on weekends.