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On The Pigs Back

St. Patrick's Woollen Mills, Cork T45 X298, Ireland
+353 21 461 7832
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (22 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
St. Patrick's Woollen Mills, Cork T45 X298, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 70 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing lunch for a group of friends. U would highly recommend the chicken liver pàte!!! Amazing selection of cheeses!!! I'll be back again soon!! Ciaran Back again soon!! 😋

Thank Ciaran U
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I went in recently to meet a friend for breakfast at 11am, I walked in four workers continued to look the other way while I tried to get their attention. Eventually one looked at me and said I could sit anywhere, brought me a list...More

2  Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 29 December 2017

I recently had a very sick relative who was craving a particular item from the bakery in the Pigs Back. I phoned in advance to request the item be held back and that I would collect within 2 hours. After travelling from the other side...More

1  Thank peregrina79
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Stopped by early Tuesday afternoon and opted for a tart and salads (Cavolo Nero, Pine Nut & Morbier Cheese tart). I wasn't sure what the cheese was like but I like trying new things. It is a very subtle semi-soft cows' milk cheese, slightly stringy...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Had brunch here one Sunday recently. I ordered Risotto with smoked chicken and my partner ordered smoked haddock fish cake with poached eggs and hollandaise. When they arrived, they brought the fish cake and the Spanish Chicken so not the risotto. I took the Spanish...More

Thank Deborah M
onthepigsback, Public Relations Manager at On The Pigs Back, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Hello. Thank you for your review of our new Sunday Brunch option. I am sorry to hear there was a mix up with your order. I can assure you this does not occur often. I am glad that you enjoy our week day options as...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

Lovely foe adults, would not really recommend for children. Can be a little cold so wear something warm.

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Thank Deirdrecom
onthepigsback, Public Relations Manager at On The Pigs Back, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Hi Deirdre, Thank you for your review of On The Pigs Back Cafe & Deli in Douglas. We hope to see you again shortly.

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Cute decor, great food selection of French food as well as healthy cuisine. Friendly and professional service. Great coffee also and fab desserts. Nice food shop located there also. Good for kids as well.

Thank whittersDublin
onthepigsback, Public Relations Manager at On The Pigs Back, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you for your review! Happy to hear that you like visiting us in Douglas, for all that our premise offers. Looking forward to seeing you again soon :)

Reviewed 12 September 2017

Good food and a lovely venue but as is now typical in Ireland a bit overpriced for what we had. Also the waiter made a fiasco of splitting the bill.More

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Thank aoifeburf
onthepigsback, Public Relations Manager at On The Pigs Back, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Hi Aoife, Thank you for your review. Our prices are reflective of sourcing good quality ingredients. In relation to splitting the bill, I would like to extend my apologies. There should never be a problem dividing bills, so I am very sorry that you encountered...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

we had a really enjoyable healthy lunch ,fab atmosphere ,delicious food great coffee and excellent service

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Thank monicamulcahy
onthepigsback, Public Relations Manager at On The Pigs Back, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Hi Monica, Thank you for your review! We are delighted to hear that you have had an enjoyable experience with us. Looking forward to seeing you again. All the best!

Reviewed 20 August 2017

Great Lunch venue with free parking and a wide choice of menus . The choices are varied and tasty and the soup is usually very good. The shop area offers an extensive choice of intresting products and the staff are friendly and helpful . To...More

Thank Michael L
onthepigsback, Public Relations Manager at On The Pigs Back, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Hi Michael, Thank you for your review! Happy to hear that you like visiting us in Douglas, for all that our premise offeres. Looking forward to seeing you again soon :)

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Delivery, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Patrick's Woollen Mills, Cork T45 X298, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 21 461 7832
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Description
Originated in the English Market in Cork ('The Food Capital of Ireland'), On The Pig's Back's stall is now the centre of attraction for its fabulous selection of Farmhouse Cheeses and Charcuterie Products, and is also particularly renowned for its Award Winning range of Homemade Pates & Terrines, as well as its French Gourmet Food. In 2009, On The Pig's Back expanded it's business to Douglas which is equipped with a Cafe, an Artisan Food-Store, and a production ktchen for our homemade pates & terrines.
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