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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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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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St. Patrick's Woollen Mills, Cork T45 X298, Ireland
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

Myself and my boyfriend went here at the weekend. It was 3.25pm and we were just looking for a coffee and a sandwich. We were informed that lunch finishes at 3.30pm to which I asked 'So we have 5 minutes to order then?, thewaitress behind...More

3  Thank Lilsypops
Reviewed 31 March 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a quick lunch here over the weekend. To begin with there is plenty of parking and inside the layout of the deli is really appetising. However I wouldn't say that our experience would encourage us to return. The area we...More

1  Thank AineACork
Reviewed 18 February 2014

You wouldn’t walk past this place on the street – you have to seek it out. Luckily we’d been told about it by a family member and it didn’t disappoint. We had lunch one day, and enjoyed it so much that we went back a...More

Thank Itchy_English_Feet
Reviewed 27 June 2013 via mobile

Had a work lunch here, sitting outside in glorious sun. The food was truly delicious! I had the soup, wonderful crusty bread and some coleslaw that was really well above the usual standard. Lovely coffee. Colleagues had quiche and sandwiches, as well as fruit tart...More

Thank User0407
Reviewed 24 April 2013

This premises is fantastic! The displays are mouthwatering, and locally produced foods in abundance. They have delicious lunch options, to suit all tastes. All food is displayed in such a way as to make you want EVERYTHING! All of the cured meats are cut to...More

1  Thank Culchiequeen
Reviewed 5 February 2013 via mobile

Went here for brunch. Over cooked eggs. Only 3 items on brunch menu. Croissant was not nice. Tea cold. Coffee was nice but overall €42 for 4 people and I would have made it better myself.

1  Thank Corkgirl1979
Reviewed 13 January 2013

Have been here a few times and also a few times aborted my visit as tables were full. Visited recently and had a great lunch of baguette and salad. Excellent ingredients which were all local hence it's not a cheap lunch destination. Great coffee also...More

Thank BrianCork
Reviewed 6 December 2012

Fantastic spot for lunch with home made quiche, freshly prepared salads and the charcuterie or cheese board are to die for!! Sells Arbutus bread, the best of local and international farmhouse cheese and meats. Worth finding!!

Reviewed 1 November 2012

I have had lunch here a few times and really like it. There is a great ambience and there is always a buzz. Everything is really fresh and the menu is lovely. I agree with another review it is very expensive here - I got...More

Thank mumof2Cork
Reviewed 22 August 2012

Fabulous fresh home made salads, pastries, charcuterie and cheeses plates, lovely desserts..... the decor is stunning, lovely music and good service. It is so busy at lunch time, you are nearly better off coming a bit earlier or for an afternoon treat....

1  Thank sheridan5Cork
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$14
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
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Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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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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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