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Cork Restaurant

$$ - $$$, International,
146 Metcalfe Street, Elora, Ontario N0B 1S0, Canada
+1 519-846-8880
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“scallops” (21 reviews)
“salad” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
Canadian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
146 Metcalfe Street, Elora, Ontario N0B 1S0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 233 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The manager Tara was welcoming, friendly and efficient. We dined on Friday evening and were informed that a new menu was just introduced that same day. We had scallops for our appetizer and they were cooked perfectly. Very tasty. I enjoyed the fish feature for...More

1  Thank Colette M
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We were driving through Elora and decided to stop and check out the Cork restaurant. Great decision. We didn't have a reservation but we were greeted cordially and told if we didn't mind waiting a few minutes we could be accomadated.Within five minutes we were...More

Thank Donna D
eloracork, Owner at Cork Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review. Also, thank you for giving us the chance to fix our error. Mistakes happen, restaurant's are run by people, and when a problem is brought to our attention we can fix it while you...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017

We sat outside for a light lunch. I had their brie cheese and pear on bread. Very good. We opted not to have wine, as it was too expensive for the wine that was offered on the menu. Also, due to a peculiar LCBO rule,...More

Thank Hunterboeuf
eloracork, Owner at Cork Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for your review and I am glad you enjoyed Cork. I do want to clarify that a glass of wine can be enjoyed on our patio! We have 3 tables outside that are not within the licenced area, but we have MANY tables...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We enjoyed our lunch at Cork. The servers were pleasant and we didn't have too wait too long once seated for our meals. I enjoyed the coconut sweet potato soup and the fish taco with mango and peaches. My husband and sister enjoyed the leek...More

1  Thank Bailey55
eloracork, Owner at Cork Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your fabulous review. Our staff is all smiling. You are right, we are not "standard fare". We make everything from scratch (which allows us to modify things for dietary restrictions) and we try to make every dish special, more than what you...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely lunch on the patio. Friendly and efficient service. Great tasting menu with lots of choices. Great selection of beer and wine. Recommended.More

Thank Colleen B
eloracork, Owner at Cork Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for a cheering review, received on a rainy day. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit to Cork. We love what we do and we have a fabulous team, providing exceptional food and service. Many tell us it is the best in...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017

We went there as a family of 4, (our children are 18 and 17, last Wednesday (Aug 16th) for lunch While I would not describe our kids as foodies, they've got a pretty good sense of food quality. All of us thoroughly enjoyed our food...More

2  Thank 804malpeque
eloracork, Owner at Cork Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your lunch. Your family certainly hit many of our most popular dishes. The tip comes up as optional at 20% and it is prompted to change it...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We celebrated my father's birthday here and even the stingiest among us were already planning their next visit -- the food was THAT good. Everything was perfection. I don't feel like writing a novel about it (I could). Just go! (FYI - the former head...More

1  Thank MLS_traveller
eloracork, Owner at Cork Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for your fabulous review. Our Chef, Dean, is an exceptional chef. He cares about every plate he puts out. We are so pleased that your whole party loved our food and our service. We do love what we do. Just so you know,...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and great service. Great wine selection. We had the halibut special and was delicious.

Thank Kathia H
eloracork, Owner at Cork Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for sending such a positive review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to Cork and we hope you will come back and join us soon.

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We love this place! The food is excellent, surpassed only by the fabulous service. Good wine selection. Craft beers. Really fun tapas night (last Wednesday of every month) and inspired Chef specials that can sometimes rival any Michelin rated restaurant.More

1  Thank Mark L
eloracork, Owner at Cork Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank your the wonderful review. We have an amazing team at Cork, our Chefs, our Servers, our Hostesses and our Kitchen Support. Everyone works to give our guests a great experience. Tapas night allows our Chefs to be creative and try new things. We all...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Cork with friends for the first time. The food was outstanding and the service was very friendly and very accommodating. One person in our party had several allergy concerns and they were very eager to offer options on all dishes to address the...More

1  Thank Calum M
eloracork, Owner at Cork Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for such a lovely review. It is nice to read this after a long weekend. We are able to work around most allergies because we make almost everything in house, and to order. We look forward to seeing you at Cork again in...More

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Ray519
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Response from Barb A | Reviewed this property |
It's best to check their website and call ahead if you've concerns regarding allergies, however they are very accommodating and very helpful, so I'm sure you'll be able to find suitable meal choices.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Metcalfe Street, Elora, Ontario N0B 1S0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Elora
  • Phone Number: +1 519-846-8880
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Description
Announcing the fresh flair of Cork, Elora's new restaurant that's certain to be your new favourite. Owners Trella and Stephanie welcome you with a creative menu and friendly atmosphere. Expect fine flavours, relaxed comfort, and warm memories from Cork. Fabulous Wines, Craft Beer and Spirits.
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