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Culture Edit | Play It By Ear

Culture Edit | Play It By Ear In this month’s Culture Edit, we recommend a virtual trip to the theatre withThe Everyman Cork. Enjoy a slice of theatre at home with their brand new MADE IN CORK: PLAY IT BY EAR series  If you are missing the glamour and atmosphere, recreate it at home this …

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Pancake Recipe for Pancake Tuesday

Flipping Amazing Pancakes For us, the best pancakes to have on Pancake Tuesday are the soufflé pancakes. Light, fluffy and oh so delicious, these do take a little more time than the traditional pancakes, but they are worth it! Served warm, straight from the pan with your choice of toppings, nothing can beat them! See …

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Spaghetti Puttanesca {Recipe}

Spaghetti Puttanesca {Recipe}   There’s a fierce nip in the air this January. Chef Trevor has shared his warm and comforting recipe for Spaghetti Puttanesca for you to enjoy at home in the chilly evenings before we begin to wave in the Spring!   Spaghetti Puttanesca Ingredients 3 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely diced 2 large garlic cloves, thinly …

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Vegan Brownie {Recipe}

Vegan brownie with coconut whipped cream & candied walnuts January has a new trend – Veganuary! A movement that supports people who would like to try veganism, Veganuary inspires us to try vegan dishes by making recipes and information more accessible. Our Head Chef Trevor has joined the movement and is offering up his delicious …

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Jazz Halloween Quiz Answers

ANSWERS SPOILER ALERT – if you haven’t seen he quiz questions, check them out HERE first.  _____   ROUND 1 – PURE JAZZ 1. What city is considered the birthplace of jazz?  New Orleans 2.Who coined the term “jazz”?   baseball player – The earliest written record of the word is in a 1912 article …

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Jazz Halloween Quiz

This year’ Jazz has been postponed, but here’s a fun Jazz quiz for you to enjoy over zoom with your friends! 5 rounds including Jazz, Halloween and Cork trivia. HOW TO PLAY Choose one person to be your quiz master. This person will be responsible for downloading the answers at the end of the rounds! …

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Street Art Brightens Up Harley Street

Seven murals for Cork as part of new Ardu Street Art Initiative Harley Street, opposite the brand new Mary elmes bridge, adjacent to our hotel is middle of a makeover with a massive mural created by artists Shane O’Driscoll as part of a brand new initiative called Ardu – the Irish for ‘Rise’, which is …

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Can You Do This Cork Victorian Quarter Quiz?

Calling all quizmasters! Are you running out of online quiz ideas? Well round up the troops, save the questions below and complete the ultimate Cork Victorian Quarter Quiz! You don’t need to know the area in advance, but you will need access to the internet to Google the answers on the Victorian Quarter site, and …

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A Concierge Guide to Cork – Top Things To Do

Concierge and Guest Relations Manager, John Coleman welcomes you to Cork.   Hello, my name is John Coleman, Concierge and Guest Relations Manager here at The Metropole Hotel Cork, where we want you to check in as a guest and check out as a friend.   YOUR CONCIERGE SERVICE As we prepare to welcome you …

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Cork Midsummer Festival 2020 Reimagined {Schedule of Events}

We recently asked our guests what they missed the most about visiting Cork and they answered almost unanimously – our festivals and events! So we have exciting news for you… this year, Cork’s best loved Summer Festival – Cork Midsummer Festival will be going virtual with Midsummer Moments. The Festival is working with Cork partners, …

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