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The MET | Bar & Restaurant

The MET is a Bar, Restaurant and Tea Room at the Metropole Hotel Cork. Located in the VQ (dubbed Cork’s ‘coolest neighbourhood’ & ‘what could be Ireland’s best street for foodies’ – Sunday Times), we are Cork’s best-kept secret for food & drink in the heart of Cork City.

At The MET Cork, you will find a delicious array of menus, including lunch, brunch, dinner and our famous Afternoon Tea.


We’re open! Join us for lunch, brunch, dinner or Afternoon Tea. Make a reservation online now.
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Cork’s best kept secret for food & drink in the heart of Cork City, now serving brunch, lunch, dinner, cocktails and afternoon tea.
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Weekend Brunch

Our delicious weekend brunch is the perfect way to enjoy a catch up with friends on the weekend, served Saturdays & Sunday 11:30am – 3pm
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Afternoon Tea Menu

Enjoy a light and flavourful selection of handmade dishes and fresh-baked sweet treats in our Tea Room. Afternoon Tea is available daily from 12pm-4pm and afternoon tea gift vouchers are also available.
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Sumptuous breakfast is served daily in the Riverview Restaurant overlooking the River Lee. Experience impeccable service. Enjoy a hot a la carte breakfast using locally sourced produce.
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Mark your occasion with an event in The Metropole. We have 120 years’ experience creating beautiful family occasions, from intimate gatherings in our restaurant, to private dining in our sumptuous spaces, we
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Whether it is a small business meeting, intimate dinner or a banquet, you can enjoy the moment and we’ll provide the perfect menu and setting for your event.
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From glamourous balls to intimate cocktail parties, we have been the perfect backdrop for Cork’s most remarkable occasions. Whatever your event, we have plenty spaces to choose from.
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