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The MET is the new Bar, Restaurant, Tea Room, Prosecco Lounge, and Snug at the Metropole Hotel Cork. Located in Victorian Quarter, we are Cork’s best kept secret for food & drink in the heart of Cork City.  The MET is open daily from 12noon until late.

Discover our Tea Room, Prosecco Lounge and more.

Lunch

SEASONAL SOUP OF THE DAY €5

C, D

The MET Classic Club €8

G, E, D, N, Sb, Mt

"1953 Coronation" Chicken €7

G, D, N, Sb, Mt

Traditional Toasted Special €7

G, D

Guest Choice €6

create your own sandwich on fresh white or brown batch loaf. All the classics available please ask your server, served with homemade slaw and tossed greens

Vegan Specials

Spiced Falafel, Pickled Cucumber, Vegan Chive Mayonnaise on a Toasted Pitta €10

with homemade slaw & tossed greens G

Chickpea & Harissa Burger €10

with avocado vegan aioli on a toasted bun with crispy French fries G

Traditional Specials

Roast of the Day €15

served with seasonal vegetables, creamy mash potatoes & jus C, X, D

Chicken Pot Pie €12

served with crispy French fries & side salad G, E, D, X, C

House Salads

Warm Smoked Salmon, Roasted Beets, Quinoa & Goats Cheese Salad €10

D, F, X

Pesto Pearl Cous Cous, Roasted Tender Stem Broccoli & Pickled Cucumber Topped with a Soft Poached Egg €10

G

STARTERS

Seasonal Soup of the Day

C, D

GOLDEN FRIED CHICKEN CROQUETTE

wilted rocket, thyme aioli G, M, D, E

SAFFRON RISOTTO

finished with shaved Parmesan C, D

BOSTON PRAWNS

topped with a classic Marie Rose sauce, shredded baby gem lettuce, lemon F, Ms, D, E, Mt, X

MAIN COURSES

8OZ MC CARTY’S BEEF BURGER,

tomato relish, crisp lettuce beef tomato and Swiss cheese served on a sweet brioche bun, French fries D, G, E

PAN SEARED CHICKEN SUPREME

carrot puree, crushed baby potatoes and a red wine jus X, D, C

PAN FRIED FILLET OF HAKE

champ mash, smoked bacon and garden pea fricassee, white wine cream F, D

SWEET POTATO GNOCCHI

wilted spinach and shaved parmesan D, G

DESSERTS

CHOCOLATE AND HAZELNUT BROWNIE

vanilla bean ice cream E, D, N, G

MIXED BERRY ETON MESS

with fresh cream and strawberries E, D

SELECTION OF ICE CREAM

chocolate soil D, G, N

STARTERS

SEASONAL SOUP OF THE DAY €6

C, D

CHICKEN, LEEK AND McCARTHY’S BLACK PUDDING TERRINE €8

spiced pear purée, dressed watercress X, D, G, E

SAFFRON RISOTTO €10/€16

shaved Parmesan (starter/main) X, C, D

TOONSBRIDGE MOZZARELLA, HEIRLOOM TOMATO SALAD €10

basil gel, toasted cashews D, G, N

ROASTED ASPARAGUS, SMOKED BACON CRISP €11

crispy egg finished with a Hollandaise foam E, D, G

PAN-SEARED SCALLOPS €13

beetroot purée, beetroot crisp, pickled apple F, M, D, X

MAIN COURSES

SWEET POTATO, RED LENTIL AND CHICKPEA CURRY €16

lemon coriander yoghurt, naan bread D, G

FILLET OF COD €22

white bean, spinach and Gubeen chorizo cassoulet F, D

PAN-FRIED FILLET OF HAKE €22

crispy kale, black pudding croquette, white wine cream sauce F, D, G, E, X

PAN-SEARED CORN FED CHICKEN €22

mini potato fondant, parsnip purée, baby vegetables, chicken cream D, X

BRAISED BEEF SHORT RIB €22

soy and ginger glaze, sweet carrot purée, whipped potato mash Sb, X, C, D

8OZ RIBEYE STEAK €27

sautéed chestnut mushrooms, twice cooked house cut chips, confit shallot and a Jameson Irish Whiskey peppercorn sauce D, C, X

LAMB TWO WAYS €28

braised shoulder and roasted rack of Midleton lamb, celeriac fondant, baby carrots, wild garlic emulsion, rosemary jus C, D, X, G

DEREK McCARTHY’S GRASS FED 8OZ FILLET OF HEREFORD BEEF €30/€34

confit tomatoes, truffle mash, rosemary jus (Surplus with King Prawns) D, C, X

DESSERTS

PETIT CHOUX BUNS €8

hazelnut ice cream, warm chocolate sauce D, G, E, N

CLASSIC PECAN PIE €8

vanilla bean ice cream E, G, D, Sb

ALMOND AND RASPBERRY BAKEWELL TART €8

fresh raspberries, mixed berries E, G, D, Sb, N

STRAWBERRY MILLE FEUILLE €8

vanilla cream E, G, D

DARK CHOCOLATE MOUSSE €8

shortbread, berry jam, fresh fruits E, D, G

Starter

Seasonal Soup of the Day €5

C, D

The MET Smoked Haddock & Sweetcorn €8

served with seeded brown soda bread C, D, E, G, X

Toons Bridge Mozzarella €8

served with buttered asparagus, Parma ham crisp & basil oil D, X

Classic Chicken Caesar Salad €8

with romaine lettuce, herb croutons, crispy smoked bacon & creamy Caesar dressing E, F, Mt, C

Main Course

Fantastic Family Feast (Serves 4) €49

rosemary & thyme slow cooked whole chicken, served with duck fat roast potatoes, honey roasted carrots, parsnips & turnips, & creamy mash potato finished with a red wine gravy C, D, X

Apple & Honey Glazed Smoked Loin of Bacon €15

served with spring onion mash potato. buttered savoy cabbage, roasted vegetables finished with a parsley & thyme cream sauce D, C, X

Pan Fried Fillet of Cod €15

with a basil and parmesan cheese crust, crushed baby potatoes, baby vegetables & a lemon & parsley butter D, F, G

Buttermilk Supreme of Chicken €14

served with wild mushroom & smoked bacon ragout with a Parmesan crisp C, D, X

Traditional Irish Beef & Guinness Stew €15

served inside a freshly baked bread bowl with a side of caramelized vegetables C, D, E, G, X

8oz Ribeye Steak €27

served with sauté chestnut mushrooms, French fries, confit shallot & a Jameson Whiskey pepppercorn sauce C, D, X

Sweet Potato, Butternut Squash & Lentil Shepard's Pie €10

served with roasted winter veggies N

Dessert

Classic Pecan Pie €8

served with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream D, E, G, Sb

Almond & Raspberry Bakewell Tart €8

served with fresh raspberries & mixed berry gel D, E, G, N, Sb

Warm Chocolate Fondant €8

served with hazelnut ice cream & fresh raspberries

CLASSIC COCKTAILS

WERTHER’S ORIGINAL ESPRESSO MARTINI €13

Vodka, Espresso, Tia Maria, Werther’s Original Butter-Candied Syrup, Chocolate Bitters
Rich & Buttery

TOM COLLINS €13

Irish Gin, Lillet Blanc, Orange Bitters, Lemon, Gomme, Soda, Aromatics
Crisp & Refreshing

WHISKEY SOUR €13

Irish Whiskey, Lemon, Simple Syrup, Angostura Bitters, Orange Oils
Velvet & Tart

WEST CORK COUNTRY FIZZ €13

Rhubarb & Ginger Gin, St Germain Elderflower Liquor, Rhubarb Bitters, Lemon, Whites, Apple Infused Soda
Bittersweet & Sweet

EL PRESIDENTE €13

Havanna Club 7 Year, Grand Marnier, Spiced Rum, Blanc Vermouth, Angostura Bitters, Orange Bitters, Pomegranate
Robust

THE PROSECCO COLADA €13

Coconut Oil Fat-Washed Havana Club 3 Year, Wray & Nephew, Luxardo Maraschino, Homemade Prosecco & Pineapple Cordial, House Coconut Sorbet, Lychee Syrup, Unsweetened Cream
Smooth & Refreshing

MET SIGNATURE COCKTAILS

CLARITY €13

Irish Milk Gin, Clarified Milk Punch, Wild Irish Red Berry Tea, Gomme, Lemon, Soda
Velvet

MET COOLER €13

Mezcal, Campari, Salted Watermelon Syrup, Rich Pernod Perfume, Orgeat, Pineapple, Lime
Bittersweet

THE STOCKES CLOCK €13

Irish Gin, Crème De Violette, In-House Prosecco & Mandarin Cordial, Plum Bitters, Saline Solution, Elderflower Tonic
Ripe & Floral

MARY ELMES €13

Blood Orange Infused Irish Gin, Aperol, Tanora Soda Reduction, Charred Red Grapefruit, Elderflower
Sweet & Floral

COUNTRY STROLL €13

Butter Fat-Washed Irish Whiskey, House Basil Oil & Orange Cordial, Passionfruit, Irish Heather Honey, Lime, Whites, Crystal Ginger
Velvet & Tart

MACURTAIN SWEET €13

Bacardi Carta Blanca, Pisco, St Germain Elderflower Liquor, Wild Sorrel, Blackberry Treacle, Dill, Lemonade
Sweet & Tart

MET MOCKTAILS

MY GINGER COUSIN €7

Irish Apple Cider, Rosemary Infused Honeysuckle Shrub, Star Anise & Blackberry Suspension, Ginger Beer, Lime Juice
Fruity

OFF THE BUS €7

Coconut Water, Orgeat, Whole Cloves, Cranberry Juice, Butterfly Pea Tea Extract
Refreshing

THE BITTER DRIVER €7

Freshly Brewed Espresso, Grapefruit Juice, Sage Leaves, Tonic Water
Rich

GIN FREE G&T €7

Home-made Non Alcoholic Gin with Elderflower Tonic, Speciality Hand Picked Botanicals, Infusions and Citrus
Refreshing

ALLERGENS

(D) Dairy (Ms) Molluscs (G) Gluten (E) Eggs (M) Mustard (F) Fish (C) Celery (N) Nuts (X) Sulphates (Cr) Crustaceans (P) Peanuts (Sb) Soybeans (M) Milk (Ss) Sesame Seeds (L) Lupin (S) Seeds (Vo) Vegan Option. All our meats, poultry & game are “Feile Bia” approved & our beef is 100% Irish

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