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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.

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

MAIN COURSES

CALAMARI SALAD €10

crusty jalapeño bread, mesclun mixed leaves, tomato salsa, lemon aioli F, D, E, M, G, X

CLASSSIC CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD €12

romaine lettuce, herb croutons, crispy smoked bacon, creamy Caesar dressing M, E, F, G

SMOKED CARRIGALINE CHEDDAR CHEESE, FIG AND ONION TART €12

topped with a crispy egg G, E, D, N

O’FLYNN’S PORK AND SAGE SAUSAGES €14

spicy roast red pepper and chickpea stew, crusty sourdough bread X, C, D

THE MARY ELMES BEEF BRISKET BURGER €15

crisp baby gem lettuce, beef tomato, onion relish, Comté cheese, served on a toasted brioche bun G, D

SWEET POTATO, RED LENTIL AND CHICKPEA CURRY €15

lemon coriander yoghurt, naan bread D, G

POLENTA BATTERED FILLET OF COD €16

twice-cooked house cut chips, buttered garden peas, dill and pickle tartar sauce F, X, D, E, M

8OZ RIBEYE STEAK €27

sauté chestnut mushrooms, twice cooked house cut chips, confit shallot and a Jameson Irish whiskey peppercorn sauce 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, D, Sb, N, G

SELECTION OF ICE CREAM €8

tuile basket E, G, D

STRAWBERRY MILLE FEUILLE €9

vanilla cream E, G, D

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

MAIN COURSES

SEASONAL SOUP OF THE DAY €6

C, D

SMOKED HADDOCK AND SWEETCORN CHOWDER €8

F, C, D, X

CLASSIC CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD €8/€12

romaine lettuce, herb croutons, crispy smoked bacon, creamy Caesar dressing (starter/mains) M, E, F, G

BBQ PULLED PORK SANDWICH €10

sweet and sticky pulled Staunton’s pork neck, crispy fried onions, mixed leaves, spicy chipotle slaw M, E, G, D

THE MET SANDWICH €10

honey and thyme glazed gammon ham, caramelized onion marmalade, rocket, smoked Applewood cheese served on chunky doorstep bread F, D, E, M, G, X

CALAMARI SALAD €10

crusty jalapeno bread, mesclun mixed leaves, tomato salsa, lemon aioli F, D, E, M, G, X

SMOKED CARRIGALINE CHEDDAR CHEESE, FIG AND ONION TART €12

topped with a crispy egg G, E, D, N

O’FLYNN’S PORK AND SAGE SAUSAGES €14

spicy roast red pepper and chickpea stew, crusty sourdough bread Sb, C, D

THE MARY ELMES BEEF BRISKET BURGER €15

crisp baby gem lettuce, beef tomato, onion relish, Comté cheese served on a toasted brioche bun G, D

SWEET POTATO, RED LENTIL AND CHICKPEA CURRY €15

lemon coriander yoghurt, naan bread G, D

POLENTA BATTERED FILLET OF COD €16

twice-cooked house cut chips, buttered garden peas, dill and pickle tartare sauce F, X, D, E, M

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 G, E, D, Sb, N

SELECTION OF ICE CREAM €8

tuile basket E, D, G

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 €6

Smoked Haddock & Corn Chowder €8

Carrigaline Cheddar Cheese, Fig & Red Onion Tart with a Crispy Egg €9

Smoked Salmon & Tarragon Crème Fraiche Salad, Lemon Vinaigrette €8

Main Course

Gourmet Apple & Sage Sausages, Spring Onion Mash & a Red Onion Jus €14

Roast Sirloin of Beef & Duck Fat Roasted Potatoes with Brandy Peppercorn sauce €19

Orange Honey & Sage Roast Turkey, Herb Stuffing & Roast Gravy €15

Traditional Irish Lamb Stew with Crusty Sourdough Dipping Bread €15

Pan Fried Fillet of Hake, Crushed Baby Potatoes with a Lemon & White Wine Sauce €17

All Served with a Selection of Seasonal Vegetables

Dessert

Milk Chocolate Mousse with Shortbread, Berry Jam & Fruits €7

Warm Chocolate Brownie with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream €6

Raspberry & White Chocolate Cheesecake with a Fruit Berry Compote €6

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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