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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.

AFTERNOON TEA:

Please note Afternoon Tea is available in our Tea Room for residents only under current guidelines. It can also be enjoyed at home with our Afternoon Tea click and collect service daily from 12pm-4pm.

See all details on Afternoon Tea at Home here

LUNCH & DINNER ON OUR TERRACE

Lunch and dinner are now served on our outdoor, covered Terrace for non-residents. For non-residents, we accept walk-ins based on availability. We take bookings for residents only.

Lunch is served 12pm-5pm daily.

Dinner is served 5pm-9pm daily.

 

Brunch

Our amazing brunch menu is available weekends only.

STARTERS

SEASONAL SOUP OF THE EVENING €6.50

Cuthbert’s soda bread D, X, Gw, C, M

SOYA BRAISED PORK BELLY €8

Pickled cucumber, crispy carrot D, Gw, C, X

MACROOM MOZZRELLA CAPRESE SALAD €7

With a dressed rocket and parmesan salad X, D

THE MET CAESAR SALAD €7

Baby gem, smoked streaky bacon, herb croutons, parmesan F, E, D, X, Gw, Mt

O’CONNELL'S SALT & PEPPER CALAMARI €8

Roasted garlic & saffron aioli, D, X, Gw, C, Cr, Ms, E

VEGAN MISO SEARED TURNIP €7

Baby beetroot, roasted almonds N, X, Gw

McCARTHYS SPICED BEEF BONBON €7

Chive sour cream, herb oil X, Gw, C, Sb

MAIN COURSES

SOUS VIDE RUMP OF McCARTHYS LAMB €26

Celeriac & vanilla puree, colcannon mash, rosemary red wine jus D, X, C, Sb, M

McCARTHY’S 8OZ BEEF BURGER €18

Tomato relish, crisp gem lettuce, Swiss cheese served on a sweet brioche bun, fries D, X, Gw, C, Sb, M, E

CHICKEN SUPREME €22

Stuffed with Ardsalagh goat’s cheese & sun-dried tomato, seared stem broccoli, chimichurri sauce, chive mash D, X, C, Sb, M

TEMPURA BATTERED COD €22

Seasonal salad, tartar sauce, French fries F, E, D, X, G, Mt

PAN FRIED SEABASS €25

Shaved Fennel & orange salad, buttered baby potatoes F, D, X, C, Sb

VEGAN CAULIFLOWER AND POTATO KORMA €17

Roast almonds, basmati rice C, N, Sb, X

8OZ MCCARTHY'S RIB EYE STEAK €30

Burnt onion, sautéed mushroom, pepper sauce, fries D, Gw, C
(€10 supplement for inclusive packages)

8oz MCCARTHY'S FILLET STEAK €35

Burnt onion, sautéed mushroom, pepper sauce, fries D, Gw, C
(€15 supplement for inclusive package)

SIDES

Mash Potato D €3
Wilted Spinach D €3
Fries G €3
Pan seared stem broccoli D €3.50
Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower D €3.50
Sweet Potato Fries G €3.50

DESSERTS

WARM CHOCOLATE BROWNIE €7

Chantilly cream, fresh berries N, D, X

VEGAN POACHED PEAR €8

Poached in maple syrup with fresh berries, candied walnuts, strawberry coulis N, D, X

BARRY’S TEA CRÈME BRULEE €8

Almond biscotti, fresh berries N, D, X, E, Gw

STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING €8

Butterscotch sauce, Chantilly cream N, D, X, E, Gw

SELECTION OF ICE CREAM €6

Brandy snap basket Gw, D, X, E

IRISH CHEESE PLATE €9

Selection of Irish cheeses, grapes, crackers, sweet tomato relish D, G, C, Mt, Sb
Cheese Sharing Plate €25

SPRING AFTERNOON TEA

SWEETS

Mini lemon & lime posset with toasted almonds & berries D, N, E, G €32pp
The Met banana bread D, G, N, E
Mini eclairs with strawberry cream D, G, N, E
Mini Chocolate brownie D, G, N, E
Selection of macarons N, E, G

SELECTION OF SANDWICHES

Free range egg and cress D, E, G, Mt, X
Chicken & cucumber with sun-dried tomato pesto G, D, X, Mt, N
Pastrami and rocket on sourdough D, G
Open smoked salmon on soda bread with chive cream cheese & pickled red onion D, F, G

SWEET SCONES

Freshly baked scones with whipped cream and selection of fruit jam D, G

Add some sparkle to your afternoon...

Afternoon Tea Including a glass of Prosecco €40
Afternoon Tea including a glass of Champagne €45
Prosecco Platino Frizzante 750ML €15
Prosecco DOC Frizzante ‘Soraloc’ Perlage 750ML - Organic / Vegan – Italy €20

Lunch

SEASONAL SOUP OF THE DAY €6

Artisan breads D, C, Gw, Sb, X

THE MET CAESAR SALAD €7

Baby gem, smoked streaky bacon, herb croutons, parmesan F, E, D, X, Gw, Mt
Add Chicken €3

THE MET TOASTED SPECIAL €10

Gammon ham, Swiss cheese, plum tomato, red onion, fries D, Gw, Mt, X, Sb

EGG MAYO €9

Free range hens egg, mayo in Pezo pan served with fries E, Gw, M, X, C, Sb

SPICY CHICKEN €10

Chicken fillet, plum tomato, red onion, Shredded gem lettuce, spicy sriracha mayo in a brioche bap served with fries F, E, D, X, Gw, Mt

SMOKED BACON B.L.T €10

Smoked streaky bacon, gem lettuce, plum tomato, & Mayo on toasted sourdough served with fries F, E, D, X, G, Mt, Sb

SPICY CHICKEN WINGS €7

Tossed in Cayenne butter with a Ardsallagh goats cheese dip C, D, Gw

VEGAN PASTA ALLA NORMA €15

Roasted aubergine & capers with spaghetti tossed in a tomato basil sauce Gw, C, Sb, Ms

CAULIFLOWER AND POTATO VEGAN KORMA €17

Roast almonds, basmati rice C, N, Sb, X

8OZ McCarthy’s BEEF BURGER €18

Tomato relish, crisp gem lettuce, Emmental cheese, sweet brioche bun, French fries D, G, C, X, E

TEMPURA BATTERED COD €22

Tartar sauce, seasonal salad, French fries F, E, D, X, G, Mt

Mc CARTHY 6oz STEAK SANDWICH €22

Sautéed mushroom, crispy onions, rocket served on ciabatta with French fries & pepper sauce F, E, D, X, G, Mt, Sb

Choose From...

AVOCADO TOAST €10

Avocado, pumpkin seeds, plum tomato, toasted sourdough Gw, Ss, X, Sb

BROKEN YOLK BREAKFAST SANDWICH €11

Bacon, sausage, soft fried egg, tomato relish, grilled bloomer bread D, E, Gw, X

EGGS BENEDICT €11

Traditional eggs benedict with smoked streaky bacon, silky hollandaise sauce D, E, Gw, X

EGGS FLORENTINE €11

Wilted baby spinach, poached egg, silky hollandaise sauce D, E, Gw, Ms, X

EGGS ROYALE €12

Matt O’Connell smoked salmon, silky hollandaise sauce F, D, E, Gw, Ms, X

POTATO & CHORIZO HASH €12

Fried baby potato, chorizo & soft fried egg with a side of saffron aioli D, E, Gw, Ms, X

BUTTERMILK PANCAKES €10.50

Chantilly cream, maple syrup, berry compote D, E, Gw

THE MET CAESAR SALAD €7

Baby gem, smoked streaky bacon, herb croutons, parmesan F, E, D, X, Gw, Mt
Add chicken €3

THE MET TOASTED SPECIAL €10

McCarthys Gammon ham, Swiss cheese, plum tomato, red onion served with fries D, Gw, X, Mt

8OZ McCarthy’s BEEF BURGER €17

Tomato relish, crisp gem lettuce, Emmental cheese, sweet brioche bun, French fries D, Gw, C, X, E

O’CONNELL’S TEMPURA BATTERED COD €22

Tartar sauce, seasonal salad, French fries F, E, D, X, Gw, Mt

BRUNCH SIDES

Smoked Salmon F €6
Streaky Bacon D €3
Wilted Spinach D €2
Poached Egg E, X €2
Avocado €3
Sweet Potato Fries €3.50

Sweet Treats

BERRY & CHIA YOGURT PARFAIT €7

Natural yogurt, fresh berries and chia seeds S, Go, X, D

MET BRIOCHE FRENCH TOAST €7.50

Fresh berries, maple syrup & Chantilly cream D, E, Gw

SELECTION OF ICE CREAM €6

Brandy snap basket Gw, D, X

Cocktails & Champagne

TIKI €13

White rum, orange liquor, pineapple juice, fresh lime and bitters

AUTUMN ORCHARD €13

Chartreuse, peach schnapps, apple juice, sugar syrup and sparkling soda water

THE MET ESPRESSO MARTINI €13

Vodka, Irish coffee liquor, espresso, salted sugar syrup D

BLOODY MARY €13

Vodka, tomato juice, tobacco sauce, worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper and C, G, X

TRUE BLUE BELLINI €13

Peach and orange blossom Vodka, blue curacao, lemonade, topped with prosecco X

CLASSIC PEACH BELLINI €13

Peach liquor, orange juice and prosecco X

Mimosa €13

Orange juice and Prosecco X

Prosecco

Glass €9.50
Bottle €30
Perlage Sgajo Prosecco €46

Champagne €87

Moet & Chandon

WINE LIST

WHITE WINE

Chardonnay / Chenin, Argentina Caracter €7.50/€30
Pino Grigio / Venezie, Italy Sonetti €7.75/€31
Sauvignon Blanc, Castilla Spain Campo Del Moro €8/€32
Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand Tyndall €9/€36
Sancerre, Loire Valley, France, Le Pierrier €12/€52

RED WINE

Merlot, Pays D'OC, France Alvier €7.50/€28
Cabernet Sauvignon, La Mancha, Spain, Campo Del Moro €8/€32
Tempranillo, Rioja, Alavesa, Spain, Montebuena €8.50/€33
Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina, Cameleon €8/€32.50
Tempranillo / Syrah, Castilla Spain, Campo Del Maro €8/€32
Bordeaux Blend, Bordeaux, France, Chateau Siran Margaux 2021 €100

ROSE WINE

Bobal, Valencia, Spain, Sierra Salinas €8.50/€33
Grenache Mix, Provence, France, Whispering Angel €10

SPARKLING WINE

Prosecco Frizzante, Soligo, Planes, Italy, Sora Loc Perlage €9/€40
Raboso Rose, Veneto, Italy, Riondo Pink Frizzante €8/€40
Chardonnay, Champagne, France, Moet & Chandon €100

COCKTAILS

TOM COLLINS €13

Gin, Cointreau, St Germain, Elderflower Liqueur, Cardamom Bitters, Citrus, Runny Honey, Bubbles

PORN STAR MARTINI €13

Vanilla, Plum Jam & Pineapple-infuse, Vodka, Passoa, Lime, Whites, Sparkling Wine

ESPRESSO MARTINI €13

Caramel infused Rum, Coffee Liqueur , Chocolate Bitters, House Biscoff Syrup, Cold Brew Espresso

NEGRONI €13

Gin, Pistachio, Blood Orange-infused Aperol, Campari, Bitters, Bubbles

WHISKEY SOUR €13

Whiskey, Lime, Red Wine Reduction, Angostura Bitters, Orange Bitters

COSMOPOLITAN €13

Watermelon-infused Vodka, Lime, Cointreau, Peychaud Bitters, Cranberry

PALOMA €13

Tequila, Raspberry Liqueur, Lime, Agave, Lilt Pineapple, Grapefruit Sparkling Juice

ROYALE €13

Vodka, St.Germain Elderflower Liqueur, Black Raspberry Liqueur, Pomegranate Syrup, Prosecco

OLD FASHIONED €13

Woodford Reserve Bourbon Whiskey, Spiced Cherry Demerara Syrup, Angostura Bitters, Orange Bitters

MAI TAI (NON-ALCOHOLIC) €13

Pineapple Juice, House Passionfruit & Orange Cordial, Maraschino Cherries Ginger Ale

SPIRITS

GIN

Dingle Gin €6.80
Blackwater Juniper Gin €7
Bertha's Revenge €8
Gordon's Pink Gin €6
Garnish Island €5.80

MIXER

Elderflower €4
Tonic €3.10

WHISKEY

Jameson €5.50
Jameson Caskmates €8
West Cork €5.50
Hyde No.1 €9.20
Green Spot €9
Midleton Very Rare €20
Red Breast 12 Year Old €10

SCOTCH

Famous Grouse €5.50
Johnnie Walker Black €5.40
J&B Rare €5.10

BRANDY, PORT, SHERRY

Hennessey €6
Martell €7
Remy VSOP €8.50
Winter's Tale €5
Tio Pepe €5
Sandeman €5

BOURBON

Makers Mark €6.50
Jim Beam €5.50
Southern Comfort €5.50
Bullet Bourbon €6.50

RUM

Bacardi €5.50
Malibu €5.50
Havana Club 3 Years Old €5.50
Old Jamaican Dark Rum €5

VODKA

Smirnoff €5.50
Kettle One €6
Dingle Vodka €6.80
Kettle One Botanical €6

BEER

DRAFT BEER

Guinness €3.10/€5.50
Heineken €3.10/€5.50
Rockshore Cider €3.10/€5.50
Coors Light €3.10/€5.50
Smithwicks €3.40/€5.50
Murphys €3.10/€5.50

BOTTLE BEER

Heineken €5.50
Coors Light €5.50
Corona €5.50
Craft Beer €5.50
Heineken 0.0 €5.50
Carlsberg 0.0 €5.50
Rockshore Cider Pint Bottle €6
Black's of Kinsale IPA €9

ALLERGENS

(D) Dairy (Ms) Molluscs (G) Gluten (E) Eggs (Mt) Mustard (F) Fish (C) Celery (N) Nuts (X) Sulphates (Cr) Crustaceans (P) Peanuts (Sb) Soybeans (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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