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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 daily from 12.30pm-4pm.

Make an Afternoon Tea Reservation Here

LUNCH, DINNER & BRUNCH

Lunch, brunch and dinner are now served daily in our Bar, Restaurant and Terrace.

Lunch is served from 12pm-5pm daily.

Dinner is served from 5pm-9:30pm daily.

Brunch is served from 12.30pm – 4pm, Saturday & Sunday

 

BREAKFAST

Breakfast is served from 7am – 10.30am on weekdays and from 7.30am – 10.30am on Sat & Sun.

Our breakfast menu is €15pp and inclusive of full hot option, continental breakfast buffet, tea/coffee & juices.

Reservations can be made online for breakfast here.

 

Please be advised that the below below is a sample, daily & seasonal changes may occur

To Start

Chef's Soup of the Day €7

Served with Homemade Brown Soda Bread and Irish Salted Butter D, C, Gw, Ss, N, E

MET BBQ CHICKEN WINGS 8

Crunchy Celery, Stick Carrot, BBQ Sauce and Blue Cheese Dip D, C, Sb

Wild mushroom croquettes 9

Smoked Irish Cauliflower Purée with Mango and Pomegranate Salsa Gw, Sb, Vo

Thyme honey beetroot Ardsallagh goat cheese salad 10

Bulgur Trio of Quinoa, Garden Leaves, Organic Green Bean, Roasted Honey Beetroot, Chickpeas, Sweet Potato Squash, Confit Tomato and Vinaigrette House Dressing D, Mt, Gw

Chilli and garlic prawn pil-pil 11

Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Sourdough Toast F, Gw, Ms

Organic duck liver parfait 12

Salted Irish Butter, Onion Marmalade, Organic Green Beans, Fig Chutney, Sourdough Toast and Baby Apple E, D, Gw

West cork whiskey SALMON & beetroot gravlax 12

gravlax Potato, Celeriac and Apple Salad, Beetroot Gel, Burnt lime and Tarragon Mayo F, E, D, C

Mains

MET 8OZ BEEF BURGER 18

100% Irish Beef on a Lightly Toasted Brioche Bun, Cos Lettuce, Beef Tomato, Homemade Slaw, Smoked Chipotle, Onion Ring and French Fries D, G, Gw, E, Mt, Sb

Traditional Beer Battered fish and chips 20

Caper Lemon Saffron Mayo, Crushed Mushy Peas, Burnt Salted Lemon, French Fries F, E, D, Gw, G, Sb

Thyme and garlic Clonakilty chicken supreme 22

Creamed Potatoes, Smoked Sweet Trio of Carrots, Baby Greens, Black Pudding Croquettes and Rosemary Cream Truffle Oil D, Gw, E, Sb, G
*Croquette contains Barley and Oats

Grilled Irish sea bass 26

Root Vegetable, Chive Mash, Roasted Red Pepper Sauce, Toasted Almonds, Pomegranate, Tender Stem Broccoli, Butter Asparagus and Herb Oil D, F, N
*Contains Almonds

Slow Cooked Lamb shank 29

Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage, Creamy Mashed Potato, Spring Root Vegetables D

VEGETARIAN

SPINACH & CAULIFLOWER BURGER G, Vo, Sb 16
Vegan Toasted Brioche Bun, Cos Lettuce, Beef Tomato, Onion Crisp, Slaw, French Fries
INDONESIAN FRUIT VEGETARIAN CURRY - Optional add chicken or garlic & chilli prawns G, D, Mt 17
Saffron Rice Naan Bread, Minted Yogurt Bean Sprouts, Shredded Carrots and Fresh Chilli

STEAKS

IRISH RED HEREFORD BEEF 10OZ SIRLOIN AGED 22 DAYS D, C, Sb 32
Served with Garlic and Thyme Portobello Mushrooms, French fries, Braised Half Red Onion, Baby Greens and a Choice of Jameson Black Peppercorn Sauce or Garlic Butter (Contains Barley)
IRISH RED HEREFORD BEEF 8OZ FILLET AGED 22 DAYS C, D, Sb 36
Served with Garlic and Thyme Portobello Mushrooms, French fries, Braised Half Red Onion, Baby Greens and a Choice of Jameson Black Peppercorn Sauce or Garlic Butter (Contains Barley)

SIDES

French Fries G, Sb
Sweet Potato Fries G, Sb
Onion Rings G, Sb
Rich Buttered Mash Potato D
Tender Stem Broccoli, Chilli Oil D
Grilled Asparagus, Lemon Juice D

Desserts

SELECTION OF ICECREAM 6

Brandy Snap Basket D, Gw, E, X

STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING 7

Butterscotch sauce, Vanilla Ice-cream Gw, N, D, E, G

WARM CHOCOLATE BROWNIE 7

Vanilla Ice-cream, fresh berries N, D, X, Gw

POACHED PEAR 8

Poached in Red Wine & Maple Syrup with Fresh Berries, Candied Walnuts, Strawberry Coulis N, D, X, Vo

Starters, salads & sandwiches

CHEF'S SOUP OF THE DAY 7

Served with Homemade Brown Soda Bread and Irish Salted Butter D, C, G, Ss, N, E

MET BBQ CHICKEN WINGS 8

Crunchy Celery, Stick Carrot, BBQ Sauce and Blue Cheese Dip D, C, Sb

MARKET ATLANTIC SEAFOOD CHOWDER 10

Light Cream Dill Oil and Homemade Brown Soda Bread D, C, G, F, Ms, Mt, N, E, Ss

The Met toasted special 10

Sourdough, Bread Honey Glaze Ham, Red Onion, Beef Tomato Red Cheddar Cheese, Served with Fries G, D, E, Mt, Sb

Italian baguette 13

Peppered Salami Prosciutto, Honey Baked Ham, Sun Dried Tomato, Basil Pesto, Wild Rocket, Smoked Cheese, Served with Fries and Side Salad G, D, E, Mt, Sb

Open smoked salmon chilli prawn 15

Brown Soda Bread, Saffron Lime Aioli, Pickled Cucumber and Garden Salad F, Ms, G, D, Ss, N, E

Grilled Cajun chicken ranch 15

Toasted Baguette, Franks Hot Sauce, Melted Cheese, Cos Lettuce Slaw, Ranch Sauce, French Fries G, D, E, Sb

Superfood salad 12

Trio of Quinoa, Organic Green Bean, Chickpeas, Toasted Mix Seed, Roasted Squash, Sweet Potatoes, House Dressing, Beetroot Reduction G, Vo, Ss

Chicken Caesar salad 13

Smokey Bacon, Herb Crouton, Parmesan, Caesar Dressing and Confit Tomato Gw, D

Mains

MET 8OZ BEEF BURGER 18

100% Irish Beef on a Lightly Toasted Brioche Bun, Cos Lettuce, Beef Tomato, Homemade Slaw, Smoked Chipotle, Onion Ring and French Fries D, G, Gw, E, Mt, Sb

Traditional Beer Battered fish and chips 20

Caper Lemon Saffron Mayo, Crushed Mushy Peas, Burnt Salted Lemon, French Fries F, E, D, Gw, G, Sb

VEGETARIAN 22

Creamed Potatoes, Smoked Sweet Trio of Carrots, Baby Greens, Black Pudding Croquettes and Rosemary Cream Truffle Oil D, Gw, E, Sb, G
SPINACH & CAULIFLOWER BURGER G, Vo, Sb 16
Vegan Toasted Brioche Bun, Cos Lettuce, Beef Tomato, Onion Crisp, Slaw, French Fries
INDONESIAN FRUIT VEGETARIAN CURRY G, D, Mt 17
Saffron Rice Naan Bread, Minted Yogurt Bean Sprouts, Shredded Carrots and Fresh Chilli

SIDES 26

Root Vegetable, Chive Mash, Roasted Red Pepper Sauce, Toasted Almonds, Pomegranate, Tender Stem Broccoli, Butter Asparagus and Herb Oil D, F, N
*Contains Almonds
French Fries G, Sb
Sweet Potato Fries G, Sb
Onion Rings G, Sb
Rich Buttered Mash Potato D
Tender Stem Broccoli, Chilli Oil D

Breakfast Menu

Continental Options €15 per person

A continental selection of yoghurt’s, pastries, cereals, and gluten free options available on request.

Hot Breakfast Options

TRADITIONAL FULL IRISH D, E, G, Sb, X
Served with your choice of Eggs – Poached, Fried or Scrambled
EGGS BENEDICT D, E, G, Mt, X
Traditional Eggs Benedict served with Bacon, Poached Eggs and Silky Hollandaise Sauce or Salsa Verde served on a Breakfast Muffin
EGGS FLORENTINE D, E, G, Mt, Sb, X
A twist on a classic served with Wilted Baby Spinach, Poached Eggs and Silky Hollandaise Sauce or Salsa Verde served on a Breakfast Muffin
EGGS ROYALE D, E, F, G, Mt, X
Matt O’Connell Smoked Salmon, Poached Eggs with Silky Hollandaise Sauce or Salsa Verde served on a Breakfast Muffin
BUTTERMILK PANCAKES D, E, G, N
Served with the choice of freshly Whipped Cream, Fruit Berry Compote, Nutella, Maple Syrup or Bacon
CHEF'S SPECIAL PORRIDGE N, D, E
Creamy Porridge served on a bed of Lemon Curd, topped with Fruit Berry Compote, Banana, Toasted Almonds, Pumpkin Seeds & Drizzled with Honey
SIMPLE CREAMY PORRIDGE D
Served with honey & berries

Gluten Free Breakfast Options

FULL IRISH D, E, Sb, X
Gluten Free Sausage, Bacon, Beans, Hash Brown, Tomato & Mushroom Served with your choice of eggs – poached, fried or scrambled
EGGS BENNIE - Traditional eggs benedict served with bacon, poached eggs and silky Hollandaise sauce or Salsa Verde served on gluten free bread D, E, Mt, Sb, X
EGGS FLORRIE - A twist on a classic served with Wilted Baby Spinach, Poached Eggs and Silky Hollandaise Sauce or Salsa Verde served on gluten free bread D, E, Mt, Sb, X
EGGS ROYALE - Matt O’ Connell Smoked Salmon, Poached Eggs with Silky Hollandaise Sauce or Salsa Verde served on gluten free bread D, E, F, Sb, Mt, X
BUTTERMILK PANCAKES - Served with the choice of freshly whipped cream, fruit berry compote, Nutella, maple syrup or bacon D, E, N

Vegetarian Options

Full Irish Breakfast - Vegan Sausage, Beans, Hash Brown, Mushroom, Tomato & Sautéed Spinach, Served with your choice of Eggs – Poached, Fried or Scrambled D, E, G, Sb, X, C
Veggie Bennie - A twist on a classic served with Wilted Baby Spinach, Poached Eggs and Silky Hollandaise Sauce or Salsa Verde served on a Breakfast Muffin D, E, G, N
Buttermilk Pancakes - Served with the choice of freshly Whipped Cream, Fruit Berry Compote, Nutella or Maple Syrup D, E, G, N
Chef's Special Porridge - Creamy Porridge served on a bed of Lemon Curd, topped with Fruit Berry Compote, Banana, Toasted Almonds, Pumpkin Seeds & Drizzled with Honey N, D, E
Simple Creamy Porridge - with Honey & Berries D

Vegan Options

Full Irish Breakfast - Vegan Sausage, Beans, Hash Browns, Mushroom, Tomatoes & Sautéed Spinach G, Sb, X
Smashed Avocado - Smashed Avocado on a bed of Hummus topped with Diced Tomato, Onions, Peppers & Pumpkin Seeds served on Sourdough Toast drizzled with Salsa Verde G, Ss, X
Open Sourdough Toast - Sourdough Toast topped with Spinach & Mushrooms Sautéed in a Mild Garlic Infused Oil, Slow Roasted Cherry Tomatoes & Drizzled in Salsa Verde G, Sb, X

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

CLASSIC AFTERNOON TEA

CLASSIC AFTERNOON TEA €32pp

SWEETS

Mango and passion fruit mousse D, N, E, G
The Met banana bread D, G, N, E
Caramelized mini citrus tart D, G, N, E
Mini Chocolate brownie D, G, N, E
Selection of macarons N, E, G

SELECTION OF SANDWICHES

Freshly baked sweet scones with whipped cream and selection of fruit jam D, G
Free range egg and cress D, E, G, Mt, X
“1953 Coronation” Chicken on bloomer bread G, D, X, Mt
Pastrami and rocket on sourdough D, G
Open smoked salmon on brown bread with cream cheese D, F, G

SWEET SCONES

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

A CHOICE OF CLASSIC TEAS AND HERBAL INFUSIONS

Pinhead Gunpowder, Peppermint Leaves, Imperial Earl Grey, Camomile Flowers, Lemon and Ginger, Redberry Fruit Blend, Rooibos, Jasmine with Flower, Passionfruit and Orange

HAND ROASTED COFFEES

Americano, Latte, Cappuccino, Mocha, Espresso, Flat White, Hot Chocolate

SOME SPECIAL TREAT ADDITIONS WITH AFTERNOON TEA

Americano, Latte, Cappuccino, Mocha, Espresso, Flat White, Hot Chocolate
Add a glass of Prosecco €40
Add a glass of Champagne €45

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

SPIRITS

GIN

Dingle Gin €6.80
Bathtub Gin €7
Gunpowder Gin €7.50
Ungava Gin €7.40
Garnish Island €5.80

MIXER

Elderflower €4
Tonic €3.50

WHISKEY

Jameson €5.50
Jameson Caskmates €8
West Cork €5.50
Hyde No.1 €9.20
Green Spot €9
Midleton Very Rare €39
Red Breast 12 Year Old €10

SCOTCH

Craggonmore 12 €9.50
Glenfiddich 12 €7.50
Talisker 10 €8.50

BRANDY, PORT, SHERRY

Hennessey €6
Sandeman €5

BOURBON

Makers Mark €6.50
Bullet Bourbon €6.50

RUM

Bacardi €6
Zacapa €12
Bacardi 8 €9.50
Old Jamaican Dark Rum €5.50

VODKA

Smirnoff €6
Kettle One €6.50

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
Heineken 0.0 €5.50
Rockshore Cider Pint Bottle €6

Starters

PRE-THEATRE MENU €30 for 3 courses

AVAILABLE SUNDAY - THURSAY FROM 5PM - 6PM

CHEF'S SOUP OF THE DAY

Served with Homemade Brown Soda Bread and Irish Salted Butter D, C, Gw, S, N, E

MET BBQ CHICKEN WINGS

Crunchy Celery, Stick Carrot, BBQ Sauce and Blue Cheese Dip D, C

THYME HONEY BEETROOT ARDSALLAGH GOATS CHEESE SALAD

Bulgar trio of quinoa, garden leaves, organic green bean, roasted honey beetroot, chickpeas, sweet potatoes squash, confit tomato, vinaigrette house dressing D, Mt, Gw

VEGAN WILD MUSHROOM CROQUETTES

Smoked Irish Cauliflower puree, vegetable crisps, mango & pomegranate salsa Gw, Sb

Mains

TEMPURA BATTERED COD

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

CAULIFLOWER AND POTATO VEGAN KORMA

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

8OZ MCCARTHY’S BEEF BURGER

Tomato relish, crisp little gem lettuce, Emmental Cheese, sweet brioche bun, French Fries D, Gw, C, X, Sb, Mt

BUTTER & THYME BASTED SUPREME OFCHICKEN

Orange & ginger butternut squash puree, scallion mash, red wine jus and seasonal vegetables D, Gw, C, Sb, Mt, X

ADD SIDES

Burnt onion, sautéed mushroom, confit tomato & pepper sauce or garlic butter D, Gw, C, Sb
Mash Potato D €3.50
Pan-Seared Stem Broccoli D €3.50
Sweet Potato Fries G €3.50
Wilted Spinach D €3.50
Turmeric Roasted Cauliflower D €3.50
Fries G €3.50

Desserts

WARM CHOCOLATE BROWNIE

Chantilly cream, fresh berries N, D, X, Gw

BRANDY SNAP ICE-CREAM BASKET

D, G, E, N

STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING

Gw, N, D, X, E

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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