Currans Restaurant

Adelaide Street, Cork City

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32 reviews
Curran's is now a BYOB restaurant.

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BYOB, European


Accept major credit cards Terraced dining area Will accept party bookings Will cater for children Luscious Dublin Bay prawns, succulent oysters, melt in the mouth mussels, mouth-watering mackerel…just some of the delicious seafood you’ll find on menus around Ireland.

Irish people love to eat seafood when dining out; in fact, unlike our European neighbours, we eat more seafood outside the home. Perhaps this is a testament to the quality of our seafood restaurants. And for many visitors, a trip to Ireland wouldn’t be complete without sampling a few oysters and sinking a pint of the black stuff. Allocated smoking area Veggie options available

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1 reviews

First Timer

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Reviewed 01st January 2014 (visited 31 December 2013 )

excellent as always

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Reviewed 04th November 2013 (visited 26 October 2013 )

Brilliant establishment that offers great value with the addition of BYOB. Great for groups coming up to Christmas.

10 reviews

First Timer

Credibility Score:19%

Reviewed 15th May 2012 (visited 7 April 2012 )

the atmosphere in this resturant is lovley and the staff are really freindly but service can be a bit slow at times.the food is really nice and homely which is really lovely on a cold evening. the food is good value and the qualitly of the food is good for the price.lovely rang of food so there so there is something to sut everyone.been there loads of times with my freinds and they are very picky and they all found something they liked witch was brilliant and usualy we find it hared to find some were.

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First Timer

Credibility Score:9%

Reviewed 02nd February 2012 (visited 1 February 2012 )

I felt a little rushed by waitress to order. She came to table 3 times while we were still looking at menus but service was excellent. I ordered from early bird menu . The food was very tasty any good generous servings. Pan fried chicken was delicious. Meringue nest with fresh fruit disappointing. Over all good value

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First Timer

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Reviewed 20th December 2011 (visited 16 December 2011 )

must say i had a cracker of a night the food was fab. the service was excellent and it was all done with smiles and laughter. our christmas party went from good to great and all because the service was great.we were greeted with smiles,our table was ready with all the trimmings they even had crackers. and gave us more on request.the starter i had was prawns and it was so tasty.and not spareing,i then went on to have pork belly and i was well impressed. only room then for xmas pudding and that filled the gap.i finished off with a glass of wine and our party of 7 were in no hurry to leave.the place was very full but the staff didnt rush us out .so thank currans for a great night and the warm smiles.ill be back.

14 reviews


Credibility Score:60%

Reviewed 16th December 2011 (visited 25 November 2011 )

We visited Currans on a Friday night and that meant no early bird menu available at 8pm but it was still good value for money, the waitress could not have been more helpful, even offering to take back the desserts if people did not like them, when they couldn't make their minds up. The pizza was really good and the chocolate fudge cake was great and really moist. The new decor is lovely and really changes the place for the better, overall excellent!

11 reviews


Credibility Score:62%

Reviewed 27th July 2011 (visited 25 July 2011 )

Myself and my friend took a quick lunch bite here because it is handy for her work. I had been here before about a year or two ago up in the rooftop terrace and thoroughly enjoyed the food and heady atmosphere but things have changed since then. I'm afraid our waitress was somewhere else, not with us at all, she took our order but no smile, interest or hint of warmth was relayed our way. My friend asked what juices were available and it turned out that the three listed on the menu were not available and just orange juice in stock. My friend ordered the seafood salad and I a create your own pizza, three toppings for €9.95. The seafood salad was very sparse, hardly any salad and covered mostly with a brown fish(not Tuna and not to my taste) that was ice cold from the fridge and lacked imagination(a sauce or something maybe might be nice) there was one lonely prawn and some smoked salmon wrapped up in the corner. It looked unappetising, my friend was disappointed but didn't feel comfortable saying anything she was in a rush to get back to work also. My pizza came with a salad which had this non de script off pink glue like dressing splayed on top, I didn't eat that but chewed on the cucumber. Pizza was 7 inches, dry and nothing special. The atmosphere is gone from this place, the supervisor , who used to be such a cheery gent took little interest in us when we went to pay our bill. The best thing about this place...oh Gosh that is hard...the cola had ice cubes and was refreshing...the least...the lack of imagination and quality in the food and the uninterested 'morale at an all time low' staff. I lament the old Curran days!

14 reviews


Credibility Score:41%

Reviewed 10th June 2011 (visited 6 June 2011 )

This place is more like a pub restaurant but without the pub - they don't have a drinks licence altough there website has a full wine menu. After being seated and served we were told there wasn't a wine list but that if we went up the road to the off-licence they'd serve that (corkage €4). I went up but the off-licence was closed that evening. They should have it in black and white on their website that it's a BYOB place. The atmosphere wasn't great either. It is a big enough place but the other 6 diners were spread around the restaurant giving it a dead feel. For starters we shared the ribs - they were only o.k., and for the main we both had the thai red curry. The main was more your usual Irish pub curry than a thai curry. It wasn't great value either - maybe if it was an early bird but I didn't see any of these menus. For the price and quality of the food I'd go elsewhere although there isn't a whole lot of choice in the area. The cinema was around the corner - that was our reason for going that evening.

69 reviews


Credibility Score:53%

Reviewed 07th December 2010 (visited 6 December 2010 )

called in for a very quick lunch with a friend, as it's near the Mercy Hospital. Arrived around 1.35, and the service was fast. the sandwich selection is not great but it will do, the rest of the lunch menu is extensive if a little overpriced. The toasted special came with the choice of salad or chips and feeling very naughty i chose the chips, big mistake, frozen fries over done and woody..uugh. My friend chose the BLT bap, bap really floury but looked dry and was! he chose salad, not great.. cold pata salad that had seen better days, and the colslaw was over mayo'd! The staf were efficient but that 's as much as could be said. The bill came to €16, with tea, a little over priced for the poor lunch received, especially considering the bar food near by.. pity

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First Timer

Credibility Score:18%

Reviewed 18th July 2010 (visited 11 July 2010 )

Myself and my husband went for Sunday lunch here last week and it was really great. Food was delicious just as described in menu and was really reasonably priced. We thought it was really good value for money. The best part of our experience was the service, they got this new system in where you just press a button on the table when you want service. It was brillent as soon as we pressed the button there was a waitress down to us in less than a minute. Fantastic! Wish all restaurants would follow suit. Decor was great so interesting reading all about where each articifact came from. We really enjoyed our experience the staff were so nice and helpfull. Overall we really enjoyed our dining experience and will be back.

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