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El Vino

#159 of 507 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
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Calderwood Rd | East Village, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 436 9844
10:00 - 15:00
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Mon 10:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Cork, Ireland
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We like to go to El Vino for anything really because it's our favourite. The cheese board is divine, selection of breads yummy, cold meats delicious. We had their paella so yum. I can't say enough good things about this restaurant it's truly delicious. Definitely go here if you live in cork or are just visiting. The staff are superb.

Thank shaunaduggan
Dublin, Ireland
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156 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

The girls and I recently ate here . Staff were lovely , menu option was wide loads for tapas lovers and plenty for those who want to play it safe . Ideal for a girlie catch up or a date night major plus that you'll rarely see children in there 😃

Thank JazzK32
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Been here many times & I continue to go back. Fantastic menu different to most places in Cork. I've never been unhappy with the food, wine or service. If you're looking for a great meal with lovely ambience you won't be unhappy with this place!

Thank Pud_Mac
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I went here for women's little Xmas. The food was delicious,we each had 3 courses and everyone was delighted with the service and the food was amazing.the staff are extremely professional and really helpful.cant wait to go again Thank you!!!!

Thank irishcarol123
Cork, Ireland
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

As the headline says, had a lovely breakfast recently. Friendly attentive waiter. Delicious roast coffee. Perfectly cooked and presented Breakfast with Panini. Good value for the quality of food Look forward to going back

Thank Farmer_Buzz
Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Didn't visit for years and have eaten there twice in 2 weeks. Had forgotten how great El Vino's is. Had tapas menu on first occasion and the food was wonderful. Portions are quite substantial and great for sharing - particularly loved the black pudding samosas. Had their Monkfish main course on second visit and this was excellent. Good value for... More 

1 Thank Phil W
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130 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is one of the longest opened Restaurant in the East Village. It is so dependable, well done El Vino with great staff

Thank RadioCork
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Going here for many years always good food and service highly recommend for breakfast lunch or evening .great selection of wines

Thank richie393
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Called in on spec and luckily table available. Decided to try variety of tapas between us and liked them all particularly goats cheese with fig and onion relish and black pudding samosas. Gorgeous baked alaska and chocolate brownie for dessert. Helpful,friendly staff with fresh well presented food. Would visit again.

Cork, Ireland
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Called in with my husband for lunch on a rainy Sunday, people at two other tables so was hoping but not too busy, decor was lovel, sat down and waited for the waitress to come over which took almost 10 minutes, we immediately gave her our drinks and food order, and sat and waited after 10 minutes she came back... More 

Thank mary m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calderwood Rd | East Village, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 436 9844

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?