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Sultan Cafe Restaurant & Shisha Lounge

Unit 5 Penrose Wharf Penrose Quay | cork city, Cork T23 X284, Ireland
+353 21 241 4272
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“shawarma” (12 reviews)
“baklava” (9 reviews)
“tagine” (9 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Lebanese, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Unit 5 Penrose Wharf Penrose Quay | cork city, Cork T23 X284, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My fiancee and I have been going to the Sultan Cafe regularly now for a few years and honestly it's more enjoyable ever time. The standard of food is excellent, with a huge variety of choice on the menu. I would go so far as...More

Thank Kmoyn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went yesterday to Sultan cafe restaurant. The waiter was so friendly - he has been smiling all the time. I have enjoyed the food. The spices were exactly like I mentioned them to be. I also want to than the chef who came to...More

Thank WalidT860
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is absolutely exquisite.to name a few, the tabouleh, babaghanouj ,arayes ,falafel ,hummous and vegetables tagine with yummy couscous are absolutely to die for, happy to find a variety of a vegetarian food .Everything is homemade also Amazing presentation, very unexpected and refreshing flavours,...More

1  Thank philipsscaroline
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a family dinner at Sultan Yesterday night, we were impressed by their decoration and their lovely atmosphere, special thanks to the manager who allowed us to bring our own drinks with free corkage, we ordered mixed grill, moussaka with a libanese Rice, Royal...More

1  Thank frankrobinson20144
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second time here, was not the most impressed first time around so came back a second time, I had the mix grill on my first visit in which everything was dry and overcooked with frozen chips. Last night I gave it another try. Lamb tagine,...More

Thank NickCassidyCork
Ali H, Manager at Sultan Cafe Restaurant & Shisha Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Nick, We want to thank you for your feedback. We apologize for the aspects you did not appreciate much. We might be seeing these aspects from a different perspective. Thanks again for your time :) Kind regards, The manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great spot. Delicious Shawarma and Hummus. Highly recommend the rose water turkish coffee! Will definitely be back

Thank Dennis H
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Visited as part of a group booking with colleagues at dinner time. Ordered a variety of hot and cold starters to share, which were served beautifully and all very nice. The Falafel and baba ghanouj gets a special mention. The restaurant decor itself is understated...More

Thank peterkeanson
Reviewed September 1, 2018

To commence with the positives ! the service was excellent, friendly and interactive (which saved this review being a one star) but there the positives end. I used to be a very regular diner in this restaurant but haven't been in a year or so...More

Thank James O
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

When we were inside I felt like we are not in Ireland. The atmosphere is really different and unique with the music and style. The food was tasty, different that we get used to. I ordered lamb, which was really tender and soft. It's not...More

Thank eszters845
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

We Been in cork for 3 days, this was the best dinner so far here Fabulous welcome,lovely surroundings, atmosphere was unusual and cozy, excellent service,superb food "authentic chunks of lamb and vegetables tagines with traditionnel steamed couscous",wonderful value Will go back on our next visit...More

Thank jessydouglas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
2:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 5 Penrose Wharf Penrose Quay | cork city, Cork T23 X284, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 241 4272
  • E-mail
Lebanese & Moroccan Cuisine is Authentic,fresh,aromatic and full of flavours,Food in both regions is a social event and is enjoyed in the circle of friends & family.Join us in the culinary journey and transport yourself to the exotic location with our dishes.
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