021 243 8000

8 Pembroke Street Cork

FROM THE BAR (daytime)

BREAKFAST (served from 8:30-11:30)
Freshly squeezed juice (daily changing) €3.50
Granola with fresh fruit & greek yoghurt gf v €4.50
Avocado & Kale scrambled egg roll v €6.50
Breakfast Manoushi with poached egg, black pudding, cheese, caramelised onion and coriander €7.90 (add bacon for €1.50 extra)
Homemade free-range sausage roll with Smokehouse sauce €4.00
Veggie Roll – filled with Orso spiced chickpeas, goats cheese & mixed veg v €4.00
Vegan Flatbread with Z’atar spread, mixed beans, caramelised onion, tomato and green salsa verde v €7.90 (add avocado for €2.50 extra)
Breakfast Moglai – crispy doughbread stuffed with bacon, egg, cheese & coriander €7.50
Poached eggs served over crispy quinoa & parmesan cakes or toasted brown farmhouse soda gf €6.50 (add bacon for €1.50 extra, add avocado for €2.50 extra)
Slow cooked Corned Beef with egg & gherkin salad €7.00
Oven roasted ham, Applewood cheddar, tamarind mayo, red onion & roast pepper relish €7.00
Freshly baked pitta with ORSO hummus & choice of 2 saladsv v €7.00
Spicy tandoori chicken cucumber, lemon zest & salad leaves €7.00
Roast turkey, fresh herb pesto, mayo, tomato, leaves €7.00
SEASONAL SOUP (daily changing)
With farmhouse soda €5.00
(add tandoori chicken to salad: €2.90.     Add hummus €1.50)
Marrakech spiced pearl cous cous with fresh coriander, parsley & diced radish v v €7.50
Orso Spiced Chickpeas with spicy chorizo, toasted almonds and crispy kale gf €7.50
Red quinoa, roast squash, pumpkin seeds, spinach, pomegranate seeds gf v v €7.50
Lentil, carrot & celery with spring onion, sundried tomato & sesame oil gf v v €7.50
Chicken kofta, black olive, preserved lemon, sweet hummus and aioli €9.50
Beef kofta, harissa sauce, riced butternut squash and tahini yogurt €10.00
Sweet potato and courgette fritters, mixed bean spread and vegan aioli v v €9.50
Seafood croquettes, squid ragu, cucumber salad & sumac aioli €10.50
Add half portion of salads – choice of two (see above) €4.50
Beirut spiced chickpea and coconut stew on brown rice €8.90
Spiced beef kaftas in a creamy sauce of mixed beans, thyme and garlic on brown rice €9.50
Chicken korma with cashew nuts on brown rice gf €9.50
Ras el Hanout chicken pie in flaky pastry plus a choice of 2 salads (see above) €10.50
Cake of the Day – ask your server €4.50
Ginger nut cream cookie €2.50
Popcorn, chocolate and Malteser bar €3.00
Blackcurrant and coconut slice €3.90
Coconut & mango cheesecake gf v v €5.50
Warm chocolate and honeycomb brownie with fresh cream €4.90
Chocolate caramel shortbread slice gf €3.50
Chocolate & peanut tart gf v v €5.50
Lemon curd shortbread €3.50
Plain or fruit scones €2.00
DRINKS (see also our wine and cocktails, beer and soft drinks lists)
Fresh pressed juice of the day €3.50
San Pellegrino/Panna still mineral water (500ml) €3.20
Elderflower Presse €4.00
Fentimans ginger beer €4.00
Wild Orchard apple juice €3.80
Coke / Diet Coke / 7Up / Diet 7Up €2.50
ORSO Coffee
Our unique 5-bean blend. Exclusively roasted and combined for us by Greenbean coffee roasters
Americano €2.60
Latte/Double Espresso €2.80
Macchiato/Cortado/Espresso €2.40
Cappuccino/Double Macchiato/Double Cortado €2.90
Barry’s €2.10
Mao Feng Green Tea €2.10
Chamomile Flowers €2.10
Earl Grey €2.10
Jasmine Pearls €2.10
Rooibos €2.10
Lemon and Ginger €2.10
Super Fruit €2.10
Fresh Mint Infusion €2.40
Orso Hot Chocolate €2.80
Spiced Hot Chocolate €2.80
Coke / 7Up / Diet 7Up €2.25

Sample menus – all details, including prices, subject to change.
v Suitable for Vegetarians  gf Gluten-free   v Suitable for Vegans


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Next date: Monday 25 February 2019

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Monday 8:30am – 6:00pm.
Tuesday to Thursday from 8:30am – 10:00pm.
Friday and Saturday from 8:30am – 10:30pm
Sundays in December from 1:00pm to 10:00pm
All other Sundays: Closed.

Contact us

For enquiries, or to phone in your take-out order call us on 021 243 8000

Please note ORSO does not take reservations

To contact us by email please use our contact form or email info[at]ORSO[dot]ie


Find us at No. 8 Pembroke Street, just a few steps from the General Post Office – the geographic centre of Cork city.

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