021 243 8000

8 Pembroke Street Cork

FROM THE BAR (daytime)

BREAKFAST (served from 8:30-11:30)
Freshly squeezed juice (daily changing) €3.70
Granola with fresh fruit & greek yoghurt gf v €5.10
Egg white omelette v €7.80
Breakfast Manoushi with poached egg, black pudding, cheese, caramelised onion and coriander €8.30
Homemade free-range sausage roll with Smokehouse sauce €4.20
Veggie Roll – filled with Orso spiced chickpeas, goats cheese & mixed veg v €4.20
Toasted HomeBaked Focaccia , Avocado Salsa, Roast Cherry Tomatov v €6.80
Breakfast Moglai – crispy doughbread stuffed with bacon, egg, cheese & coriander €7.80
Poached Eggs on Homemade Brown Soda Bread gf €6.80
Peanut Butter Flatbread, Banana, Strawberries & Toasted Almonds v v   €8.30
Slow cooked corned beef, egg & gherkin salad €7.30
Oven roast ham, Applewood cheddar, tamarind mayo, red onion & roast pepper relish €7.30
Freshly baked pitta with Orso hummus & choice of 2 salads (see below)€7.30
Spicy tandoori chicken, cucumber, lemon zest, salad leaves €7.30
Roast turkey, fresh herb pesto, mayo, tomato, leaves €7.30
SEASONAL SOUP (daily changing)
With farmhouse soda €5.20
Marrakech spiced pearl cous cous with fresh coriander, parsley & diced radish  €7.80
Orso spiced chickpeas with spicy chorizo, toasted almonds and crispy kale €7.80
Red quinoa, roast squash, pumpkin seeds, spinach, pomegranate seeds €7.80
Lentil, carrot & celery with spring onion, sundried tomato & sesame oil  €7.80
Chicken Kofta, black olive, preserved lemon, sweet hummus and aoili    €9.90
Beef Kofta, harissa sauce, riced butternut squash & tahini yoghurt €10.40
Sweet potato & courgette fritters, mixed bean spread & vegan aoiliv v     €9.90
Add half portion of salads – choice of 2 (see above) €4.80
Chicken & sweet potato in harissa stew on brown rice gf €9.30
Spiced beef kaftas in creamy sauce of mixed beans, thyme and garlic on brown rice €9.90
Chicken korma with cashew nuts on brown rice gf €9.90
Ras el Hanout chicken pie in flaky pastry plus a choice of 2 salads (see above) €10.90
Cake of the Day – ask your server€4.70
Popcorn, chocolate and Malteser bar €3.10
Ginger Cream Cookie€2.60
Coconut & mango cheesecake€5.70
Warm chocolate brownie with fresh cream & berry compote€5.10
Chocolate caramel shortbread slice€3.60
Chocolate & peanut tart €5.70
Plain or fruit scones€2.10
Croissants Plain/Choc€2.10/€2.50
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 €2.70
Latte/Double Espresso €2.90
Macchiato/ Cortado/ Espresso €2.50
Cappuccino/ Double Macchiato/ Double Cortado €3
Orso Hot Chocolate €2.90
Barry’s €2.20
Mao Feng Green Tea €2.20
Chamomile Flowers €2.20
Earl Grey €2.20
Jasmine Pearls €2.20
Rooibos €2.20
Lemon and Ginger €2.20
Super Fruit €2.20
Fresh Mint Infusion €2.50
Orso Hot Chocolate €2.90

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


Latest News:

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Chef Sessions returns in March »

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Since 1 Jan 2019 and based on 2018’s average daily spend


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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