10 For 10: The Ten Best Brunches In Cork City For Less Than €10

Because good value is the best sauce


At Lovin, we are big believers that little treats are good for you.

There's nothing like a weekend brunch (that doesn't cost the earth) to revitalise the soul at the end of a crazy week.

To celebrate little treats (and little savings), we've teamed up with Clayton Hotels to celebrate their Click On Clayton initiative. If you join today you'll save €10 per room per night every time you book online at Clayton Hotels - the perfect little treat.

To show you just how far €10 can go, we've picked out ten delicious brunches under €10 in Cork city.

1. Salt, Victoria Street

This lively little wine bar serves tapas in the evening and also does a great brunch on weekends from 10am to 3pm.

Their Canadian waffle with smoked bacon and maple syrup is an absolute must and comes in at €9.50.

2. Brick Lane, Main Street

The cool interior includes unicycle bar stools and the brunch menu boasts everything from raisin toast to a breakfast pizza, so it’s the perfect place for when you’re looking for something a little different.

The scrambled eggs royale is a reasonable €8.50.

3. The Castle Café, Blackrock Castle

Set within the grounds of Blackrock Castle, brunch at this Mediterranean-inspired café comes with a side of stunning views.

You won’t regret ordering their Eggs Florentine on bûcheron sourdough for just €8.

4. Liberty Grill, Washington Street

Visiting one of the most iconic brunch spots in Cork is a must while you’re in the city. Even better, their all-day brunch menu runs until 5pm.

Their French toast with Caherberg smoked bacon at €7.40 is the perfect way to get your day started.

5. Goldberg's, Albert Quay

Located in the city’s Jewish Quarter, this Meatpacking District-influenced bar is the perfect spot to settle down with friends for a few hours.

Their poached eggs and avocado on sourdough will cost you €9.

6. The Parlour Café, Cornmarket Street

We highly recommend their sausage and eggs served in a skillet and topped with Carrigaline Gouda cheese, which comes in at just €7.50.

7. Idaho, Caroline Street

This quirky café has a buzzy atmosphere and seriously good coffee. Their black pudding, bacon and sausage bap at € 4.90 is some of the best value in town.

8. Bobo, The Glucksman Gallery

This artisan café by the main entrance to University College Cork serves up brunch with a difference.

Their delightful Shakshuka, a Middle Eastern dish of baked eggs with tomato salsa, will cost you €9 – and we definitely recommend adding chorizo for an even €10.

9. Arthur Mayne’s, Pembroke Street

Housed within a 120-year-old chemist-turned-wine bar and with a quirky décor to match, it should definitely be on your to-do list while you’re in the city.

Their brilliantly named Florence & The Machine comes in at €8.95.

10. The Sextant, Albert Street

This popular bar and café only serves brunch on Sundays from 11am to 3pm so make sure you don’t miss out. They do a great vegetarian breakfast and have a kid’s menu, too.

Coming in at just €8 is their delicious eggs avocado & chorizo.

Clayton Hotels are a collection 4-star properties across UK and Ireland, renowned for offering a unique personality with a warm, welcoming atmosphere and superior service. You can always depend on Clayton Hotels to deliver exactly what you need, whether that’s a weekend away, a family break or an important business meeting. Choose to relax in our comfortable bedrooms, take a Red Bean Roastery coffee break in our lounges, enjoy a meal in our spacious restaurants or simply enjoy an after-work drink with colleagues at our bars.

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Moments don’t last forever. It’s important to savour each one, whether you’re sinking into a well-deserved, relaxing bath in your deluxe en-suite, or sipping a refreshing G&T at the bar. From the moment you Click on Clayton, we strive to ensure that every aspect of your stay is carefully considered, because every moment matters.

Clayton hotels are located in 12 excellent destinations – perfect for city breaks and exploring.

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Lovin Admin