021 243 8000

8 Pembroke Street Cork

FROM THE BAR (daytime)

BREAKFAST (served from 8:30-11:30)
Freshly squeezed juice (daily changing) €3.00
Granola with fresh fruit b greek yogurt €4.50
Breakfast manoushi with poached egg, black pudding, cheese and caramelised onion, (add bacon for €1 extra) €7.50
Homemade free-range sausage roll with Smokehouse sauce €3.50
Veggie roll – filled with Orso spiced chickpeas and caramelised onion v €3.50
Fresh salmon and egg and caper mix served on rye bread €6.50
Breakfast moglai – crispy doughbread stuffed with bacon, egg, cheese & coriander €6.50
Selection of pastries, croissants and scones (individually priced)
Pastrami with pickled cabbage, gherkins and a light mustard mayo €6.50
Slow cooked ham, smoked cheese and homemade fig chutney €6.50
Freshly baked pitta with spicy hummus and choice of 2 salads €6.50
Roast chicken in a fresh herb pesto with tomato, mayo and mixed leaves €6.50
Roast turkey with crispy bacon, mozzarella and avocado spread €6.50
SEASONAL SOUP (daily changing)
With farmhouse soda €5.00
Hot sandwich of the day – ask your server €8.00
Matzo – vegetarian flatbread with 3 cheeses, fresh mint & pine nuts. Served with choice of 2 salads v €10.50
Slow cooked lamb pie with spiced potato in flaky pastry served with a choice of two salads €10.50
Manoushi – Lebanese flat bread with spicy ground beef, peppers, fontina cheese and spring onion €9.50
Stuffed sweet potato with red onion, fennel and green tomato mix and choice of 2 salads vgf €10.50
Spiced beef kaftas with mixed beans, thyme and garlic on brown basmati €8.90
Chicken and sweet potato stew in a spicy harissa sauce on brown ricegf €8.90
(add chicken to salad: €2.50)
Pearl cous cous with capers, olives, cucumber, pomegranate seeds and fresh parsley vv €7.00
Orso spiced chickpeas with spicy chorizo, toasted almonds and crispy kalegf €7.00
Quinoa with squash, beetroot, lentils, rocket and maple syrup, toasted seeds vvgf €7.00
Bulgar wheat, red lentils and roast pepper salad with fresh coriander vv €7.00
Cake of the day – ask your server €4.25
Chocolate and raspberry torte with hazelnut brittle basegf €4.25
Chocolate and caramel shortbread €2.70
Popcorn, chocolate and Malteser bar €2.50
Strawberry tartlets €3.90
Lemon and goats curd cheese cakegf €4.50
Warm chocolate and white chocolate brownie with cream and berry compote €4.50
Selection of Danish €2.70
Pain au chocolate or almond croissants €2.60
All butter croissants €2.00
Fruit or plain scones with jam and butter €2.00
DRINKS (see also our wine and cocktails, beer and soft drinks lists)
Fresh pressed juice of the day €3.00
San Pellegrino/Panna still mineral water (500ml) €3.20
Elderflower presse €4.00
Fentimans ginger beer €4.00
Wild Orchard fresh apple juice €3.80
Coke/Diet Coke €2.50
ORSO Coffee
Our unique 5 bean blend. Exclusively roasted and combined for us by Greenbean coffee roasters
Americano/espresso €2.30
Latte/double espresso €2.70
Macchiato/cortado €2.40
Cappuccino/double macchiato/double cortado €2.80

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


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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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