About This Venue

Established in 1792, The Oyster Tavern is one of Cork's oldest establishments. Located at the Market Lane Entrance to Cork's English Market the venue comprises of two floors, with a relaxed bar area downstairs and a freshly renovated upstairs bar which is perfect for parties, late drinks and a night on the town. The restaurant is known for its fresh and fine ingredients sourced directly from the English Market, every day of the week.

Venue Spaces / Best For

Parties, Special Occasions, Corporate Events

At The Oyster Bar we have areas available to reserve over two floors, with delicious canapé menus and bespoke drink options available to impress your guests. With our warm atmosphere and fresh ingredients we are a popular choice of venue for a wide range of special occasions and events such as Christmas parties, birthdays, engagements, work parties and corporate events for guest numbers of 10 - 100. Contact our team below to book or help plan your event.


Breakfast, Lunch and Brunch

We offer the perfect atmosphere for any meal of the day and are open for breakfast 10am-12pm Monday to Friday and lunch 12pm- 4pm. On the weekends we have a delicious brunch menu available from 12pm-5pm.


Dining & Late Night Drinks

The Oyster Tavern offers a relaxed atmosphere and one of Cork's best dining experiences. Dinner is served from 5pm-9pm Monday to Saturday. Our modern, freshly renovated upstairs bar is open 12pm-12:30am Monday to Thursday and offers a wide selection of wines, spirits and craft beers. If you're looking to party into the night we offer late drinks every Friday & Saturday. Contact our team below to make a reservation.


4 Market Lane, Cork

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