Tom Doorley: Why Crawford Gallery Cafe is worth a viewing

The restaurant at the Crawford Gallery in the heart of Cork has been a family favourite of ours for years.

This high-ceilinged, airy room with tall windows is one of the best environments for eating that I know and it’s a kind of common room – virtually a club, in fact – for people like us who drive for an hour or more to shop in the Real Capital. And there are lots of discerning Leesiders as well.

Delicious Cooked Breakfast Cork


Serving breakfast from 8:30am each morning, the Crawford Gallery Cafe is a city centre pitstop for people on their way to work, while gallery goers love to start their day with a “pre-museum” bite.

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Tasty Local Produce Cork Lunch


We are proud to say that “Lunch at the Crawford' has become something of a Cork institution. Lunch is served between 12 and 3pm each day.

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Tea Coffee Cakes Cork

Tea, Coffee & Cake

Once the hum of the busy lunchtime crowd dissipates, the cafe becomes a haven for those seeking a memorable afternoon tea, or for museum visitors pausing for a coffee injection between exhibits.

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