Fota Island Resort is renowned for many things and the best in fine dining in Cork is certainly one of its most sought after offerings. The resort has a tempting selection of dining options whether you fancy treating yourself to some sophisticated adult-only gourmet dining or just wish to pop in for a quick snack in the Clubhouse.
Within the 5 star hotel in Ireland there is a range of restaurants to suit all tastes including the Amber Lounge, Fota Restaurant and The Cove Restaurant. Each of these dining option provides the highest possible service amid the luxurious surroundings of Fota Island Hotel.
The Amber Lounge provides a warmly atmosphere with outdoor terrace for those balmy summer months or, alternatively, the large open fire to keep guests nice warm during the chillier winter period. The Amber Lounge is renowned for its tempting array of tasty snacks and casual dining options such as gourmet sandwiches, freshly baked scones, delicate pastries, and desserts.
However, if you are looking for Afternoon Tea in Cork then the Amber Lounge is certainly the obvious choice, having become renowned as the best throughout Cork and the wider Munster region. The Amber Lounge also provides a wonderful, mellow setting with an extensive selection of over 75 fine whiskeys, including some from the nearby Midleton Distillery.
Fota Restaurant is a popular destination for those seeking a refined restaurant in Cork. It is an all-day dining venue serving a freshly prepared buffet breakfast as well as casual lunches and tasty meals. Fota Restaurant is often a favourite destination for those returning either from a challenging round at our championship Cork golf club or a day exploring the wider Cork Harbour and metropolitan area.
For those seeking a more sophisticated and elegant adult-only dining option then The Cove Restaurant is the perfect destination. The Cove offers guests a luxurious dining venue showcasing the fresh, clean flavours of the finest local produce at its most delicious overseen by our Executive Chef, Craig Coady.
For those seeking an alternative from the hotel, then there is the option of popping down to the Spike Bar in the comfortable surrounds of the Clubhouse at Fota Island Golf Resort Ireland. The Spike Bar is the ideal option for those seeking light snacks, Sunday lunches or family lunches in Cork. It’s also ideally located for the golf enthusiasts venturing out for a round as well an excellent après golf cuisine while overlooking the lovely 18th island green of the Deerpark course, recent host to the hugely successful 2014 Irish Open.