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The 4 Star Imperial Hotel is an oasis of calm in the heart of Cork City’s bustling downtown area. The charm and style of the hotel provide a perfect backdrop for your Cork City experience and the stated goal of the hotel is to have your stay be a memorable treat – a haven from a busy world at one of the finest hotels in Cork. A choice of wonderful eateries, a cozy and welcoming bar, as well as Ireland’s first Aveda Lifestyle Salon & Spa all combine to make the Imperial Hotel the hotel of choice in Cork City.

The Imperial is one of the finest Cork City Hotels, offering spacious and inviting accommodation. Rooms at The Imperial are beautifully appointed and tastefully decorated in muted, relaxing colours. Heavenly beds are adorned with crisp, fresh, white bed linen. An extensive range of guest services are available.

All Guestrooms Feature:

  • Direct Dial Telephone with Voice Mail
  • Digital Interactive TV featuring a selection of over 20 newly released movies, digital music library and Internet browser
  • Bathrooms with Bathtub and Power Shower Units
  • Complimentary Aveda Spa Toiletries
  • Complimentary Mineral Water
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Hairdryer, Trouser Press, Iron/Ironing Board
  • 24hr Room Service
  • Laundry Service

The Pembroke Restaurant:

The Pembroke restaurant at The Imperial Hotel offers fine dining in beautiful, spacious, elegant surroundings.
Seasonal and innovative menus blend Irish and Mediterranean cuisine. Located on the doorstep to Cork’s finest fish and meat markets, chefs prepare each meal with the freshest local produce.
Choose a delicious start to the day from a variety of dishes: fluffy omelettes, homemade bran muffins, tasty Irish breakfasts. The Pembroke opens for breakfast from 7.30am to 10am daily.
For lunch, a daily set menu and an à la carte menu are both available and offer quality, smart cooking with professional, efficient service. Signature dishes include The Imperial’s Homemade Seafood Chowder. Lunch is served from 12.30 – 2.30pm daily. Night-time at The Pembroke is an atmospheric experience, a true romantic interlude. Excellent food and great wines, in your chosen company, will contribute to a memorable evening.

South’s Bar:

Sink into the soft leather sofas and watch the world go by at this pub in Cork.
South’s Bar is enjoyed by both locals and visitors to the city, from early morning to late at night. Escape into a quiet alcove mid-morning to plan your day ahead, or return in the evening for a sociable, entertaining night.
The carvery lunch menu offers delicious, flavoursome cooking, using the best of fresh local produce and service is delivered with a smile.

The Food Hall:

The Food Hall is a sociable lunch venue, a popular spot for informal, delicious dining.
Stylish, modern cuisine, delivered with professional efficient service, is just the right antidote for a morning’s busy shopping in the city.
The Food Hall at The Imperial hotel in Cork City is open from 10am and enjoys serving customers until 8pm from Monday to Saturday. Closed Sundays.

Cork City

On the Map: Cork City is located off the southern coast of Ireland. As Ireland’s second city, it is well served by good roads – The M8 northeast to Dublin, the N20 north to Limerick & the N25 east to Waterford.

In the bustling city of Cork (often referred to as ‘Ireland’s Second Capital’), stroll the river walk at the University and pop into the Glucksman Gallery.  Relax in a café, and hit Shandon Street, just a short walk from the main shopping district.  Climb the 120 foot steeple, and ring the bells of Shandon.  Soak up the city views as they fade into the countryside. Award-winning restaurants line the streets, and nightlife choices include Irish Traditional, classy nightclubs, theater, opera, plays, and dance.  (Take the haunted night tour of the city jail—it’s a great way to start your evening with a bang.) Of course, there’s the Jameson Old Middleton Distillery in east Cork.  Learn how Irish whiskey is made, and finish with a tasting.

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