Day & Night

Electric sets the scene for you to indulge in Cork’s passion for socialising through food and drink.

This scene is set with a backdrop of a recently renovated art deco building perched on the banks of the River Lee for you to play out the drama of life.

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Electric Bar is a popular hangout in Cork’s vibrant social life. But despite the buzz it’s a chilled-out venue where our staff make everyone welcome. Open from 10am every day for coffees, pastries & home made scones

Breakfast served from 10am – 12pm. Start the day the right way!

Lunch & Brunch
From 12pm to 3pm, we offer a choice of delicious soup & sandwiches, hot dishes, pastries & desserts. Weekend Brunch is served every Saturday & Sunday from 12pm to 3pm.

Cut & Claw
Steak and seafood menu served from 3pm to 10pm.


Since opening six years ago, Electric has become one of the most popular Cork restaurants for locals & visitors alike. This has been built on a menu featuring quality prime Irish steaks, freshly caught fish & locally inspired dishes, as well as the buzzing atmosphere.

Upstairs in Electric, with panoramic views of St. Finbarr’s Cathedral & the historical South Mall, provides the perfect backdrop to the finest quality food to be had in Cork city centre.

Our Fresh & Fabulous Lunch Menu runs from midday to 3pm daily. For all occasions, whether a working lunch or a celebration, Upstairs at Electric is the place to go. Our evening menus begin at 5pm, including a €25 Early Bird option running until 6.30pm. For enquiries or reservations please email or call +353 21 4222 990

To ensure all diners receive due attention, we cater for parties of up to 20 people. Due to licencing regulation, the restaurant is suitable for children for bookings until 9pm as facilities are shared with the bar.


This riverside bar, situated on the first floor of Electric has panoramic views of the Trinty Church and St Finbarr’s Cathedral, as well the River Lee which cascades on the weir below.

Drop anchor & order the freshest fish, simply cooked, unadorned, letting the fish talk for itself, 1/2 dozen oysters, crab claws, fish stew…..

Deadliest Catch offer runs daily from 5-6.30pm – Two FishBar specials & two sides for €30

Simple wine list available by the glass and bottle. Cool chilled bubbles & rosé, crisp whites and mellow reds. The FishBar at Electric brings a taste of the sea to the City.


Electric is split into three main areas – our Bar, Restaurant and Fishbar. We also have outdoor seating for those fresh mornings and sun soaked afternoons.

Electric is located in the heart of Cork City, on the boardwalk between the Grand Parade and South Mall.
Our full address is:

Electric Bar | Restaurant | Fishbar,
41 South Mall,
Cork City,

Tel: 0214222990


GPS Co-ordinates: 51.896204, -8.473414

Our Bar opens daily from 10.00am and serves lunch from 12.00pm.

Our Restaurant is open for lunch from 12.00pm daily and serves dinner from 5.00pm.

Our Fishbar is open every day from 5.00pm.

No booking required for our Bar and Fishbar. To make a reservation in our Restaurant, please call 0214222990 or email

Yes! Parties are welcome. Simply contact us for the best deal. Telephone 0214222990 or email

Yes, our Bar, Fishbar and Restaurant have dishes suitable for vegetarians. We also have gluten free dishes on our menus.

Sure thing! Children are welcome throughout our Bar, Restaurant and Fishbar. However as we are a licenced venue, children are not allowed on the premises after 9.00pm.


Our booking team now handle all booking enquiries for the Bar, Restaurant & FishBar.
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