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grain & grill restaurant

We serve contemporary gourmet menus that combine locally sourced ingredients to create signature Maldron dishes along with craft beers to compliment them. With plenty of healthy eating options along with a range of seafood and vegetarian dishes, grain & grill restaurant at Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City offers great quality food at reasonable prices.

Open each evening from 6.00pm to 9.00pm.

Sample restaurant menu
Sample children’s menus
Sample room service menu


8 reasons to dine

  • grain and grill restaurant
  • Vitality breakfast
  • Quality food at reasonable prices
  • Delicious children’s menu
  • Healthy options available
  • Christmas celebrations
  • Communion and confirmation parties
  • Cater for private dining
  • View Christmas Brochure & Menu

    Celebrate in style

  • grain & grill menu

    Delicious & locally sourced

  • Kids Menu

    Packed with flavour & taste!

  • Vitality Breakfast

    A great way to start a busy day


Christmas Celebrations

Join us for a unique Christmas party experience at Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City this year! Prosecco on arrival with a full restaurant dining experience followed by entertainment in the bar late into the night.

View the Christmas Party Night Brochure & Christmas Party Menu

For reservations please contact Laura on 021 452 9200 or email lomahony@maldronhotels.com

Private Dining

Our uniquely designed Grain & Grill restaurant can be separated into three areas to cater for a private sitting. We offer a competitive 4 course menu price for group bookings. We can cater to all allergy and dietary requirements. We also have a function room that can cater for larger groups.

For reservations please contact Alice on 021 452 9200 or email aharrington@maldronhotels.com

Communions and Confirmations

Take the hassle out of organising their big day by celebrating at Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City.

Now taking bookings for 2019.

Click here for more details.

Bells Bar

An atmospheric spot for a relaxing drink. Bells Bar is a popular venue for both residents and the local community. Situated at the front of the hotel, it provides space, elegance and style. Sink and relax in our comfortable seating and enjoy a coffee with friends, or a quick bite to eat. Big screens show all major sporting events.

Bar food served daily 12.30pm to 9.30pm.

Bar open from 10.30am to 12.30am daily.

Sample Bells Bar food menu


The very best start to a busy day. Vitality Breakfast at Maldron Hotels include all your full Irish and Continental breakfast favourites along with our own recipe muesli, porridge bar, multi-grain breads, the most diverse selection of fresh fruits, local cheeses and a full range of juices, detox mineral waters and energy boosting shots. We also boast a wide range of gluten free breakfast alternatives.

Breakfast is €14.00 for adults and €5 for children. Guests can pre-book breakfast with our reception team to avail of our discounted price of €12.00.

Breakfast times

Served in grain & grill restaurant:

7.00am – 10.30am Monday to Friday

8.00am – 11.00am Saturday, Sunday & bank holidays

Sample breakfast menu

Search our FAQs

Common Questions

  • How far is Cork city centre?

    We are located in the historic Shandon district of downtown Cork. The famous Cork Opera House is just across the River Lee with St Patrick’s Street a short stroll beyond.

  • Is car parking available at the hotel?

    Our guests can avail of special discounted rates at Carroll’s Quay Car Park, located only 3 minutes’ walk from the hotel. Please arrive at reception to check-in and we can provide these tickets to you.

    On-street metered parking is available in the immediate locality and there are a very limited number of parking spaces at the hotel allocated on first come, first served basis. Read full details of parking at Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City options and current rates.

  • Check in & Check out times

    Check in is 2pm on the day of arrival and check out is 12pm on the day of departure. Should you arrive to the hotel earlier, we are happy to store luggage, also if your room is ready early we will be happy to check you in but this cannot be guaranteed. Late check out is available at a fee and must be arranged with reception during your stay.

  • What times is food served?

    grain & grill restaurant serves breakfast 7.00am to 10.30am Monday to Friday and 8.00am to 11.00am weekends and bank holidays. Dinner is served daily in grain & grill restaurant from 6.00pm until 9.00pm. Lunch menus are also available for groups but do need to be reserved in advance.

    Bells Bar served coffees and pastries from 10.30am to 12.30pm daily and full bar food menu from 12.30pm to 9.30pm.

    Outside of these times we have 24 hour sandwich and pizza menu available from room service.

  • Will my credit card be charged at time of booking?

    Bookings require a credit card for guarantee only unless otherwise stated. For some special offers and specific dates, full payment is required at time of booking but these terms will be outlined in the special offer terms & conditions. For all rooms that are being paid for in cash must be accompanied with Photographic Id. No rooms will be let unless payment is guaranteed.

  • Can I cancel or amend my booking?

    Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork CIty offers free cancellation up to 2.00pm on the day of arrival for almost all reservations made on maldronhotels.com or maldronhotelshandoncorkcity.com. Some special offers and key dates may specify a special cancellation policy, these will be clearly outlined in the terms & conditions.

    Reservations booked on third party websites and online travel agents have their own cancellation policies, please refer to your confirmation email.

  • Does the hotel have WiFi?

    Yes, Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City is pleased to offer complimentary WiFi in all public areas and bedrooms.

  • Does the hotel have a pool?

    We have some of the finest leisure facilities in Cork! Guests enjoy full use of our Club Vitae leisure centre with fully equipped gym, 20m swimming pool, separate kids pool, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi.

  • Does the hotel offer family facilities?

    Yes, our Crafty Kids club is available during school holidays. We also have a kids’ pool and large family bedrooms available.

  • Do you accommodate rooms for 2 adults and 3 children?

    Yes, we offer family rooms in the hotel which have 1 double and 2 single beds. We are happy to negotiate a rate for interconnecting rooms. Please contact us directly to discuss (057) 8695900.

  • Are cots available?

    Yes, cots are available. Please make sure to book your cot at the time of the booking as they are on a first booked, first guaranteed service.

  • Are there ironing facilities in the bedrooms?

    Yes, we have ironing facilities in all of our bedrooms.

  • Are there hairdryers in the bedrooms?

    Yes, we have hairdryers in all of our bedrooms.

  • Are there smoking rooms in the hotel?

    We operate a smoke free policy in Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City and therefore we do not have smoking rooms. Failure to adhere to this policy will result in an additional cleaning charge.

  • What is the history of the hotel?

    Constructed in 1720, our building was the North Infirmary Hospital serving the people of Cork until its closure in 1987. After period of dereliction it was converted into a hotel and subsequently acquired and upgraded to the 4 star Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork City. Read more of our history here.

  • Contact details

    If you have any further enquiries please contact reservations on:

    (021) 4529200 or email reservations.shandon@maldronhotels.com


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