L’Atitude 51 is a vibrant wine bar in the heart of Cork City with a compelling selection of natural wines brimming with life and simple honest food designed to compliment, not overshadow the wines. The atmosphere is laid back and warm inspired by cosy Parisian caves-à-manger – a throwback bar/café where people flock for an aperitif before dinner or stay on and make an evening of it!
A Beautiful Historic Building
Set in a beautiful historic building over two floors overlooking Cork’s River Lee, with massive windows that give a bright, airy feel and some of the best views in the city, this is one of Cork’s favourite spots to catch up with friends over a glass of wine.
To keep the atmosphere relaxed and informal it’s mostly walk-ins, but reservations are also welcome, especially at weekends when it’s a little harder to find a seat.
Our evening menu, served 5pm – 9.30pm Tuesday to Saturday, is brief and to the point with a short list of small plates and cheese and charcuterie platters designed for sharing, inspired by traditional French and Italian home cooking, but using the best ingredients sourced as locally possible by environmentally-conscious producers, cooked well and simply.
A great place to begin or end an evening sharing small plates and bottles.
We serve locally-roasted West Cork Coffee – available all day. We also serve a selection of freshly baked pastries.
Retails packs of West Cork Coffee are also available for purchase for your home coffee needs
We offer a stunning selection of reasonably priced organic, biodynamic and natural wines by the glass and bottle and larger format magnums and double-magnums, carefully selected from the world’s most interesting wine regions and styles. The list is constantly evolving as we discover new wines, so you’re guaranteed to find something new each time you visit.
As we’re fully licensed, we also carry a nice selection of craft beers, ciders, spirits and cocktails in case wine isn’t your thing.
Sample Menu & Wine List
Lunch is served from 12.30-3pm Tuesday to Friday and features delicious toasties, original sandwiches and hearty homemade soups.
We serve locally-roasted West Cork Coffee – available all day.
We run regular wine events both on- and offsite ranging from wine appreciation courses to fun and interactive tastings and “meet the winemaker” evenings. Stay in touch via our newsletter and social media to see upcoming events. If you have an event in mind in an alternate venue, we can travel to you.
We also offer wine consultancy services for restaurant wine lists, weddings and events.
Our Latest Events
Thursday 18th November Beaujolais Nouveau Night is always a big night in our calendar and this year we’re going to really give it socks! 2 years ago we created a Parisian-style festival in the Old Apple Market on Barrack Street to honour the arrival of the first wine...
Thanks to everyone who joined us over the weekend to make it a buzzy, fun Jazz Weekend. We had a blast! Due to opening on Sunday, we'll be closed this Wednesday to give the hardworking team a break and to prep for the week ahead.Back Thurs from 12.30 as Wine Shop;...
We’re popping up again this Wednesday Oct 20th for an Italian Guerrilla Tasting. Italy produces some amazing wines, but choice is often limited to a few regions and a few grapes. As you know, we’re big fans of the small, the less well-known and the more obscure, so...
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