Review on Star Anise

Virginie Sarrazin originally from Lyon in France opened her cosy Star Anise restaurant in 2002 on the aptly named Bridge Street in Cork, located close to the bridge over the River Lee. The dining room has clean lines with well-spaced polished wood tables and chairs, exuding a warm contemporary feel.

The kitchen's menus are based around sound local ingredients with a focus on seasonality. Amongst the starters look for Star Anise seafood chowder with salmon, smoked haddock, mussels and prawns, before a main course of pork tenderloin stuffed with Jack MacCarthy's black pudding and apples, wrapped in prosciutto, served with potato and sage rosti and mustard and Calvados cream, or fritto misto, tiger prawns, squid, fish, spring onion and fennel coated in rice flour, fried and served with red chilli and lemon aïoli and green salad. There are classic French desserts to finish in the shape of Poire Belle Hélène or crème brulée.

Rate this Restaurant

Cuisine

Mediterranean

Chef

Mark Rose

Restaurant Opening Times

Lunch: 12.00 - 3.00pm Thu-Fri
Dinner: 6.00 - 10.00pm Tue-Sat

Accepted credit cards

Visa, Master Card, American Express

Online Booking Availability for Star Anise

Facilities at Star Anise

  • Vegetarian menu
  • 35 covers
  • Family Friendly

Address

Star Anise
4 Bridge Street
Cork
County Cork

Customer Ratings on Star Anise

Please join our community and share your comments on this restaurant.

Rate this Restaurant

Star Anise Christmas Menu

Restaurant menus often vary from day to day, so the above should be treated as examples of what to expect in terms of cuisine and price.

Images of Star Anise

Star Anise

Virtual Tour of Star Anise