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Star Anise

Bridge Street, Cork, Ireland
021 455 1635
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Ranked #5 of 453 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $43
Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Ireland
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

We were there just this week. My first time. We were heading afterward to the ballet so we ate at 6pm. There are many ways to eat here. Early bird, a la carte or a mix from both. I chose from the a la carte as I love Quail. Succulent and juicy. I then moved onto home made prawn filled... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Absolutely love star anise. Go there every single time I come back to Cork with my family. Amazing food. Lovely staff and wonderful atmosphere. Couldn't recommend it highly enough.

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Have eaten here several times over the last 5 years. Absolutely love this place. Grade A food, service and ambience. Definitely recommend Star Anise.

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Limerick, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Visited last Thursday. First bit of good news - they had a table.(we had no reservation) Then turned out early bird was available all evening on Thursday. Quality ingredients in my terrine and partner's seafood chowder were better than we expected. Main courses of steak and fish respectively also delighted. The Merlot from StEmilion was delightul too. Highly recommend this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Great menus both al la carte and early bird. The food is fantastic fine dining, nice portion size. Staff are very professional and there's a lovely atmosphere!

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Cork, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Visited Star Anise last evening in a special theatre and early bird promotion for the Des Bishop show in the Everyman Theatre. We had the 3 course early bird special plus wine and coffees and every aspect was quality through and through. The staff on duty last night - two ladies - were very professional and pleasant and really went... More

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Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Ate here tonight within a group of 7. Fully delicious food and excellent service. Portions were perfectly sized, the food was cooked to perfection and presented so well. I had walked past this restaurant 100 times but tonight was my first meal here. From start to finish, a very pleasant experience. I fully recommend this restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Went for Early Bird menu with my Mum and sister and daughter and son in law... The food was great.. All 5 of us were happy.. Some had steak. One fish and 2 had duck .. All cooked well and served with a smile... The staff here are working there for years.. Always helpful , cheerful and efficient.. It is... More

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Cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Fortunately had booked into Star Anise prior to Cork Jazz Festival. Had a lovely meal with excellent service. Tables not too close together and lovely atmosphere.

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Aeugst am Albis
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The restaurant is very small and gives a very familiar ambient. It offers excellent French cuisine. The owner and the staff are very friendly.

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Additional Information about Star Anise

Address: Bridge Street, Cork, Ireland
Phone Number: 021 455 1635
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 am  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 am  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 am
Average Prices: USD 14 - 43
Cuisine: French

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