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Fenn's Quay Restaurant

Sheare's Street, Cork, Ireland (Centre)
021 4279527
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Ranked #45 of 427 restaurants in Cork
Price range: $20 - $27
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Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Centre
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English first
republic
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117 reviews 117 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

One of the benefits of this restaurant, is that you do get a complimentary refill. In the current economic climate, this is welcome. Some of staff (mainly the females) are very friendly, but there is one male in particular who is so unfriendly as to turn one off coming to the place!!

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Cork, Ireland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Took a chance and headed for town without a reservation or plan last Saturday night. After parking up close to Shears Street we walked into the first restaurant that you pass...Fenn's Quay. In one of the lodes streets in Cork City they serve up local produce with a big emphasis on fish. Everything was very good and when my wife... More

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Cork, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

Very pleasant atmosphere, very tasty food with real thought and effort put into presentation. Menu and even the receipts have Cork wit. Friendly helpful staff, well paced service and generous portions make this a place you will want to visit again.

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Oxford
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Fenn's Quay is a small restaurant centrally situated in Cork City in a quiet backstreet. The produce is locally sourced, and the fish is outstandingly good. I had hake with leek and celeriac risotto, and it was one of the best fish dishes I've had anywhere. The service was good, and the ambience very pleasant. I can't wait to go... More

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Ate here recently with by boyfriend and was really impressed. The restaurant is really nicely decorated and the service was top-notch throughout the meal. We opted for the early bird menu which offers a lot of choice and is very good value. To start I had the Beetroot and cork dry gin smoked salmon to start which was delicious and... More

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

One of the best places in Cork, freshest and the most unique dishes you can get around! If you like fish, this place is a must! My favorite Cod and Chorizo is simply to die for :) Amazing staff and lovely sweet atmosphere makes your meal even more special! Chef will adapt the dish to your taste, which is very... More

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Midleton, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I was disappointed with the restaurant, it has gone down hill since the last time I was there which was many years ago. Our table was very wobbly so we asked the waiter to fix the problem, we were also seated right next to the door on a cold night when there were plenty of other tables to choose from.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Go here most Saturdays for Brunch with the family,food and service has always been excellent.Really hope to get the 3 of us there for Dinner sometime-menu always looks really tasty...

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Westport, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

What can I say? Really fresh delicious seafood platter, with whatever was fresh from the English Market that morning, I had crab (mmmm it was so nice), cod & swordfish, oh and smoked salmon-all delicious & perfectly cooked. The chips were really amazing & they had loads of gluten free options-I think I could have had 4 desserts, which is... More

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Zagreb
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Stopped for lunch at this restaurant on last visit to Cork and was thrilled by the discovery. Possibly the most delicious salmon I ever had (and I love my salmon!). Staff was pleasant, quick service. Exchanging recipes with the young chef was a real treat.

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