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The Fish Wife

45 Mac Curtain Street | Cork, Cork, Ireland
+353 87 264 4266
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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45 Mac Curtain Street | Cork, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Fish Wife has the best fish and chips in Cork. They only sell fresh fish which is delivered daily

Thank Eamonn M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such delicious late night food! We stopped here around midnight for some food after getting hungry enough for a second dinner while out on the town. We loved the food and the service was pretty quick! Great fish and chips!

Thank Siham L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in after visiting Blarney Castle for a quick bite. We ended up eating our take out across the street at a recommended pub and having a beer, as there is only seating for 3 or 4 people. The food was excellent and the...More

Thank Tonya M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in here last Sunday evening for an informal meal on my own while walking round Cork centre. Excellent haddock and chips, but several other choices available on the menu. Able to eat in. Very fair value for money.

Thank Philip_Rogers
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Walked by and had to go in when i seen the food, wow wow wow is all i can say, the cod and chips was the best I’ve had and I’m a lad who’s had a lot. In fact I’d nearly drive down 200kms this...More

Thank Dartheboy
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

I love this place and have been here so many times. The fish is to die for here, from the cod to the smoked haddock they all have unbelievable taste. The chips are all homemade and are gorgeous. The sausages and potatoes pies are great...More

Thank Kenneth F
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Very good service, large enough portions that will satisfy even the most hungry person.personnel is very polite. It is recommended.

Thank yannismd
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Before I found the Fish Wife on McCurtain St a few years ago there were only two places for fish and chips in Cork in my humble opinion .Annie Lennoxs on upper Barack St and the Looney on Watercourse RD North Side.. Lennoxs was a...More

Thank RealArdRi
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

You could order fish and the staff will bring them to you to the bar nearby! Very kind and delicious!!!

Thank Chu Z
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Looking for a quick affordable bite to eat. This was perfect fish and chips cooked to order. All was very good and portions very large. Will hit this place again for sure..

Thank travelinman045
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Olly R
February 17, 2018|
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Response from anne c | Property representative |
our chips are cooked in lard. our fish is cooked in vegetable oil.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $14
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Mac Curtain Street | Cork, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 87 264 4266
The Fish Wife is a new Take away on the Cork scene. the Fish Wife prides itself on quality locally sourced fresh food. Burgers are produced daily by the local butcher. Chips are cut daily in the shop and fish are sourced locally. Specials vary depending on availabilty. Shop is charming, quirky and homely. Small but cute!!
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