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23 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 7387
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“tapas” (57 reviews)
“steak” (33 reviews)
“crab starter” (5 reviews)
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

We ate there a few days ago as I was eager to try this restaurant. I was really disappointed. For the price, I felt the offerings were very sparse. For example, 1 small slice of soda bread each. Basic things annoyed me such as we...More

2  Thank Ruth O
Reviewed October 1, 2017

I reserved a table in the Restaurant for 7 pm.I arrived at 18.45 and was shocked.We entered through the front door.We were greeted and led through the "Tapas area" to the restaurant. To call it a restaurant is taking a liberty and using the word...More

1  Thank Liam L
Jacque B, Owner at Jacques, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Where do I start with this grossly unfair review ! First of all to the inaccuracies We have 18 different wines under €36.00 starting at €23.50. All of our wines are from independent small producers, mostly organic & all sustainably produced . You said we...More

Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

We had booked a table in Jacques due to the really inviting set dinner menu on their website. The food sounded really tasty and it was only €35pps for a 3 course dinner. We were seated and there was no sign of the set dinner...More

2  Thank margie1982
Jacque B, Owner at Jacques, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Its a shame that somebody is allowed to write a review of our restaurant when they didnt eat here . We dont give complimentary drinks to those that dont want to eat with us !

Reviewed August 28, 2017

I often come to Jacques for lunch with friends and it is always delicious but had not been for dinner in a while. Had dinner here with a work group last week and it was truly delicious. we chose from the a la carte menu,...More

2  Thank sofia b
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Ate here on a Fri night & having been here before for an early bird in the restaurant & the tapas side, we were disappointed with the food in the restaurant & felt the absence of the owner was noticeable. We both has the fish...More

Thank RebeccaCork
Reviewed August 18, 2017

We had fish soup and crab as a very good starter, our main dish were cutlets of lamb. It was simply the best lamb we had during of our 7-days stay in West Cork. Service was friendly and we had a quiet table in the...More

1  Thank Rudi C
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

A group of 25 of us enjoyed a delicious meal here as part of a family celebration. The food was exceptional as always and the staff were friendly and helpful, nothing was too much trouble!

1  Thank Eimear O
Jacque B, Owner at Jacques, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2017

Thanks for the lovely review - glad you all had a nice evening.

Reviewed August 11, 2017

Went in for a cup of coffee before going to a show and ordered two Americano's. The coffee was dreadful, I mean seriously so bad I could not drink it as the coffee beans were burnt. Advised the staff on leaving that the coffee was...More

Thank Stilly50
Jacque B, Owner at Jacques, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Who the Hell are YOU ??????

Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here when another restaurant (Market Lane) couldn't accommodate us. Well what a find. My wife is a Celiac and she said the gluten free bread was the closest thing to real bread she has ever had (photo included) Great amount...More

2  Thank Andrew P
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

...with food. All tapas are delicious. I ordered also chicken tostados and believe me they taste as good as they look. The restaurant was full but they didn't send me away they found comfortable place for me! All staff is pleasant and proffesional. If I'm...More

1  Thank Joanna N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Centre
  • Neighborhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 7387
  • E-mail
Locally sourced food cooked with passion served by friendly staff. Coffee & in house baking from 10 Tuesday - Saturday. Lunch 12-4. Tapas from 5.30 Tuesday-Saturday. A la carte/ Early Dinner from 5.30. Our wine list offers the same ethos as our food, made by independent producers. We also have an extensive craft beer menu & full bar license.
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