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Jacks Coastguard Restaurant

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Cromane, Killorglin, Ireland
+353 66 976 9102
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sun 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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london uk
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently attended a wedding reception at this venue which was very good , the venue is in a great location for views and we were blessed with exceptional weather and this is where this venue comes into its own. when you arrived you were in the front bar which is like a traditional bar and then you walk through to... More 

Thank maureen2556
Limerick, Ireland
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant and staff very pleasant.Chowder was excellent, main course of salmon a bit meh.Would try again.

Thank Claire N
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Started with wine at the lounge bar, great shiraz, good price. The public bar would appear to be the pace to be. Great local banter, where everyone appeared to know everyone else. The quintessential Irish bar, but this was not the crowning glory. The rack of lamb stole that accolade. ... maybe because it's Kerry mountain free ranging lamb, or... More 

1 Thank richray1
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Went for dinner at Jack's tonite with four good friends. As a Starter I tried the Tarte Tatin which was excellent! The pear was warm and the combination of flavors with the greens, walnuts, and goat's cheese was perfect. The seared Hake as a Main Course was also perfectly done and the au gratin potatoes were delicious! The orange cheese... More 

Thank Kathy S
Cork, Ireland
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

My Aunts, husband and children have had many wonderful Sunday lunches at Jacks over looking Cromane Bay. Excellent food and considerate service. If you are a group of six the round enclosed table at the higher level of the restaurant had the best view of the gardens and the bay and is very private. A lot of effort goes into... More 

2 Thank Mary O
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

We ended up here unexpectedly and were glad to find it. The view is beautiful. The service was friendly and helpful. The food was good.

Thank gcbnapa
Boston, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Our group of 12 visited Jack's recently a week night and had a wonderful meal. We'd been told it was very highly recommended, and it didn't disappoint! I had a simple salad to start, which was refreshing and not overwhelming in size or flavors. It was followed by the rack of lamb, which was delicious and cooked just to my... More 

Thank 77Kim
Medina, Ohio
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

We had heard about Jack's on our trip to Kerry in 2014, but did not think we could get there easily. This time I was determined to have a taste of the place. We were both disappointed. It is a "five star" sort of place, but honestly, I think it is over-rated. Unique menu items. The portions are not nearly... More 

2 Thank Sarah_S_1250636
Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

My wife and I had dinner at Jacks and were not disappointed. The food was perfectly prepared. It was modern but not in an overly fussy way. Service was attentive and relaxed.

Thank monty4me
Tralee, Ireland
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Visited Jacks recently as a birthday treat from our daughter & son. Friendly staff, excellent food. As we were being seated at our table, the waiter honed in on the conversation re the evening being a birthday treat for me & my wife. We had finished with no room for more but two of us decided to share a desert.... More 

1 Thank Ray S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $34
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cromane, Killorglin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Killorglin
  • Phone Number: +353 66 976 9102
Jacks Coastguard Restaurant is a landmark building overlooking Rossbeigh and Inch Peninsula in the seaside village of Cromane between Kilorglin & Glenbeigh on the Ring of Kerry route. Nestled against the Atlantic Ocean, enjoy panoramic sea and mountain views in one of Kerrys Top Restaurants. The Station Bar and Coastguard Restaurant successfully combines old world charm with modern elegance.Guests can linger over a drink in the bustling Station Bar or enjoy the soft tones of the piano through the restaurant by our resident pianist JP Murphy. Only the finest and freshest of seafood is used to create dishes that would rival the most discerning of palate. Signature dishes such a Cromane Mussels, Tiger Prawns or perfectly seared Scallops should not be missed. For the unwilling seafood diner, our succulent Fillet of Beef should suffice nicely.

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