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The Quays Bar and Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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17 Westbourn Place, Cobh, Ireland
+353 21 481 3539
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

4 of us went out for my mother in laws birthday dinner. Lovely food and great atmosphere. we ate at night so it was dark out and unfortunately didn't get to enjoy the views. Not a cheap night out but was worth the money.

Thank Nicola O
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've recently driven to Cobh for the 2nd time and Quays has been my lunch choice for the second time too. The food is fresh and and well presented and I was fortunate enough to have blue sky for both visits so the view was fantastic too. Add to this the quick and friendly service and you have the recipe... More 

Thank JakeEdC01
Westport, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Unfortunately I am boring when it comes to this restaurant. The steak is always so good (rare) that I never eat anything else. During the summer there is the option of eating outside looking out on Cork harbour. Never fails to deliver.

Thank pj y
Cork, Ireland
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have eaten here a few times recently and the standard of food is excellent. We decided to go for dinner for a small family gathering for a 40th Birthday. Although it was wet and windy outside it was cosy inside and the staff were welcoming and attentive throughout the night. The complimentary bottle of Prosecco was a lovely touch.... More 

Thank Greatisland
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111 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Enjoyed my visit to the Quays, the fish and chips was tasty and heard fellow diners praising the lamb shank. The staff are very friendly and accommodating.

Thank axel07
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our lunch here! The seafood chowder is excellent. We tried the fire fries & really enjoyed them. My grilled chicken entree was DELICIOUS. Served on top of pesto pasta & came with a side salad. Loved every bite! Cooked perfectly! You will love!

Thank Kelsey C
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed evening meal with family. Plenty of choice on the menu, kids well catered for. Food was very good, nice wine too. Good value, will be back.

Thank 4g63
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my wife visited here while we were staying in Cork city. We got the train to Cobh. And we came across this restaurant on our walk from the train. It was about 2pm when we arrived and a lovely waitress gave us menus and sat us down. We sat outside with a view of the harbour. My wife... More 

1 Thank Crotty81
Kilkenny, Ireland
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241 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointed with our recent visit here. Not very busy and out table of just two and our toddler had 3 different waitresses. The place was grubby and and the table was sticky! We watched a table of 6 people sit for 20 minutes only to told that last orders had been and gone and the kitchen wouldn't take their... More 

1 Thank Dawnywawny
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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204 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped in for a quick lunch after a board walk. We liked the venue by the water and enjoyed our food so we came back for dinner with our friends. Good service and a nice selection of food. I had the fish of the day and it was very good.

Thank Dennis J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Westbourn Place, Cobh, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cobh
  • Phone Number: +353 21 481 3539

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?