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Pier 26 Restaurant

The Pier | The Pier, Ballycotton, Ireland
+353 21 206 1449
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“scallops” (15 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
“chowder” (16 reviews)
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Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Pier | The Pier, Ballycotton, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wondered over to this nice little restaurant after Sean McGrath's recommendation. We live in Charleston SC and have enjoyed plenty of seafood, but this seafood chowder was off the hook! I also enjoyed the hake - but that chowder was the best!

Thank Lori C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what luscious, succulent, fresh,flavourful fish we enjoyed at Pier 26 Restaurant.This is a "must visit"venue when in Ballycotton.Superior quality product masterfully cooked and temptingly presented makes for a memorable meal.Fish is the star of the day and the lovely personable staff ensure your evening is...More

Thank maryconlan52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without any doubt this is a restaurant to pay a visit if you love fresh seafood served at perfect cuisson. The chowder for example is the best I've ever tasted. The Chef buys his fish directly from the fishing boats in the harbour situated in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were just passing through when we came across Pier 26. A breathtaking view and a delicious dinner. It was the best meal we had in the 2 weeks we visited Ireland. My husband had the chowder and couldn't stop talking about how good it...More

Thank Kali W
Reviewed September 3, 2017

We had a superb fish lunch in Pier 26 in early August. We didn't have a reservation, but were lucky to get a table by the window. The food was absolutely first class. My husband had the chowder which he stated was excellent, and I...More

Thank Mayfane
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a family meal here and he food was delicious. The service was personable and welcoming. Good value for money.

Thank James S
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

I have no words for how mouth wateringly tasty my chowder was!! The best I have ever had, and I savoured every spoonful! If i were at home I would have licked the bowl! And then came the chicken(OMG)! I didn't expect my chowder to...More

Thank MrWroteIt
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

I ate here with my sister 2 weeks ago and the food was delicious and so tasty. I had seafood chowder to start with and fresh hake with broccoli and new potatoes with an amazing lobster bisque . My sister had a fabulous bowl of...More

Thank Siobhan C
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

We visited as a large group and had reserved ahead to get a table. Upon arrival we found they had put two tables together with 4 chairs on one side making it very squished with no arm room. This was a first disappointment. Looking at...More

Thank ben k
Reviewed July 20, 2017

We had a delicious dinner here. My wife had fish chowder and buttered lobster while I went with a scallops appetizer and black sole. Beautifully served, generous portions. The brown bread was the best we tasted on our ten-day tour of Ireland. For dessert, we...More

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July 5, 2016|
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Response from Tom B | Reviewed this property |
Early Bird Menu - 2 Courses €22, 3 Courses €28 Midweek 17.30-21.00 Friday and Saturday 17.30-18.45 Sunday 12.30-19.30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Pier | The Pier, Ballycotton, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Ballycotton
  • Phone Number: +353 21 206 1449
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Pier 26 Restaurant is set in the picturesque fishing village of Ballycotton, just a 15 minute drive from Midleton and 30 minutes from Cork City. Pier 26 Restaurant serves local and organic produce and boasts some of the finest views of the Atlantic coastline. Our opening hours change regularly, please call or email for up to date opening hours.
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