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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” (56 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 4 days ago

Stopped for lunch and ordered the soup and half sandwich, thinking that would be a nice fill at lunchtime < well, half might not have been quite right, it was only tiny. Quality of the food was OK though, same as the attitude of the...More

Thank Ingrid M
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This was an eventful day. A grand tour of the cancer research labs at the University Centre Cork, a large donation to further their research, and participating in a fund raising golf tournament on their behalf at Lee Valley Country Club. What better way to...More

3  Thank Tommy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Ruth O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Liam L
Jacque B, Owner at Jacques, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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

1  Thank margie1982
Jacque B, Owner at Jacques, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 28 August 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 26 August 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 18 August 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 16 August 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 17 August 2017

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

Reviewed 12 August 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 18 August 2017

Who the Hell are YOU ??????

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, 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
  • Neighbourhood: 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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