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Star Anise - CLOSED

4 Bridge Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 455 1635
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (32 reviews)
“steak” (30 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
€€ - €€€
4 Bridge Street, Cork, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 372 reviews

Reviewed 30 December 2017

This is a beautiful spot for a special occasion, the restaurant has a cosy elegant atmosphere and the staff are wonderful. The food is delicious, you get what you pay for, high quality local ingredients prepared by a chef that know exactly what they are...More

1  Thank ellenxdoran
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Chocolaté cake inedible! Very médiocre cuisine and quality of menu. Not the level which could be expected from a French restaurant . Too expensive for category of service.

Thank ayrlady77
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

The very helpful lady at front of house got us a very last minute table..very kind We had a mix of early bird and a lá carte. Good tasty food, decent portions and a good choice. The desserts were head and shoulders above the mains...More

1  Thank Borristourist
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We had a very nice meal here last night. Goats cheese ravioli starter followed by duck. All very tasty and the restaurant on a very chilly Dec night was very comfortable and nice and warm. The baked Banana and walnut cheesecake was delish!!!

Thank Karentipp
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Friendly staff, great value early bird, nice choice of both food and wines. lovely fresh fish dish on the last night we visited.

1  Thank jenn-cork
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We were recommended this restaurant by staff at another restaurant when we couldn't get in! I'm so glad we chose Star Anise instead. The welcome was warm and the food didn't disappoint, the hostess made lots of fuss of our birthday guest and I can...More

1  Thank feeskii
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a real gem of a restaurant, strongly french is style, with a short menu but always impeccably cooked and presented. Excellent value - especially on the Early Bird menu. It's tiny, so you may need to book in advance and it may not...More

2  Thank Gillabbey
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I was hosting work colleagues from all over the world and this place did not let us down. Small, quaint and lovely atmosphere. Amazing vegetarian selection and staff were fantastic. Also great value for money.

1  Thank Ginty29
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Visited Friday of Jazz weekend , when all of Cork was in a frenzy. We enjoyed an oasis of good food , great ambience before we headed to the Opera House.... a great start to our evening!!

1  Thank Cathy_Galway
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Cork is a great foodie place. So many amazing restaurants, good food choice, and great service. This is NOT one of them. Lukewarm food. Poor choice. Disinterested waitress and a nice touch at the end - trying to charge for more drinks than we had....More

Thank Brendan N
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$14 - US$43
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 10:00
18:00 - 10:00
18:00 - 10:00
18:00 - 10:00
18:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Bridge Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 455 1635
Star Anise is now closed. Thank you to all the people who supported us over the years. It has been an honour and a privilege to serve the people of Cork and beyond for so long.. As they say "You cant please everyone" and that's why we have TripAdvisor..
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