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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” (57 reviews)
“steak” (33 reviews)
“crab starter” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:30All hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
23 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place for lunch or an afternoon coffee. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. However, we found dinner to be a poor value relative to the quality of the food. However, the decorum of the evening dining room is a bit pretentious.

Thank TravelLife19
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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 via mobile

My favourite restaurant in Cork City..delicious food good size portions and great wine,and the deserts are to die for...friendly staff and lovely owners..great place for lunch or dinner

1  Thank jackie o
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The entrance is quite deceptive, looks really small but it’s actually quite big inside. I tried a crab main dish, it was nice however I didn’t think the strawberries went with it! Overall a pleasant experience and I would try it again. This was a...More

Thank LoveTravelVentures
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Nicely decorated restaurant in heart of Cork City. Good lunch menu, friendly staff and quick service on a day when they were rather busy.

1  Thank EireExPat
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Decently price menu, locally sourced products. Excellent seasonal mussel broth. Savory confit duck well garnished. Nicely assorted pannacota.

2  Thank Romain R
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I was in jacques the other day with my family having read amazing reviews on the food and ambiance there. However, I was absolutely horrified by the whole experience. Firstly, the single available toilet was communal, dirty and totally unacceptable. The woman who showed us...More

2  Thank Lauramariasc
Jacquebarry, Owner at Jacques, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hi Laura . I am very sorry you didn’t enjoy your meal @ Jacques . I should point out though that we have 3 other toilets upstairs. The communal toilet you used is a toilet for disabled people who can’t use the stairs . It’s...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely stunning. Came here with two others. We were welcomed by a lovely waitress and seated immediately. We ordered (pretty much everything) from the tapas menu. There were loads of vegetarian options which suited me perfectly. I wasn't really a fan of goats cheese until...More

3  Thank Becky W
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Went here for a graduation lunch. We were very late due to weather and ceremony being put back. I messaged restaurant and nothing was a problem. We had delicious lunch at 3pm. The food was devine. Vegan choice was baby pumpkins stuffed with delicious things..sorry...More

3  Thank Irishvisitor12
Jacquebarry, Owner at Jacques, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017


Reviewed 15 October 2017

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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
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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