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23 Oliver Plunkett Street | 9 Phoenix Street, Cork T12 A5D7, Ireland
+353 21 427 7387
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“tapas” (58 reviews)
“crab starter” (7 reviews)
“steak” (32 reviews)
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Irish, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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23 Oliver Plunkett Street | 9 Phoenix Street, Cork T12 A5D7, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate in Jacques on Friday 28th December as a group of 8- I had never been before others were regulars! Excellent meal, good choices and very good service! Flavour combinations were excellent- I had ham hock terrine to start with its garnishes complimented the terrine...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Jetmagic69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with my wife here on a Friday lunchtime. Friendly staff, amazing sandwiches. Highly recommend the Reuben - a spiced beef sandwich on tasty sourdough

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Niall B
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Would highly recommend the tapas in Jacques - we were a group of six last Saturday night and the food was amazing - it’s a small menu, but really lovely variety of dishes and very tasty. We initially had a mix up as we had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Maeve O
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Can’t recommend highly enough. The food is amazing and the staff are friendly. It’s a bit of s hidden gem!

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Christine W
Reviewed 1 November 2018

I just went for tea and dessert. Waitress was friendly, professional and nice without being invasive. Relaxing and cosy atmosphere, perfect for a cold winter day. Panacotta was really good. I´ll be definitley be back.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Puchis A
Reviewed 5 October 2018

I visited Jacques last weekend for lunch with my boyfriend it was our first time in Cork and Jacques left a lasting impression. It hada lovely atmosphere from the music to the banter of the staff with the customers. The food was fab the ham...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank gmcg_81
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Bad food. Overpriced. Bad service. The crab starter was bland. The dressing wasn't bad but the crab meat was tasteless. The plaice main course (€27) was awful. Tasteless fish sitting on a bed of cabbage, half a head of raw cabbage! The cod main course...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I ate here recently with 2 of my sisters and I have to say it was lovely. We had coffees and sandwiches but they were really tasty. The ham hock was gorgeous and full of flavour and the open crab was delicious. We were not...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Clarebell1
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I want to start by saying what a great job the staff do here as it's them who make this place a success secondary the food was excellent

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank paulstobart7
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Have eaten here many times and for many years going back well over 20 years. It has always been excellent and I thought it could not get any better until last Friday night. I think I had the best meal I have ever had in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
4  Thank Noreen O
Jacquebarry, Owner at Jacques, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thank you Noreen for your kind words. Very glad you enjoyed your evening 😀

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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 | 9 Phoenix Street, Cork T12 A5D7, 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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