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La Cote

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Welcome to La Côte. Located on Custom Quay overlooking the Irish Sea and Wexford’s famous Mussel Trawlers, La Côte is a contemporary seafood restaurant owned and run by Michelin-trained chef Paul Hynes and his wife Edwina. Offering Irish seafood with a modern European influence, La Côte allows Paul to showcase his love of seafood cuisine as chef/patron and where Edwina, as restaurant manager, ensures a welcoming and attentive service. Our menus are inspired by the fresh local produce we can gather from land and sea, and we are proud to work with dedicated food producers, farmers and chefs. La Côte’s many accolades to date include Seafood Restaurant of the Year 2016 by the Georgina Campbell Ireland Guide and, more recently, Best Restaurant and Best Chef for County Wexford at the 2018 Irish Restaurant Awards. The restaurant is holder of the L’Assiette Michelin, or Michelin Plate, indicating a restaurant of noteworthy, quality food.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks
French, Irish, Seafood, European, Contemporary
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Superb meal at the hands of the very talented chefs at La Cóte Seafood Restaurant. A real gem of a find in WEXFORD town. Highly recommended eatery.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Wexfordrentals
Reviewed 6 days ago

very nice busy buzzy restaurant not very formal dining great menu value menu and a la carte food was superb in very respect staff were excellent and were on top of things despite being very busy enjoyed every monute of the ex[perience

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank raymond090
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

La Cote was recommended to us by friends who eat out in Wexford quite a bit. We were staying locally for the night so decided to treat ourselves to a nice meal. The restaurant itself is quite small and I would say casual rather than...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dmvoyages
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy and atmospheric fish restaurant on the quayside. Interesting tasty dishes well prepared and friendly staff.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank trevlondon2015
Reviewed 6 November 2018

For context, I am a Gold card member with Star Alliance and a Platinum member with Starwood properties - both, for life. I travel a lot. At this restaurant I encountered a requirement for a table reservation which I've never confronted before and that I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Synpdx
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Edwina and the team at La Cote greeted us in their usual friendly manner, making us feel at home and comfortable in the lovely setting! The food was fantastic as always, for starters we had goats cheese and prawns in filo pastry, both starters were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank LuLuNev
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We booked an early bird, arriving at the restaurant at 6.30 to find the place humming with activity. There were only two vacant tables, ours and another which was quickly taken. The atmosphere was fantastic. Our server, a local young lady, was bubbly, had a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank John F
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

The reviews don’t do justice to this super restaurant. Their service is slick and friendly and the ambience warm with views over the waterfront. The food is outstanding. A clam chowder was chunky and very tasty. Lemon sole was fresh and delicious. The hake fillet...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank X8085XIalanf
Reviewed 15 October 2018

small but good portion, I drank the same wine in another restaurant in the area, paying much less. too expensive .

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank johnfc69
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Recently had dinner at this amazing restaurant. I had the Market Fish, Asparagus Foam, Anchovy Crisp and Mussel Emulsion and carrot cake which tastes more like ginger cake. My partner had Kilmore Hake, Brandade, Provençale Sauce, Welsh Rarebit and Confit Tomato. while the food here...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank leratolb
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19 October 2018|
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Response from Queenscout | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Gemmadcu! I think the point about the restaurant being cramped is well made and in your shoes i would take a bit of extra trouble when booking. There is no harm telling them you are a bit uneasy and they are such... More
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15 June 2018|
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Response from michelle0276 |
La Cote do corkage wit a small charge if you bring your own wine 👍
22 September 2016|
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Response from 931liams | Reviewed this property |
Mainly fish. There is always a non fish choice available.
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