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The Quays Bar and Restaurant

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17 Westbourn Place, Cobh, Ireland
+353 21 481 3539
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Baltimore, Maryland
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ate lunch here after visiting the Heritage Center. It was a beautiful day and we sat on the deck. The food was delicious. We had calamari that I must say we both agreed that it was the best calamari that either one of us have ever had. I had a sandwich that was good and my daughter had an excellent... More 

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Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After some sightseeing we were ready for lunch, and where better than here. It is beautifully located on the waterfront, with fine views across to Spike Island, Haulbowline as well as the adjacent long quay. From the good menu we started with chowder and then moved onto mains, consisting of minute steak and seafood tagliatell. All delicious. We ended with... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In Cobh for first time and found quays through TA. They had a great rating and I see why. Fantastic view of our he harbor and great service. We ate out on the deck and enjoyed great fish and chips. Soup of the day was sweet potato and parsnip all was outstanding. I highly recommend.

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Thank travelingfamily101
Cork, Ireland
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place as it has great food and amazing harbour views. Fantastic all year round. Also have had a christening and a party the day after our wedding. Try it out. It's worth a visit

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Cork, Ireland
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere on the seafront, delicious food, efficient and attentive service and fair price. We eat meat and prawn salad, prawn with little toastes and hamburger with fries (for child). Everything very well done. The bill

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County Cork, Ireland
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great pub restaurant to visit when in Cobh, especially when cruise liners are alongside nearby. Great views of Cork Harbour and the building next door is the oldest yacht club in the world. Great bar food menu, the fish is super here and bar staff are friendly and efficient. Perfect on a sunny day to eat outside... More 

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Thank Paul F
Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Nice food, but to small portions, nice place for a pint of beer though. Could recommend on a sunny day only :D

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

The Quays has a great view. We were only in Cobh one evening and the first restaurant our B&B hostess recommended was not open. The restaurant was packed, even though no cruise ships were in town, and the place is very tight quarters. The menu is exceptionally limited. My husband has a shellfish allergy which can usually be accommodated with... More 

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Thank livefun
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Very nice lunch meal with harbour views across to Harbowline and Spike Islands and attentive staff. If a liner is in it is an added bonus.Central location for visiting all areas of Cobh esp. Cobh harbour boat rides xx

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Thank Veronica B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We rented a house 5 min walk from the bar, the food was amazing. so good. The seafood is a must. The staff and owners were so nice. The view of Cobh harbor is beautiful... 10 stars from us..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Westbourn Place, Cobh, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cobh
  • Phone Number: +353 21 481 3539

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?