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The Quays Bar and Restaurant

€€ - €€€Irish, , Seafood
17 Westbourn Place, Cobh, Ireland
+353 21 481 3539
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (44 reviews)
“prawn salad” (8 reviews)
“side salad” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
17 Westbourn Place, Cobh, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 623 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great lunch on the beautiful deck overlooking the water. We all had the beef roast and enjoyed it. The service was a little inattentive but not too bad.

Thank KnoxTravler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here for a late lunch and ate on the patio. The view is amazing with a good atmosphere but the service is very slow. The staff are friendly when they come around but it can be hard to get their attention. Seems to...More

Thank daniellewickberg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You're warned as soon as you get to the door that they serve "good food not fast food" and it's true. The wait for our food (a few appetizers and drinks) was quite long, but the food itself was delicious! The patio has a lovely...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate dinner here our one night in the area and while seated quickly we found the service lacking/indifferent. (This seemed to be a consistent theme throughout our 8 days in the country, except for Galway). Atmosphere was nothing fancy and food was good although nothing...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cobh was very busy on this sunny summer's day but the Quays was fairly empty when we arrived. We were surprised, therefore at the slow and generally rather poor service. The seafood chowder and scallops were good and the salad with prawns and beef strips...More

Thank junkuz57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called into this restaurant for a bite to eat it looked quite small when we walked in but was pleasantly surprised by the amount of room plus the large outdoor area next to the water. The food was a reasonably priced and cooked to order...More

Thank Storyteller102752
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Awesome food with excellent portions you will not walk away hungry. Food was reasonably priced, would definitely go back.

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We ate twice here during our stay in Cobh. We were made welcome on arrival and had a view of the harbour. The food was good.

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was highly recommended by our hotel. It was good, just not great. Service could have been substantially better. We were seated quickly, but then no one seemed to care to wait on us. We had an appetizer, fish and chips, and a beer....More

Thank Lynnette M
Reviewed 30 August 2018

THis is a great place to have lunch. The patio is very large and offer great views of the bay as well as any large cruise ship if one is there. The service was awesome and the food was good. Offer a little more space...More

Thank Gary W
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7 February 2018|
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Response from bigbadbuyer | Reviewed this property |
Everyone took the train. We were on a tour, but the train station is very convenient.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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