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The Quays

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€€ - €€€
Irish, Bar, Pub, European
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Nealons Quay, Youghal, Ireland
+353 24 91566
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just great food, we have eaten here numerous occasions and the food is always top grade. All the staff are very pleasant, and it's comfortable cosy surroundings. They offer a well chosen menu but the fish and chips option is very hard to beat, homemade chips and thick cod in a very light batter just perfectly cooked.

Thank Richard B
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here Saturday night, two couples, we went for the set valentines menu, it was superb. All four of us enjoyed every mouthful. Staff were extremely helpful nothing to much bother. Will definitely be back again soon .

Thank goretti c
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best seafood chowder ever here. This was a bustling restaurant just by the harbour which was obviously very popular with locals and for very good reason. Good selection of craft beer. Comfortable seating and views of the quays. Smashing staff. Would reccomend and certainly visit again :)

Thank Debby M
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I like this place a lot, Good ,food great staff and very nice cliental,I'm an out of towner but also made welcome, Google spot for a much and the company food and surroundings are excellent

Thank 771conorm
Youghal, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This gastro-pub is positioned right beside the quay of a fishing town in a picturesque bay on the South Coast of Ireland. It is a great location, very friendly service, serves excellent food at reasonable prices, and, it has free reliable wifi; who could ask for more!

1 Thank HK013
Kildare, Ireland
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103 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Dined here for dinner with family. Lovely pub/restaurant in a fabulous location! Food was very good except for the chips. Soggy and inedible.

Thank L W
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Called in this week for a meal and a few drinks,from the moment you walk in you are greeted like a long lost friend,food is fabulous,many things for me to choose from and i'm fussy,had the Sirloin which was cooked to perfecttion,a vast selection of beers and spirits are available to suit all tastes,all staff are extremely helpful and friendly... More 

Thank DougBarber
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful Service Every time. Staff make a point to stop and have a chat each time and are so so friendly. Food is Super. Atmosphere is really lovely and relaxing here if your not familiar with the area. I always get the fish and it Never Disappoints. Portions are Very generous and delicious. Your staff are a credit to you... More 

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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Eat lunch and dinner here on different days and the food was wonderful both times. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff. We recommended to our friends and they loved it too.

Thank Niamh K
Morecambe, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Beautifully decorated, lovely food. Wonderful views. Really enjoyed our meal. the staff were very friendry and helpful and to food was delicious.

Thank MC220765

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, Bar, Pub, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nealons Quay, Youghal, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Youghal
  • Phone Number: +353 24 91566

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?