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Pier 26

The Pier, Ballycotton, Ireland
+353 21 464 6768
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (18 reviews)
“chowder” (18 reviews)
“fish” (59 reviews)
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09:00 - 12:30 Hours
Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Pier, Ballycotton, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed a beautiful relaxed evening meal (chowder, mussels, specialties pizza & scallops with gnocchi) with a great service and great wine menu.

Thank markust210
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant with really tasty quality food. Why can't all restaurants have these standards. My only criticism is that the food was a bit heavily salted and seasoned.

Thank elmaireb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are looking forward to heading back to Pier 26 on Sunday Nov 11th for my daughters birthday. We last ate here during June this year, one dinner and one lunch and both were over the top great food experiences, Ballycotton is really taking off...More

Thank jseward1468
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very warm welcome and friendly efficient service. Great choices on the menu. The fish and chips were very crispy and fresh- wish they had come with mushy peas but they were delicious nonetheless. The John Dory was cooked to perfection with a very tasty lobster...More

Thank mariajcrowley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. My mom and little brother are both vegan and the chef specially made them a dish without it being on the menu. My fish was fresh and light. Our server was kind and welcoming. Would very much recommend.

Thank Maeve S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a meal here with my husband over the weekend & I really can’t fault the food & service. Only negative thing is you would feel very squeezed in with too many tables on top of each other. Lovely atmosphere & nice that you...More

Thank Buddylove77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in 19/10/2018 after a lovely cliff walk for a light lunch we had the crab claws which were the best and I would say the freshest I have ever tasted also the smoked salmon was very nice pleasant surroundings and staff will be back...More

1  Thank philmcc0rmack
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just got in before lunch finished, ordered salmon open sandwich and crab claws in garlic butter, yum, yum, yum. Excellent value for money and superb taste (especially the claws). Already checking menus for next visit. Friendly efficient staff. Totally recommend.

Thank Julie000C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After taking a wonderful walk along the cliffs of Ballycotton on a gorgeous sunny fall day, we were looking for a great place to eat. We happened upon Pier 26. Delicious seafood chowder full of shrimp, fish, clams and mussels and perfectly cooked fish and...More

Thank barb5954
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We had lovely haddock and plaice here today followed by lovely desserts of apple crumble and chocolate fondant. Really nice coffee too. Toilets, etc. very clean. Will definitely be back.

1  Thank accts_ie
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5 July 2016|
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Response from Tom B | Reviewed this property |
Early Bird Menu - 2 Courses €22, 3 Courses €28 Midweek 17.30-21.00 Friday and Saturday 17.30-18.45 Sunday 12.30-19.30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 12:30
13:00 - 18:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Pier, Ballycotton, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Ballycotton
  • Phone Number: +353 21 464 6768
  • E-mail
Pier 26 is set in the picturesque fishing village of Ballycotton, just a 15 minute drive from Midleton and 30 minutes from Cork City. Pier 26 serves local and organic produce and boasts some of the finest views of the Atlantic coastline. Enjoy a romantic night away in our B&B, a few pints in our Bar or some freshly caught seafood in our intimate Restaurant. Our opening hours change regularly, please call or email for up to date opening hours.
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