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23 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 7387
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“tapas” (58 reviews)
“steak” (31 reviews)
“crab starter” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:30All hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A group of 25 of us enjoyed a delicious meal here as part of a family celebration. The food was exceptional as always and the staff were friendly and helpful, nothing was too much trouble!

1  Thank Eimear O
Jacque B, Owner at Jacques, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the lovely review - glad you all had a nice evening.

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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This was an eventful day. A grand tour of the cancer research labs at the University Centre Cork, a large donation to further their research, and participating in a fund raising golf tournament on their behalf at Lee Valley Country Club. What better way to...More

3  Thank Tommy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in for a cup of coffee before going to a show and ordered two Americano's. The coffee was dreadful, I mean seriously so bad I could not drink it as the coffee beans were burnt. Advised the staff on leaving that the coffee was...More

Thank Stilly50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went here when another restaurant (Market Lane) couldn't accommodate us. Well what a find. My wife is a Celiac and she said the gluten free bread was the closest thing to real bread she has ever had (photo included) Great amount...More

1  Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...with food. All tapas are delicious. I ordered also chicken tostados and believe me they taste as good as they look. The restaurant was full but they didn't send me away they found comfortable place for me! All staff is pleasant and proffesional. If I'm...More

1  Thank Joanna N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us had dinner here on a weekday evening in early August. There was both a prix fixe and a la carte menu. We had some sparkling wine as an aperitif and our food was freshly cooked, very well presented and delicious. The staff...More

1  Thank greenerfingers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Jacques for the first time last night and most certainly were not left disappointed. Lovely cosy setting. The staff were excellent very natural and friendly and a credit to their trade. The service was quick but efficient. The food itself is just...More

2  Thank gerrysparrow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing meal at Jacques in July. First, the server (attentive and knowledgeable but not intrusive) brought delicious soda bread as we studied the menu and wine list. Then, my husband ordered the lobster pasta special and I had the roasted chicken and...More

3  Thank Michele R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We almost passed by this place & then stopped in. The food was so good. It was quiet, which is what I like when dining out. My daughter is vegetarian and there was no problem getting a good meal for her either. They really do...More

2  Thank TravlingPair
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I don't have words for this restaurants... It speaks for itself. BEAU-TI-FUL food! Tiny and book in advance! Atmosphere is lovely as well as the staff <3 !

2  Thank Tia S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 7387
  • E-mail
Locally sourced food cooked with passion served by friendly staff. Coffee & in house baking from 10 Tuesday - Saturday. Lunch 12-4. Tapas from 5.30 Tuesday-Saturday. A la carte/ Early Dinner from 5.30. Our wine list offers the same ethos as our food, made by independent producers. We also have an extensive craft beer menu & full bar license.
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