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Jacobs Ladder Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Irish, European, Contemporary
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WatersEdge Hotel | Yacht Club Quay, Cobh, Ireland
+353 21 481 5566
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Cork, Ireland
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a meal for four here recently. Seafood chowder excellent, steak excellent perfectly cooked to order- medium rare, our fellow diners had fish and were impressed with portion size and quality. dessert beautifully presented. We really enjoyed our meal here which was enhanced by the great views and lovely waiting staff who were friendly but unobtrusive. They have a... More 

Thank concilia
Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is not bad but not absolutely great either. Not a huge choice and there are other nicer restaurants nearby. A bit understaffed and need an update. A bit pricey for what is on offer.

Thank Heather B
Copenhagen, Denmark
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel that was associated with the restaurant. We tried to go to the Titanic for dinner, but the had stopped taking customers because they were so busy. We went to two other places in town that didn't look very good and ended up back at our hotel. This place is cute and clean and the staff... More 

Thank Debbie Q
Cork, Ireland
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201 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jacobs Ladder restaurant is in the Waterside Hotel. It is as you would expect on the water’s edge with excellent views of the lower harbour and particularly Haulbowline Island which is the Irish naval base. A short walk from the railway station it is an ideal stop when you arrive in or are leaving Cobh. We had lunch here on... More 

Thank olivermccann
Cobh Co. Cork Ireland
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Stopped by for lunch and was pleasantly surprised by the selection, value and quality of the food. The restaurant itself is literally on the water's edge with pleasant views across Cork Harbour. Staff were friendly and welcoming

Thank TitanicCobh
Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of dining here on December 10th. Despite the restaurant being busy with Christmas parties and large family gatherings I was made very welcome as a lone diner and had excellent attention from the lovely staff. The festive turkey roast dinner was very generous and really scrumptious. It would have been nice to have had some festive... More 

Thank mariajcrowley
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Recently returned from a stay in this hotel. Each night we at in this restaurant and we found the food to be excellent quality.... highly recommend the seafood chower. Can't wait to return and enjoy more from the menu. We'd like to thank aga for her assistance during our stay and for always being so pleasant.

Thank celinayoung
Cork, Ireland
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Very disappointing. We had gorgeous potato and leek soup to start, very hot and delicious. Ordered for my main course slow roasted chicken for mains .very very disappointed the chicken certainly was not roasted, it tasted boiled to me the skin was not crispy but soggy veg and potatoes nice.My husband order a homemade burger and chips ,the burger was... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The location is the highlight. Comfortable surrounds. Eat your food while watching the river boats go by with spectacular views. The service has its moments at times but food is generally consistently good. Good selection of beer and spirits

Thank AlanFrancis
Waterford Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Great food. Homemade soup was delicious served with homemade bread and the deserts were fabulous. Very friendly staff.

Thank Christie122

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 32
Irish, European, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: WatersEdge Hotel | Yacht Club Quay, Cobh, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cobh
  • Phone Number: +353 21 481 5566
Jacobs Ladder Restaurant at the WatersEdge Hotel is a bistro style venue that serves lunch from 12 - 5pm daily and evening meals from 5pm - 9pm daily. Early Bird menus are also available from 5pm - 7pm*Jacobs Ladder also features a large balcony overlooking the breath-taking scenery of Cobh Harbour. During the summer months the cruise liners also draw into Cobh adjacent to the hotel, where you can enjoy unrivaled views of these ships coming in to berth. Family events such as Communions, Confirmations, Christenings, Weddings and Civil Ceremonies can also be catered for in Jacobs Ladder. Service times are subject to change from season to season.

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