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“Great waitress!”

Jacks Coastguard Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 22 Restaurants in Killorglin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$36
Cuisines: Irish, Seafood, European
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Good for: View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Jacks Coastguard Restaurant is a landmark building overlooking Rossbeigh and Inch Peninsula in the seaside village of Cromane between Kilorglin & Glenbeigh on the Ring of Kerry route. Nestled against the Atlantic Ocean, enjoy panoramic sea and mountain views in one of Kerrys Top Restaurants recently named Best Seafood Restaurant in Ireland by well respected foodie Georgina Campbell as well as listings with Bridgestone & Michelin Guides. The Station Bar and Coastguard Restaurant successfully combine old world charm with modern elegance.Guests can linger over a drink in the bustling Station Bar or enjoy the soft tones of the piano through the restaurant by our resident pianist JP Murphy. Only the finest and freshest of seafood is used to create dishes that would rival the most discerning of palate. Signature dishes such a Cromane Mussels, Tiger Prawns or perfectly seared Scallops should not be missed. For the unwilling seafood diner, our succulent Fillet of Beef should suffice nicely.
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great waitress!”
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Really enjoyed our meal at this restaurant! We ate on Sunday around 4pm & Diane was our waitress. She was very polite & was on hand to help us with all our needs.10 out of 10 for service! We will be coming back. Thank you!

  • Visited April 2014
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2 Thank Sabrina P
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English first
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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“A Lovely Lunch!”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

On Sunday had the best lunch with beat views and service!
Just read last review and cant believe i was in same plaice.
I and my husband were served by a lovely London lady Diane who looked after all our needs, even recommending a tasty wine.
The food was so delicious and we both thought good value for money.
It was a beautiful sunny day and the views out of the windows are so good it just added to a
great day out.

  • Visited April 2014
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3 Thank Rachel B
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9 reviews
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“No place else like it”
Reviewed 15 April 2014 via mobile

Fabulous place! Brian treats everyone like a member of the family even if it's your 1st or weekly visit. Food is second to none. Would recommend this place for a visit

  • Visited April 2014
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1 Thank Meplustwo
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“Food wonderful, staff could do with additional training”
Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

Firstly let me say I'm a huge fan of Jacks, and at every opportunity take friends, family and business there where possible. Today however I was disappointed not by the food because that was amazing but by the service and the staff. We ordered lunch and and a half bottle of wine and there was a nice delay between courses but usually that would bother me in the slightest, but it was boarder line neglect today. During the main course I asked the owner for a second half bottle of wine and the reply I got was "another one?" Now anyone that's savvy in the service industry knows never to pass comment on any patrons consumption and I was highly insulted by this comment. Instead of saying "of course". Also When the waiter lifted my husbands plate after mains he also said " there wasn't much left " again none of anyone's business, this is not what you would expect from a fine dining restaurant. Recently I've heard of other people commenting on the same experience and it really is a real pity, amazing food and a wonderful setting but it's the people that create a customer experience and today let a lot to be desired.

Visited April 2014
3 Thank millieme73
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kerry Ireland
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“5 star”
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Jack's is excellent in every way possible. The service provided by Brian and team is the best . There is a variety of dishes available, with something for everyone, and they never have a problem catering for those on special diets.
The setting is second to none.
Good value for money
I would encourage anyone to visit jacks and experience first hand the excellent food and service

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank samantha o
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