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Friday, August 27, 2010
A couple of weeks back, we told you how you could arrive on foot, by car, by train, even by boat at the Quays Bar and Restaurant
And the probability of yet another mode of arrival drew closer today when a small sea-plane arrived in Cork Harbour and taxied to the pontoon of the popular Cobh Restaurant.
Read all about it at Sea Plane Service
The sea-plane docks at the Quays pontoon close to the cruise liner Albatross.
Sunday, August 1, 2010
You may arrive at the Quays Bar and Restaurant in Cobh by car, on foot, by train or by boat. The establishment has its own pontoon.
It also has a decking area, part of it under cover, so you can take in the harbour views as you dine.
Called in there at the weekend, by car, and enjoyed a decent afternoon cup of coffee, a large one (with wrapped biscuit), that cost €2.50.
The inside bar area looks clean and comfortable and service was efficient and helpful and smiles all round. We took the coffee on the decked area, took our time and watched as one of the cruise liners left the nearby Deepwater Quay.
You won't get views like this at too many restaurants, though one in Venice, where I enjoyed the local “green” sardines, springs to mind. I haven't sampled the fine cuisine in The Quays yet but Saturday’s experience suggests that it should be up to scratch.
You can see the menu and prices on the website and they also have specials. Saturday's Specials included Soup at €4.50 and main courses ranging from Pan Fried Sea Bass with White Wine Sauce at €20.95 to Black Sole on the bone with a caper/butter sauce at €27.95.
Check out my review of The Quays - I am cork - on Qype
Picture, taken from the Sirius Art Gallery, shows outside area of The Quays