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Gilbert's Bistro

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Irish, European,
Nassau House 11 Pearse Square, Cobh, Ireland
+353 21 481 1300
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“fish” (29 reviews)
“beef stew” (7 reviews)
“penne” (4 reviews)
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Irish, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Nassau House 11 Pearse Square, Cobh, Ireland
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Reviews (351)
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1 - 10 of 340 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We ducked into this little Bistro during some Cobh liquid sunshine. The wine was plesant and the food was warm and tasty. A big suprise.

Thank Michaell T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the majority of restaurants closed for the season and not wanting burgers etc. we reluctantly decided to try the restaurant-our room experience made us wary. However, the restaurant was clean, warm and friendly. The waiter was most accommodating, the menus and drinks arrived promptly...More

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We walked down from our b and b and the menu was not huge but good food and attentive staff. Quiet, so you can chat and no rush to turn a table

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I booked this accommodation for a one night stay. On arrival you check in via the bar in the bistro. The staff member was very busy serving food and also had to check us in. Prepayment us required on check in. Another staff member from...More

Thank Carrie8844
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Had a dinner and lunch here. Both very good. Easy-going atmosphere. Hoisin prawn stir fry was particularly yummy.

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very good food nice place Very nice decor interior Good location to visit th I highly recommend this restaurantis place again.

Thank Łukasz N
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I've recently visited Gilbert's for a lunch appointment with friends. I have to say the friendly smile as you walk in the door from the staff is the best possible start. Couldn't fault the decor or background music either. Extremely clean also. As for the...More

Thank theboymarty22
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We chose a smoked salmon salad as starter and it was amazing. I had never eaten a salmon like this! Absolutely great. Then we chose a typical beef with Guinness stew and a steak and they were tasty, too. I don't assign 5 stars just...More

Thank SM C
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Best thing about Gilbert's was the location.right in the centre of Cobh...was disappointed thought with the whole experience as place wasn't very clean,had to ask for milk etc as the milk that was in the room was sour,no tea just coffee,,2 sachets😕..bistro dos,nt open for...More

Thank _1carolsmyth
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic experience ,staff were excellent well mannered and efficent ,rooms were big and really clean ,ideal location for local activities and very close to the train staion,Food was always excellent and the burger is a must .

Thank Angela S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nassau House 11 Pearse Square, Cobh, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cobh
  • Phone Number: +353 21 481 1300
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Gilbert's Bistro is situated in one of the two historical squares of the beautiful heritage town of Cobh. This cosy and friendly Bistro boasts a range of local favourites such as Thai Prawn Curry, Tempura Cod and our highlight "Spike Island Burger ". The Special Liqueur Ice-creams are a perfect way to finish your meal. Daily specials allow diners to enjoy the best of local and seasonal produce with all food freshly prepared by a passionate team of chefs. Pop in for a scone and coffee or relax and enjoy a delicious meal with friends. Gilbert's Bistro are members of Failte Ireland and the Irish Restaurant Association. Gilbert's is open 7 days a week serving Lunch from 12pm and Dinner from 5pm.
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