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Farmgate Restaurant

#61 of 493 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
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The English Market, Cork, Ireland
021 4278134
Today
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 127
    Excellent
  • 80
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely sandwiches and soup

Very tasty lunches. Great place to see English Market from safe vantage point. Well worth the wait. No sign of Elizabeth R although her picture all over the place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
robbieDublin
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dublin
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  • Local cuisine
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dublin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Very tasty lunches. Great place to see English Market from safe vantage point. Well worth the wait. No sign of Elizabeth R although her picture all over the place.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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399 reviews 399 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
258 helpful votes 258 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great traditional fare such as bacon & liver, tripe or corned beef in a fantastic setting located in the famous English Market. We had liver & bacon (€13.50) with vegetables. All food is sourced from the market below. Very good prices with excellent and friendly service. People can have tea / coffee with cakes on one side of the balcony... More 

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Marbella, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

December 2014 I joined my friend Mary in Cork for Lunch at the Farmgate Restaurant in the English Market in Cork. This seems crazy, but let me tell you well worth the journey. This is day to remember and I really highly recommend everyone to make the trip to Cork for the day. Particularly visitors to Dublin. Regular trains run... More 

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Newbridge, Ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Myself and a friend went to Farmgate for lunch back in October and enjoyed our food and the great view over the market. My roast in a roll (pork) was great and the coffee was decent. It has a great atmosphere but can be very busy.

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Limerick, Ireland
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Had lunch here recently and found both the food and service excellent as always. I had the lamb stew which had plenty of flavoursome meat with plenty of potatoes and vegetables. The service was fast and friendly. Very good value for money and great location in the English Market. There was a singer to entertain during lunch - nice touch.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We had the full Irish breakfast for €12. A very disappointing portion for both the price and, let's be honest, the cost of the raw ingredients.

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Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We got toasted sandwiches and they were great!!! Service was ok too! Strange vibe but definitely a place we'll be back to!

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Dublin, Ireland
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128 reviews 128 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Having heard great reviews I visited Farmgate for a breakfast blaa, and it was one of the best breakfast sandwiches I've had! Lovely bacon and sausage, a nice egg, perfectly toasted blaa, and served with some excellent relish and pickled cucumbers. Couldn't have been better for brunch! Location is great too, especially on the balcony overlooking the market, though the... More 

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Crosby, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Myself and 4 friends visited Farmgate after a visit to the English market. We were lucky to sit inside, as it was a very cold day, although they do have blankets and an outdoor heater for warmth if you are on the outside balcony.The staff were keen to know if we were to have lunch there. We ordered our meals,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Three of us visited the Farmgate Restaurant recently and while the staff were excellent, the restaurant was cold and I thought the limited menu was completely overpriced - €13 for a slice of tart (quiche) and some dressed leaves. The food was tasty but you could have got equally good food for much less nearby i.e. two course early bird... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The English Market, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Centre
  • Neighborhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: 021 4278134

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?