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The Coolbawn, Midleton, Ireland
353 (0)21 463 2771
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Ranked #4 of 47 Restaurants in Midleton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Midleton, Ireland
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Had dinner here and we enjoyed the occasion very much. There is a warm welcome and music played by guitarist in background . Service is great when we were here , there were two ladies taking care of everyone no one was waiting as far as I could see. Very good

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Cork, Ireland
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Had a lovely lunch there for Woman's Christmas The food was excellent very well cooked The staff were pleasent and helpful there was a lovely relaxed atmosphere there Looking forward to returning there very soon

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Paris, France
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I have been going to this restaurant in Midleton, Co. Cork for years. This is actually one of the highlights of my trips to Ireland each time. I love the decor, the staff is very friendly, and the food is great. For starters, I love the Calamari with a salsa sauce, or the bacon and scallops salad. Love them so... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Was there for lunch during the summer for lunch, we had a great feed. The meal was lovely, the food was plentiful, and you'll go a long way to meet nicer or more helpful staff. I had the lasagne, nicely cooked and great taste, my partner in crime had the fish pie, which she loved. Didn't cost an arm and... More 

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Ireland
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We had a gorgeous meal here last night. The Brown bread was really good, we would have bought some to take home but because it had just re-opened after the Christmas holiday shut down, it was sold out! I had the Mussels for starters and hubby had the Chicken Salad. Both were delicious. We both had the 8oz Rib-Eye with... More 

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Ireland
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A little on the pricey side but always good quality food that's very fresh and I would highly recommend.

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

Nice place for lunch. Food was fantastic. I had the goats cheese lasagne, very tasty and filling. The lettuce, however, could have done with another wash. It was gritty which does happen at this time of year. Lovely waitress took our order and served the food. A very plesant young man cleared the plates and rattled off an extensive list... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Fantastic service, great wholesome food cooked with fresh, local produce. I love it here. Living overseas, when I come home to Cork, this is what I want to eat. It just tastes gooooood. The seafood chowder is great (but that is one of the things we do best in Cork) and the pecan tart was delicious. Portions are almost as... More 

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Midleton, Ireland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Was there for dinner and several times for lunch 😋 which is best value. Dinner portions nearly too big.High quality Regional/traditional dishes. Everything really home cooked and locally sourced. Great wine selection as well. Love the freshly baked cakes. Full of country style character. Always satisfied!

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Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Went for dinner here with friends a few weeks ago on a Saturday night. We were seated in the new extension area away from the main restaurant. Our waiter was a bit scatty, one person ordered gluten free bread which never came. We ordered our main courses and again one was to be gluten free, when the dishes arrived the... More 

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Address: The Coolbawn, Midleton, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 (0)21 463 2771
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Midleton
Open Hours:
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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