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Farmgate

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The Coolbawn, Midleton, Ireland
353 (0)21 463 2771
Monday
Closed
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 117
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely

Visited this restaurant in june 2015..This is a lovely restaurant serves delicious food and staff very nice. Would definately recommend a try.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Koppie19
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Visited this restaurant in june 2015..This is a lovely restaurant serves delicious food and staff very nice. Would definately recommend a try.

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ireland
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We decided to check out this normally very reliable favorite for dinner recently however we were not impressed this time. A la carte and specials menu side by side.... Starters 9€, mains 21-29€ deserts6€ and up....pricy but if it is good well....however it was all a bit tired we felt this time,for starters calamari rings sat on a bed of... More 

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Connecticut
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85 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had lunch here after touring the Jameson Distillery. What a great pairing! Lunch was fresh food in a comfortable atmosphere. The service was good and friendly. The food was fresh and tasty. A nice place to relax with locals.

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County Cork, Ireland
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

The Farmgate is one of the few places that never fails to impress. The food, atmosphere and service are always top quality. Lunch is terrific but the table with all the treats means avoiding a dessert is not an option. The coffee and scone option in the morning is great too. The shop and the cakes, quiches and tarts are... More 

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Ballinasloe, Galway
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We always like to stop off at the Farmgate Restaurant in Midleton when we visit this area. We called in on a very rainy day for early lunch. The menu is extensive with delicious specials always on offer. I had the seabass and my husband had the rib-eye steak, our daughter had the lasagne. The lasagne doesn't come in a... More 

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Southern Finland, Finland
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We had a great night; the food was excellent, the staff very helpful, and the guitarist was very good. We absolutely loved it, and if someday we are coming back to Cork, we'll definitely come back to the Farmgate.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Dined here for a twosome birthday meal. I've been before but it's been a few years. How wonderful to find that the excellence of this restaurant has been maintained for as long as I know about it. I love how the décor is the same as it was years ago but still looks fresh and very contemporary. On arrival we... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I think I have found my new favourite restaurant in Cork. The Farmgate based in Midleton is excellent on all levels. The staff are so friendly and couldn't do enough for us. The food was very reasonable priced for what I would consider better than any 5 star hotel restaurants (and I have eaten in a few). The premises itself... More 

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Ireland
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I recently tried this restaurant for lunch, having previously enjoyed some nice dinners here. My companion and I ordered 2 fish pies, I regret to say we are still looking for the fish! The pie dish contained what appeared to be chowder without the fish and topped with further mashed potatoe, our neighbours who ordered chowder received at least a... More 

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ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Loved the ambience and the friendly staff .A must stop on your travels around midleton.If its for a chatty lunch or a romantic dinner this restaurant ticks all the right boxes.

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Additional Information about Farmgate

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Coolbawn, Midleton, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Midleton
  • Phone Number: 353 (0)21 463 2771

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?