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The Coolbawn, Midleton, Ireland
353 (0)21 463 2771
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Ranked #5 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
Kilkenny, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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County Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Good choice of light lunch options, nice outdoors seating area in the courtyard. Fabulous selection of home made preserves and cakes.

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Visited the Farmgate with a friend for lunch recently and really enjoyed it. Great food and great value. Will definitely be returning again.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I love the Farmgate in Midleton and definitely think it's worth a detour into Midleton to visit the restaurant. On our recent visit we enjoyed cakes as it was mid-afternoon. The restaurant was very busy so there was a lively atmosphere. The carrot cake is my personal favourite and was as good as always and I had some of the... More 

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dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Ate her last month and was was simply blown away by the uniqueness of the venue which was duly matched by the quality of the food and the service. They have just opened a new dining area in the covered courtyard and yet again they managed to recreate the same atmosphere they have in the shop and restaurant . We... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This restaurant is miles ahead of the competition in terms of both food and ambience. The layout of the restaurant is fantastic as are the staff and the food is absolutely beautiful. I would definitely recommend it for anyone looking for a restaurant with character and good wholesome food .Will be returning soon.

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Wexford, Ireland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The town of Midelton, Co. Cork has been bypassed for many years now. Recently we decided to take a detour & visit it again. Farm gate deli restaurant/cafe is well worth a visit. It is situated on a side street off the main street at the eastern end of town. The small frontage is deceptive as the shop opens into... More 

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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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