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Farmgate

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

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  • 122
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 12
    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
Another great visit to Farmgate

I always try and make a little detour to the Farmgate in Midleton when visiting Cork. As always I wasn't disappointed. The wonderful Sally made us feel right at home and had remembered us from our last visit even though it had been many months ago. We ate in the new garden room on this visit and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
critch82
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Ireland
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Ireland
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

I always try and make a little detour to the Farmgate in Midleton when visiting Cork. As always I wasn't disappointed. The wonderful Sally made us feel right at home and had remembered us from our last visit even though it had been many months ago. We ate in the new garden room on this visit and what a lovely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

I love the farmgate. It's homely, friendly and great value. I had the hake for lunch, served with potatoes still in their skins, yum. I'm following a dairy free diet at the moment and they were so accommodating. Don't forget to pick up an eclair of the way out, I didn't this time but can confirm that they are the... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The Farmgate is consistently excellent. Great food, well cooked with very accommodating staff. V nice vino too! It's easily my favourite restaurant in the competitive east cork area.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Had a lovely evening meal at the farmgate with my husband. We were put in the annex area by ourselves but as the server said, it would fill up quickly. It did but it is a very airy room. There was a lovely taste from all of our food and it's not overpriced. Would definitely go back

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

it was our first time to visit this restaurant and I love it. I would love to go back again. there was a couple beside our table and was looking at my order, I had the Calamari - presentation is great and the taste is just so delicious, it satisfied my cravings (@20weekspreggo) and they really have to ask what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Good quality food based on the best of local ingredients. I particularly like the fish dishes, but the steak does not disappoint either.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

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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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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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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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?