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The Forge Restaurant

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Potteragh, Carnaross, Ireland
046 924 5003
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food; very friendly service

We ate here last Wednesday when the menu consisted of items from the barbecue. The food was good, but not outstanding. The waitresses could not have been nicer. Good value for money.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We ate here last Wednesday when the menu consisted of items from the barbecue. The food was good, but not outstanding. The waitresses could not have been nicer. Good value for money.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This was our second or third trip to this "Gem" of a restaurant off the beaten track. On arrival we were met by the owners Irene and Pauric who warmly welcomed us. On previous occasions we had sampled the Dinner and Sunday Menus. This time we tried the Wednesday BBQ. The main course being Sirloin steak, Seafood Parcel, Cajun chicken,... More 

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Mullingar, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I was lucky to be treated to dinner here on a Friday night by my boyfriend. We ate from the early bird menu-2 courses for 25 euro & 3 course for 30 euro. We shared a bottle of Chilean Chardonnay priced at 23 euro. The normal dinner menu is priced at 40 euro pp & has some very attractive dishes... More 

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Kells, Ireland
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Have eaten here a couple of times and on all occasions very happy with the friendly staff, very helpful and variety of good quality local food.

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Mullagh, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We have been going to the Forge for several years. It is true to say that we have always had a great meal there. Pauric the co-owner and chef offers imaginative menus, at great value for money. Irene, his wife and co-owner always makes you very welcome. The short but adequate wine list is well priced. The Forge is really... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

had read a few reviews about this place before we ventured out there for dinner one Saturday night. didn't have a booking on the Friday and even though initially they said they were booked out (which seems to be a common thing having talked to a few of the locals) they rang back within 5 minutes saying that they could... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I visited the Forge with two friends for a Friday night catch up. We were warmly greeted by Irene the co owner . The warmth and sincerity of her hospitality is always consistent . We all had the early bird menu for €30 that included three courses. I had the baked Brie followed by the cod with wilted spinach and... More 

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Oldcastle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

My family and I had a fabulous meal from start to finish for mothers day in the forge. We were greeted warmly by the owner of the restaurant and she showed us to where we would be eating. We got to eat in a really cool part of the restaurant a little area all on its own with lovely candles... More 

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Province of Leinster, Ireland
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

This evening myself and my husband had a delightful meal in the beautiful Forge restaurant. The setting is relaxing and tranquil & staff are pleasant. We were greeted warmly by the owner of the establishment and she showed us around (there's a new part and original part of restored old forge), before showing us to our seats. There is plenty... More 

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Cavan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This was my first night dining out at the Forge and it was such a fantastic evening. Such a beautiful setting, where they have married the old building with their new renovations perfectly. The old stone wall on the inside, hung with a myriad of interesting artifacts (all spotlessly clean and dust free), with candles lit everywhere, added such a... More 

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Potteragh, Carnaross, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Carnaross
  • Phone Number: 046 924 5003

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