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The Forge Restaurant

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Potteragh, Carnaross, Ireland
046 924 5003
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
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  • 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
Most recent review
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Portions way to small there was a big group of us and sides were not enough to go around the table. staff were very friendly and nice however as i left hungry after a 3 course meal i would not go back

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
jude n
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ireland
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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ireland
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Portions way to small there was a big group of us and sides were not enough to go around the table. staff were very friendly and nice however as i left hungry after a 3 course meal i would not go back

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Kells, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Got this restaurant highly recommended, so my husband rang them to reserve a table for Valentines. With the booking reserved we were really looking forward to this visit. Restaurant called us today to cancel our reservation, they had overbooked they said. Cancel a reservation 1 day before valentines. How can you not know that you are booked full when someone... More 

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Irene W, Owner at The Forge Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Karina We appreciate that you use Trip Advisor to air your views on eating establishments. Unfortunately we have to dispute your review of the Forge Restaurant as we did not cancel any bookings on the day before Valentines day. We have been fully booked now for Valentines night since shortly after New Year and we certainly never over book,... More 

Virginia, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The Forge Restaurant has to be one of the best dining experiences in the republic. You can expect an experience, that will leave you extremely well fed (no small decorative portions here) the food presentation is very good with plenty of it, it is well cooked and fresh produce locally sourced is used. A good wine list accompanies the food... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Located just of the M3/N3, The Forage Restaurant is as good a country restaurant as your likely to find. The decor has a nice warm country feel to it , the staff are friendly and well drilled, the owner was hands on too, the food was top class and with the early bird menu being available all night it was... More 

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Traveller
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66 reviews 66 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Love The Forge. I had the Pigeon starter which was cooked well, I.e. pink though I think the pigeon itself was a little tough. The fillet steak was beautiful. The tiniest bit over medium rare but the cut of meat was phenomenal. Dessert was great, the brownie was delicious. I managed to also taste the cheese plate supplied by Sheridans.... More 

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cavan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

This little place is in the back of nowhere but the food is superb the decor is very tastefully done the staff are very friendly and will advise you well it is well worth the travel to get here it's a little hidden gem

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Second time to visit this beautiful restaurant and both times it was top quality. The setting is country, homely and family orientated. The staff are excellent in every way friendly, professional and hard working. Then the main event the food.... Cooked to perfection, beautifully presented and the taste is amazing. On my last visit I had rabbit( a first )... More 

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Dunshaughlin, Ireland
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Recently visited this restaurant with the girlfriend's family, had also visited prior to this, had excellent food, service with a smile and great homey atmosphere! A semi-secluded gem!

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ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

i and my family dined here and it was a wonderfull meal, price was very good too, the staff are the owners and are very good at looking after your needs. lovley place and great restaurant, booking advised

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Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The restaurant itself is lovely and the staff really friendly but on the night we were there we found the food disappointing and unexciting....!!

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Restaurant Details

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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