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The Pigs Tale Gorey

95a | Main Street, Gorey, Ireland
0539484440
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Ranked #8 of 41 Restaurants in Gorey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $31
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Wexford, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Ate at The Pigs Tale for the second time recently. And again it was fantastic. Restaurant was very busy on the night but this did not seem to have any effect on the service or quality of food. I had the ribs to start... amazing! While himself had the prawns..fantastic. Unfortunately the 'Farmed and Foraged' starter wasn't available but it... More

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Four of us went to this restaurant on a Friday evening, we were told they could not take our order for ten minutes, which we agreed to. We waited and finally someone came the first thing we ordered drinks, after twenty minutes a waitress came and started removing our wine glasses, I pointed out we had ordered drinks and were... More

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ThePigsTaleGorey, Owner at The Pigs Tale Gorey, responded to this review

Dear NebM1966, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal at the restaurant. I do apologise that there was a delay in getting your drinks. Both myself and the waitress who had taken your order had apologised on the night and your drinks were brought straight away. When your table arrived, we were very busy and that is... More

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This was our first visit ( two of us) and we mixed fish with the pork on offer. As we were early diners the restaurant was quiet at first but as we were leaving it was busy. We had pate and mussels to start with and both were enjoyable. Our mains were the Tomahawk Pork Chop and haddock in a... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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97 reviews 97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Six of us sat down to eat and not one of us was happy with our meal. The two kids found the meatballs and pasta too spicy and with too much of a porky taste. Two of us had the fish of the day, haddock, which came deep fried in 'tempura' batter. The fish was okay but it was served... More

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ThePigsTaleGorey, Owner at The Pigs Tale Gorey, responded to this review

Dear Don M, What a shame you felt the need to write a review about your experience on the internet instead of letting us know at the restaurant. Any problems could have been rectified on the evening in question, but we cannot fix an issue afterwards. Firstly, the kids beef meatballs do not have any pork in them to taste... More

Wicklow
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

First visit to this lovely restaurant and really enjoyed it! Service was very good very friendly and informed staff. My sister has coeliac disease and they were able to adapt a lot if the menu choices for her...she was delighted as this is not always the case and she is usually offered the burger without the bun, the steak without... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We are just finished our meal and it was fabulous :) my sister got the steak and it was perfect with plenty of onions and mushrooms. My fish was lovely too. We'll definitely be back next time we're in town :) and the bathrooms have cute little baskets with toiletries in them

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ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were staying in the seafield hotel and not impressed with the food, so we went into the pigs tale resaturant Friday night. The welcome we got was wonderful, I had charge grilled chicken with mash mixed with herbs.... yummy and my husband had lamb, he taught it was delicious. So on Saturday nite we went back again to The... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Nine of us just had a wonderful lunch, the service was fantastic, the food devine. The kids cleaned their sizeable plates, the adults struggled with the size of the portions also but the flavours won out and all was enjoyed. We all would highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Myself and my wife were celebrating our 20th Wedding anniversary. We had decided to go out and treat ourselves be dining out, I had heard about the pigs tale but I am not normally a lover of all things pork. Anyway we turned up before 7pm without making a booking as it was a Monday evening. There was quite a... More

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ThePigsTaleGorey, Owner at The Pigs Tale Gorey, responded to this review

Dear Dellboy762, Thanks a million for writing a review after being with us on Monday evening. Really lovely to chat to you both and delighted you enjoyed your anniversary! We look forward to seeing you both very soon. Kind regards, The Management of The Pigs Tale More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Also ate in The Pigs Tale last Tuesday. Great experience, great selection. Brilliant service. Busy restaurant with a buzzy atmosphere, which speaks volumes. I sometimes think people should be required to pass an IQ test before posting a review on this site.

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ThePigsTaleGorey, Owner at The Pigs Tale Gorey, responded to this review

Dear Frenchdresser, Thank you for again taking the time to review your trip to the restaurant. I'm delighted that you consistently enjoy dining with us! Looking forward to the next trip! Kind regards, The Management of The Pigs Tale More

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