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The Model Farm

#90 of 497 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
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Eden Hall | Model Farm Rd, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 434 6755
12:00 - 00:30
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Sun 12:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 09:30 - 23:30
Fri 09:30 - 00:30
Sat 12:00 - 00:30
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Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to the Model Farm for lunch with my kids. I had the steak sandwich which was excellent and cooked exactly to order. It was pricey for lunch but really good quality so worth it. The kids meals were good value at €7.50 including desert and had a good range to choose from. Friendly staff and a nicely decorated bar.... More 

Thank Philip O
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for lunch and have no complaints several times. Food tastes very good, staff very friendly and nice size portions. Will return again.

Thank Antoine Antoś C
Cork, Ireland
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61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here when it first opened, and wasn't that impressed. Big change this time! The staff were attentive and friendly. It wasn't too bright or canteen like. There was a lovely atmosphere and best of all the food was great. I had salmon (17.75e), which was served with champ, beautifully presented and delicious. Husband had duck stir-fry(16.50) , which... More 

Thank mudbug2014
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Following a day of competition at the climbing wall around the corner and staring into the face of a 5 hour drive we pleaded for a table for 2 adults and 3 children. The thought of another bag of chips was enough to send us over the edge. Quite literally squeezing us in we order chicken surpreme and 3 kids... More 

Thank gaby81NI
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Model Farm following a recommendation by our taxi driver and we are so glad we did. We were immediately given a warm welcome and directed to our table. The staff were super friendly and the service was excellent and FAST!! I had a chicken wing starter which was hot and spicy and very tasty. My daughter had... More 

Thank Julie G
Cork, Ireland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing place, easy going and relaxed. The extensive menu offers something for everyone even the pickiest eaters will be happy. All the staff couldn't have been more friendly, especially the bartender peter he made us all feel like we were getting a VIP service. Highly recommend it. We will defiantly be coming back soon!!!

1 Thank jesdaly1
Cork, Ireland
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This was my 1st time back since it was McCarthy and the it's lovely and relaxed inside. It was busy and they weren't trying to get rid of us which happens in a lot of places. The staff were lovely, our waiter Neilly was very accommodating! A very basic thing but I loved how they bring over water without having... More 

Thank debbie h
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is our local restaurant and I really want it to be good and do well, but was very disappointed on this occasion. Sunday 5 February. I ordered the duck and cashew stir fry. There were no cashew nuts and it was more like a stew of onions and peppers than a stir fry. Very poor. My daughter had the... More 

Thank Redpinkrose
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Had a family meal in the model farm earlier this evening & as per usual everything was without fault, friendly staff, prompt service, good portion sizes and attention to detail were all fantastic.

1 Thank Ronan H
County Cork, Ireland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Been a regular customer for some time. Lunch with family today a poisonous disaster. Garlic potatoes were tainted, gone off or seriously out of date. Sent all our food back as we all were practically gagging. To be met with "no one else complained all day". We ordered sandwiches to be safe. Staff attitude very off putting and aggressive; we... More 

4 Thank Nicki N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Irish, Bar, Pub, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Television
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 23:30
09:30 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eden Hall | Model Farm Rd, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 434 6755
The newly refurbished Model Farm brings casual dining to a new level, with its welcoming surroundings & extensive menus with home cooked fresh food.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?