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The Coolbawn, Midleton, Ireland
+353 21 463 2771
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (82 reviews)
“cakes” (21 reviews)
“scallops” (16 reviews)
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Coolbawn, Midleton, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A really great selection of food, seafood,poultry or beef and amazing deserts but be sure to book in advance particularly if it is the weekend. Lunch is good but dinner is special,and if you just want something to take home there is a good selection....More

1  Thank liamob33
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a bit more expensive for lunch than other places but well worth it. Food and service very good. The choices of food are amazing. Booking is essential. I would have given 5 stars but for the fact that a couple there had two children...More

Thank AnnM06022011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is by far and away my favourite restaurant. Huge choice for coeliacs and vegetarians. Staff are so friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. The ambience is lively and relaxed. The food is always cooked beautifully. I have not got enough good things to...More

2  Thank Niamh M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Once again a fabulous evening, food amazing, so much choice from fish to duck to meats. spoilt for choice, John dore fish amazing & entry if it Lovely background music with nick really gives lovely atmosphere

2  Thank Eileen F
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Arrived here extremely hungry. The beef and Guinness casserole was so delicious and a very generous portion too. Lemon tart for dessert completed an excellent lunch. The availability of a large table for solo diners is a very good idea.

1  Thank morningtide
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Farmgate, Midleton ranks as one of my top ten restaurants anywhere. We visited for the first time last week in a party of five. We were treated to a wonderful ambience, delicious fresh food with an incredible range of choices for all courses, live background...More

2  Thank Alva H
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Heard good reviews previously about farmgate but it definitely surpassed my expectations. Food was beautifully presented and tasted better than it looked, staff were very busy but at all times were very obliging, definitely will be returning.

1  Thank seanlwlr
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I am a frequent patron of the English Market in Cork & have been looking forward for a long time to visit Midleton Farmgate. Last Saturday May 13th I drove from Waterford with my Granddaughter age ten for lunch as she was looking forward to...More

1  Thank LD0yle
Reviewed 10 May 2017

My Daughter and I called in to The Farmgate Restaurant for lunch while shopping in Midleton. It was quite busy but we didn't have long to wait to get a table. We both had homemade vegetable soup and it was delicious. We had chicken salad...More

1  Thank Caroline D
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing home cooked food served by hands on polite staff. Lovely surroundings- we sat in the back room and there was plenty to admire as we waited for our food (which wasn't long at all!). I had the carrot cake for dessert which was superb...More

Thank Louise W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 21:30
09:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Coolbawn, Midleton, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Midleton
  • Phone Number: +353 21 463 2771
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