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The Fota Restaurant

Fota Island Resort, Fota Island, Ireland
+353 21 488 3700
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“venison” (6 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Fota Island Resort, Fota Island, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Looked pretty but zero love or flare.. I could do considerably better myself. Coffee came about 5 mins before the food. A refill wasn't offered. Loads of staff.. Not sure what they were doing. All in all a bit insipid!

Thank Borristourist
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The food is amazing, the staff are extremely friendly and the setting is fantastic. I would recommend this restaurant for a special occasion

Thank Keith D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very good restaurant, with a great menu. Service was impeccable and professional throughout. Our meal was somewhat disturbed by more loud-mouthed drunk parvenus than you'd expect at a place like this.

Thank ofHarwich
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing, the service was quick and the staff very attentive and helpful. We loved the cocktails.

Thank Paula K
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Pretty busy on saturday nights. Food is decent and international. Servers are friendly. You get what to expect from a resort restaurant.

Thank LoveBoulder2001
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our meal, steak I'd recommend and also they have an amazing selection of deserts. And cheese platter. I'd recommend booking a table with by the window.

Thank joshua f
Reviewed 1 June 2017

As part of a package with the hotel we had pre booked dinner in the restaurant. We were informed on arrival that dinner would be served in the Amber Bar area - not a problem. On arrival at the upper end the bar we indicated...More

2  Thank TheKerryMan
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The good here is excellent bit the wait time between courses is much too long. We were seated almost an hour before the mains came out - this is much too long when the starters were served quite soon after we arrived. Starter of scallops...More

Thank WhereToTry
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The food here was delicious and there was a varied menu. A bit pricey but it is very luxurious. The house wine with the meal was reasonable but later paid €9 for a glass of red wine, which I think is just too much. Otherwise...More

Thank 1969Traveller
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Came woke stating at the hotel. Meal was very good but quite expensive. Ranked 4 only because of cost, you will enjoy the quality.

Thank mccrhodes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fota Island Resort, Fota Island, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Fota Island
  • Phone Number: +353 21 488 3700
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