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The Fat Gherkin

57 Main Street, Moira BT67 0LQ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9261 1453
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (40 reviews)
“scones” (16 reviews)
“warm salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
57 Main Street, Moira BT67 0LQ, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here mid morning. Lovely place with very friendly staff. I had the Soda stack which is cooked breakfast on a soda bread. My wife had Eggs Benedict. The food was excellent. Very reasonable prices and definitely recommend this place if your in or around...More

Thank jstan54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Normally when I go with my daughter who is gluten free, there is usually something that she can have but unfortunately on this occasion there was nothing. We had to leave and go somewhere else.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 5 February 2018

A great cafe for meat eaters and vegetarians alike. I get the warm salad almost every visit - it's healthy, delicious and the freshest produce is used. Sometimes I get the daily special. I've never had a bad lunch. Hot food stops early though -at...More

Thank GMM35
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Can't compliment The Fat Gherkin enough! From the moment we walked in we were made to feel so at home. The menu was varied & lots of choice - was hard to decide what to have for breakfast! The food was delicious & we even...More

Thank RachJ75
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Had the good fortune to be recommended this cafe by a club mate. Absolutely superb breakfast throughly recommended. Well done Olwyn nice to see you again too! Andy Patterson Phoenix Cycling Club

Thank AndyPat1975
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We went here for lunch as it was very convenient to the Moira Guest House, and the "famous" restaurant a couple of doors down was closed on a Tuesday. I was pleasantly surprised. The food was fresh and creatively done. Lots of options from hot...More

Thank DDSB
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Great wee place to call in for a quick Lunch or snack. Food is well prepared and staff very friendly making it a relaxing visit. Can be noisy bur that's the nature of the design.

Thank webbellis
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Been here often mostly for breakfast/brunch. The staff are very pleasant and helpful and the place has a nice vibe about it. The eggs Royal or warm sweet potato salad are especially goid

Thank KeenCookie
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely reception, very friendly staff, busy with a really nice buzz about the place. Great food... Carrot & Coriander soup for her and a fully loaded sandwich for me.

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Ate here yesterday morning. Very clean and tidy. Helpful attentive staff, very friendly girls. Everything tasted good and arrived to our table warm. Will definitely go back.

Thank teambernie
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terence d
15 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Malcolm B | Reviewed this property |
I don't personally, I only review don't work there, are 10 year olds allowed to post here???
23 April 2016|
Response from fimul1 |
Yes fantastic brunch/lunches served on sunday! Believe it is open from 9am-2pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Main Street, Moira BT67 0LQ, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Moira
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9261 1453
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