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Farmgate Restaurant

The English Market, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 8134
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Irish, Cafe, Soups, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The English Market, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a very busy cafe, with a wonderful selection of items - both light sandwiches and stews etc. There was a short wait but it was worth it. The other side has a fixed menu and is less busy. From the cafe you have...More

Thank _shivona_tavares
Reviewed 4 days ago

As my brother was home from Canada for a few days we visited the Farmgate Restaurant for our lunch. We all had the Irish Stew. I have had this on many occasions previously and always enjoyed it but unfortunately today it was very poor. It...More

Thank 352Angela
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the English Market (reviewed separately) on a day in Cork. Loved the market and discovered this place. My wife and girls had their nails done at Brown Thomas on St Patrick Street (at Nails Inc) and their staff recommended we go back to...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The breakfast bap here is just fantastic!! Beautiful rustic, historical type eatery in the heart of the English Market is a must. A great welcome from staff with excellent service makes this very easy to recommend.

Thank Niall29
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

One of the best places in Cork city for breakfast. Scrumptious food, brilliant service and you get to watch people mill around the English Market. Reasonably priced. Situated upstairs in the English Market.

Thank catherine c
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch here on a chilly day ...staff wrapped up in jackets,scarves but still so cheery and efficient.lunch...the lamb flatbread with Garlic yoghurt dip so tasty...great value for 7.50. Coffee went cold very fast but we were continuously being offered hot top up. Great atmosphere,great...More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This review is for the café rather than the restaurant. I have been here many times before so I popped in with two friends on Saturday morning for coffee and cake. Very busy as usual and quite a crowd waiting to be served. The lay-out...More

4  Thank Silverapple
Reviewed 16 February 2018

It's a rare experience to see where a restaurant sources it's produce while you eat, but it's certainly an experience to peruse the vendor's fine produce at the English Market, and then go upstairs and eat the culinary delights created, whilst watching the bustling market...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

I’m so happy you have changed your Front of house Staff, Stopped going as I was always made to sit and wait for a table, and then be given the one that was empty since I had arrived 20, minuets previous, Thought I was meeting...More

Thank Ladywills88
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Very busy restaurant it's always packed here for obvious reasons .. the food is great. Gorgeous quiche lovely place to have quick lunch when shopping.

Thank JesK1
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Response from Steffie v | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast is served from 8:30-11 am For further infofarmgatecork ie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The English Market, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork>  > Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 21 427 8134
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