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The Forge Restaurant

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Potteragh, Carnaross, Ireland
+353 46 924 5003
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County Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Booked a birthday celebration meal here a couple of months ago as a special treat. This place is not cheap, for us at least, but worth it. Service was really good, the owner was a lady and so helpful, just lovely. The food was such a step above your 'pub grub' type night out, and just so memorable. For the... More 

Thank JohntheRey
Dublin, Ireland
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100 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Just experienced a wonderful family celebration of a Holy Communion party at The Forge Restaurant. The food was beautiful,innovative and tasty. The service was friendly,attentive and professional. We were honoured to be invited guests to this communion celebration,but it was made all the more special to experience this fantastic restaurant for the first time. It's a perfect venue for families,the... More 

Thank Ciaran M
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Food is fab , staff are friendly and surrounding are lovely. We'll worth a visit but book in advance.

Thank Nell M
Bray, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We have eaten here on a number of occasions and it has never disappointed. The food is amazing and from the moment you ring to make your reservation the reception and service is excellent. Can't recommend highly enough.

Thank roisinmb
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Was having dinner with a friend and the food and the staff are excellent. Always enjoy going here. Each time I go I always think I should eat here more often. That says a lot

Thank vjmcdonnell
London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We enjoyed a lovely evening at the Forge which was enhanced by the personable and genuine attention from Irene who with her husband Padraig owns this lovely restaurant. We ate from the main menu although the early bird menu (approx €30) was also available and seems good value for money. For the food we enjoyed, €45 for the three course... More 

1 Thank highflyer68
Dublin, Ireland
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96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

I visited with a group of 7, aged 20-60, for dinner and everyone loved every single bit of their meal - I don't think that has ever happened! It is a very cool venue, family run business, who pay great attention to detail! The overall experience was very personal and friendly, and it almost felt exclusive to us, such is... More 

1 Thank Aoibheann M
Kells, County Meath
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

The Forge Restaurant is just off the main Dublin-Cavan road and is situated in a setting that is so picturesque, it has to be seen to be believed. Within 5 mins of the Main Dublin-Cavan Road and within 10 mins of the main M3 Motorway. The Forge is also only 10mins North from the Historical town of Kells, and within... More 

1 Thank PJVKells_CountyMeath
Irene W, Owner at The Forge Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the excellent review, we really appreciate you sharing it with us, we look forward to seeing you both again soon & as always a pleasure. Thank you Irene & Pauric 😊 More 

Kells, Ireland
1 review
Reviewed 2 December 2015

A lazy Sunday afternoon shared with friends we were invited to join and with friends who own the Forge Restaurant in Carnaross, Kells. It's a while since we enjoyed Sunday lunch in the Forge as it normally be night when we frequent the restaurant. And what can I say? From the usual cheerful smile, the warmhearted welcome, engaging conversation to... More 

Thank helenclaire2015
Irene W, Owner at The Forge Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your excellent review. ...it is always our pleasure to look after our customers 100%, we look forward to seeing you all again soon. Thank you for sharing your experience with us, Irene & Pauric 😊 More 

Cavan, Ireland
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70 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

We dined at The Forge on the 7th for Sunday lunch. As a table of 6 persons we all had different main courses. Everything was perfect from the steak to the rabbit. It's not our first time at The Forge and definitely won't be our last.

Thank Breen S
Irene W, Owner at The Forge Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review & we look forward to having you back again soon Irene & Pauric 😊 More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Potteragh, Carnaross, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Carnaross
  • Phone Number: +353 46 924 5003

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