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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 good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (38 reviews)
“scones” (16 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 2 weeks ago 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 14 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
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Great Sunday menu, we really enjoyed. Granola and eggs benedict were lovely. Tray bakes are good also.

Thank fcm90
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The Fat Gherkin has some of the best food, coffee and staff in County Down. The interior is very homely and clean. I personally recommend their caramel squares. They taste amazing! *Note* They finish serving lunch at 2pm.

Thank CountryComesToTown
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Loved this place, laid back and papers to read while we enjoyed our eggs Benedict. Had to send eggs back as overcooked but they brought a fresh one and an apology from the chef. We will be back as coffee was delicious and they do...More

Thank GBandLMS
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Very enjoyable, good atmosphere, food and entertainment. Have also dropped in for coffee and scones, also excellent.

Thank Jon T
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terence d
16 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???
24 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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