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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%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (120 reviews)
“tripe” (19 reviews)
“chowder” (25 reviews)
Irish, Cafe, Soups, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The English Market, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

2  Thank Silverapple
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 6 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
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We had a lovely lunch here. The food was absolutely delicious. However the portions were very small & the restaurant was cold. We were indoors in the table service restaurant & not in the self service cafe where we might have expected to be a...More

2  Thank Mary O
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We had a brief stop here for lunch, arriving just after 14:00. I thought I had explained, (when I was told that my oysters would take 15 min to be prepared) that we were in somewhat of a rush. In any case, by the time...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We ate at the Bistro portion of the restaurant and not the takeaway half. The food was great and I'm glad we decided to eat here. We didn't make reservations but we went in the off-peak season so we only had to wait a few...More

Thank Caitlin C
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Visited here on Monday last. We had a bowl of chowder and a mushroom soup. The mushroom soup which my husband had was tasty but not overly warm but the chowder I had was lukewarm. I brought it back to the counter and the assistant...More

3  Thank Margaret D
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23 February 2018|
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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
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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