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The Forge

Cork Road, Fermoy, Ireland
+353 25 31284
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (8 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
“potato cakes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cork Road, Fermoy, Ireland
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Reviews (116)
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1 - 10 of 116 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The MIL and I were brought here for lunch on Mother's Day. Not the best meal I've ever had. Not the worst but definitely not the best. I've been here before for lunch and had a marvellous meal. Maybe it's easier to have a two...More

Thank Jelvon S
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Had a lovely meal last week. I had the salmon potato cakes with citrus salad, string chips & tartar sauce and my husband had the Thai curry. Both were delicous and the waitress was attentive and friendly .

Thank Gemma L
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Was celebrating my birthday with my wife and we couldn't wait to get out of there. It was extremely loud, the door the staff use for the kitchen were right beside where we were seated and the door was banging so loud non-stop. Was not...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

nice friendly spott. great food ,desert was lovely and staff wer very nice the surroundings wer decorated very pretty . khaleesie

Thank kaleesie987
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Manager is rude and ignorant. I would never go back or recommend it to anyone. It is such a shame as the food is very good.

2  Thank 10Mark12
Reviewed 16 February 2017

What a good place for Sunday lunch but you might want to book a table if there are a few of you and I suggest that you go early to avoid queueing. Its a very popular place with the locals, families, couples and sometimes single...More

Thank VEDay
Reviewed 17 December 2016

How lucky are we to have such a fabulous place as our local. The food just gets better and better. We start the evening with a drink in the bar, served by the lovely Sean who is so friendly. It is usually a Friday evening...More

1  Thank Mary L
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Living close to the Forge it is often the lazy option rather than cook Sunday dinner so we frequent it regularly. I never had a meal to complain about and their lunch menu is both seriously good and seriously good value. I have been known...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

1st Week in December 2016....❄️🌧....it was so cold wen we walked in the doors, then i noticed people all had their jackets and coats on. i stopt a waitress and asked her ... is the heating on ? she replied half laffing .. yeh but...More

Thank kaleesie987
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

My favourite guy had just arrived back from Dublin and we decided to have dinner at The Forge ... How can we not have heard of this fab restaurant we asked each other ... But now that we have, just try and keep us away....More

1  Thank Liz C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cork Road, Fermoy, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Fermoy
  • Phone Number: +353 25 31284
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Great restaurant in a town that doesn't have many decent places to eat! Not on the main street so it would be great to let tourists know that it is there.
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