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The Island Gate

Factory Hill, Glanmire, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 435 3951
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (7 reviews)
“side salad” (2 reviews)
“high chair” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar
$$ - $$$
Factory Hill, Glanmire, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I had the pleasure of having my daughters first holy communion in the island gate. We had 16 family and friends. The staff were brilliant, the menu catered for everyone's taste. And all were thrilled with their dishes. And to top it off the prices...More

Thank sarahomac2003
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch , not busy , service good & attentive. Food was ok , average, nothing out of this world. Unfortunately my sandwich was swimming in Mayonaise and not a big lover of it - I prefer to apply the sauce and quantity...More

Thank axelf41
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Myself and my daughters called into the Island Gate last evening (Saturday). I hadn't been here for years. We sat outside in the canopied, decked area. It was so relaxing. The toasted special with chips and a side salad was just right. Perfectly toasted. Sylvanna,...More

4  Thank Maeve C
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The Island Gate used to be my regular spot for friday lunch.But the standard of the food has dropped drastically on my last few visits.Last week I met my daughter there for lunch and the food was averge at best.My roast beef was tasteless and...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Went out for dinner with friends, taking my toddler out too. The place was cosey and welcoming with a lovely fire going. They were child friendly, allowing my child to roam when he'd had enough of the high chair they provided. Very friendly atmosphere. Food...More

Thank Hoppyfrog-b
Reviewed 27 March 2017

You would think a homemade burger with salad and chips for 15.95 would be something special for the price, no, what we got was over cooked burger in 2 buns that a child could have cooked, no toppings on the burger what a rip off,...More

Thank martcarm
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Had a family get together for 8 adults and four children for Sunday lunch . Nice clean surroundings , pleasant staff but whoever is cooking the food hasn't a clue. Very basic. Nothing special. I ordered chicken and bacon salad which was inedible. Not very...More

Thank Ereils
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Nice place to go in the evenings. I can never understand why its never packed each time I go because the food is lovely for the price you pay. Staff are very welcoming and helpful 😊

Thank claireboss92
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Met a friend there last week for lunch and ordered the burger without relish and with cheese on it, when my burger came out, yup you've guessed it full of relish and no cheese! Call the waitress over and she had broken English and kept...More

1  Thank Dee C
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

This is a good restaurant. Plenty of parking available. The food is good and the service is also. Staff were nice.

Thank Eamonn M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Factory Hill, Glanmire, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork  >  Glanmire
  • Phone Number: +353 21 435 3951
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