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The Forge Restaurant

Potteragh, Carnaross, Ireland
+353 46 924 5003
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“monkfish” (2 reviews)
“country road” (2 reviews)
“wine glasses” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Potteragh, Carnaross, Ireland
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Was at the Thursday night barbeque. The food was delicious and plenty of it. The service as great. Its a pity that its up for sale but hopefully it will get owners that will continue the the high standards

Thank Rilganainm
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

First time at The Forge. It's a little outside Kells on a country road off the N3 so the people there planned to go. The staff were very accommodating. The owner kept a watchful eye to make sure everything ran smoothly which it did. The...More

3  Thank Dave G
Reviewed 24 October 2016

A friend took us here for supper. in the middle of no where. The food was out of this world. The place was very nice. Great service. I had lamb chops, my Husband had monk fish, and our friend had a seafood plate. The desserts...More

Thank Carole56
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The Forge offers pretty basic cooking and a limited wine list but no craft beers. The latter being a basic omission these days. Our meals were all right but nothing that lit up our taste buds or stimulated visually. Service was quite poor with the...More

2  Thank Enoteque_Medellin
Reviewed 1 October 2016

As always the Forge Restaurant goes out of its way to make your visit the best ever. After numerous dining occasions each one that follows finds the highest quality of service, presentation and beautifully prepared food on the plate. The easy and relaxed atmosphere allows...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 19 September 2016

A family outing to celebrate a visitor returning to Perth, the welcome was as warm as usual from Irene. Service was good from the girls - Aisling, Rebecca & Jessica. The food was delicious and our visitor - not his first time there - was...More

Thank RetireeOldcastle
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We visited here looking for some better dinning. The experience was just all right. The staff was attentive and helpful, but to be honest, not a place that I would return to eat at again. The dinners were well presented but lacked something that made...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

For anyone looking for delicious food I would certainly recommend The Forge. Good choice in the food on offer, and the owners carefully include locally produced ingredients as much as possible. The Forge is suitable for families and couples, and you are always sure of...More

Thank CaitrionaMcM
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants in Ireland! I am the daughter of the past president of the international chefs association of New York . When my family gets together we can be a pretty tough crowd to please . Patrick never disappoints us!...More

Thank Joannfrank
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We had a family birthday here. I had read the reviews beforehand and always start with the worst ratings. I read that the food was somewhat bland and that they use cheap wine glasses that are usually found in pubs. The reviews were right !!!...More

Thank John O
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Questions & Answers
Kathleen H
21 April 2016|
Response from PJVKells_CountyMeath | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kathleen. The early bird is from 6 to 7 on Fridays (I just double checked online to be sure). It also runs all evening on Wed and Thursday. Myself and my wife go regularly and if you're thinking of going, I can assure you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Potteragh, Carnaross, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Carnaross
  • Phone Number: +353 46 924 5003
  • E-mail
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