We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Farmgate Restaurant

The English Market, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 8134
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (113 reviews)
“tripe” (17 reviews)
“chowder” (23 reviews)
All hours
Irish, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The English Market, Cork, Ireland
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (506)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 448 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice place, friendly staff, ordered two salads, one being a warm chicken salad, when arrived, it was covered in pesto ( not on menu) left most behind, never asked why, or was anything wrong - not good enough.

1  Thank Jacqueline D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried the salmon and my wife had the chicken. We both loved how fresh each meal was. The flavor was brilliant. All their ingredients are brought in by local farmers. And the portions were generous. There was a knowledgeable manager who well advised us of...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are into food markets this is the place for you. Local fish , meats, veg artisan foods , it's all here. Then if you feel like a traditional meal go upstairs to the Farmgate and try the local produce. Irish stew, liver and...More

Thank RealFoodIreland
Reviewed 1 week ago

great location overlooking the market you can see people conducting business watch the butchers and vendors working while you have breakfast lunch or just a cup of coffee food was fresh and tasty , great fresh breads and a good choice of local foods.

Thank noelrigger
Reviewed 1 week ago

No nonsense restaurant above the food market. Perfect and relaxed scenery for a good meal. Pleasant surroundings and good food.

Thank Arjan57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location in the historic English market is a treat and the lunch menu is well suited to the location. We had the soup of the day and the seafood chowder, which were both pleasant to eat. The beer selection is also good to accompany...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 5 had the distinct impression that the objective here, -is to make sure you buy as much as possible, and leave as quickly as possible. I suppose ultimately this should be the objective of any restaurant, but here it was a little...More

1  Thank Judy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sandwiches and beer from large selection. Staff very helpful offering extras and assistance. Range of food from sandwiches to hot meals with cakes and puddings for desert.

Thank m1psh
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Perched atop the English Market, Farmgate offers an interesting selection of light fare for lunch, as well as tempting desserts.

Thank BUgrad85
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We wee a small group of 6 people and all of us enjoyed our lunch. There is a good choice and the service is friendly and efficient. Being at the heart of the English market is an extra plus as you get to absorb the...More

Thank DublinIrelandPeter
Nearby Restaurants
257 reviews
.09 km away
223 reviews
.09 km away
Dukes Coffee Company
102 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Old English Market/City Market
1,920 reviews
.02 km away
Cork City Tourist Information Centre
124 reviews
.12 km away
Paul Street
42 reviews
.15 km away
6 reviews
.06 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Farmgate Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing