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The Forge

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Cork Road, Fermoy, Ireland
+353 25 31284
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 diners. It is a carvery but you can order a vegetarian dish in advance but... More 

Thank VEDay
Cork, Ireland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 when we are there so there are always great specials on the menu. One of... More 

1 Thank Mary L
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 to order a portion of their string chips for starter and a bottle of One... More 

Thank Peter M
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 its still cold !!!! . if u want heat u may sit tight to a... More 

Thank kaleesie987
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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. From the moment we entered the bar area where a young but extremely personable young... More 

1 Thank Liz C
Fermoy, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Was just passing and decided to try our luck to see if there were any available tables. Luckily there was, and we even were offered a large table in a quiet corner of the bar area, which allowed us to relax with our infant knowing we weren't disturbing diners in the restaurant area. Staff were friendly and accommodating, and the... More 

Thank MJR1983
Las Vegas, Nevada
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48 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Went here for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. Food was good I had the roast of the day. Desert was delicious. Reasonably priced. Maybe it was just this particular day but seemed lacking in atmosphere and the decor is a little shabby. Nice patio area outside. Nice helpful staff, good service. Would try again

Thank Mary B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The food was excellent ! Presentation was wonderful. All of my family had a variety of cuisine and we were very pleased with each of our choices. Excellent service also. Best restaurant we have eaten in Ireland so far!

1 Thank yellowautumn56
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The Forge is an amazing restaurant. It was recently renovated and looks amazing. The food the is superb and the service is outstanding. I would recommend it for couples and Families.

Thank Jack O
Tralee, Ireland
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Passing through Fermoy we decided to have lunch. After consulting TripAdvisor we found our way to The Forge. It was just what the doctor ordered. Welcoming staff, good array of dishes deliciously prepared, all at a reasonable price. What more could a traveller want ? Without informed advice it would be too easy to make a bad choice.

1 Thank popeye177

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Irish, European, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cork Road, Fermoy, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Fermoy
  • Phone Number: +353 25 31284
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?