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The Forge

Cork Road, Fermoy, Ireland
+353 25 31284
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (11 reviews)
“mash” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Cork Road, Fermoy, Ireland
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Once a thriving pub. The last fifteen years has seen it mismanaged with catastrophic effects. It's a pity all of the focus is on the restaurant when the pub has such potential. Constantly empty when once you couldn't get through the door.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank margaretfermoy64
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Went to the forge for a family occasion and all expectations were met from beautiful food to fantastic service. All our guests were delighted with their meals the quality and also the quantity. Desserts deserve a special mention. Many thanks to Dan and Dee and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Tina M
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

On Saturday evening we went with my girlfriend for dinner. We went for Early Bird menu which is great offer. 3 course for 25€. The food was fresh and lovely, I had a steak and my girlfriend had a fish. I really recommend this place....More

Date of visit: February 2018
3  Thank Qualityfoodlover88
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

I got the lunchtime duo of a soup and a toasted wrap. The soup was mushroom, I think, but it was hard to determine the flavour due to the extremely high salt flavour that overpowered. The wrap was also below standard: the chicken was very...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank bonjovi27
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Very nice food, fresh and good size portions. Stuff friendly and helpful. Definitely be going back soon. Lovely and stylish place to dine.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Agula08
Reviewed 3 January 2018

With a set menu of 3 courses or 2 courses with a pint or a glass of wine for €25 we found The Forge to be excellent value. There is a good choice on the set menu or if it doesnt suit there is also...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Peter Y
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Not open for food every evening. Good food a little expensive for pub grub.would go again. Its the best your going to get in fermoy

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Majella B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Welcoming,good menu selection,good food,sensibly priced. Probably advisable to book in advance.would visit again.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Pat C
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We go out to lunch most Sundays. Have to say this was classed as one of the best. It was a help yourself buffet, but on seeing my husband with a walking frame the staff served us at our table. They were very kind and...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I had the Venison, and it was excellent. Also the chocolate cake was delicious. The menu is just paradise. Good service.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank SawBleu
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14 January 2018|
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Response from Caroline B | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but if you ring them I think they would ablige👌
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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