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The Forge Restaurant

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Potteragh, Carnaross, Ireland
+353 46 924 5003
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 restaurant seems very capable of dealing with medium to larger groups. Our group of 8... More 

2 Thank Dave G
Goose Creek, South Carolina
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178 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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 were awesome. I wish I lived close, but I live in the US.

Thank Carole56
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 waitress knowing little about the menu. I doubt we will be back as there are... More 

1 Thank Enoteque_Medellin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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 the customer to enjoy their evening of hospitality and fulfilment at their own pace. We're... More 

Thank James B
County Meath, Ireland
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254 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 impressed, especially by the friendliness and service. it is obvious that Irene trains her staff!!... More 

Thank RetireeOldcastle
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 me say, I'll be back.

Thank Kevin D
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 a warm welcome from Pauric, Irene and their team.

Thank CaitrionaMcM
Mineola, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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! He is a man whom had found his gift ! He truly works in his... More 

Thank Joannfrank
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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 !!! The wine glasses are TERRIBLE! Having said that, the staff were friendly and efficient, the... More 

Thank John O
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely time at the forge. So welcoming, especially with a small baby. Food was lovely and reasonably priced. Very accommodating, will be returning in the near future

Thank Michelle F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Potteragh, Carnaross, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Meath  >  Carnaross
  • Phone Number: +353 46 924 5003

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?