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The Fat Gherkin

57 Main Street, Moira BT67 0LQ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9261 1453
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (37 reviews)
“scones” (16 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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57 Main Street, Moira BT67 0LQ, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Been here often mostly for breakfast/brunch. The staff are very pleasant and helpful and the place has a nice vibe about it. The eggs Royal or warm sweet potato salad are especially goid

Thank KeenCookie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely reception, very friendly staff, busy with a really nice buzz about the place. Great food... Carrot & Coriander soup for her and a fully loaded sandwich for me.

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here yesterday morning. Very clean and tidy. Helpful attentive staff, very friendly girls. Everything tasted good and arrived to our table warm. Will definitely go back.

Thank teambernie
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Great Sunday menu, we really enjoyed. Granola and eggs benedict were lovely. Tray bakes are good also.

Thank fcm90
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

The Fat Gherkin has some of the best food, coffee and staff in County Down. The interior is very homely and clean. I personally recommend their caramel squares. They taste amazing! *Note* They finish serving lunch at 2pm.

Thank CountryComesToTown
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Loved this place, laid back and papers to read while we enjoyed our eggs Benedict. Had to send eggs back as overcooked but they brought a fresh one and an apology from the chef. We will be back as coffee was delicious and they do...More

Thank GBandLMS
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Very enjoyable, good atmosphere, food and entertainment. Have also dropped in for coffee and scones, also excellent.

Thank Jon T
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Visited for a quick late lunch. Warm salad was delicious, very flavoursome. Fiance was very happy with his huge sandwich. Lots of treats on offer in the cabinet so looking forward to returning to try those! Staff friendly.

Thank Daniellefitz
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Now this is where to get lunch with stylish healthy food and devilish desserts in "sinful" portions sizes to tempt! Too much to try and not enough time... this time. My lunch of filled warm tacos of cheese and roast vegetables with bean salad was...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful food, friendly staff and amazing atmosphere, try the scones with white chocolate and raspberry or mars bar! Try the carrot cake which is just divine or try a special! Today we tried the sweet potato frittata with Parma ham and it fantastic! Will be...More

Thank Tara M
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terence d
16 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Malcolm B | Reviewed this property |
I don't personally, I only review don't work there, are 10 year olds allowed to post here???
23 April 2016|
Response from fimul1 |
Yes fantastic brunch/lunches served on sunday! Believe it is open from 9am-2pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Main Street, Moira BT67 0LQ, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Moira
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9261 1453
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