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O'Donovan's Restaurant

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58 Main Street, Midleton, Ireland
+353 21 463 1255
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Monday
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 19:30 - 21:00
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Cork, Ireland
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We celebrated our anniversary at O'Donovan's recently and had a lovely evening. I ordered the bacon, avocado, tomato salad, which was served with a crispy poached egg - very, very good! Main course was a delicious ox cheek that came with mashed potato, onion rings and a side portion of vegetables. A great choice! My partner had the duck, which... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Recently returned to this restaurant in Midleton to check out a change in menu - was so disappointed, Everyone can have a bad night but on that night (15/01/17) the food was not up to standard and staff were not in the mood. Disappointing!

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Red Exile 56
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I have eaten in this outstanding restaurant on most occasions I visit east Cork. It never fails to impress. Many of the renowned restaurants in east Cork - so beloved of sycophantic food critics - have lived on their reputation for some time. It must be good for the ego when you are fawned upon. O'Donovan's Restaurant has been below... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Never fails to impress. Food always excellent with the personal touch in front of house by owner Pat.Early bird menu is especially good value. Wine list could be improved but not a major issue. Lovely ambiance, linen table cloths nice lighting etc. Always happy to go back.

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

AMAZING!! I have been studying abroad in Ireland for 2 months and this is the best food I've had here by FAR. Amazingly tasty, beautiful presentation, friendly service, and reasonable prices. 10/10 would recommend!

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Cork, Ireland
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213 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant recently to celebrate a special event. We were not dissapointed excellent food served by excellent staff. Great night

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Midleton, Ireland
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We love this restaurant and we always book well in advance. You get a lovely greeting from Pat at the door. I hate being left waiting at the door of any restaurant. There is a nice atmosphere. Food is great delicious and beautifully presented. Looking forward to revisiting this place soon

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Toronto, Canada
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141 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

O'Donovan's is directly across from the road to the Midleton Distillery . Have a whiskey tasting and then follow it up with a great home cooked meal at O'Donovan's.Pat,the owner provides the good service and suggests the perfect wine to pair with your meal. We have never been disappointed at O'Donovan's.

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Thank nflorian
County Cork, Ireland
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

this restaurant is a personal favourite,consistently excellent food served by efficient staff.a treat to your self.

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Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Delighted with our choice of restaurant in Midleton. Family reunion greatly enjoyed. Proprietor Pat is an excellent front of house person, great evening had by all.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
19:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
19:30 - 21:00
Thursday
19:30 - 21:00
Friday
19:30 - 21:00
Saturday
19:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Main Street, Midleton, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Midleton
  • Phone Number: +353 21 463 1255

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