Irish Examiner review, August 2020 by Joe McNamee
We are all emotional after reading the Joe McNamee review in the Irish Examiner this morning. It is so lovely to read your very kind words after a long stint of being closed and a tough refurb. We are delighted to be back and happy to have all our customers with us.
Were it not for the masks of the ever attentive staff, or the greater distance they now keep while still perfectly executing their roles, you’d be inclined to forget entirely that strange, surreal undercurrent of disquietude that seems such a common hallmark of dining out in a world of coronavirus but even those eventually become part of the new normality.
I’ve said written and said before that, on a given day, The Farmgate can be my most favourite place to dine in the world. Today, it is an especially comforting treat, a treasured link to another, less fraught time.
Read the full review in The Irish Examiner.