Top things to do in Midleton

Top Choice Irish in Midleton

Farmgate Restaurant

The original, sister establishment to Cork city's Farmgate Cafe, the Midleton restaurant offers the same superb blend of traditional and modern Irish cuisine. Squeeze through the deli (open 9am to 6pm Tuesday to Sat…
Irish in Midleton


Stylish modern decor set off with polished wood and copper make an elegant setting for relaxed fine dining at this deservedly popular restaurant. Simple-sounding dishes such as salt-baked beetroot with candied oats …
Museum in Midleton

Jameson Experience

Coachloads pour in to tour this restored 200-year-old distillery building. Exhibits and tours (run between 10am and 4pm) explain the process of taking barley and creating whiskey (Jameson is today made in a modern f…
Cafe in Midleton


Tucked behind the Sage restaurant, this cafe is one of the town's social hubs, with a popular breakfast menu (excellent poached eggs on sourdough toast) and a convivial outdoor courtyard bar where you can enjoy a dr…
Bakery in Midleton


This artisan bakery in the middle of the high street is the ideal place to start the day with a Danish pastry served Scandi-style (ie with a luxurious dollop of whipped cream), a perfectly poured cappuccino and the …
Market in Midleton

Midleton Farmers Market

Midleton's farmers market is one of Cork's best, with bushels of local produce on offer and producers who are happy to chat. It's behind the big roundabout at the north end of Main St.