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The Old Imperial Hotel

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27 North Main Street, Youghal, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been coming to imperial hotel now for awhile for food and I will say it my favourite place to eat in the whole of Co. Cork Food is amazing Staff are lovely The owners mark and mark are lovely I have heard they are moving on from this restaurant to run another one Will be so saddened to see... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned for a short break, a three night stay in The Old Imperial Hotel and enjoyed the hospitality and friendliness of the staff and management. It's a genuine home from home place ,so much so we forgot to pay for lunch on arrival , went out and rushed back to pay when we realized our mistake. The girl who... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fine dining at very competitive prices. Love their home made chips...a definite to ask for with your meal and their deserts are delicious. The owners Mark and Mark come by and say hello and are very welcoming and friendly. I have had lunch there with colleagues and dinner with friends....food and service is always excellent. If your going through Youghal... More 

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Mark G, Owner at The Old Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ellemaria H, Thank you very much for posting your very positive review. Its nice to know that our endeavours pay off and It's important to have return customers. Thank you for the feedback and we look forward to seeing you again. Warm wishes Mark Golden Proprietor More 

Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

12 of us recently visited Youghal for a few days on a family reunion. We literally walked off the street and asked for a table for 12. What happened next was an exercise in great customer service and going the extra mile. Lovely food and great waiting staff who accommodated all our requests. Will definitely be dining here again on... More 

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Mark G, Owner at The Old Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Carol C Thank you for your uplifting words. We're glad that we were able to look after you all on spec. Glad you enjoyed your experience and the crew here say thanks for the positive words. We hope to see you again in the future. Warm wishes Mark Golden Proprietor More 

Limerick, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This was the first time we had Sunday lunch in the Imperial (or Joe Dan's as its known locally) and it was very good. The quality of the food was very good and the service was excellent on what was a busy holiday weekend. We have eaten here on a number of occasions and each time the food is good,... More 

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Mark G, Owner at The Old Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John H, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your visit to our establishment. We appreciate the positive words of encouragement and we are glad that are happy to return. We are lucky here to have a team of cheery hard working staff which we are appreciative I can assure you. We hope to see you... More 

Llanelli, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I'm staying at this lovely hotel for two nights on my way back to Rosslare. It is very clean and serves an excellent range of food. You receive two large bottles of complimentary water in your room. I would certainly recommend this hotel/restaurant. The staff themselves are very friendly. The hotel also has its own car park. Youghal is a... More 

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Mark G, Owner at The Old Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Waunwyllt39 Thank you very much for your positive words relating to your stay. The crew here appreciate the kind words and we look forward to taking care of you again should you be in the area. Warm wishes Mark Golden Proprietor More 

Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This was recommended to me by a friend & only for that I would have missed out on it as it doesn't look much from the outside & not the type of place I would normally go, however, following my visit I will return. We were acknowledged on entering & shown a table quickly followed up by menus and water,... More 

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Mark G, Owner at The Old Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rox09 Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We're glad you enjoyed your experience with us, my apologies for your not receiving the dessert menu, we will strive to make sure that does not repeat. Warm wishes Mark Golden Proprietor More 

Carlow, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

fantastic staff, food was amazing. went on a Friday around tea time, with three children and two adults. great food at very reasonable prices. cant wait to go again. We were lucky to get a table without booking .

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Mark G, Owner at The Old Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ciarad524 Delighted to read you enjoyed your time with us. The crew here appreciate the positive words and we will be delighted to look after you again should you be in the area. Kind regards Mark Golden Proprietor More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

From the minute you set foot in the bar or restaurant there s an air of welcome. The service is as friendly and effecient. Food is magnificant great menu choice. Centrally located would not hesitate to recommend as you check out this lovely historic medieval town on day or weekend trip.

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Mark G, Owner at The Old Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mary O Your very positive words are much appreciated and more over, I'm delighted you enjoyed the town and all it has to offer. We look forward to taking care of you again should you be in the area. Best wishes Mark Golden Proprietor More 

Cobh, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Stayed for two nights 29th- 30th April , words cannot describe this centrally located hotel it is faultless , friendly helpful staff , wonderfully clean and tidy and food in the restaurant is some of the best we have ever eaten , the fillet steak with cashel blue cheese is to die for , all in all 10/10 lads ,... More 

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Mark G, Owner at The Old Imperial Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Seamus O, Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and meals whilst here and we look forward to taking care of you again should you be in the area. kindest regards Mark Golden Proprietor More 

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