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Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
0035361368444
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Clare, Ireland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

In our recent experience Afternoon Tea at Dromoland Castle was disappointing. We felt the portions were just a bit too small and some were quite bland. We also felt the variety wasn't great. The fruit cake served on the day we were there was hard. The scones, smoked salmon and savouries section was nice. On the whole our experience of... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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123 reviews 123 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Most handsome and elegant setting , refined service and excellent nosh particularly the Game though not inexpensive.

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Shannon, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Went for breakfast with friends, huge selection of cold and hot food on offer. Large selection from the buffet, and very good hot food on the menu

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

no dislikes all good stayed for a very lively wedding. good atmosphere. would be on the more expensive side.

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Appleton, WI
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Both dinner and breakfast were super. Dinner felt like you should be seated next to someone from Downton Abbey. We had dinner music, chandeliers,candles on the table and superior service. Food was excellent. Waiters came with our main course under a silver dome, and with a flourish, the domes came off and our main course was presented. For breakfast, there... More 

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Ennis, Ireland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Considering we only live 10 minutes away from Dromoland Castle, I'm really questioning why we don't dine there more often !. (note to self !!)... The service as always is top-class; the ambiance of the place is unique and the food is exceptional. I had rabbit for starter and Pheasant for main course followed by cheese board and it was... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We had a family breakfast each of our mornings at the Castle, and the quality (and quantity) of food offered was top notch. They even catered to my daughter's nut allergy, and treated us as family. Yes, it's pricey, but well worth it - especially considering we could skip lunch those days!

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Wantage, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Food is good, potentially great. Care and attention to detail is lacking. The atmosphere is really great, the place tries to set an expectation that it is almost Michelin Star in the way it sets out the menus, the wine list, the service but ... Wrong cutlery for starter - I spent the whole of the first course not eating... More 

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We had a wonderful afternoon tea here. Very atmospheric and the food was incredible. Delicious sandwiches, pastries and perfectly baked scones. Lovely!

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Cambridge, UK
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75 reviews 75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

There are two places to eat: the restaurant, and Shannigan's Gastro Pub. Staff were friendly, but I had to move tables due to the smell of cigarette smoke drifting in from the open door across the room. The staff member I mentioned it to didn't close the door. I had the seafood chowder, which was tasty - and very, very... More 

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Address: Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
Phone Number: 0035361368444
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Newmarket-on-Fergus
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100

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