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Dromoland Castle

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Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
0035361368444
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Good for:
Romance
Special occasions

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great lunch in outsanding location

Visited Dromoland Castle Country Club for lunch, and enjoyed a lovely meal, well prepared, served with warmth, in an outstanding setting. An old school, classic venue, but warm, friendly, not at all pretentious or stuffy. The meal, for me and colleagues, was very reasonably priced. Service was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Dave_from_MN
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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English first
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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161 reviews 161 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Visited Dromoland Castle Country Club for lunch, and enjoyed a lovely meal, well prepared, served with warmth, in an outstanding setting. An old school, classic venue, but warm, friendly, not at all pretentious or stuffy. The meal, for me and colleagues, was very reasonably priced. Service was excellent. Be sure to tour castle and grounds while there; and, well worth... More 

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NY
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61 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Highly recommend, we had several delicious meals over a five night stay at Dromoland, the food excellent, the service wonderful, friendly, efficient, and the atmosphere great. Go, and stay, you'll love it. They say room 502 is haunted....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

There is great scenery and it's lovely to go for a walk and the castle itself has beautiful decor in every room and staff are very friendly.

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County Limerick, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Food was amazing, staff were friendly and helpful, and access was easy from the motorway. Imposing from the outside but comfortable on the inside- a lovely venue

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Orlando, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Truly an experience to behold. I discussed this a little further at length in my post about the Dromoland Castle Hotel. The Chef is simply a master at his craft. I certainly hope that he remains on staff for the foreseeable future. Everything we enjoyed was exceptional and the service matched well. The morning buffet and hot breakfast will not... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My friend and I visited Dromoland Castle yesterday to experience Afternoon Tea and on the whole it was most disappointing. Portion sizes were small and the variety was poor-strangely there was only one of each savoury which meant we had to cut them in half if we wanted to try all of them and too much raw onion!!-there was also... More 

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Clare, Ireland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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142 helpful votes 142 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Newmarket-on-Fergus
  • Phone Number: 0035361368444

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions

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