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Dromoland Castle

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Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
0035361368444
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 88
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    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
5 stars

The main dining room is amazing just to sit and look at the art and architecture. The service and food are just as amazing as the art.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The main dining room is amazing just to sit and look at the art and architecture. The service and food are just as amazing as the art.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We attended the castle for a wedding and the food and staff were amazing, Such a great and entertaining venue!

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Dallas, Te4xas
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The Castle needs some renovation. The staff are very friendly and helpful and go out of their way to make all guests to feel at home and have a great experience. The golf is the best golf course we have played on - ever! The restaurants are excellent. The housekeeping could be improved but all in all it was a... More 

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San Francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We were very much looking forward to our dinner here as it was our last night in Ireland, my birthday and we were loving our stay at this gorgeous castle. Unfortunately we were pretty disappointed. Things started out wonderfully - elegant, formal setting and service to start. As we were ordering our meal, I asked our head server/captain if it... More 

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Essex
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

During our stay we tried near enough all eateries on the estate, including a very indulgent afternoon tea. The food was extremely fresh, locally sourced and expertly prepared. Even the kippers I had for breakfast were among the best I have tasted. At every meal we were served by very knowledgeable staff who were pleased to accommodate our every whim.... More 

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Sioux Falls
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The Earl of Thomond restaurant was a really great experience. Food was excellent and wait staff is very attentitive to every little detail. The Fig Tree located at the country club is also very good and allows for a more relaxed or informal dining experience.

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Henfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Had a snack lunch here and sat outside in a lovely terrace area overlooking the walled garden which is beautiful. This is in the grounds of the castle but is more informal. Service was excellent and it was lovely to have nice cutlery and linen napkins even for lunchtime soup! A wood burner outside took the edge off the slight... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Food in the beautiful Dining room listening to a Harpist and eating the most deciouys Irish salmon was wonderful.

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Well worth the trip. Next time, we will add another evening. We flew into Shannon, went straight to the castle and had a massage. Fell asleep in the relaxation room until our room was ready, which was perfect. The service, the staff and, Dromoland itself, were top notch. Yet it's classy, casual and no need for a jacket and tie... More 

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Shannon, Clare, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This is a somewhat "not your run of the mill" eatery. The hotel caters mainly for wealthier classes, The hotel has been and still is host to many well known world heads of state. Situated adjacent to a world class golf course. Overlooking a magnificent lake, the large estate is home to many deer and a Falconer and Archery facilities... More 

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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: Special occasions, Romantic

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