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Dromoland Castle

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Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
0035361368444
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 112
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  • 22
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
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  • 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
Breakfast with a friend

I had breakfast here this morning with a friend, it was a wonderful experience, great selection of food and very attentive staff without being intrusive. Food was presented in an excellent manner and tasted wonderful

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Nelly502
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Shannon, Ireland
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Shannon, Ireland
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had breakfast here this morning with a friend, it was a wonderful experience, great selection of food and very attentive staff without being intrusive. Food was presented in an excellent manner and tasted wonderful

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Fair Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to many gourmet restaurants all over the world and this shouldn't be missed, prices are low for this level of service. The atmosphere(a castle) can't be beat! You would pay a higher price just to dine in a castle but the I was pleasantly surprised that not only was the service good but it was superb! The cuisine... More 

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florida
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mother and I were able to experience luxury dining at the Earl of Thurmond the night we stayed at Dromoland Castle. It was a splurge, but no over the top price wise. For the service, the quality of food, and the ambiance (live harpist and beautiful castle-like decor) it probably was spot on. Definitely treat yourselves to feeling like... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mrs. White's Afternoon Tea is truly an occasion not to be missed. At €24 a head, the selection of teas and accompanying snacks was worth every cent. The staff were courteous and obliging. A wonderful few hours. I highly recommend it and I will be back again.

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food and service with an enchanting atmosphere. Ian, the sommelier, had great picks and kept us in stitches. The drag sheet is extensive and sublime. The salmon as well as sole were prepared beautifully and the version-very tender.

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Ennis, Ireland
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

It is the restaurant where my wife and I seem to mark anniversaries and other special occasions. While it is one of the more expensive venues in the county it has never disappointed. From the waiters wearing tails to original fabric wallpaper, it oozes charm. For anyone seeking something different, I would recommend this highly

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Sicklerville, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

A beautiful castle that offers first-class hospitality, where you can feel as if you are in the lifestyles of the rich and famous. Seriously, it is a great place with wonderful service, extremely comfortable beds and first class amenities.

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County Carlow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Ate in The Galley restaurant, and have to say was well impressed. The Galley is less formal, but you are no spared the top class service or food. Surroundings are very special. While prices are on high side what would you expect from a 5 star hotel and castle!

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New York
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

I could still taste the food in my mouth! Still dream about the meals I've had and I can't wait to return with my family!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

This hotel and castle was hands down the best hotel I have ever stayed in. It was quite perfect. No detail was missed and the staff never missed a beat. The food options are top notch and the grounds are exceptional. You can even partake in falconry! I highly recommend Dromoland for special occasions and allow yourself to feel like... 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, Scenic view

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?