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Dromoland Castle

Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Hayden, Idaho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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New York City, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We had dinner at the Earl of Thomond restaurant on our last night in Ireland. It was a very classy experience. There was a harpist that played through most of the evening. The service was exceptional and very classy. Just the way they arrange the dishes and serve is just very elegant. The meal itself was delicious, but we expected... More

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Galway, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Went for Sunday lunch with my sisters family and my own (4 kids, 4 adults). The service was very poor - took them ages to take our order, even longer to serve, and we were going to have dessert, but no-one arrived to take our order. The food itself was fine, distinctly average is the best I could give it.... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I visited Dromoland about two weeks ago as I was passing through the area. Myself and my friend just wanted some tea and dessert as we had already eaten earlier. We were pleasantly surprised to be handed a menu, "Mrs.White's Afternoon Tea" I believe was the name of it, which had exactly what we were looking for. We couldn't decide... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My second visit to Dromoland for Afternoon tea was as good as the first. The kitchen staff have updated the Afternoon Tea selection. The classic Ham Cheese and Chutney remains as does the egg, salmon on dromoland brown bread plus a crab sandwich which I don't recall from my first visit have been added. The scones and cakes are freshly... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Recently my daughters and I had Afternoon Tea in Dromoland Castle We had never been to Dromoland and so we were really looking forward to the experience. The grounds were beautiful and the hotel reception was very impressive. However the 'Afternoon Tea' was dissapointing. Firstly, we were only offered regular tea with no mention of different varieties which we were... More

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Ancaster, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Beautiful place. Great Golf course. Dinner was great as was the breakfast menu. Nice whisky bar that didn't hurt either. Staff were helpful. Used the swimming pool which was lovely.

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Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This is a lovely place in a lovely setting and the rooms are very nice but for a 5 star hotel it needs to sharpen up its act! Simple things are weak - staff are generally friendly but they lack the professionalism of 5 stars - for instance porters standing having a chat while you carry your bags! The food... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

My family and I recently visited Dromoland Castle to experience the 'Mrs Whites' Afternoon Tea. We opted for the Champgane Option of the Afternon Tea. On arrival the ground are just exquisite and the hotel is just luxurious and very beautiful. The afternnon tea is held in the bar and drawing room area of the hotel and when we arrived... More

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Orlando, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Huge rooms. Reception area was quick and easy. Dinner was served in lower dining room and excellent in both quality and service. Breakfast served on main level with many windows and bright and airy. Food was buffet and delish. I believe a menu was available upon request. The Castle was surrounded by gardens and a golf course. It was a... More

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