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“Top Drawer stuff!!” 5 of 5 stars
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Aldridge Lodge Restaurant and Guesthouse
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Duncannon, New Ross, Ireland   |  
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Ranked #1 of 11 New Ross B&B and Inns
Ireland
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56 hotel reviews
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“Top Drawer stuff!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

I recently spent had the absolute pleasure in spending a night here. The occasion was a friends 50th birthday. There were 18 of us for dinner but only 4 stayed the night. From start to finish the experience was one we all gave top marks and will all repeat. We checked in about 2pm, were welcomed and shown to our rooms by the boss himself! the rooms are modern,comfotable with everything catered for including a beautiful view of Dunacannon beach, even though the weather was rather inclement. We got taxi numbers and walked down to the village where we enjoyed a bowl of chowder and a couple of glasses of wine. Back up to Aldridge lodge and we got ready for dinner. We had a private room for the 18 of us. Then followed thhe most wonderful experience of dining. There are not enough adjectives to describe the standard of this food. The selection the presentation, the quality, the pure taste was magnificient. Suffice to say, there were a number of guru food critics among the group and their smile at the end of the night told the story. Having veryrecently stayed in Dunbrody House, I can honestly say that this experience far, far exceeded that. The quality and variety of food on offer was superior but the value for money here was exceptional!! The goats cheese mousse with beetroot was to die for and the baked cod just disintegrated, it was so tender.
Breakfast the next morning kept up the very same high standard and was bliss after an early morning walk on the beach. I will definitely be back!!

Room Tip: Stay for the night and enjoy breakfastthe next morning!!Smoked trout and scrambled eggs!!
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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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County Wicklow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

There is only one word for Aldridge Lodge and that word is magnificent. Truly sensational food, both dinner and breakfast, friendly, professional service and comfortable accommodation. This was my third stay here and the consistency is very evident. Great value. I look forward to my fourth visit!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

Stayed here for one night in February waiting for a whale watching trip from Duncannon the following day. First, the dinner the evening I arrived - the food is excellent, extremely well prepared and presented. The restaurant is definitely high quality.

The accommodation is very clean and comfortable. The room I had was spacious and nicely laid out. It's nice to be able to just head upstairs after the meal and some wine, rather than worry about not drinking and a drive home!

Breakfast the next morning again was well prepared and presented. Definitely a place to be wholeheartedly recommended.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Wicklow Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

We stayed at Aldridge Lodge for sadly only one night, we could easily have stayed longer. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel at home in this cosy home from home. The place is warm and smells of freshly baked bread, Joanne and Billy are both really welcoming. The lodge is beautifully decorated and immaculately clean. The food - there are no words to describe how fabulous the food is!!! Its truly out of this world...all the ingredients is locally sourced and it shows, the fish fresh as could be from the sea is fantastic. Would love to visit in summer and try the lobster, I believe its stunning...will definately return to this little paradise ! Absolutely fantastic value for money !

Room Tip: Ask for room 1, its the largest and has a fab view of Duncannon and the sea !
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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2011

I have stayed in a lot of lovely places recently but Aldridge Lodge will be my top recommendation to friends etc this year. Not only is it lovely but its definitely the best value for money I've experienced.
From the moment we arrived Joanne was the perfect host and I reckon nothing would be too much trouble for her. She showed us to a lovely comfortable room where the little extras like the home bottled water (still & sparkling) & books added that special touch.
We were told there was no panic on booking a set time for dinner and we could come whenever suited us best. This flexibility is what you might expect in a large empty eatery not in the buzzing and full restaurant that is Aldridge Lodge but you see, without multiple seatings our table was there for us for the whole night, as long as we wished. The service is prompt but never is anything rushed.
The food was amazing and a whole Lobster was only a €3 extra surcharge, yummy! And wait until you try the dessert tasting platter, wow is all I can say on that....
Breakfast the next morning was again scrumptious. There were little individual pots of home done yogurt in little pots and fresh fruit along with a selection of cereals. The hot breakfast was cooked to order so it's deliciously fresh and grease free. Fresh orange juice and good strong fresh coffee topped it all off to set us up for the day.
Normally we like to tick places off the list and move on but this one we will be back to :-)

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2011

the minute we arrived we were made feel right at home ( if you had a full time butler at home that is!!) the welcome is sincere and warm. when shown to our room we found a bed big enough to sleep our extended family!! they bottled water in the room is still and sparkling, home made cookies at the tea and coffee tray, and fresh milk in a small fridge in the hall...all nice touches, but all of these fade into insignificance when you taste the food, i won't try explaining the amazing food that was served to us by a very pleasant and professional joahann, just to say it is 5 star.

Room Tip: one night won't be enough!!
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  • Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2011

Aldridge Lodge is a great find. We stayed stayed there two nights and the restaurant was always packed. Beautifully presented food and a wide selection. Each course was delicious and there were nice extras - home made bread and amuse bouche. The staff were very friendly, especially one of the owners who works front of house. Breakfast was a tasty grease-free fry and lots of fruit salad and home made yogurt options.

The rooms were modern and comfortable but a little small. There is a seating area upstairs for guests though.

Lots of beautiful scenery around and interesting sites to see.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Duncannon, New Ross, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wexford > New Ross
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Ranked #1 of 11 B&Bs / Inns in New Ross
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Number of rooms: 4

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