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Quite Expensive

Went up recently for lunch with my wife. the food was lovely. we ordered an Haloumi salad and a... read more

Reviewed yesterday

We've been going here for years and know the staff quite well. Over the years the standard of food... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“lovely garden”(8 reviews)
Ashford, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Went up recently for lunch with my wife. the food was lovely. we ordered an Haloumi salad and a goats cheese salad, 2 coffees and one small cake. It came to €55 which i think it is overpriced. (€18 per salad) Staff were lovely. Very...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been going here for years and know the staff quite well. Over the years the standard of food, its freshness and its presentation (with very few exceptions) has always been excellent. However, and more recently we noticed prices jumping beyond what you might normally...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in the vicinity and dropped in for lunch. we were ushered to a free table and ordered Croque Monseur and a pate salad with a pot of tea for two. Service was quite quick although they forgot to supply the tea. Both meals...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Vincent D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the good luck to visit when the Azaleas and Rhodos were in bloom. Beautiful woodland flowers. Amazing specimen trees. Gushing water and trickling streams. This really is a beautiful garden created with much love over the past century. The plantings and design are...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Declan O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place for Full relax and delicious coffe and cake. Also nice shop and shop garden. Great place for family with children.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Bogdan O
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

No wonder it is one of Monty Don’s favourite. Such a beautiful, peaceful and delightful park. Spring was blooming with magnificent Magnolia and vibrant Rhododendrons. Wild flowers peeking through and the trees were stunning. The little river with its wiers & the glorious reflections seen...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 347gillianm
Reviewed February 19, 2019

When you arrived at the gardens you are given a detailed tree trail guide to help locate the many "show stoppers" as you wander around the gardens. I have been to the gardens throughout the different seasons of the year and no matter when you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Anna2010P
Reviewed January 23, 2019

Stopped in for lunch here on way South. Food was excellent - staff very friendly and helpful - made us very welcome and were attentive without being bothersome. Can highly recommend the place - but - the coffee, although from Bewleys - was quite bitter....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank alanlush2007
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Mount Usher Gardens is an under discovered gem, part of me hope it stays that way as its so beautiful. Its an historic house and garden eons old, you can walk around the gardens and see trees and plants that date back centuries, its beautifully...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Deirdre O
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Wonderful shaded gardens with small suspension bridges crossing a central stream. We expected a nice display of fall colors, but were surprised to see so many beautiful flowering plants -- including many hydrangeas -- blooming during our visit in October. Note that Mount Usher Gardens...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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August 24, 2018|
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Response from in428 | Reviewed this property |
sorry late getting back. Was on holiday! At least half an hour but longer depending how keen you are on gardens and arboratums etc.(not including visit to cafe etc.) My husband and I took well over an hour but we're keen... More
August 14, 2018|
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Response from Sirika | Reviewed this property |
We were visiting with our toddler and had the buggy with us in the garden. Some steps but I think it always was an option to take a different path without steps.
Mary C
July 8, 2018|
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Response from jhmpeel | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mary. The question has already been answered, but yes, there is a charge. I would also recommend the cafe - nice atmosphere