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$18 - $67
International, Seafood
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All reviews peri peri chicken steak oysters bread ashford castle the main dining room casual setting fish of the day service was excellent fabulous food one night during our stay top class dining experience grounds ireland
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Reviewed November 22, 2020 via mobile

Food was top class as usual. it was really well presented and packaged and perfectly hot when brought home. The desserts were only to die for. Highly recommended. Big thanks to the excellent staff!

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed September 24, 2020 via mobile

Had dinner here during our stay at ashford castle and what a delight everything from the quaint interior to the professional staff made our visit feel safe and welcoming even with the covid restrictions in place .. I had the seafood platter which for me...was right up there with some of the best platters I've tried around the world in taste and presentation and whole meal very reasonably priced including drinks . Definitely a must visit if you are in this areaMore

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 26, 2020

I have read some very mixed reviews about Cullen's at the Cottage.All I can say is I thought the whole experience was excellent.The food was top class and not very expensive for the pleasure of dining at Ashford Castle..Wine was 12.50 a glass.Steak around €30.The...staff were really good & very friendlyMore

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 24, 2020

used this restaurant for our evening meal, service good, food as always enjoyable. more relaxing than main dining room in Ashford.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 23, 2020

Beautifully located at Ashford, great menus and lovely ambience. Staff friendly and efficient. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 4, 2020

Seafood was our desire and here we indulged. Oysters, Hot seafood platter, sole special served with mussels, shrimp in a white wine sauce. You can't go wrong with a sundae and cheese plate foe dessert.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 3, 2020 via mobile

Set in the grounds of Ashford Castle, it oozes cozy atmosphere, with the gentle scent of smoking peat from a smouldering fire. The large cottage building is thatched and has a fishing boat hung from the ceiling. Fine dining which is value for money.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed August 3, 2020 via mobile

Went to Cullen's five of us the good was lovely the services v g staff v professional and please t the beautiful little gardens and seating oside are lovely go there even for day trip and the boat Trip up inchogil was fab

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 2, 2020 via mobile

I've eaten in Cullens several times, however its been 8+ years since my last visit. Due to the current CV-19 situation, bookings are essential and sensible distancing is in place. The staff were extremely good, friendly and readily on hand. The food is very good...- the menu is heavily fish orientated and there are chicken & beef dishes. I had peri peri chicken which was succulent, but well cooked. The coleslaw and gem lettuce was nice & simply presented. My guests had the seafood tagliatelle and the prawn linguine - both very good. Dessert of a type of chocolate brownie sundae was rather melted. Wine choice is reasonable, but over-priced - €40 for a wine that costs €10 in an off-licence is a bit much - and that was the cheaper end of the range. I would recommend it as a good place to go if you're just looking to step out of Ashford Castle for a bite.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 31, 2020 via mobile

Had the good fortune to dine here on a recent visit to the Lodge at Ashford Castle. Restaurant is located within the grounds and is a charming thatched building which can be reached on foot from both Lodge and Castle. There is a complimentary shuttle...to bring guests to/ from the restaurant if needed. We ate a selection of meat/ fish dishes for both starter/ main all of which were superb. In particular the ribeye steak and hake which we had for main course was certainly the best food we ate on our week long staycation in the West of Ireland. We chose a delicious white wine produced by the hotel owners in their native South Africa which was a great accompaniment to our meal ( Bouchard Finlayson Walker Bay Sauvignon). Service was excellent throughout and social distancing etc were very evident in the restaurant. Well worth a visit if staying in Ashford. Will certainly return.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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July 12, 2018|
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Response from maggiemay0 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Cullen’s is open to the public.
June 22, 2017|
Response from Niall_Rochford | Property representative |
Good afternoon melrichi, Our menu is primarily seafood based along with some of our signature and staple meat dishes. In terms of seafood we offer a varied menu from our beautiful Shrimp Stroganoff served on a bed of wild... More
June 22, 2017|
Response from CarpeNox | Reviewed this property |
The fish on the menu is freshly caught and varies from day to day. Local salmon from Lake Corrib is a treat, when available.
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Cullen's at the Cottage is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5