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“Not your average hotel restaurant”

Orchids Restaurant at Hayfield Manor
Ranked #49 of 663 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $81 - $81
Cuisines: Irish, Contemporary, International
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The setting of this stylish restaurant is especially impressive in summer as it overlooks our enclosed gardens and you can enjoy the long, bright evenings while sampling Head Chef's fantastic creations. The menu is extremely versatile including the freshest seafood and locally sourced meat dishes. The restaurant is set within a dramatic & glamorous backdrop, inspired by the eponymous flower.
Reviewed September 15, 2012

In fact, something special. We stayed last week at the Hayfield Manor and decided at the last minute to eat at the hotel restaurant instead of something else that we had booked in advance. (After a long day on the train and walking for several hours around Cork, we got lazy.) Orchids is a beautifully decorated "special occasion" restaurant that we enjoyed from start to finish. Expensive but worth it.

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Thank dseesel
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Reviewed September 7, 2012 via mobile

Very suprised that this restaurant is not listed as number one in cork.
Truely outstanding in every aspect.
The menu has been crafted in an inspirational manor and is an absolute credit to its creator. It is rare to be able to enjoy Michelin quality food at resonable prices and to have this special place in my hometown is truely a gift.
Can't wait to return to this outstanding restaurant.
Thank you to all the staff for a lovely evening.

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Thank goju
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Reviewed September 3, 2012

The setting and restaurant are fabulous, no question about that.

Staff are friendly and helpful, but for a 5 star place, you would expect just that little extra for the money. They made a few simple mistakes, which was a shame.

Food over all was very nice, but some of the dishes were a little bland - Again the WOW factor was missing a little for me.

That said we had a lovely evening, great bottle of wine and we would go again.

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Thank BPembo
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Reviewed August 2, 2012

We enjoyed a sumptuous dinner here. As I am vegetarian, I always try to ask (prior to booking) if Chef can accommodate me. This evening was particularly wonderful, and we enjoyed a lovely, healthy, beautifully presented meal.

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Thank maruska c
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Reviewed July 22, 2012

I visited this restaurant with two friends. Everything was superb. The choice of food, the service, the food and the ambience. We had a really delicious and perfect meal. We were so engrossed in our conversation we did not notice that all the diners had left and it was approaching midnight! The staff did not make any attempt to shorten our visit by setting tables or hoovering! We were treated so respectfully. We were quite embarrassed to have kept staff waiting so long but all were really gracious. This is an expensive restaurant but a very worthwhile experience and the staff are wonderful. I intend to go again for a special occasion - when I can invent one!

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Thank Iosaif
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