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Dromoland Castle

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Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
+353 61 368 444
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (16 reviews)
“petit fours” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very Poor service and Mrs. White's afternoon tea is a joke,,, value for money zero! Pantomime type presentation of Mrs. White by catering staff. One hour wait for glass of water and 45 minutes with recall for one dish service.Service area was too busy and...More

Thank Thomas E E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrible High tea . 44 euro and you got soggy sandwiches and cakes that were probably bought from somewhere else. Very average and over rated. Don’t bother

Thank Nitnat_9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A Harpist in the diningroom and a irish musician in the bar. Drinks start from 17 euros and same price for a glass of wine. There is a somilia, who advices you on the wine. A waiter for each person and stunnings views of the...More

Thank Pania L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful food, the most attentive service, just an amazing culinary experience. We even dined with our children aged 6 & 10, and they were made to feel very grownup. The dining room itself is a must see!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food here is quite good, not the very best we've had, but the service and atmosphere are exceptional. Absolutely worth it.

Thank Mariann758
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a family gathering for afternoon tea. What a delightful treat in the main dining rooms with splendid views on to the lake. We had two generous round tables that make being together so agreeable. The staff members were excellent; gracious in manner; professional...More

1  Thank Frank2510
Reviewed 7 July 2018

The castle surrounded by lush greens and set on the banks of beautiful lake is a sight to behold while eating a delicious meal surrounded by the lush, classic castle environs. We arrived for the last table service in the Earl of Thomand restaurant, at...More

Thank Aine C
Reviewed 6 July 2018

One of the best buffet I have ever had. Food is great. Both cold and Hot. The cold buffet has a lot of Irish items like cheese and home made scones, fresh fruit, cereals, etc. Hot Irish breakfast plus usually hot items. The brioche French...More

Thank bliscum
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We enjoyed two evening meals at the Earl of Thomond and two afternoon teas. The food was excellent, the staff professional and gracious. We felt transported to another era with the level of service there.

1  Thank KatieinBoston
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

This castle hotel is easily among the very nicest places I have ever stayed. Part of its charm is the perfect dining experiences we enjoyed. I am an adventurous cook and diner, so on the first morning I ordered the haddock poached in a light...More

Thank TeresaB25
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17 December 2016|
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Response from Ron C | Reviewed this property |
I can not remember exactly but I did it as a treat at the end of our holiday. There were 5 of us and it was great value and did not hurt the wallet too much.
Maureen M
24 July 2016|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
I think you need to contact the hotel directly for this information
22 February 2016|
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Response from DaisyPatch1970 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I didn't do the afternoon tea. I went on a carriage ride around the Castle which was fabulous!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Valet Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  Newmarket-on-Fergus
  • Phone Number: +353 61 368 444
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