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Wilde’s at The Lodge at Ashford

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Ceviche of Scallop
trout caviar, scallop roe powder, lardo, pepper dillisk sourdough crisp
Pickled and charred mackerel, horseradish yoghurt, gooseberry gel and nasturtium leaf
Cured Hereford Beef
Cloonconra cows cheese, textures of heirloom tomato, black olive and wheatgrass
Cannelloni of Wild Mushroom
sea grass, truffle, parmesan mornay
Trifle of Foie Gras
rhubarb sorbet, wood sorrel, ginger brioche
Pan-Roast Turbot
bacon, cabbage, oyster
grapefruit gel, baby fennel, watermelon soup
Cous Cous
sweetcorn, red pepper broth, ratatouille
Rump of Lamb
infused with sheep's yoghurt, crisp belly, preparations of nicoise with roast garlic & anchovy puree
50° Duck Breast
textures of carrot and orange, star anise jus
Caramelised Apple Tart
rice pudding ice cream, sugared hazelnut
Chocolate and Banana Mousse
peanut butter sponge, malt ice cream
Blanc Satin Mousse
Mango, chilli infused pineapple, passionfruit and coconut
Sea Buckthorn and Lemon Meringue Pie
lemon sable, lemon and yuzu cream, sea buckthorn gel, butter milk ice cream
Irish Farmhouse Cheese
fig and quince jelly, flat crackers
Freshly Brewed Tea or Coffee with Petit Fours
Root Vegetables
Dad's Chips
Olive Oil Mash
Wilde's Restaurant at The Lodge at Ashford Castle, serves fine contemporary Irish cuisine in a stunning setting, overlooking the waters of Lough Corrib. Executive Chef Jonathan Keane, creates dishes that showcase the unique flavours and textures of the finest local produce,from succulent Irish beef and lamb to fish and seafood fresh from the waters of Galway Bay and the Connemara coastline.
US$57 - US$80
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Dinner
Irish, European
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

Dined her as part of a package so menu was a little restricted however, on requesting an item not on the menu there was no issue & meal continued on a very positive note. Staff very attentive & knowledgeable about the food choices and contributed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mlawrence33
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

We went to Wilde’s to celebrate a birthday. It absolutely exceeded our already high expectations as the food was exceptional and the service was wonderful. We were a party of 14 so we had a private room which made the evening even more enjoyable. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Wander18Lust
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Wilde is located in a beautiful setting on the first floor of The Lodge. The staff are friendly and welcoming and very knowledgeable regarding the menu. All food is sourced from within a 50 mile radius. Each course was exceptionally tasty as was the amuse...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AnnetteCostello
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the most amazing meal. The staff were the best. They chatted to us and were very knowledgeable about the food they were serving . Every round of food was outstanding. We thoroughly enjoyed it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RitaTravelNow
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

I’m struggling with this review. On one hand, the food was very good and the staff very attentive. On the other hand, something was missing. Maybe it was just a bit twee. For the Lodge adjacent to the Castle, we were expecting a cozy setting....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rcmusuk
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We dined in Wilde's whilst staying at The Lodge. The meal exceeded our expectations. My husband just loved each course. Service was knowledgeable and presentation of food was very good. Vegetables were excellent and so fresh. Most of them came from the gardens and poly...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank cavauxlevoyage
Reviewed 27 September 2018

The chef and staff, the culinary menu, the food quality, wine selection, and service is very personal and outstanding. The ambiance of the nicely decorated larger or smaller dining rooms with pictures of famous American female movie stars.is stunning, but very comfortable.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank joconnor691
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Our Thursday evening dinner at Wilde's at The Lodge last week was divine from beginning till end; service, wine, table, food, presentation, and topped off with live entertainment on the 1st floor. Bravo to Chef Keane and staff. We will be back.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank ThreeBirdsTavern
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Wilde’s upon arrival at the Lodge this past week. Attentive, friendly service, and a superlative meal. We enjoyed cannelloni of wild mushroom, duck breast with lavender and charred peach, rump of lamb, finishing with Guinness ice cream with pickled...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Nice food, well presented, attended to by friendly attentive staff. Beautiful view and good atmosphere. If you are staying in the hotel note the menu does not seem to change so it would not encourage you to return. Portions are small and menu is expensive...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Very Reasonable , normal pricing
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