Earl of Thomond Restaurant

Dromoland Castle Hotel, Newmarket on Fergus, Ireland, V95ATD3
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The Earl of Thomond is an award-winning restaurant of international renown. Elaborately decorated with oak wainscoting and other formal features it offers a relaxed but elegant dining experience featuring innovative cuisine served with tradition and a hint of creative flair. Every detail is attended to, from the use of locally sourced, quality-assured produce to customized wine recommendations from the sommeliers. A la carte, Tasting Menu and vegetarian menus are available.

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  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Earl of Thomond Restaurant

The Earl of Thomond is an award-winning restaurant of international renown. Elaborately decorated with oak wainscoting and other formal features it offers a relaxed but elegant dining experience featuring innovative cuisine served with tradition and a hint of creative flair. Every detail is attended to, from the use of locally sourced, quality-assured produce to customized wine recommendations from the sommeliers. A la carte, five-course table d’hôte and vegetarian menus are available.

Dress Code: Smart casual required for Dinner
Jacket for gentlemen: optional
Denim and sneakers not allowed

Cuisine: Fine Dining
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

Great meal in the restaurant last weekend. Service, food and atmosphere just perfect. Nothing rushed just perfect and excellent wine to accompany the meal. Will be back.

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 August 2020

It would have been five stars for service except that we had to ask for our scones as they had been forgotten. A little on the expensive side for the amount of food served but we enjoyed it.

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Lovely Afternoon Tea, excellent service very relaxed. Everything was fresh and delicious. Would definitely go back again!

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Visited On Sunday, 09 August 2020

Phenomenal experience all around could not find one fault from purchasing a voucher for my mom's birthday to rebooking due to covid cancelation, being greeted at the reception and the whole dining experience was amazing. Exceptional service from each member of staff that we came in contact with. Food was superb, we were even given a little take home box for what we could not finish, as there was an abundance of delicious sandwiches, scones and sweet treats. Would absolutely recommend to friends and family and will be returning again.

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Beautiful setting, so well looked after, delicious food.

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Visited On Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Outstanding service and food cannot recommend highly enough Irelands best dining room full stop!

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Visited On Sunday, 09 August 2020

Great food , attentive service

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

Fantastic service, all staff very professional yet friendly. We felt comfortable and well looked after during these pandemic times. Our only gripe was the fillet beef was slightly overcooked for our liking.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

Eric and his colleagues were amazing and made my Mums special treat so so memorable!! Thank you to the amazing staff and look forward to seeing you again soon. Would definitely recommend highly as a luxurious treat from start to finish. Olivia

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 August 2020

We really enjoyed our Afternoon Tea as did our 12year old daughter. Even during these Covid times we felt very comfortable, safe and in no way rushed. The variety and standard of food was superb. There was nothing a problem e.g more sandwiches etc. We left fully satisfied in every way. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 August 2020

Excellent food, tasty & cooked to perfection. Attentive staff. Lovely atmosphere with the harpist playing. We had a vegan in our group & on the second night, the menu was completely changed to give her a variety of foods. This shows the attention within the organisation. Well done to all. A great experience all round.

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Visited On Friday, 07 August 2020

We went for afternoon tea for my sister-in-law’s baby shower. The staff were unbelievably helpful and kind. The food was amazing and the grounds were stunning. It was a wonderful way to spend an afternoon!

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Visited On Sunday, 02 August 2020

Staff and setting were excellent. Food was disappointing given the prices charged. Next morning we had the full Irish for breakfast. That meal was especially disappointing (seems the ingredients were sometimes the cheapest from the local supermarket (especially the breads!!). Again the staff and setting was excellent though.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 August 2020

The afternoon tea is ok but is certainly not good value for money. We didn't even get scones and I was disappointed with the attentiveness of the staff to bring additional items like the scones. For 2 people for afternoon tea we were served 6 sandwich bites, 9 small cake bites for €70. We had also ordered some prosecco so our total bill was over €150. Nice location but unlikely to book again.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 August 2020

Dining in the Earl of Thomond restaurant was a wonderful experience. The afternoon tea was superb and the staff are so friendly. The service was excellent.

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Visited On Wednesday, 29 July 2020

An excellent dining experience with truly wonderful food and excellent professional service. The passion fruit souffle was devine. Superb wine list. Impressive ambiance..

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Visited On Thursday, 30 July 2020

Service was great for the first 20mins but once our mains were delivered we waited a long time for our plates to be cleared and for a dessert menu to be offered. Wine wasn’t replaced and no one asked us how was our main course. Otherwise, we received a warm welcome, and the quality and presentation of meals was superb, as was the service from our wine host.

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Visited On Thursday, 30 July 2020

Had a lovely afternoon tea, everything was perfect. Will be definitely coming back.

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Visited On Thursday, 30 July 2020

Very enjoyable afternoon in Dromoland. Clean and well kept, very helpful and friendly staff. Well done!

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Visited On Thursday, 30 July 2020

An overall wonderful experience.....to be repeated soon.. Fabulous staff and a caring management team. COVID19 precautions very well initiated giving a sense of safety and comport throughout. Well done to all!

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Visited On Wednesday, 29 July 2020

All staff were amazing

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Visited On Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Amazing food, service top class and always with a smile. Choice for dinner excellent. Compliments to the Chef and his team

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Visited On Monday, 27 July 2020

Excellent fine dining experience, beautiful food, relaxed atmosphere; staff particularly professional and friendly; food is very high standard. Beautiful views out over the lake. Hard to beat...

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Visited On Monday, 27 July 2020

Thank you to all who looked after my husband and mother in law on Monday for afternoon tea. They had a wonderfull time and came home raving about the great service, food and beverage. Deirdre Duff

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Visited On Monday, 27 July 2020

Dined here last two nights food was fabulous, flavour quantity spot on. Service was first class and staff on both nights very professional.

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