We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Emo, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 502 26573
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 138 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 84
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
A great day out

We visited Emo Court whilst on holiday and visiting a relative in Ireland. Emo Court is in a lovely location with vast fields, gardens and lake. Unfortunately the house was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Lambo66
,
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

138 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 137: English reviews
Portlaoise, Ireland
Level Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been going for Sunday lunch every Sunday for the past 8 years, always enjoyed it by so disappointed lately with the quality of food, it's not as good as it used to be. Last Sunday I ordered a blt sandwich which is €6.50, I got one piece of streaky bacon in the entire sandwich. I paid €6.50 for lettuce... More 

Helpful?
Thank Laoisgal
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
188 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Emo Court whilst on holiday and visiting a relative in Ireland. Emo Court is in a lovely location with vast fields, gardens and lake. Unfortunately the house was closed so were not able to view at that time. However we had lunch in the café which was superb. We had paninis with salad which was delicious and very... More 

Helpful?
Thank Lambo66
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Emo Court is a place my wife and little daughter visit, often with in laws etc. We would average 6 visits per year and isuslly more. The positives - Obviously given the fact that it is free means it is hugely popular, especially on a sunny weekend. It has beautiful walks, a pretty lake with ducks and swans etc, and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Paul C
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Emo Court is an interesting spot. There's many walking trails surrounding the house and statues and swans scattered throughout the property. I did not realize the tour of the inside of Emo Court does not start until Easter, so unfortunately I was not able to see the inside of the house. I would recommend double check when tours are available.... More 

Helpful?
Thank eoc4226
Level Contributor
15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

A real gem in the Midlands. Have being visiting here all my life and love walking the grounds no matter the weather

Helpful?
Thank bmpecc
Portarlington, Ireland
Level Contributor
15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This is a marvellous amenity in the village of Emo. It is a beautiful parkland surrounding Emo Court who was designed by Gandon who also designed the Customer-service@bakker-irel.com House in Dublin City. It also has a large lake which has swans,ducks & moorhens. It is popular with walkers & families & is great for picnics in summer. It also has... More 

Helpful?
Thank Barbara A
Level Contributor
29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

On a recent trip to Ireland we enjoyed a tour of Emo Court led by a very knowledgeable guide. Beautifully furnished house & naturalistic gardens. Added bonus was the Father Brown photographic exhibition included with the price of admission. Interesting history of ownership with Earls of Portarlington, the Jesuits, & Major Cholmeley Harrison who gifted the house & gardens to... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank 1rover1
Level Contributor
29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The house is open up until the end of September but the gardens and excellent tea rooms remain open all year. A visit during the summer season will give you a chance to see the inside of this Gandon designed country mansion but a visit in the Autumn astounds with the deciduous trees in full blaze. The tearooms are wonderful... More 

Helpful?
Thank Will P
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Since discovering Emo Court in August 2015 we have been many times both as a couple and with our children. Our most recent visit was as a couple and we did one of the long walks around the estate and really got a sense for how the estate was like in its hay day. The tour of the house is... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Who court is such a lovely place to go on an a fine day with your family. It's a lovely walk around the house, gardens and lake.

Helpful?
1 Thank Jimlaw29

Travellers who viewed Emo Court also viewed

Portlaoise, County Laois
Abbeyleix, County Laois
 

Been to Emo Court? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Emo Court and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Emo Court staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?