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The Elm Tree

$$ - $$$Irish, European,
Glounthaune, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 435 1024
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“chimichanga” (8 reviews)
“steak” (28 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Glounthaune, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food is good, service is good, facility and decor is good! It’s a good place for lunch and evening meal.

Thank Murphybrown1979
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the prawns pilpil and pate to start and roast beef and spiced beef as mains all very enjoyable but not fantastic should have liked a choice of potatoes only got garlic potatoes. If there was a choice we weren’t told Will not hurry...More

Thank Alfey2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is ideal no matter what the occasion. The food us always superb and the staff are fantastic. Lovely place and great atmosphere.

Thank AdrianFG
TheElmTree1, Owner at The Elm Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

THANK YOU so much So appreciate you taking the time to upload your lovely review. Warm regards, Derek

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there 25th November with family members. We had booked the table for 8pm and they rang in the afternoon to confirm the booking.We arrived at 7.50 and were told the previous party were still at our table but they would be gone shortly. 45mins...More

Thank irishtraveller50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Elm Tree has long been a popular place for my family and I to eat. This time I had the opportunity to show off The Elm Tree to a work colleague from the UK and it didn't disappoint. The staff were fantastic and helpful....More

Thank Denis L
TheElmTree1, Owner at The Elm Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Denis for... bringing your colleague being a return customer and uploading your review... Very much appreciated Derek

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Dined at the Elm Tree last night and overall it was a nice evening, in a lovely lounge with a nice atmosphere. However, service was extremely slow, taking quite a while for orders to be taken and drinks being brought down. The starters of chowder...More

1  Thank Laura O
TheElmTree1, Owner at The Elm Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Laura, Sincere apologies you experienced a delay with so many elements of your 'Elm Tree' experience. I will discuss your review with our team and hope that this can be avoided going forward. Much appreciate the positive feedback in relation to food. Warm regards,...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

Good food but a bit crazy on this particular day. Staff did well though and the place was well run and clean.

1  Thank ValerieM_2011
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Flew in here after visiting Fota Wildlife park. The food was just delicious. We had plenty of room at the tables, lovely atmosphere, quick service, helpful staff!! We ordered and when the food was served I was one of those awkward mother's who asked for...More

Thank PrettyLullaby
TheElmTree1, Owner at The Elm Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Such lovely feedback and very much appreciated. Many thanks, Derek

Reviewed 2 November 2017

Visited for Sunday Lunch, thought I was in a mart.... long que...carvery service left a little to be desired as asking for and receiving additional gravy boat was asking for a million dollars... had to ask three times...More

1  Thank connojo4
TheElmTree1, Owner at The Elm Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to see you did not grasp what we offer at the Elm Tree... We are an award winning carvery, a la carte menu starts at 3.30pm. Sunday lunch is busy but the queue always run smoothly and a team member allocates tables once customers...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

It may be off the beaten track but this place is a secret gem of a restaurant. Dimly and cosilly lit and warm. The menu is varied. The paté was wonderful as was the black pudding wrapped in bacon. Very tasty. Duck and Lamb were...More

Thank NKS2
TheElmTree1, Owner at The Elm Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

THANK YOU so much for such a beautifully written review. Very much appreciated. Many thanks, Derek Walshe

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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Glounthaune, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 435 1024
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