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Cliff House Hotel Restaurant

| Ardmore Bay, Ardmore, Ireland
+353 24 87800
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (38 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (18 reviews)
“sorbet” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
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LOCATION
| Ardmore Bay, Ardmore, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 337 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably should have written this review earlier as I can’t wax lyrical about the food like I would like to. The food is as good as it looks in the pictures. The service and setting are 10/10. Its relatively inexpensive give the Michelin quality food....More

Thank Sleepypriest78
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sleepypriest78 Thank you so much for your very kind review - we look forward to welcoming you back again sometime. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal at the Cliff House. Eaten in a few Michelin restaurants but the presentation here was spectacular. Like most tasting menus we found some dishes were nice but some superb in particular the mackerel, foie gras and lamb. Beautiful dining room overlooking...More

Thank ZittaN
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear ZittaN Thank you so much for dining with us and reviewing your meal. Glad you enjoyed it and hope you will get a chance to stay over in the future. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I dined at the House Restaurant. We made a special detour on our trip through Ireland just to stay at the Cliff House hotel and to experience the Michelin dining excellence. Unfortunately, while the food was top notch, the service was not....More

Thank mcnew2017
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear mcnew2017 Thank you for your visit and for reviewing your meal with us. I am very sorry that you had a poor experience on this occasion - as you can see from the other reviews this is a very rare occurrence. Notwithstanding this I...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

The food ( Tasting Menu with Champagne and Wine Pairing ) at the Michelin Star Restaurant was beyond expectations. The amazing food elements of each course, the presentation, and the very unusual wines .... all shockingly exciting !!!

Thank Vicki220000
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear Vicki220000 So great to hear that you enjoyed your visit and your meal with us. Hopefully we will see you back again. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Everything about Cliff House was fantastic so I shouldn't have been surprised at the amazing quality of the restaurant. They prepared a vegetarian feast that my partner and I will be talking about for years to come. Highly, highly recommend.

Thank Elaine E
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear Elaine E Thank you so much for your very kind words and we are delighted that you enjoyed your meal with us. Until the next time, Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I had booked over the phone to eat in the bar, asked for a window table but was told I could not reserve. Luckily when I arrived there was plenty of window seats available and was able to choose. The menu was 3 courses for...More

Thank corktraveller789
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear corktraveller789 Thanks for your review and sorry to hear that you were disappointed. Please let us know the next time you visit and we will make sure to make amends. Yours sincerely Adriaan Bartels General Manager

Reviewed 7 October 2017

Excellent meal with a fine wine, coupled with excellent service in a pleasant dining room. Expensive but probably worth it

Thank John P
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Dear John P Thank you very much for your review. We hope to see you back again some time. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

How can you not love The Cliff House as a place to stay? All of the staff greet you with genuine smiles and good wills. The rooms are always immaculately turned out and so comfortable to relax in, next to open doors with the sounds...More

Thank alexcowan
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Dear alexcowan Thank you so much for your very kind words. It was our sincere pleasure to look after you. We really appreciate your recommendation and we do hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back again sometime. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

My friends and I had Sunday lunch here during our visit to Ardmore. We ate in the bar of this beautifully situated hotel. The food is really delicious and the whole experience felt like a real treat.

Thank Caoimhe B
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2017

Dear Caoimhe B Thank you for visiting and thank you for reviewing. We are delighted you enjoyed your lunch with us. Kind regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager

Reviewed 6 September 2017

A real foodies experience, from the selection of breads, the amuse bouche and attentive but not intrusive service. nice buzz in the rest. Fabulous view.

Thank Sadie D
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Dear Sadie D Thank you for your lovely review. Very glad that you enjoyed your whole dining experience and hope we will see you back soon. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager

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irishfancy198
12 June 2017|
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Response from AdriaanBartels | Property representative |
You can email us but the telephone should be answered - 024 87800. Please let me know if this works. Kind regards
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halovanic
29 August 2016|
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Response from LizardHntr | Reviewed this property |
They will not judge you, but I recommend not wearing holey jeans, dirty work clothes or beach wear.
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Anthony M
26 February 2016|
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Response from Adriaan_Bartels_13 | Property representative |
Smart casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Ardmore Bay, Ardmore, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Waterford  >  Ardmore
  • Phone Number: +353 24 87800
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