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Cliff House Hotel Restaurant

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| Ardmore Bay, Ardmore, Ireland
+353 24 87800
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Cork
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a meal here on Saturday night. We had the tasting menu. 1. Amazing 2. Best food I have ever eaten. 3. The detail to everything was 5 star. 4. Wine top quality. 5. Thank you for a great night.

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Thank Noel M
Cork
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had lunch in the bar with a friend and it was a wonderful experience. Our table had views out over the sea, and the service was friendly and welcoming. We had no starters, even though there was a very good selection and potential allergens were clearly marked on the menu. I had daube of beef, which was delicious -... More 

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Thank Tracey K
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Tracey K Thank you so much for visiting and we are delighted that you enjoyed your lunch in the Bar restaurant. Hope to see you back soon again some time. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

Cork, Ireland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was expensive well cooked and great quality, very tasty. Had goats cheese,beef starter,pork belly, lamb shank, rhubarb dessert,

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Thank zenaquinn
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear zenaquinn Thank you for visiting our Bar restaurant. Glad that you enjoyed your meal. Kind regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

Dublin, Ireland
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469 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 337 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"The House" is the main Restaurant in "Cliff House Hotel", and indeed, is probably one of the main reasons Guests/Patrons come to this venue, as it has "Michelin Star" status. It's also an attractive and comfortable space, with many Tables having "sea views" ("first come, first served" for particular Tables, is the very fair Rule), and what we would call... More 

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Thank Gooner10_8
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Gooner10_8 Thank you, once again, for your most welcome in depth and comprehensive review. It is our great pleasure to welcome you back each year and I am glad that you enjoyed an improvement on this occasion. We hope to see you back next year whether Wenger will still be in or whether Wenger will be out. Kind regards... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel for 4 nights and ate in the Michelin star restaurant. It was excellent The waiting staff and management were attentive The food was wonderful We had the 4 course "tasting menu" I had fish for three courses all wonderful and the mushroom amuse bouche was super The chocolate desert was one of the best I've... More 

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Thank ProfessorRathgar
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear ProfessorRathgar Thank you so much for visiting us and I ma delighted that you enjoyed your four days with us. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon again. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend ate in the bar on saturday 25th of Feb. We both had 3 courses each and we were so full, the food was very nice, the starter of smoked chicken risotto was the best of the night. The staff are very friendly and efficent and are a credit to the hotel. I also got to speak... More 

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Thank John5840
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear John5840 Thank you so much for your review and it was great to see you again. Don't leave it so long until the next time! Best wishes Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

It is hard to describe in a simple review, the wonderful experience we had in Ardmore. Of course the service is fantastic, but the food and drink is wonderful. From the bread and butter through to course 8 and the heavenly chocolate and gold leaf. I've never had an evening like it and I'm hoping that one day it may... More 

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Thank Adtay1
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Adtay1 Thank you so much for your review and I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit to us. Hopefully it won't be too long before we see you back again, Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

Dublin, Ireland
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The views more than make up for rather disappointing expensive food. Views from the bar window are truely stunning.

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Thank Patricia O
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Patricia O Appreciate your comments, despite the lack of detail, but please let us know your comments when you are here and we will gladly address them immediately. Kind regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

Dungarvan, Ireland
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

My partner and I went to this Michelin star'd restaurant for Valentines evening. My other half is vegetarian and they have a Veggy menu (limited choice, but what's offered is different) I had water but my partner had a glass of pink champagne to start a Campari and orange with the meal, followed by a glass of LBV Port with... More 

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Thank tonys2106
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear tonys2106 Thank you for your very kind comments and glad that you enjoyed your meal. Hope to see you back next year again! Kind regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

County Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I brought my mum to the Cliff House for her 60th Birthday in early January and we had a wonderful stay. I had stayed previously with my husband so knew to expect a high standard of service and dining experience but it was all new to mum and she had a ball. Her favourite story is that after making a... More 

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Thank Emma M
Adriaan_Bartels_13, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Emma D Thanks for your lovely comments and thanks for bringing your Mum this time. Glad you both enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?