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Cliff House Hotel Restaurant

| Ardmore Bay, Ardmore, Ireland
+353 24 87800
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (41 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (16 reviews)
“foie gras” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
| Ardmore Bay, Ardmore, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 374 reviews

Reviewed today

Great staff and fabulous food, we have eaten there before but not in the main restaurant,this was an experience we will repeat when we go back to Ireland in the future. From the moment we arrived the staff could not have been more helpful, esp...More

Thank mickmchugh56
Reviewed 3 days ago

After hearing how expensive this place was we were expecting great things from it when we happened to be out for a stroll and decided to call in for a drink. I have to be honest, the place looked lovely but the smell from the...More

Thank _francesallen2016
Adriaan B, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear _francesallen2016 Thank you for visiting and for your comments. We do appreciate your visit and hope it will be for longer next time. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We usually make an effort to have at least one meal here while we are in Dungarvan. The food is beautiful, as is the view! I would highly recommend a visit, the prices are slightly higher than elsewhere, but you do get what you pay...More

Thank DMC_247_
Adriaan B, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear DMC_247_ Thank you so much for visiting us and I am glad that you enjoyed your meal. Looking forward to welcoming you back again next time, Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very disappointed with our lunch experience in this overpriced establishment. Staff untrained,so much so that they were wiping crumbs from the tables directly on to the carpet, resulting in us sitting at a clean table with a filthy carpet.We were given only one...More

1  Thank CorkFoodFan
Adriaan B, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear CorkFoodFan Thank you for your review and please accept my sincere apologies for your disappointing meal with us (the peaches are fresh and not tinned though). Please let me know when you decide to return as we would like to make up for your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had 4 course meal in the cliff house restaurant last night, I am vegan but my partner is not. We went for his birthday as he is a major foodie and so I was really just tagging along, not expecting anything spectacular but hopeful for...More

Thank lisafitz26
Adriaan B, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear lisafitz26 So nice to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and thank you for your great review. We look forward to welcoming you back - hopefully with your sisters in tow! Kind regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taster menu is quite rich and a lot to get through but it is an experience with fabulous creativity. The knowledge and enthusiasm of the sommellier was unsurpassed. The detail and description of the food was sometimes hard to take in but was certainly worth...More

Thank Mark H
Adriaan B, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mark H Thank you so much for dining with us and we hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon sometime, Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cliff House Hotel is a beautiful well kept establishment perched on the cliffs overlooking Ardmore Bay. From a setting perspective one could not ask for much more. We visited at lunch time for lunch and refreshments. The food and beverages were excellent but the service...More

2  Thank L C
Adriaan B, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear L C Thank you for your review and I am very sorry to read this. It is really not how we operate and certainly was not intentional in any way or form however if this is how it came across I am truly sorry....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To experience the fabulous view we had dinner on the terrace. We found the service to be very helpful and friendly. The food and wine we both very good but the portion size tended to be on the small size. It was a little on...More

1  Thank Michael H
Adriaan B, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Michael H Thank you for visiting us and glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you back soon again, Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch today on the terrace and nothing but the view would make me want to go back. Very badly trained young staff. Frozen prawns in the prawn cocktail (and Ballycotton just around the corner) served with a slice of stale bread! The ravioli was...More

1  Thank Diana S
Adriaan B, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Diana S Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am sorry that you had a poor dining experience with us yesterday. I have discussed your comments with my team and we will use your feedback to improve our service. I can...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

it has all the airs and graces of fine dining but it failed miserably in the execution of it.my slow cooked beef was not cooked enough which left me with a cheap inedible piece of meat in a bitter sauce

2  Thank irishdad2017
Adriaan B, General Manager at Cliff House Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Dear irishdad2017 Thank you for your review. I am very surprised to read about your beef as we never get any complaints about it. I am sorry if it disappointed you on this occasion. Kindest regards Adriaan Bartels General Manager

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irishfancy198
12 June 2017|
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Response from Adriaan B | 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 B | Property representative |
Smart casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, 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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