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The Mustard Seed

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Echo Lodge | The Mustard Seed at Echo Lodge, Ballingarry, Ireland
+353 69 68508
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Limerick, Ireland
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Returned here for the 3rd time last weekend for my fiancé's 40th Birthday. We just love the relaxed atmosphere here. The staff as always are exceptional and the food is just mind blowing. They surprised the birthday boy with a happy birthday dessert with a candle on top. Nice touch ! We relaxed in the piano room after eating and... More 

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91 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

The popularity of 'high end 'cooking programmes continues unabated but if you want to sample the real thing have a meal at the Mustard Seed. Every course would not be out of place in a Master Chef final. It is not cheap and the service is leisurely we took nearly two and a half hours over four courses however it... More 

Thank Morrell
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived late one afternoon after a big day of hiking. John Edward was gracious and welcoming. We had a wonderful dinner. Having to leave very early the next day, John prepared 6am breakfast and snacks for our journey. A great place to stay, eat and relax. We look forward to our return.

Thank Mudhens
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We had a lovely time at the Mustard Seed. It was the perfect place to start our Ireland vacation. It was beautiful and the staff were very welcoming. The dinner and breakfast was amazing. We enjoyed having a drink by the fire before and after dinner and met some very nice couples. It was the perfect start to our vacation.... More 

Thank alibucha
Limerick, Ireland
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72 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

I included the meal in my review of the hotel. It is excellent, the Tasting Menu is an experience, one course better than the next. I didn't want to stop eating.

Thank marymcc2013
Ho Ho Kus, New Jersey
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

My family enjoyed two dinners at this wonderful restaurant. From the amuse bouche to the dessert, the chef combined interesting and innovative flavors to create memorable meals. It was an excellent fine dining experience.

Thank Kelly M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

I came here for a wedding and it is just a brilliant venue. The staff did everything possible to make the day special for everyone. They literally couldn't have done anymore to make everyone happy. The bedrooms are very nice and extremely comfortable. The decor is also very interesting. I am not sure of the selection available to casual diners,... More 

Thank Fish_LON
Portland, Oregon
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Likely the best food I've had in Ireland over many years of visiting there! 5+ Stars for the superb dinner and the outstanding breakfast, with excellent service to match.

Thank maureenb870
Erie, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

We were taken to this lovely place by business associates on our trip to Ireland. The food was delicious. And there was so so much. I think it was a five course meal. We started out in a side parlor with a fire for drinks. We did not sit down in the dining room till about 7:30PM and did not... More 

Thank penn99
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

This kitchen can compete with any of the top restaurants in the capital. Seriously ambitious cooking of the modern style, but with heart. I won't detail the dishes we ate, but they all hit the mark. In season, many of the ingredient are source from the kitchen garden which we strolled around the following garden. The Mustard Seed is a... More 

Thank Siobhan O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Echo Lodge | The Mustard Seed at Echo Lodge, Ballingarry, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Ballingarry
  • Phone Number: +353 69 68508

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?