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“Good food, generous Portions”

Garden Room Restaurant
Ranked #21 of 36 Restaurants in Tramore
Price range: US$11 - US$29
Cuisines: European
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The beautifully ppointed Garden Room Restaurant offers panoramic views of Tramore Bay and Brownstown Head. The menu is a celebration of the freshest of local produce with an equally impressive wine list to suit the most discerning palette. Our Head Chef and his team are passionate about food and ensure that only the freshest and best locally sourced quality produce is used in traditional Irish as well as classic international dishes. Having received the Taste of Ireland award for 2013 and 2014, the restaurant is listed as one of a number of recommended places to eat in Ireland by acclaimed Michelin star chef, food critic and writer, Paolo Tullio.
Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
“Good food, generous Portions”
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Eat at a table in the bar unless you are celebrating and would rather eat in the dining room. Atmosphere cozy, but plenty of room between tables. Menu offered a good variety the presentation was above average, the meal was hot and very good and the portions were VERY generous.

Visited June 2013
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Thank ColetteIusi
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MajesticTramore, General Manager at Garden Room Restaurant, responded to this review, 2 August 2013
Dear Colettelusi,

Thank you for your kind review of the Garden Room restaurant & lounge bar . Delighted to read you found the menu offered a good variety and all was to your satisfaction.

Best regards

Mark Whelan
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English first
Waterford, Ireland
2 reviews
“Good but not great”
Reviewed 4 April 2013

A group of us booked in for Easter Sunday lunch. We felt quite rushed to place our order and it came very quickly. Whilst the food was very nice, and the roast beef went down well, the quantity was not huge and two small scoops of mashed potato should have been accompanied by roasties! The staff were friendly but obviously not enough on and they were rushed off their feet. One member of our group had to leave the table in search of a waiter! Overall, good food but not enough, friendly staff but again not enough. It didn't make for the relaxing Sunday family meal we had looked forward to.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank MGRB182
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MajesticTramore, General Manager at Garden Room Restaurant, responded to this review, 25 April 2013
Dear MGRB182,

Thank you for taking the time to write your review.

Thank you for your comments " the food was very nice & the roast beef went down well" , my apologies if you found the quatities small, it is our policy to check on tables to see if everything is to your satisfaction & if need be we can provide more food.
Thank you for mentioning the friendly staff.
My apologies that you felt we were under staffed, we are currently recruiting staff to rectify this.

Kind Regards

Mark Whelan
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London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Great place to stay & great value for money”
Reviewed 28 December 2012 via mobile

Stayed here previously & wouldn't even bother to check the other hotels in town. Have always felt welcome & I must say the food has improved a lot since last time. Lovely place & Definitely come back again.

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Thank Wayneo8
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MajesticTramore, General Manager at Garden Room Restaurant, responded to this review, 30 December 2012
Dear Wayneo8,

Thank you for your kind review. Our newly appointed Executive Chef will be happy to hear that his new menu & food is finding favour with our customers.

Regards

Mark Whelan
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Dublin
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607 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
“Could do a lot better”
Reviewed 28 October 2012

We had great hopes when we went into the Garden Room last night. Unhappily our hopes were let down when the starters proved acceptable but the main courses included a selection of dried fish (hake and salmon), so-so beef, and very average pork. The chicken was covered with an overly salted brown sauce that added nothing to the dish, except perhaps to disguise any flaws in the chicken. The six-ounce sirloin was the best of a not-so-great selection. All of this was accompanied by three different kinds of potato (an Irish specialty) and watery vegetables where the carrots merged into the other indeterminate bits. All seemed to have been boiled into submission. At least, there was no bite in anything. Desserts were largely ignored on the basis that what had gone before was unlikely to be improved upon. Coffee was brown and warm. Perhaps they had an off night or maybe this is the normal standard. It's sad if the latter was true because I had really hoped that Irish hotel cuisine had moved on from the bad old days of the 1970s when it was acceptable to throw out meals whose only attribute was the size of the portions.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank 12Knocksinna
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MajesticTramore, Manager at Garden Room Restaurant, responded to this review, 4 November 2012
Dear 12Knocksinna

Thank you for taking the time to tell us your views on our dinner menu. Your comments have been passed on to our chefs who assure me they will take them on board.

We appreciate your review and look forward to welcoming you back to our restaurant in the future.

Your sincerley,
Mark Whelan,
General Manager.
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Anything but Majestic”
Reviewed 19 September 2012

Arrived at 8pm on Tuesday night to an area devoid of atmosphere but a lovely setting. The waitress "had the staggers," slurred her words, had difficulty understanding the order, provided water but no tumblers. The starter courses were acceptable but the main courses of roast beef were the worst we have experienced in Ireland. The waitress dropped dishes and rattled crockery in the background, clumsily plonked things onto the table, dropped an open bottle of red wine, then brought another but not the one ordered and had to replace it, so the meal was half over by the time we got the wine. She "threw" the empty bottles into a bin so it sounded like the back of a pub after closing time. We didn't bother with desert as our few neighbours left most of theirs on their plates. The experience was "amusing" in a perverse sort of way but "Pathetic" would be a better name for the place.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank Jimboe737
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MajesticTramore, General Manager at Garden Room Restaurant, responded to this review, 24 September 2012
Dear Jimboe737,
I was extremely upset and disappointed to read your comments about your recent dining experience with us.
The conduct of the waitress in question was totally regrettable and inexcusable and my sincerest apologies for this.
If I can do anything to redress the situation please feel free to contact me.

Yours sincerely
Mark Whelan
General Manager
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