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“Delicious Meal”

Ballinalacken Castle
Ranked #12 of 25 Restaurants in Doolin
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 10 September 2013

We dined at Ballinalacken Castle with friends and had a wonderful meal. The atmosphere and views are spectacular and the service was very efficient. One night we came just for drinks; the bar area was fun and we enjoyed talking with Dennis. If you want a special meal in a special place, this is the place to go.

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Thank cindy f
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Reviewed 1 September 2013

We reserved a table here at short notice as we were hiking in the area.
The folks at Ballinalacken Castle know about a warm welcome and creating a lovely atmosphere for the visitor - even if just for an evening meal.
The food was varied, fresh and served promptly. We enjoyed the ad hoc tour of the adjacent O'Connor/O'Brien tower which dates from C13 and the lovely view over their peaceful property.
The dining area was pleasant and hosted a number of tables of content dining parties.
My spouse had lamb cooked to specification and my sea bass was delicious. The bill was entirely appropriate for this meal.
Ireland has a deserved reputation for excellence in tourism and we found the team at Ballinalacken Castle an integral part of that picture.

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Thank ernestBT48
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Reviewed 13 July 2013

The service is fantastic, the meals were wonderful and the views are outstanding. We had four different meals, steak, fish and a vegetarian dish. Each was beautifully presented, piping hot and delicious. The homemade ice creams and sorbets (green apple and lemon) were amazing.

Thank David A
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Reviewed 27 October 2012

Stayed here for the weekend recently with my elderly parents and teenage son – and we were all very happy with our stay. My parents were given the most suitable room for an older couple which was really nice. Had planned just to eat here on one evening but dinner was so lovely we ate there on Saturday night and were just as pleased. Would recommend this hotel to anyone staying in the area.

Thank Jalc
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Reviewed 12 October 2012

It was our 4th Wedding Anniversary and my other half had booked a surprise meal for us. When we arrived we were given the only window table which had a perfect view of the coast and the sunset that was just starting. The food was of a very high standard and the portion sizes were just right. We got 3 different types of bread including garlic scones and although novel and different were quite tasty. The service was quite good with no fussing and as it was a quiet night we felt quite spoilt. I had the pork belly and gnocchi followed by rack of lamb and herself had the crap dumpling with celeriac and apple coleslaw followed by the duck, Only small fault was with the pork belly as i felt there was a wee bit too much jus but it was only a minor issue as overall the quality of food along with the setting were the perfect way to spend our anniversary.

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Thank MattMc1970
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