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Reviewed 23 July 2019 via mobile

7 of us visited from 83 years old to 2 and a half year old and we had a lovely visit. We strolled around the gardens and came back to the Woodland bistro for coffees cake and chicken vol au vents. Catherine was very friendly...and looked after us very well. our order was served promptly and was really lovely. We got tea and coffee top up’s complimentary too. It was a lovely relaxed venue and I could recommend for all age groups.More

Date of visit: July 2019
vandeleurgarden, Manager at Woodland Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2019

Thank you very much for the positive review! We hope to see you back here soon!

Reviewed 16 May 2019 via mobile

Went to the cafe for breakfast and it was all change from last visit. Looks more spacious inside but very disapointed with menu no more specials board limited selection on menu. Had breakfast which was ok not the best ive had there. Had too ask...for toast which arrived when we had finished which was a waste of time. The fried eggs were hard which was unusual normaly they are nice and soft yolks. To finish the staff didnt seem as friendly and talkative as usual hardly a word said or a smile from them. Well there are more cafes localy that im sure will provide a better service.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 17 April 2019 via mobile

This is a gem to visit , there recently with a group and given a guided tour by the Head Gardener, a man with a real passion for the project. There is no entrance charge and has a great cafe on site. A must place...to visit.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Karoly T, Garden Manager / Head Gardener at Woodland Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2019

Thank You 'geojon' for your kind words and great review! It was a pleasure to meet your very interesting group on the day! Hope to see you all back here soon! Karoly Torok

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We popped in here for lunch and had really lovely vegetable soup with thick slices of homemade soda bread, followed by coffee and cake. It was all lovely although I thought the cakes could have benefitted from some icing in the middle as well as...on top. I'd definitely go back though!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 12 October 2018

This walled garden is a jewel. Free entry to the gardens which are really beautiful. There is a butterfly hunt for kids and the adults can buy plants here (we bought some strawberry plants and are still reaping the fruit in October). The restaurant is...great - super service and good food. Had lunch here last month - some delicious scampi which was tasty and reasonable. Saturday morning they have a Parkrun at 09.30 through the grounds which was a large wooded area and very pretty. A must see if you are in Kilrush.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

What a lovely garden with so many walks so peaceful. The walled garden is beautiful and planted of its time. There are lovely areas to sit and take time to enjoy the nature. Well worth a visit. The coffee shop is hit and miss, it’s...as if they are annoyed by customers. The history displays are very informative and the shop is nice and the staff are very welcoming.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed 27 May 2018

These gardens are well worth a visit, there is a cafe onsite, and both parking, and entrance are free, also you can buy from their gift shop many of the plants you see around the gardens the attached woods are popular with dog walkers.

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We are lucky enought to visit ofter and every visit we see something new. The garden is beautiful and very well kept the garden centre is fantastic value and the plants are very good helthey and great variety. The cafe is lovely, the food is...delicious and very good value. The staff are very nice and helpful and full of information. Well worth a visit.More

Date of visit: June 2017
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

These walled gardens are particularly fun. There's a lovely cafe and we happened to arrive on a day with a children's festival with balloons and a magic show. Fun for our littles. The gardens are well maintained and groomed. Trails are nearby for walking. A...very nice day trip.More

Date of visit: July 2017
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Located in the courtyard before entering the gardens this cafe offers cakes, drinks and much more. We had a drink and cake at a very reasonable price and service with a smile and really enjoyed it. Go to the gardens as well. They are free...to go in and there is also a huge array of plants for sale at great prices.More

Date of visit: June 2017
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  • Service: 4.5
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