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The Gandon Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My Daughter ate here with 35 friends after a football match. She said the food and service was very good and everyone enjoyed it. For such a big group the staff were able serve everyone. The girls had chicken and chips and thought it was lovely

1Thank RadioCork
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped of here as a comfort break half way though a 5 hr drive and could not be happier. Service was great, food was quick, beautifully cooked and really good portions (I couldn't finish mine). The price is great for what you get, will definitely call again if I'm in the area. Highly recommended!!

Thank lucinda p
Portarlington, Ireland
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Booked for Easter Sunday lunch on recommendation of a local. Service was swift, exceptionally friendly and helpful. The choice of all courses was superb without any hint of pretension. There was ample amount of space at each table and no feeling of being crowded or rushed. The dishes were beautifully presented and thoroughly delicious. Will be returning soon to sample...

Thank Peter Triona M
Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We availed of a Tea/Coffee stop on way to and from Dublin on the 21st March. When we arrived everything was in place to ensure that we enjoyed our stopover and availed of refreshments without undue delay. The refreshments provided were freshly prepared and all visitors were extremely impressed by the service provided. Linda and staff were extremely attentive to...

1Thank gerrymc127
Hornchurch, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I cannot describe it in mere words. It was close to a spiritual experience and almost brought my mother to tears! The food is all made in house and I can say as a trained chef to produce this level of food is not easy.

Thank Jonny H
County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We had a lunch with two families. Every dish was quite good. I really loved the mussels. The place was quite and there were other families as well. The staff was very helpful. They have offered candies at the end.

Thank yusufaytas
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We went to the gandon inn for a meal last weekend & it was absolutley beautiful from start to finish, the restaurant was lovely & busy not overly busy where we were, first we had de staters, der were 3 of us, the vegetable soup 1 of us had was delicious 2 of us had the barbecue chicken wings also...

Thank Imelda D
Castlebar, Ireland
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Staff were fantastic, very friendly and helpful. A few things in the bathroom need finishing off (changes to fixtures which need finishing), but overall it was excellent. Had bar bite and breakfast here, and again all food was excellent.

Thank Martin O
The_Gandon_Inn, Manager at The Gandon Inn, responded to this review

Hi Martin Thank you so much for your review, all feedback is gratefully appreciated. We are aware that some finishing touches are required in some of the bathrooms, we are in the process of refurbishing all rooms and it is currently a work in progess. We are almost there and hope to be finished very soon. I'm so glad you...

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for tea & scones on an outing to Dublin. What great friendly service. Very large scones. Nothing spared & very well prepared for a group. Highly recommend taking a break from the motorway to stop here

Thank Anne F
The_Gandon_Inn, Manager at The Gandon Inn, responded to this review

Hi Anne, thank you very much for taking the time to submit a review of your stopover. We are so glad you were happy with the service, we pride ourselves on the ability to make people feel comfortable, and in preparing for groups, large or small, everyone is welcome and appreciated. I've relayed your comments in relation to the scones...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Dropped in here for breakfast recently with the family and overall found it good. Staff were friendly and helpful and we were certainly full on exiting. My only qualm would be that the toast was served well before the cooked breakfasts and obviously had gone cold. We weren't asked or given the option either. So maybe that's something to bear...

Thank kevin f
The_Gandon_Inn, Manager at The Gandon Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit to our hotel, I'm glad you and your family were generally happy and full on leaving, your comments are gratefully accepted and your feedback in relation to the toast has been relayed to floor staff, and will be monitored more vigorously in future. I...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about The Gandon Inn

Address: Emo Court Demesne | Old Dublin/Cork N7 road, Portlaoise, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Laois > Portlaoise
Price Range: ₹ 3,553 - ₹ 7,881 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“We do not stay here as we are locals.”
LaoisFoodie, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Cannot answer as we only used the restaurant.”
pipeaggro, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“Sorry I have not stayed here.”
Howth2015, 20 Nov 2015 | Read review
“We didn't stay overnight so cannot comment”
912teresah, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Just come off Exit 15 on the M7 and its around 1km. Simple to find you wont regret it.”
123MartinL, 8 Mar 2014 | Read review
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