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The Park Cafe Bar

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Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub
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Midleton Park Hotel | Old Cork Road, Midleton, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I generally like going to the Park, whether it be for coffee or sometimes for tea and I think the staff are friendly, but our family (adults and kids) went there yesterday and had carvery and I was a bit disappointed. The carvery itself was nice and we got plenty of food, but I was very disappointed in having to... More 

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Thank Aishling77
Cork
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here twice both Jan & Feb this year. I really can't fault the staff or food but on both occasions unfortunately we found the bar area & seating area to be very dirty. We had our 11 month baby girl with us & we got a high chair, lucky we had wipes with us as the baby chairs... More 

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Thank Buddylove77
Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a lovely breakfast, set us up for the day. Fantastic choice and porridge especially cooked. Friendly and helpful staff. And a free daily newspaper also.

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Thank pauline419
Cork, Ireland
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I feel robbed and appalled at the low quality service we received. Please note that we did not stay at the hotel. We bought a voucher for "Homemade Afternoon Tea" on groupon, apparently 50% discount. we paid €15 for two people. My expectations where set quite high, considering this was a "4" star hotel and was originally costing 30e and... More 

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Paris, France
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Went here for an advertised event over the Christmas period. It was a total joke. Drinks all over the bar and the tables. Plastic cups only. Total incompetence. It was like a badly organized house party. Advertised 90s night but basically seemed to be an excuse to play bad dance music.

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Thank Seamus H
Galway, Ireland
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99 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Saturday afternoon, weekend before Christmas week. You'd think that the hotel might have expected to be busy with food & drink service - abysmal service. Two staff on that clearly weren't equipped to serve drinks, clear the bar counter or even clear the many used tables dotted around the bar area. I have visited this hotel/bar when it was owned... More 

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Thank Gonzo185
Kildare, Ireland
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117 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Visited here for a carvery lunch with the family. The queue was literally out the door! That speaks volumes for value for money and the quality of the food! Wonderful! Will be back.

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Thank L W
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Good carvery , but very small portions I have been here a few times we like it very much. But my husband always needs to go into Middleton for a scone etc to be fully satisfied otherwise recommend it don't go if your a big eater

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Thank Margaret O
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Fresh hot food served by excellent friendly staff. We were guests at the hotel and the Park Cafe Bar was our first port of call after we unpacked our bags. Great start to the weekend.

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Thank susanmreilly
Dublin, Ireland
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113 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Had the worst afternoon tea in this hotel, made the mistake of buying groupons to treat my family & was so embarrassed by what we got. Sandwiches with tough beef, hard scones with sour cream, pastries were cut up pieces of desserts they couldn't sell the night before. Obviously doing groupons to make money from leftover food. Absolutely appalling.

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Thank Rox09

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish, Bar, European, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Midleton Park Hotel | Old Cork Road, Midleton, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Midleton
  • This restaurant is at Midleton Park Hotel

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