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The Elm Tree

$$ - $$$Irish, European,
Glounthaune, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 435 1024
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Irish, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Glounthaune, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Felt unwelcome.. made wait 15 mins for a table in the cold hallway with an 8 week old baby in the pram RIDICULOUS ! Don't go there The restaurant was empty and the staff didn't want us there and we had no reason why this...More

Thank PAULC1993
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable family lunch for 2 adults and 2 x 11year olds. Good service, nice food at a busy restaurant which always seems to be able to deal with customers in a good way. Advance booking for dinner is advisable, but even without this, they...More

Thank Gerfitzp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food in a very comfortable relaxing atmosphere, extensive menu for both meat and vegetarians, and deserts good

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for meal this evening with my mum and boyfriend.. everything and I mean everything was excellent... the food was delightfully delicious and superbly presented. Compliments to all the staff whom we all felt were professional, attentive, efficient and interacted very nicely during the course...More

Thank teenie2405
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped for lunch (4Sep 2017). When we walked in at approximately 14:45 the place was not full and staff were very busy cleaning up. I said to my wife before we were seated lets go some place else as the staff...More

Thank crocker56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here serveral times.. The abiance and decore just get better. Me and my wife went here saturday night for dinner. We both got starters.. i got the black pudding salad(which was excellentđź‘Ť) and my wife got the chicken wings(they were good but she felt...More

Thank Irishpaddy12
TheElmTree1, Owner at The Elm Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, This is a very concise and fair review. I really appreciate that you took the time to post this and go into such detail. Thank you so much for the 'bravo'... very much appreciated. Warm regards, Derek

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to the Elm Tree so many times, it was our favourite restaurant for everything. We decided to go to celebrate our birthdays that fall together. We sat down and the staff were flocking around us to take our order which okay. When we...More

1  Thank Caoimhe M
TheElmTree1, Owner at The Elm Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there Caoimhe, Very sorry to read your review. Could you please contact me direct on derek@elmtree.ie or mobile 087 9967120. Thanking you, Derek

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by locals , and it was just wonderful. It was my son's birthday; he was given a candle in his dessert, and a serenade by the great guitar and piano duo. I didn't want to leave (and I mean that)--...More

Thank cromancoff
TheElmTree1, Owner at The Elm Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So happy to here that we managed to help you create some 'wonderful family memories'. This is what we aspire to achieve so it really reassures when we receive feedback like your own that say we do! Most appreciated. Warm regards, Derek

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We called into this lovely restaurant on Sunday 13/7/17 at 5. 30 pm . We were seated promptly and given our menu . The menu had a good selection on it . Our waitress took our order . We ordered a starter and main meal...More

Thank ewerbill
TheElmTree1, Owner at The Elm Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking your time to provide this great review. Very much appreciated. Delighted you enjoyed. Warm regards, Derek

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Great food, nice setting, with seating indoors and outdoors. The decor is quite modern and the food choice is good. An excellent location for an occasion/ celebration or flying visit. The service is quick and the staff are friendly. The toilets are spotless and the...More

Thank daithi0
TheElmTree1, Owner at The Elm Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful feedback. Most appreciated and delighted you enjoyed. Warm regards, Derek

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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Glounthaune, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 435 1024
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