Conservatory Restaurant at Marlfield House

The Ultimate Fine Dining Experience in Gorey, Wexford

As part of the reopening of the Marlfield House Hotel on 8th July 2020, Conservatory Restaurant will be reserved exclusively for residents until further notice.

The cuisine at the Conservatory Restaurant is best described as classical with French and Mediterranean influence. Dining in the flower filled Turner style conservatory overlooking the garden with its frescoed walls and sparking silver is a truly memorable experience. Much of the ingredients are grown in our extensive kitchen gardens with vegetables, herbs and fruits gathered daily and prepared with care by our team of chefs. Local produce including Wexford beef and lamb, Dunmore East fish and Irish cheeses all feature strongly on our daily menus. The impeccable quality and ambience of the restaurant consistently earns The Conservatory Restaurant at Marlfield House its place among Ireland’s finest dining experiences.

Our seasonal five course dinner is served from 6 to 9pm. And the traditional Sunday lunch menu featuring Kilmore Quay crab, Dublin Bay prawns, roast fillet of Wexford beef, Black Sole to mention a few specialties is served every Sunday from 12.30 to 15.00 pm. Click on the particular menu below for sample menu.

Morning tea, coffee, lunch, afternoon tea are served in the drawing room, garden or conservatory. Reservations are necessary

Conservatory Restaurant Sample Menus (subject to change)

DINNER MENU

Amuse Bouche

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Kilmore Quay crab salad

Garden Baby beets pickled & pureed , radish & rocket

Confit Chicken, Pistachio & Apricot Terrine,

Tarragon creme fraiche, toasted croutes

Pan seared Kilmore quay scallops

Risotto of orzo, smoked haddock, leek & pea, preserved lemon & dill

Chicken Liver Parfait

Toasted brioche, pear and apple chutney, raspberry vinaigrette dressed salad)

Toons Bridge buffalo creamy Burrata

Garden courgette & tomato, basil salsa verde

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Garden salad & fine bean salad, Dijon French dressing

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Roast Kilmore Monkfish

Mussels, spinach, butter beans, lemon grass, curry cream

Seared Wexford Fillet of Beef

Wilted Spinach, baby carrot & leek, bearnaise, red wine jus

Roast Breast of Guinea Fowl

Velouté of pancetta, tarragon, oyster mushroom, wilted summer cabbage

Parsley Crust Rack of Slaney Valley lamb

Summer Garden Ratatouille, kalamata olive, tomato, oregano, pan jus

Fillet of Kilmore turbot

Crab, courgette, chervil beurre blanc

Open ravioli of Mediterranean vegetable, Romanesco sauce

Asparagus, truffle oil & parmesan

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DESSERTS

Vanilla yogurt panna cotta

Baked Marlfield Pink Rhubarb, short bread biscuit

Strawberry short bread

Black currant sorbet

Classic Lemon tart

pistachio Ice Cream & Raspberries

Chocolate fondant

Salted caramel ice-cream

Irish artisan cheese plate

Cashel Blue, Gubeen, Clonattin Cheddar, biscuits & chutney

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Coffee & petit fours

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After dinner cocktails, liqueurs, brandies and port, please ask your waiter for the Digestif Menu

Dessert wine Muscat Beaumes de Venise €13.00 per glass

As all of our dishes are prepared to order, a short delay between courses is sometimes inevitable. If you would like something more simply prepared, we would be happy to do that for you.

Our fish is from Duncannon Fish in Wexford & Kilmore Quay, our meats are all from County Wexford & supplied by Slaney Valley. Bacon is from O’Neills of Wexford, vegetables and herbs are from our garden, Cullens & Keelings. Berries are from Green’s Berry Farm in Gorey & dairy is from Killowen Farm & Wexford Creamery. Many vegetables, fruits and herbs are grown in our kitchen garden. We use our own & our neighbours, Samuel & Maurice Allen’s free-range eggs.

Price €64.00

Guests are respectfully asked to ensure their mobile phones are switched off while in the public rooms.

* For allergen information please ask your server

LIBRARY LUNCH MENU

1pm– 4pm

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Summer Salad, Avocado, tomato, basil, kalamata olives, pine nuts & parmesan €10.50/ €15.50

Duncannon Smoked Salmon, Beetroot, Radish Caper & Garden Leaves €12.50/ €17.50

Mushrooms Sautéed with Thyme Cream & White Wine on Toast, Poached Hens Egg, Dressed Leaves €11.50/ €16.50

Creamy Smoked Salmon & Haddock Smokies, Carrot, Chives, Parmesan Herb Crust €10.50/ €16.50

Homemade Soup of the Day served with homemade Brown Bread €9.00

Skinny Fries, Parmesan, Garlic Aioli €6.50

Toasted Ham, Tomato & Cheese Sandwich, House Chutney, Fries, Dressed, Leaves €11.50

Selection of Sandwiches, Smoked Salmon, Baked Ham, Egg & Chive, vintage Cheddar €11.50

Ploughman’s Plate, Baked Loin of Ham, Cashel Blue Cheese, Pear Chutney, Roasted Walnuts, Cornichons, Dressed Leaves, Brown Bread €14.50

Salted Caramel Ice Cream & Wexford Summer Berries €8.50

Chocolate Mousse, Wexford Raspberries €8.50

Home-made Buttermilk Scones with Berry Compote & Whipped Cream €6.00

Home-made Cookies, Shortbread and Chocolate Chip €3.00

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As all our dishes are prepared to order, a short delay between courses is sometimes inevitable. If you would like something more simply prepared, we would be happy to do that for you.

 

Some of Marlfield House Suppliers

Meats– Slaney Valley, Co. Wexford; Fish & Shellfish – Duncannon Fish & Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford; Pork Belly – O’Neill’s, Co. Wexford; Vegetables – our Garden & Cullen’s & Keeling’s, Co Wexford; Strawberry – Green Berry from Gorey; Dairy – Killowen Farm & Wexford Creamery; Free Range Eggs – our neighbours Samuel & Maurice Allen

Guests are respectfully asked to ensure their mobile phones are on silent while in the public rooms.

For allergen information please ask your server

SUNDAY LUNCH MENU (Currently unavailable)

STARTER

Pan Seared Scallops Smoked Haddock, Garden Leek, Orzo Pasta, Peas, Sauce Vierge

Confit Duck Leg Parsnip Puree, White Bean, Pear & Apple Cassoulet, Thyme Jus

Ham Hock Terrine Crispy Brioche, Pickled Carrot, Shallot, Tarragon Aioli, Dressed Leaves

Potato & Leek Soup Horseradish & Dill Cream

Home Cured Salmon Gravlax Dressed Beetroot, Garden Leaves, Pickled Cucumber, Lime & Coriander Aioli

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MAIN COURSE

Oven Roasted Rump of Slaney Lamb Spiced Tomato Puree, Sauté Asparagus Spear,
Black Olive Tomato Mint Salsa, Thyme Jus

Roasted Guinea Fowl Supreme Creamed Cabbage Pancetta, Baby Carrot, Aubergine Caviar, Thyme Jus

Roasted Wexford Beef Garden Kale, Green Beans, Carrot Puree, Pearl Onion Jus
(Served Medium Rare)

Open Ravioli of Mediterranean Vegetables Herbs de Provence & ragout of Roma tomato

Baked Kilmore Quay Turbot Braised Fennel, Spinach, White Bean Puree, Fennell Hollandaise & Tomato Caper Salsa

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DESSERT

Bread & Butter Pudding Rum & Raisin Ice-cream
(Please Allow 10 Minutes)

Raspberry & Apple Crumble Honeycomb Ice-Cream

Hazelnut & Chocolate Marquise Sesame Seed Tuille, Spiced Orange Segments, Salted Caramel Ice Cream

Cheese Plate Cashel Blue, Whiskey Cheddar, St Killian’s Brie, Chutney, Candied Nuts

Vanilla Yoghurt Panacotta Confit Garden Rhubarb, Shortbread Biscuit

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TEA / COFFEE

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€40

As all our dishes are prepared to order, a short delay between courses is sometimes inevitable. If you would like something more simply prepared, we would be happy to do that for you.

Some herbs and vegetables are from our kitchen garden. Chutneys and preserves are made from surplus autumn garden produce. Our fish & shellfish is from Duncannon Fish & Kilmore Quay in Co. Wexford. The meats are all from Wexford & supplied by Slaney Valley and O’Neills of Wexford. Vegetables and herbs are from the Garden, Cullen’s & Keeling’s in Co Wexford. Strawberries from Green’s Berry Farm in Gorey. Dairy is from Killowen Farm & Wexford Creamery. Free Range Eggs are from our neighbours Samuel & Maurice Allen’s happy hens. Irish artisan cheeses both local and national.

Guests are respectfully asked to ensure their mobile phones are on silent while in the public rooms.

For allergen information please ask your server

KIDS MENU (Currently unavailable)

STARTER

Soup of the Day

Galia Melon & Selection of Berries

Fruit Salad

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MAIN COURSE

Roast Beef with Veg & Mash or Fries

Tempura of Haddock, Peas & Chips

Roast Chicken Breast with Veg & Mash or Fries

Homemade Bolognese with Pasta & Parmesan

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DESSERT

Selection of Ice-cream & Chocolate Sauce

Dessert of the Day

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DRINKS

Orange, Cranberry, Grapefruit or Apple Juice

Enjoy Two Courses of €15 or Three Courses for €20 (drinks inlcuded)

BREAKFAST MENU

Choice of Juices: Fresh Orange, Fresh Grapefruit, Cranberry Juice, Prune Juice
Ballycross Apple Juice

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Killowen Natural Yogurt, Maple Syrup, banana, Marlfield Granola

Fresh Wexford Berries, Honey, Natural Yogurt, Marlfield Granola

Poached Garden Pink Rhubarb, Natural Yogurt, Marlfield Granola

Cereal -Homemade Granola, All Bran, Cornflakes

Chilled Soya, Almond, Rice, Milk on request

Oatmeal Porridge Made With Milk, Water, Soya or Almond Milk, Honey or Maple Syrup

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Basket of Homemade Brown Bread, Scones, Toast, Homemade Preserves

Selection of Barista Coffees, Percolated Coffee, Breakfast Loose Leaf Tea

To Select From Our Top Grade, Fragrant & Bespoke Teas, Please Ask For The House of Tea Menu

If you are travelling today, please ask at reception if you would like a takeaway juice or coffee. You can also purchase homemade Bread, Scones, Marmalade, Chutneys & Jams at reception

Please see reception for information on trails, excursions, activities & daytrips.

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FROM THE KITCHEN

Marlfield House Full Irish Breakfast

Free Range Eggs– as you like them poached, boiled, fried or scrambled With local Crispy Bacon & Sausages, Sautéed Mushrooms, Tomato, Black & White Pudding

Eggs Benedict

Double Poached Free-Range Eggs with Baked Ham, Smoked Salmon or Spinach on Toasted Muffin, Hollandaise Sauce

Double Poached

Free-Range Eggs with Avocado on Toasted Sourdough Bread, Virgin Olive Oil, Vine Tomatoes

Scrambled Free Range Eggs

with Duncannon Smoked Salmon on Toast

Creamy Mushrooms on Toast

Sautéed Spinach & Poached Free-Range Eggs

Omelette

Tomato, Chive, Mushroom, Bacon & Cheddar or of your choice

French Toast

With Maple Syrup & Crispy Bacon

Pancakes

Traditional Pancakes with Bacon & Maple Syrup or Lemon & Sugar

Cheese Plate & Baked Loin of Ham

Selection of local Artisan Cheese, Baked Ham, House Chutneys

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For menu allergen information please ask your server

As each dish is prepared to order a short delay may sometimes be inevitable.

Guests are respectfully asked to ensure their mobile phones are switched off while in the public rooms

Our Suppliers: Free Range Eggs – from our neighbours Samuel & Maurice Allen; Dairy – Killowen Farm Co. Wexford & Wexford Creamery; Vegetables – our Garden & Cullen’s, Co. Wexford; Sausages, Bacon & Pudding – O’Neills, Co. Wexford; Smoked Salmon – Duncannon, Co. Wexford; Jams, Marmalades, Compotes, Chutneys & Bread are made in the house; some of the Fruits & all of the Rhubarb is from our Kitchen Garden; Summer Berries from Greens Berry, Gorey

If you are staying this evening and wish to dine with us we would ask you to reserve a table for dinner at the reception. Likewise, if you are not dining with us we would ask you to let us know so that we may use the table for other guests.

TEA & COFFEE MENU

BLACK TEAS

Black teas contain the highest amount of caffeine but they are also rich in antioxidants.

Assam Dikom FTGFOP, India
Characteristical malty notes of high quality Assam.

Darjeeling FTGFOP Kalej Valley, India
Typical muscatel flavour. Excellent afternoon tea.

Earl Grey Blue Flower
Classic black tea flavoured with the essence of the bergamot fruit (fruity-citrus aroma).

Lapsang Souchong, China
Intense, rich smoky flavour – a traditional classic for the afternoon.

Decaf Ceylon OP, Sri Lanka
Mild and aromatic taste.

GREEN & WHITE TEAS

The green leaves are roasted or steamed to stop the oxidation. All green teas contain caffeine (less than black tea) and are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants.

Mao Feng, China
Mello, refreshing and subtle with a slight nutty, grassy-fruity note.

Green Spring
Sencha green tea – strawberries and the red currants give a fresh and fruity flavour.

White Grapefruit, China
Wonderful light and fragrant citrus taste (aloe Vera, orange, yellow rose and natural grapefruit aroma).

HERBAL TEAS

Herbal and Rooibos teas do not contain any caffeine.

Rooibos Nature, South Africa
Made from local bush and contains a lot of minerals and vitamin C. Sweet-earth character.

Peppermint
Contains natural menthol which gives this tea typical freshness.

Camomile
Pure whole camomile blossoms.

Bad Weather, Herbal Mix
The anise-honey flavoured tea pure herbal tea. Leave

FRUIT TEAS

Fruity Ginger
Mild, apple/pear based fruit infusion. Slightly sweet flavours of passion fruit and ginger.

Wild Cherry
Ruby red infusion with the fruity flavour of ripe cherries, hibiscus, apple and hawthorn

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COFFEE SELECTION

Percolated Coffee

Americano

Decaf Americano

Caffé Latte

Cappuccino

Esspresso Single/Double

Espresso Macchiato

Caffé Mocha

Flat White

AFTERNOON TEA (Currently unavailable)

Afternoon Tea Menu

Served 12.30pm to 3.30pm Friday to Sunday

Reservations necessary to avoid disappointment

 

Sandwiches

Honey Glazed Ham with Pear Chutney on Wholegrain Brown Bread

Smoked Salmon with Cucumber and Horseradish Cream on Homemade Brown Soda Bread

Free Range Chicken with Herbs and Aioli on a Toasted Waterford Blaa

Free Range Egg Salad with Rocket on White Bread

 

Desserts

Homemade Scones dusted with Cinnamon and Sugar served with Butter, Fresh Cream and Marlfield Berry Jam

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Vanilla & Yogurt Panna Cotta

Glazed Lemon Tart

Chocolate Opera Cake

Pear Frangipane Finger

 

Tea Selection

Black Teas

Black teas contain the highest amount of caffeine but they are also rich in antioxidants.

Assam Dikom FTGFOP, India
Characteristical malty notes of high quality Assam.

Darjeeling, FTGFOP Kalej Valley, India
Typical muscatel flavour. Excellent afternoon tea.

Earl Grey Blue Flower
Classic black tea flavoured with the essence of the bergamot fruit (fruity-citrus aroma).

Lapsang Souchong, China
Intense, rich smoky flavour – a traditional classic for the afternoon.

Decaf Ceylon OP, Sri Lanka
Mild and aromatic taste.

 

Green & White Teas

The green leaves are roasted or steamed to stop the oxidation. All green teas contain caffeine (less than black tea) and are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants.

Mao Feng, China
Mello, refreshing and subtle with a slight nutty, grassy-fruity note.

Green Spring
Sencha green tea – strawberries and the red currants give a fresh and fruity flavour.

White Grapefruit, China
Wonderful light and fragrant citrus taste (Aloe vera, orange, yellow rose and natural grapefruit aroma).

 

Herbal Teas

Herbal and Rooibos teas do not contain any caffeine.

Rooibos Nature, South Africa
Made from local bush and contains a lot of minerals and vitamin C. Sweet-earth character.

Peppermint
Contains natural menthol which gives this tea typical freshness.

Camomile
Pure whole camomile blossoms.

Bad Weather, Herbal Mix
The anise-honey flavoured pure herbal tea.

 

Fruit Teas

Fruity Ginger
Mild, apple/pear-based fruit infusion. Slightly sweet flavours of passion fruit and ginger.

Wild Cherry
Ruby red infusion with the fruity flavour of ripe cherries, hibiscus, apple and hawthorn.

 

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Afternoon Tea €27

With a Glass of Prosecco €35

With a Glass of Champagne €42

 

Glass of Prosecco €9

Glass of Spumante €11

Glass of Champagne €16