Conservatory Restaurant at Marlfield House

The Ultimate Fine Dining Experience in Gorey, Wexford

The Conservatory Restaurant at Marlfield House is a unique fine dining experience in the South East of Ireland and has won multiple awards over the years, most recently awarded as Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year 2017, Best Hotel Restaurant 2015 and Best Customer Service Restaurant in Wexford & Leinster in 2014, 2012 and 2011.

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
053 942 1124

Conservatory Restaurant

OPENING HOURS

September to December

Friday and Saturday for Dinner & Sunday Lunch

Reservations essential

See all opening hours

Conservatory Restaurant Sample Menus (subject to change)

DINNER MENU

STARTER

Smoked Haddock & Leek Risotto

Scallop, Caper, Parsley (€5 supplement)

Glazed Pork Cheek

Celeriac, Apple, Sage

Ham Hock & Foie Gras Terrine

Walnuts, Apple, Sourdough (€5 supplement)

Toonsbridge Haloumi

Beetroot, Rocket, Thyme Crumble

Lemon Sole Goujon

Anchovy, Lemon, Dill

Braised Lamb Shoulder

Sweetbread, Wild Garlic, Barley (€5 supplement)

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MAIN

Fillet of Beef

Cheek, Carrot, Leek (€8 supplement)

Pan Fried Hake

Spinach, Chicken Skin Crisp, Oyster Mushroom

Grilled Turbot

White Bean, Crab, Gubeen Chorizo (€5 supplement)

Fregola

Butternut Squash, Goats Cheese, Almond

Guinea Fowl

Chicory, Prune, Polenta, Red Cabbage

Loin of Venison & Confit Leg Pithivier

Chestnut Mushroom, Juniper, Jus (€8 supplement)

All Main Courses served with Creamed Potato

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DESSERT

Glazed Lemon Tart

Meringue, Raspberry, Popping Candy

Chocolate Parfait

Peanut Brittle, Dates, Armangac

Vanilla & Rhubarb Cheesecake

Compote, Sorbet, Ginger

Rum Baba

Pineapple, Caramel, Raisin

Cheese Plate

Cashel Blue, Coolatin Cheddar, St Killian’s Brie, Chutney, Candied Nut (€5 supplement)

Tea/Coffee

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€45

Some of Marlfield House Suppliers

Chicken – Glynnvally Co. Cork

Fish & Shellfish – Duncannon Fish & Kilmore Quay, 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 & Monica Allen

* For allergen information please ask your server

LIBRARY LUNCH MENU

Friday – Sunday

12.30 – 5.30pm

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STARTER

Homemade Soup of the Day served with Brown Bread €9.00

Free Range Chicken, Avocado, Pine Nuts, Beetroot and Asparagus Salad served with Tarragon Aioli €10.50

Duncannon Smoked Salmon, Citrus Aioli, Caper & Dressed Leaves €12.50

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

Baked Smoked Salmon & Haddock Smokies with Carrot, Chives, Parmesan Herb Crust €10.50

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MAIN COURSE

Duncannon Smoked Salmon, Citrus Aioli, Caper & Dressed Leaves €18.00

Kilmore Quay Fish of the Day, Pan Fried with Lemon & Herb Butter, Skinny Fries & Side Salad €24.00

Sautéed Wild Mushrooms on Toast with Thyme Cream, White Wine, Poached Hens Egg, Dressed Leaves €15.00

Free Range Chicken, Avocado, Pine Nuts, Beetroot and Asparagus Salad served with Tarragon Aioli €16.50

Baked Smoked Salmon & Haddock Smokies with Carrot, Chives, Parmesan Herb Crust €16.50

Seared Rib Eye/ Fillet of Aged Wexford Beef, Garlic & Herb Butter, Dressed Green Salad, Skinny Fries, Garlic Aioli €30.00/ €38.00

O’Neill’s Pork Sausages, Mashed Potato, Crispy Onions, Jus €14.50

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SANDWICHES

Toasted Ham, Tomato & Cheese Sandwich with our House Chutney, Skinny Fries, Dressed Garden Leaves €11.50

Selection of Sandwiches including Chicken, Smoked Salmon, Honey Glazed Ham, Egg & Rocket €12.50

Ploughman’s Plate, Baked Loin of Ham, Cashel Blue Cheese, Spiced Pear Chutney, Roasted Walnuts, Cornichons, Dressed Garden Leaves €13.50

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

Home-made Biscuits, Shortbread and Chocolate Chip €3.00

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DESSERT

Dessert of the Day €9.00

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AFTERNOON TEA

Afternoon Tea from € 27 per person.

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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

Chicken – Glynnvally Co. Cork

Fish & Shellfish – Duncannon Fish & Kilmore Quay, 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 & Monica 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

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

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

BUFFET

We invite you to help yourself to any of the following:

Selection of Irish and local Artisan Cheeses

Baked Loin of Ham with Mustard and Honey Glaze

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

Prunes Marinated in Orchard Fruit Tea

Locally produced Killowen Natural Yogurt

Compote of Wexford Berries

Stewed Apple and Rhubarb

Pears Poached in Cinnamon

Homemade Breads, Scones & Homemade Preserves

Cereals, Nuts, Bran, Wheat Germ

We have a wide selection of Teas & Coffee available, please ask your waiter

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

We would kindly ask our staying guest to reserve a table for dinner at reception and to let us know if you are not dining with us.

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FROM THE KITCHEN

As we prepare everything to order a short delay may sometimes be inevitable.

Oatmeal Porridge served plain or with Cinnamon, Flaked Almonds, Vanilla Cream

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, Baked Ham or
Smoked Salmon on Toasted Muffin, Hollandaise Sauce

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

Scrambled Free Range Eggs with local Smoked Salmon served on Toast

Creamy Mushrooms on Toast served with Sautéed Spinach & Poached Free-Range Eggs

Tomato, Mushroom, Bacon & Cheddar Cheese Omelette or an Omelette of your choice

French Toast with Maple Syrup & Crispy Bacon or Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese, Chives & Lemon

Pancakes with Berry Compote & Maple Syrup or Lemon Juice & Sugar

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Percolated Coffee or Specialty Coffee & Selection of Teas – please ask server for our tea & coffee menu

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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 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

If you are staying this evening and wish to dine with us we would ask you to reserve a table for dinner at 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

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