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Restaurant Review - The Duck at Marlfield House

Restaurant Review - The Duck at Marlfield House

Wednesday 03 August 2022

The sun wasn’t exactly splitting the treetops a few Saturdays ago as we drove through the gates of Marlfield House in Gorey, Co Wexford. I was on my way from the sunny south-east with my friend Rena, and a spot of light lunch at Marlfield’s more casual option, The Duck Terrace Restaurant, seemed a good idea.

Founded by Mary Bowe some 40 or so years ago, the plush Marlfield House, set on gorgeous gardens and grounds, has long been a popular spot for weekends, weddings and occasions. I remember staying there way back when they had a Siamese cat roaming around and, of course, being a lifelong Siamese cat aficionado, I’ve always loved the fact that it’s pet friendly. On this visit, in fact, I met two very proud people arriving for lunch carrying Binky, a perky Jack Russell, who’d recently celebrated his 18th birthday with a party — cake and all!

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First Published In The Sunday Independent