Food & Drink

Breakfast, Sunday Brunch, Family Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Sunday Dinner, Late Supper and Snacks in between – On the Rocks, Freshly Squeezed, Pulled, Poured, Shaken but not Stirred.  Some of the highlights of your trip will be the food and drink enjoyed - all the more so because it is sourced and produced in a responsible way.

All of our listed Cafes, Restaurants, Farmers Markets, Bars and Pubs actively implement environmental policies that include good practice to minimise food waste and very importantly source local, seasonal and sustainable ingredients. Some go a step further and work with local groups and schools to encourage healthy eating and teach cooking skills.

Choosing green tastes so good! Wherever you go ask whoever is serving you food - where does it come from? In Ireland this is known as the "Just Ask" practice promoted by Bord Bia (Irish Food Board) to encourage customers to find out the provenance of the foods they eat and to encourage restaurants, etc, to use Irish provenance food and beverages.

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Moorings Guesthouse and Restaurant

What makes us different is our commitment to making sure that everyone who stays with us has a really great time, whether they're staying with us in the Moorings for a relaxing break or before going to Skelligs, having a meal with their friends and family in the restaurant, or have just popped into the bar for a quick bite and a chat by the fire.

Ballinahown Tea Rooms

Sit back, relax and enjoy homecooking at the Ballinahown Teas in the award winnign Tidy Towns village in Co. Westmeath.

Kealys Seafood Restaurant

Kealys Seafood Bar has been family run since its inception in 1989, the year that James and Tricia Kealy, with young family in tow, returned to his childhood home in Greencastle, together transforming it from the pub his parents had run into the perfect site to put into practice all they had learned from their years working in the cooking and hospitality industry.

The Beach House Restaurant

Sitting right on the edge of Lough Swilly, practically in the water, the award winning Beach House is a delightful treasure & with spectacular views over Lough Swilly an enchanting & romantic destination

Kilshanny House

We are a family run olde worlde Village Inn set in the Burren/Geopark in North Clare. We specialise in fresh fish, local produce, home baking and fine dining by candlelight. This house is renowned for its great Guinness, freshly ground coffee and warm welcome.

Castle Inn Restaurant

The Castle Inn is located on the idyllic shores of Lough Foyle, within two minutes walking distance of Greencastle village and fishing port. The Car ferry leaves Greencastle to Milligan means that attractions such as the Giants Causeway and Bushmills Distillery are within easy reach.

Sheedys Country House Hotel and Restaurant

We are a long established family run business that offers comfortable 4 star hotel accommodation and service with quality food in their award winning Restaurant.

The Red Door Country House and Restaurant

Renowned for our 4 star accommodation, fine dining and breathtaking views, The Red Door Country House is nestled on a 4 acre site overlooking Lough Swilly in Inishowen, Co. Donegal in the North West of Ireland

Carlow Farmers Market

The market is held every Saturday morning between 9am and 2pm in the Potato Market, Carlow town, a central shopping area. Today the Market comprises of 14 specialty food producers who come together weekly to sell their locally produced food and other seasonal products.

Ballyvaughan Farmers Market

Open every Saturday 10am-2pm with a fantastic range of locally produced foods for you to buy for later - or eat on the spot!

Ennis Farmers Market

Welcome to the Ennis Farmers’ Market where you will find the best local ingredients from local producers. Rain, hail or sun shine, our market opens at 8am til 2pm every Friday at the Upper Market Car Park.

Ananda

Ananda needs little introduction. This Dublin restaurant has done much to raise the profile of Indian food in Ireland. Head Chef Sunil Ghai is multi-award-winning. His cooking is renowned and applauded by all who love a his exquisite interpretation and presentation of the cuisine of a far away land.

Brasserie Le Pont

Dublin city centre is known for it’s vibrant buzz of pavement cafés and snazzy restaurants. Brasserie Le Pont is one of the latter. Set in the lower courtyard level of a beautiful Georgian House, this chic dining room has the best of Irish to offer it’s customers. Served in French style, since France is the inspiration behind the dream.

Cavistons Seafood Restaurant

Caviston's is a landmark and a benchmark. Everyone knows this seafood restaurant in the heart of one of Dublin's trendiest neighbourhoods. Such is the popularity of Peter Caviston's Seafood Restaurant and neighbouring Food emporium.

Chez Emily

Chez Emily incorporates a lovely shop and cafe - both serving chocolates made in the separate production kitchen, all at the home of Ferdinand and Helena. Light flooded and chic, the cafe is a lovely place to sit and relax after browsing all the shelves of chocolate creations. Ariosa Coffee hand roasted in nearby Ashbourne is served alongside a range of teas and soft drinks.

Dunne andn Crescenzi

The authentic Italian menu combines best Irish fresh meats and local organic vegetables with the precious ingredients of Italy. With a constant buzz waiters and waitresses come with good looks as standard and an enthusiasm for the food and wine they serve. A real gem.

Essence Bistro

What really comes across at Essence is Robbie’s total passion and enthusiasm for the ingredients of Ireland, and the simplest ways of presenting them. Together with his mindful eye to affordable dining, and a sassy space in which to showcase that, we reckon Robbie Burns’ Essence is only set to rise as a benchmark dining room for others to follow.

Francesca Restaurant

Situated in Brooks Hote, the a la carte Francesca Restaurant is cleverly situated at the rear of the building away from the bustling street, a little sanctuary all of its own. As with all Good Food Ireland Approved Providers, Chef Patrick McLarnon is passionate about his sourcing and the menu reads like a lexicon of Irish artisan producers. .

Gilroy's Restaurant

Right on the very top floor of the Guinness brewery sits The Storehouse, a magnificent industrial space with sweeping views of the city and some stunning, architectural features to be treasured and protected. It is here that the café and restaurant is located and it is only fitting that the history, iconic view and iconic product are all honoured with food and drink to match the status and significance of such a destination.

Honest to Goodness Cafe and Bakery

“At HONEST we’re very clear about food - with a few totally natural ingredients & without preservatives we, can make bread that is simply delicious - and baked right here all day! We want to give you good food that tastes great in a place you can enjoy. We want you leaving HONEST feeling well fed and happy, this means being generous not just in portions but in the way we treat people”

Juno's Cafe Bistro

Juno's Cafe is a little haven for food lovers. It's simple outside appearance belies what goes on here. The list of suppliers in the window may give a clue. Juno's is committed to serving good local food and at great prices throughout the day.

Farmgate Restaurant and Food Store

The Farmgate bakery, situated at the front of the store, starts production very early every morning in order to fill the cake cabinet and dining room dessert table with a fabulous array of cakes, tarts, scones and teabracks, and also to stock the bread basket in the shop with fantastic fresh baked crusty bread.

Connemara Smokehouse and Visitor Centre

Situated on the water's edge at Bunowen Pier, in the heart of Connemara and between Roundstone and Clifden, the Connemara Smokehouse has an enviable position, with exceptional views of the Twelve Bens mountain range and the castle of Connaught's historic Pirate Queen, Grainne Mhoal.

Enjoy... from White Gables

The village of Moycullen, just outside Galway, is home to White Gables restaurant. Ann and Kevin Dunne opened here in 1991 and since then, have very firmly established themselves on the culinary destination map. In 2009 Enjoy...from White Gables was born. A pretty as a picture food shop offering customers the choice of enjoying White Gables delicious food at home.

Foxford Woolen Mills Cafe and Foodhall

Foxford Woollen Mills and visitor centre charts the progress of weaving in village of Foxford over centuries. A visitor tour includes the viewing gallery overlooking the working loom area downstairs, which gives a real insight into the practices of days gone by, along with a talk on the history of the mill. Upstairs, a smart cafe and shop provides a place of refreshment, indulgence and of course, an insight into the operation of the other areas of the mill via photographs and artefacts. Kathleen Lally is Head Chef, and besides stocking the very appetising cafe buffet daily, she also makes a range of Foxford's own label artisan specialities for the shop.

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