IRELAND - NEW IRISH CUISINE
Base for superstar chef Kevin Thornton. Creative haute cuisine in an elegant venue.
Cliff Townhouse, Dublin
The House Restaurant, Cliff House Hotel, Ardmore, Co. Waterford
Experimental chef Martijn Kajuiter`s twin ventures are the most exciting places to eat in Ireland.
The Tannery, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.
Flamboyant owner-chef Paul Flynn applies foodie trends to well-sourced Irish produce in an attractive warehouse space.
Ballymaloe House, Shanagarry, Co. Cork.
Ireland`s most famous country house hotel pioneered the use of fresh local produce. Book for Sunday buffet lunch.
Gregans Castle, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare.
Discreet, understated Georgian country mansion overlooking Galway Bay with an outstanding chef.
La Fougère, Knockranny House Hotel, Westport, Co. Mayo.
Seamus Commons, probably the best chef in Ireland, presides over this spacious, relaxed hotel restaurant with great views.
McNean House and Restaurant, Blacklion, Co. Cavan.
A successful TV series and cookbook have not distracted young Neven Maguire from his main job as chef in his family`s business. Worth the detour!
Deanes Restaurant, Belfast.
Chef Michael Deane combines sophistication with modernism.