Ireland has long been known for it’s friendly locals, breathtaking scenery and challenging links golf courses. But in more recent times there has been a focus on the food and restaurant market. Using local producers and “Farm to Table” method, Ireland is fast making a name for itself in the food world. This year 30 Irish Pubs were listed in the Michelin’s “Eating Out in Pubs” Guide. Here are some of our favorites:
Wild Honey Inn, Lisdoonvarna. The Wild Honey Inn only use ingredients from a single-source and produced on The Burren wherever possible. They build their dishes around the seasons and include wild seasonal game, salad greens and vegetables along with wild fish, shellfish and organically farmed salmon.
The Bulman, Kinsale. The Bulman Bar is located on the outskirts of Kinsale, overlooking the harbour. It is steeped in tradition, character and history. It offers it’s customers the best locally sourced produce it can.
Bull and Ram, Ballynahinch. The Bull & Ram is situated in a Listed Edwardian butcher’s Shop and serves the best in local award-winning meat and fresh, season County Down produce. Sunday’s are reserved for Roast Beef and Lamb and is recognised as one of the best around.
The Chop House, Dublin 4. The Chop House is famed for it’s “Meat Board” which showcases cuts such as Ribeye, Fillet, Sirloin and Porterhouse. Along with fresh fish and seafood from local fishmonger.
Moran’s Oyster Cottage, Kilcolgan. Moran’s Oyster Cottage dates back almost 300 years. Moran’s is run by Michael Moran, the seventh generation of the Moran family in the business. It is renowned for its excellent seafood and is open all year round.
The Tavern, Murrisk. The Tavern is known for it extensive menu. Choosing a dish proves quite a challenge. The Wild Atlantic Way is well represented here, with fresh Atlantic fish and plenty of produce from the ever-growing number of local producers