The first half of 2021 has, despite COVID stresses and restrictions, had a positive side. We are thrilled to have been recognised and honoured on two prestigious travel lists, amongst some of the finest establishments in Ireland. The first being Conde Nast Traveller on 13th June 2021..
In Conde Nast Traveller (13 June 2021), Katharine Sohn featured us third in her article about the 11 The Most Beautiful Restaurants in Ireland. The other 10 restaurants were Pilgrims – Cork, The Green Barn – Kildare, Aimsir at The Cliff, Lyons – Kildare, Ballyfin – Laois, Inis Meain – Aran Islands, Cask – Cork, Lignum – Galway, Glovers Alley – Dublin, Ox – Belfast, The Merchant Hotel – Belfast.
“Buttercup yellow fills the drawing room of this family-run Georgian hotel known for its cooking school and unfussy comfort. Whether afternoon tea in the lush garden, drinks by the fire or a five-course supper in the dining room, everything is, naturally, of the utmost quality. Supper might kick off with Helvick oysters and mignonette sauce or a carrot and lemongrass soup before mains of pan-seared hake with chervil or braised Ballymaloe pork with root vegetables. Don’t skip the retro sweets trolley.”
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