Ireland is an island in North Atlantic. It is the second largest Island in Great Britain, the third largest in Europe, and the twentieth on the earth. Ireland is separated from Great Britain by the North Channel from the east, the Irish Sea and St George’s Channel. The Irish people focus on its local meat, seafood and poultry product in their food. The coastal waters, inland lakes and rivers give good opportunity to have a trove of fresh fish that include trout, salmon, mussels, lobster, oysters and many more. Cookery schools are spread all over the country to give classes on special professional training. These courses are run by enthusiastic chefs in rural restaurant. You will find many good restaurants in Ireland. Some of them are listed below.
10 ) Fishy Fishy
Fishy Fishy is located at Crowleys Quay,Kinsale,County Cork, Ireland. It is a simple restaurant that serves locally caught seafood that gives an outstanding taste. The other offerings are Irish, European and soups with gluten free options. The surrounding is good for business meetings, local cuisine and for special occasions. The restaurant serves seven days a week within the timing of 12 – 9PM.
9 ) The Quays Irish Restaurant
The Quays Irish Restaurant is located at 12 Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland. The restaurant offers classic Irish dishes like chowder, boxty cake and sews in its down-to-earth dining room. The meal is served at brunch, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Overall surrounding is good for families with children and for special occasions. The restaurant serves seven days a week within the timing of 12 – 10:30PM.
8 ) The Cornstore Restaurant
The Cornstore Restaurant is located at 40A Cornmarket St, Centre, Cork, Ireland. This is an upscale restaurant that specializes in locally sourced seafood, steaks and cocktails. The restaurant offerings are comprised of the lunch menu, corporate menu, main menu, kids menu, cocktail menu, wine menu, Sunday lunch menu, Christmas menu and dessert menu. The restaurant serves seven days a week. From Monday to Thursday, the time is 12 – 3PM, 5 – 9:30PM, Friday and Saturday timing is 12PM – 3AM. The operating hours on Sunday is 1 – 4PM, 5 – 9PM.
7 ) Greenes Restaurant
Greenes Restaurant is located in Greenes Restaurant, 48 MacCurtain Street, Cork City, Co. Cork, Ireland. The restaurant serves upscale global cuisine in its stylish and converted 18th century warehouse with high ceilings. The restaurant was crowned with Restaurant of the Year 2016 by Food and Wine Magazine. The restaurant serves a variety of starters, main courses, desserts, tea and coffee. Seared fillet of hakes, free range English market chicken, feather blade of Hereford beef and pan fried sea bream are some of the dishes offered in its main menu. Monday timing is 5:30 – 9PM. The restaurant serves from 5:30 to 9:30PM on Tuesday and Wednesday, on Thursday 12:30AM -2:30PM, 5:30 – 9:30PM, on Friday and Saturday 12:30AM – 2:30PM, 5:30 – 10PM. However, on Sunday, the restaurant operating hours are 12:30AM – 2:30PM, 5:30 – 9PM.
6 ) Kai Cafe and Restaurant
Kai Cafe and restaurant is located at 20 Sea Rd, Galway, Ireland. The restaurant offers organic European dishes in its bright and colorful setting. The menu changes very frequently and depends on what is available fresh and in sock from local suppliers. Roscommon hogger & harissa + yoghurt, monkfish + sea spaghetti + cockles + broth and Quinoa cakes + ricotta + salisfy + yoghurt are some of the offerings for supper. The restaurant serves seven days a week. From Monday to Friday, the timing is 9 :30AM – 3PM, 6:30 – 10:30PM. Saturday timing is 10:30AM – 3PM, 6:30 – 10:30PM. However, the timing on Sunday is 12 – 3PM, 6:30 – 10:30PM.
5 ) Dax Restaurant
Dax Restaurant is located at 23 Pembroke Street Upper, Dublin 2, Ireland. The restaurant has popularity because of its gourmet dining and French wines. The restaurant has good quality and has been awarded as Best restaurant in Dublin in 2014 and nominated as best restaurant Ireland for the past three years in Food & wine Magazine restaurant of the Year Awards. Magret of Duck glazed with honey & spices, fillet of sea bass and Irish fillet of beef are some of the offerings from its main menu apart from starters and desserts. The restaurant serves five days a week. From Tuesday to Friday, timing is 12:30 – 2:15PM, 6 – 10:30PM. However Saturday time is 6:30 – 10:30PM.
4 ) Bunsen
Bunsen is located at 36 Wexford St, Dublin 2, Ireland. The restaurant is compact eatery that offers a menu of burgers with extra toppings and choice of fries. The restaurant always uses fresh ingredients to make the best burgers. For this, the restaurant has links with suppliers for fresh and quality vegetables especially tomatoes. You can have Hamburger and cheeseburger with topping options of onion, lettuce, tomato, ketchup, mustard and mayo. For drinks, you can have soda, milkshake and beers. The restaurant serves seven days a week. From Monday to Wednesday, the timing is 12 – 9:30PM. From Thursday to Saturday, the operating hours are 12 – 10:30PM. However, Sunday timing is 1 – 9:30PM.
3 ) Aniar Restaurant & Boutique Cookery School
Aniar Restaurant & Boutique Cookery School is located at 53 Lower Dominick Street, Galway, Ireland. It is one of the best places to have a farm-to-plate creative Irish dishes and many wines in its bright and homey interior setting. Rabbit, samphire, Oca, monk, sea buckthorn, parsley, apple, buttermilk, raspberry, hazelnut and radish nettle curd are some of the offerings from its main menu. The restaurant serves five days a week. From Tuesday to Thursday, the timing is 6 – 10OM, the time on Friday and Saturday is 5:30 – 10PM.
2 ) Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud
Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud is located at 21 Upper Merrion St, Dublin, Ireland. The restaurant is famous for French cuisine and a spectacular wine list in its refined townhouse setting. It is Ireland’s only two Michelin star restaurant and known for its quality. You can have a large variety of starters, fish, meat and desserts. Wicklow lamb, native red deer, roasted red leg partridge, fillet of Irish beef and roasted foie gras are some of the famous meat dishes offered by the restaurant. The restaurant serves five days a week: from Tuesday to Saturday. On Saturday, the restaurant serves during the hours of 1 – 2:15 PM, 7 – 10:15 PM. The rest days timing is 12:30 – 2:15PM, 7 – 10:15 PM.
1 ) Tannery Restaurant
Tannery Restaurant is located at 10 Quay St, Abbeyside, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Ireland. It is a stylish contemporary restaurant and cooking school run by Chef Paul Flynn. You can have best Paul’s Irish cooking on small plates and blackboard specials. The meal is served at brunch, lunch and dinner. Free range duck breast, slow cooked beef rib, charred hake, tranche of prime fish and dry aged rib eye steak are some of the famous offerings in the main menu. The restaurant serves seven days a week. The timing from Monday to Thursday is 5:30 – 9PM, the Friday time is 12:30 – 2:30PM, 5:30 – 9PM. The operating hours on Saturday is 6 – 9PM. However, on Sunday the timing is 12:30 – 4PM, 6 – 9PM.