Experiences - Ireland's Ancient East

Ireland's Ancient East

Take a Culinary Voyage Into The Past

A taste of local culture….

5000 years of history and a food culture spanning centuries, this rich land is carpeted by lush landscapes and idyllic towns, framed by the River Shannon and the Irish Sea. Discover and Book food and drink experiences with locals, hear stories of how generations of families have handed down their farms and how traditional food production techniques and culinary skills have been retained to bring this ancient land to life.

Browse & Book Experiences in Ireland's Ancient East

Where To Eat & Drink in Ireland's Ancient East

The Kitchen @ Gorey, Co. Wexford, Good Food Ireland
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A Restaurant with wholesome local produce at its heart.

Gorey, Wexford
Ashtons Gastropub, Dublin, Irish Food, Good Food Ireland
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Ashtons Gastropub boasts a menu laden with Irish produce from carefully sourced steaks, to a wealth of Irish craft beers.

Clonskeagh, Dublin
Good Food Ireland | Places to Stay | Faithlegg House Hotel & Golf Resort
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Buried deep in the quiet Waterford countryside, but very close to the sights and shopping in Waterford City with its own golf course, Faithlegg is a perfect retreat hotel.

Faithlegg, Waterford
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This destination Cafe Restaurant, upstairs overlooking the market is not to be missed.

The English Market, Cork
L'Officina Kildare | Good Food Ireland Places To Eat
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Back in the day, Italian restaurants in Ireland offered a basic menu of pizza and pasta. Most of them were little better than the so-called 'red sauce joints' so abhorred in the U.S., but then, something changed.

Kildare, Kildare
Ashdown Park Hotel, Co. Wexford, Irish Food & Drink, Good Food Ireland
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The Ashdown Park Hotel is the ideal location to base yourself when discovering the beauty of Ireland’s sunny south east.

Gorey, Wexford

Top Foodie Places To Stay in Ireland's Ancient East

Good Food Ireland | Places to Stay | Hayfield Manor Hotel
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Located near The English Market, this luxury family owned hotel is ideally located.

Cork City, Cork
Ashdown Park Hotel, Co. Wexford, Irish Food & Drink, Good Food Ireland
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The Ashdown Park Hotel is the ideal location to base yourself when discovering the beauty of Ireland’s sunny south east.

Gorey, Wexford
Ballyvolane House Exterior view with driveway
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Ballyvolane House is a magical wedding destination and a haven for those seeking to escape to the Cork countryside.

Fermoy, Cork
Kellys Resort Hotel Co Wexford
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Unwind in the 4-star Luxury family run Kelly's Resort Hotel, one of Wexford's most popular holiday destinations.

Rosslare, Wexford
Maryborough Hotel & Spa, Good Food Ireland, Irish Food
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Luxury, relaxation and fantastic food in the Cork suburbs, at Maryborough Hotel & Spa located near the English Market.

Douglas, Cork
Good Food Ireland | Places to Stay | Faithlegg House Hotel & Golf Resort
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Buried deep in the quiet Waterford countryside, but very close to the sights and shopping in Waterford City with its own golf course, Faithlegg is a perfect retreat hotel.

Faithlegg, Waterford
Ghan House Exterior
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A beautiful Georgian country house full of personality, cosy corners and astounding views of the nearby mountains.

Carlingford, Louth
Granville Hotel Waterford
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Expect elegant surroundings, splendid Irish food and impeccable service at the Granville Hotel, located at the heart of Waterford.

Waterford City, Waterford

Best-in-Class Producers in Ireland's Ancient East

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You might say a banger is a banger is a banger, but you won't say that anymore when you taste Jane Russell's Original Irish Sausages. No indeed! Think best quality pork and beef from one individual small producer in the heart of Tipperary.

Kilcullen, Kildare
Janet Drew of Janet's Country Fayre
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A range of great tasting chutneys, relishes and sauces from Wicklow based producer, Janet's Country Fayre.

Kilcoole, Wicklow
The Apple Farm, Co. Tipperary
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Orchards full of delicious apples can be found at Con Trass' Apple Farm in Co. Tipperary.

Cahir, Tipperary
Ballycotton Seafood Fishing Boat
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Ballycotton Seafood Producer supply a wealth of quality fresh Irish Fish caught along the South Coast of Ireland.

Garryvoe, Cork
Ballymaloe Foods
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Ballymaloe Foods produce a wide range of versatile relishes, salad dressings, pasta sauces and other condiments that will compliment any dish.

Little Island, Cork
Malone's Fruit Farm Shop, Co. Carlow, Irish Food, Good Food Ireland
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The Malone Family produce soft fruit from their Co. Carlow based farm.

Ballon, Carlow
Joe's Farm Crisps. Co. Cork, Irish Food, Good Food Ireland
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Cork couple Joe and Sandra Burns have created a refreshing take on the ever-popular Irish crisp.

Killeagh, Cork

Speciality Shops, Delis & Cookery Schools

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A Casual Food offering located outside Wexford Town.

Drinagh, Wexford
Ballycross Apple Farm Juices Bridgetown Wexford
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Ballycross Apple Farm Juice is a range of natural juices produced to the highest standards in Bridgetown Wexford.

Bridgetown, Wexford
Ballycotton Seafood Shop Midleton Fish Display
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Ballycotton Seafood Shop Midleton is stocked full of every possible fish you can imagine, all caught fresh off the coast.

Midleton, Cork
Good Food Ireland | Artisan | Donnybrook Fair
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This store in Greystones provides fresh and ready to go produce for the locality.

Greystones, Wicklow
barron's Bakery Baked Bread
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Award-winning Barron's Bakery produces bread of the highest quality and is one of four makers of the Waterford Blaa.

Cappoquin, Waterford
Malone's Fruit Farm Shop, Co. Carlow, Irish Food, Good Food Ireland
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The Malone Family produce soft fruit from their Co. Carlow based farm.

Ballon, Carlow
The Apple Farm, Co. Tipperary
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Orchards full of delicious apples can be found at Con Trass' Apple Farm in Co. Tipperary.

Cahir, Tipperary