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

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
Cafe Nutshell | Places To Eat Good Food Ireland
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Cafe Nutshell & Deli is proud to fly the flag for Irish produce – and more importantly – for local produce.

New Ross, Wexford
The Strand Cahore, Co. Wexford, Irish Food, Good Food Ireland
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Dine in this stunning pub restaurant facing the great Irish sea.

Gorey, Wexford
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One of Cork's best kept secrets. Springfort Country House Hotel has been in the Walsh family for over two decades.

Mallow, Cork
Good Food Ireland | Pubs and Bars | Hartes Bar and Grill
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Food at Harte’s is smart casual with Head Chef Barry Liscombe bringing 15 years of cooking experience to the kitchen.

Kildare, Kildare
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

Top Foodie Places To Stay in Ireland's Ancient East

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
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
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 | Hayfield Manor Hotel
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Located near The English Market, this luxury family owned hotel is ideally located.

Cork City, Cork
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The River Lee is the perfect location for a foodie or family getaway in Cork and is located near The English Market.

Cork, 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

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

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
Jackford Irish Potato Gin, Irish Food, Good Food Ireland
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The Stafford family have a long-rooted reputation for excellence when it comes to farming both locally and nationally from their family farm based just outside of Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford.

Enniscorthy, Wexford
Merrys Irish Cream Liqeur, Co. Tipperary, Irish Food & Drink, Good Food Ireland
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Robert A. Merry and Co., the makers of Merrys Irish Cream Liqueur have a longstanding reputation in creating great tasting alcohol beverages.

Clonmel, Tipperary
Good Food Ireland | Producer | Killowen Farm Yogurt
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Nicholas Dunne's family have been farming land at the foot of the Blackstairs Mountains, outside Courtnacuddy, County

Enniscorthy, Wexford
Veronica and Tony
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Producer of Preserves, Jams, Chutneys and Curds made using traditional cooking methods 

Thurles, Tipperary
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
Good Food Ireland | Producer | Kearns Fruit Farm
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James Kearns knows his soft fruit.

Enniscorthy, Wexford

Speciality Shops, Delis & Cookery Schools

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
Cafe Nutshell | Places To Eat Good Food Ireland
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Cafe Nutshell & Deli is proud to fly the flag for Irish produce – and more importantly – for local produce.

New Ross, Wexford
Greens Berry Farm, Co. Wexford, Irish Food, Good Food Ireland
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Purchase fresh fruit and new potatoes grown in season on John Greene's Green's Berry Farm from his Tinnock Farm Shop, Gorey, Co. Wexford.

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
The Chocolate Garden of Ireland, Co. Carlow, Irish Food, Good Food Ireland
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Artisan producers, café and visitor experience. Handmade chocolates, confectionery and ice cream on Carlow/Wicklow border.

Tullow, Carlow
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
Country Choice, Co. Tipperary, Irish Food Good Food Ireland
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A vibrant food shop and cafe packed to the rafters with exciting foods from near and far.

Nenagh, Tipperary