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

Blairs Inn, Co. Cork
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Blairs Inn in Blarney, Cork, is a family-owned haven of locally sourced food, cooked to award-winning standards.

Blarney, Cork
The BrookLodge Hotel and Macreddin Village Exterior
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Experience fine-dining with organic and wild Irish produce at Brooklodge and Macreddin Village, Co. Wicklow.

Macreddin, Wicklow
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
Cistin Eile Restaurant Wexford
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A champion of foods of the region Chef Owner Warren Gillen lets the food on the plate speak for itself.

Wexford Town, Wexford
Hartes of Kildare Irish Food Good Food Ireland
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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
Chakra By Jaipur, Co. Wicklow, Irish Food, Good Food Ireland
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Travel to the exotic without leaving Greystones, on a menu which is balanced, elegant and truly representative of a country steeped in culinary treasures.

Greystones, Wicklow

Top Foodie Places To Stay in Ireland's Ancient East

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
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
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
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
Ballykealey House, Co. Carlow, Good Food Ireland®
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Nestled nearby the village of Ballon, Co. Carlow you'll find the charming Ballykealey House.

Ballon, Carlow
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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
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
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

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

Good Food Ireland | Producer | The Wild Irish Foragers And Preservers
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Wilde Irish Foragers create natural wild Irish Syrups, Sauces, Fruit Cheeses, Jellies, Pontack and their newest product, Shrubs using recipes from a bygone era.

Birr, Offaly
Good Food Ireland | Producer | Kearns Fruit Farm
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James Kearns knows his soft fruit.

Enniscorthy, Wexford
Irish Blackcurrant Cordial with No Added Sugar
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Mr Jeffares Blackcurrants, 100% natural cold pressed pure juice with no added sugar, made from home grown Irish blackcurrants at Ballykelly Farm, Co Wexford.

Drinagh, Wexford
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
Regan Organic Produce, Co. Wexford, Irish Food, Good Food Ireland
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At Regan Organic Farm, Mary Regan works hard with family and employees to produce free range organic poultry and meat reared as naturally as possible.

Enniscorthy, Wexford
Brehon Brewhouse, Co. Monaghan, Irish Food, Good Food Ireland
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Seamus and Siobhan McMahon run a successful brewery from their Co. Monaghan based family farm.

Carrickmacross, Monaghan
Good Food Ireland | Producer | Ryans Arbutus Bread
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Declan Ryan was well known some years ago as a chef/restaurateur.

Cork, Cork

Speciality Shops, Delis & Cookery Schools

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
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Stop by Kay O'Connell Fishmongers when visiting Cork City and pick up a selection of fresh locally caught fish and seafood.

The English Market, Cork
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Renowned for his Spiced Beef, Tom Durcan supplies a selection of meats from his English Market Stall.

The English Market, Cork
Firecastle, Co. Kildare, Good Food Ireland®
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Firecastle ticks all the boxes, artisan food shop, cafe, cookery school and even beautiful accommodation all wrapped up in one enticing package.

Kildare Town, Kildare
Macamore Buffalo, Co. Wexford
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Liam and Sinead Byrne are bringing the delightful taste of water buffalo to Co. Wexford and beyond from their family farm in Ballygarrett Co. Wexford.

Gorey, 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