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

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
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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
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The town of Navan in Co. Meath has a South Asian gem in its midst.

Navan, Meath
The Brook Inn Restaurant & Bar, Co. Cork
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The Brook Inn in Cork’s pretty suburb of Glanmire comes with three generations of family cheffing expertise behind it. The Murphy’s have owned the pub for seventeen years.

Glanmire, Cork
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
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
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

Top Foodie Places To Stay in Ireland's Ancient East

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
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
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
Ballymaloe Country House Exterior
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Ballymaloe Country House is a mecca of wholesome cooking and home to the dynasty of Allen cooking, set in the Cork countryside.

Shanagarry, 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
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

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

Good Food Ireland | Producer | Hickey's Bakery
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A traditional family bakery and cafe in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. A light airy space with cottage style furniture has a selection of tables and chair arrangements for small and larger groups and some counter seating at the rear.

Clonmel, Tipperary
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
Mr Jeffares Blackcurrants
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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 | Ryans Arbutus Bread
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Declan Ryan was well known some years ago as a chef/restaurateur.

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

Thurles, Tipperary

Speciality Shops, Delis & Cookery Schools

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
McGraths of Lismore
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What a pleasure it is to come across this traditional butcher in the heart of Lismore village, Co. Waterford.

Lismore, Waterford
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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
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
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A Casual Food offering located outside Wexford Town.

Drinagh, Wexford
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
Ballycotton Seafood selection of fresh fish
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Ballycotton Seafood Shop Garryvoe sell quality fish, as fresh as it can be, from the Irish South Coast.

Garryvoe, Cork
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