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

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
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
Whitehoreses Restaurant | Good Food Ireland Places To Eat
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The pretty seaside village of Ardmore in County Waterford is a draw for families with children, walkers, sandcastle makers, swimmers and those who just want a breath of fresh sea air.

Ardmore, Waterford
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
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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

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
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
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
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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
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

Gift Box, Crossogue Preserves, Co. Tipperary, Irish Food, Good Food Ireland
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Producer of Preserves, Jams, Chutneys and Curds made using traditional cooking methods 

Thurles, Tipperary
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
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
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
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
Good Food Ireland | Producer | G's Gourmet Jams
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The extraordinary thing about Helen Gee’s jams is the fact that they’re all made in the good old-fashioned way - an o

Laois
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

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