The Little Yard

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3 LR. Georges Street,
Wexford TownWexford
Ireland

Overview

Georges Street in Wexford town is the place to find The Little Yard. An off the wall daytime café which forms the main entrance to The Yard restaurant, situated up the stairs to the rear. General Manager Mary Codd runs both establishments in fine style. Chef Paul Roche takes responsibility for food at The Little Yard. The owner’s garden provides much fresh produce for both venues. Local meats, fish and cheeses head up the cast.  

Busy shoppers, business people and local workers have this super destination to fill the hunger gap. Here is an upbeat spot with a retro feel from homely antique furnishings, bright cushions along the simple banquette seating in the window, colourful art posters displayed higgledy piggledy on one wall, and the smell of fresh ground coffee being poured. From early in the morning, The Little Yard serves homemade pastries, scones and tea and coffee to a happy crowd. Come lunchtime, it’s home cooked cold meats, charcuterie, Irish cheeses, house salads, quiche and freshly made sandwiches on your choice of home made brown soda, Waterford Blaa, bakery bread or crusty baguette.There is no menu here other than the daily specials from The Yard Restaurant. Have a look in the chill cabinet and see what you fancy. Dessert and afternoon cakes, tarts, buns and pastries look a treat. A brisk food and coffee to go service also operates all day.  

Another persona takes over The Little Yard on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. Music takes on a continental feel as an authentic Tapas and Wine menu is served. Spanish cured meats, cheeses, fish and meat dishes in small portions. Order as many as you like and share them in company. If it’s fine, grab the table outside. Wines by glass or bottle – Spain dominates, naturally. Offerings from Italy and France too and of course, Spanish beer. Irish Craft Beers are the focus, with selections from England and USA. The Little Yard has the real feel of any Tapas bar, from Barcelona to Seville. What a magic mix – a lively daytime café and Spain at night!  

Visiting Information

Opening Hours: 

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 18:00-23:00
Friday: 18:00-23:00
Saturday: 18:00-23:00
Sunday: Closed

Menu

Panes/Breads Dips
Selection Homemade Breads & Herb oil €1.50 Tapenade, Broad Bean Puree, Red Pesto,
Herb Oil, Aioli €0.75

Ensaladas/Salads

- Ensalada De Pimentos Asades – Hot Roast Pepper Salad with Croutons & Broad Beans €3.95
- Papas Estrelladas con Romesco – Crushed Baby Potatoes tossed in Romesco Sauce €3.95
Embutidos/Cured Meats Platter of Cured Meats €6.95
(Serrano, Chorizo, Milk Baked Ham, Lomo, Fuet)
Quesos/Cheeses Platter of cheese €6.95
(Manchego, Raclette, St. Maure Cendre Fromi)

Tapas

Platos de Carne/Meat Dishes
- Heuvos Fritos con Chorizo – Baked Egg with Spicy Chorizo & Chickpea Stew €5.50
- Croquetas de Jamon Serrano – Crispy Croquettes with Creamy Serrano Ham filling €5.95
- Res Mejilla con Pure de Papas – Slow Braised Beef Cheek cooked with Root Vegetables
drizzled with Madeira Jus €5.95

Platos de Pescado/Fish Dishes

- Calamares a la Romana – Deep Fried Squid Rings served with Lemon & Pepper Dip €5.95
- Merluza con Tomates – Egg coated Hake baked & topped with Stewed Tomato & Capers €5.50
- Croquetas de Bacalao – Crispy Breaded Salt Cod in Potato Puree with Fresh Herbs €5.50
- Gambas a la Plancha – Soft Shell Prawns sautéed in Oil with Garlic, Chilli, Lemon & Parsley €6.95

Platos Vegetarianos/Vegetarian Dishes

- Tostada de Setas Aioli – Grilled Bread topped with Herbed Mushrooms & Aioli €4.50
- Patatas Bravas – Crisp Fried Potato Cubes coated in Spicy Tomato Sauce €4.50
- Tortilla Espanola – Traditional Spanish Omelette of Potato & Caramelised Onion €4.50

See Blackboards for Daily Specials

Aperitivos/Appetisers €3.25

Kalamata Olives Spiced Marinated Olives
Pimento stuffed Green Olives Cheese stuffed Sweet Peppers
Salted Almonds

Cuisine: 

  • International / Seafood / Tapas

Facilities: 

  • Al fresco - Outdoor terrace / All major credit cards accepted / Disability Access / Early Bird / Private Dining

Suitable for: 

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