Jump to content
  • Welcome to the eG Forums, a service of the eGullet Society for Culinary Arts & Letters. The Society is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the culinary arts. These advertising-free forums are provided free of charge through donations from Society members. Anyone may read the forums, but to post you must create a free account.

Cavan, Ireland


Recommended Posts

Probably be spending a few days at the beginning of May in Cavan, likely staying at Cabra Castle

Any reviews? What is the restaurant like?

Anywhere else to eat?

Ay foodie places to vist, cheesemakers for instance?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

MacNean Restaurant is definitely worth a visit. Neven Maguire, the chef there makes great use of local ingredients. His wife, Amelda, manages the restaurant. They are both incredibly nice and would be great to chat to about local produce etc. It is quite a distance, right up on the border with Fermanagh, but the countryside is very interesting around there and a bit of a time capsule (old style filling stations etc) which I quite like.

The Olde Post Inn in Clover Hill may also be worth a visit, although I haven't been. Gearoid Lynch has some serious experience behind him and they are really starting to push the boat out now that they are opened 5 years (added a pastry kitchen and new hardwood conservatory for pre-dinner drinks). They do some interesting dishes like stuffed pigs' trotters.

Another place that may be of interest is Pol O'D Restaurant in Ballyconnell.

From a cheese POV, there is an outstanding cheesemaker in Cavan: be sure to check out Corleggy and some of the other cheeses from Silke Cropp.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...