Restaurants in the local area

La Serre

Roaring fires in winter and a courtyard for BBQ's and al fresco dining in summer make La Serre restaurant at The Village at Lyons in County Kildare the perfect dining choice any time of year. Located in a splendidly restored Turner conservatory, it serves a range of quality options all day from afternoon tea to Irish goat's cheese salad or roast chicken with seared stuffing, wild mushrooms and baby vegetables.

Ballymore Inn

The Ballymore Inn is Ireland’s leading ‘gastro’ pub, is listed in the Michelin Guide and has been voted 2010 Pub of the Year by Georgina Campbell’s Ireland. Established 15 years ago and recently renovated, there are now two great spaces in which to enjoy really delicious food; have lunch or dinner in the Cafè Bar where the menu is strong on modern Irish cooking, or alternatively, try the extensive Back Bar menu.

The Hanged Man's

Sip a glass of smooth Guinness or your favourite tipple in this charming pub overlooking the Grand Canal in Milltown, Co Kildare. This old style country pub and restaurant, complete with stone fireplace and black cauldrons, contains an award-winning restaurant serving modern Irish and international cuisine with a twist.

Chapter One

Housed in the former Jameson Whiskey family home Chapter One occupies the basement of the Dublin Writers Museum next to the Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane, five minutes’ walk from the city centre and Temple Bar. Chapter One is a Michelin star restaurant and has also been named restaurant of the year by the Restaurant Association of Ireland in 2010. 


Located in the heart of Georgian Dublin, the favourite spot of the capital’s discerning diners has been recognised by the Michelin guide for its innovative Irish-French style of cooking. Starred chef Derry Clarke uses the very best of Irish produce from small indigenous producers all year round.