Top Choice Pub Food in Carlingford

PJ O'Hares

Hearty main courses at this award-winning gastro pub include pies (beef and Guinness or salmon, cod and cockle), but you can easily fill up on tapas-style starters including Carlingford oysters. Live music plays reg…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Drogheda


Sage-green on the outside and cranberry-coloured inside, Drogheda's best restaurant is aptly named for its shiny open kitchen. Organic local produce is used along with worldly ingredients such as Cypriot haloumi and…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Dundalk


Bare boards, bold colours and conversation-piece objets d'art established Eno as Dundalk's choicest eatery, along with outstanding Med-inspired tapas, wood-fired pizzas, and dishes such as angel-hair pasta with Duna…
Cafe in Drogheda


Located in the Highlanes Gallery, this split-level cafe serves a stylish range of focaccia, bagels and gourmet sandwiches, including smoked salmon. It also offers savoury tarts and daily specials (pasta, burgers), a…
Irish in Drogheda

Eastern Seaboard Bar & Grill

Despite its unpromising location in a business park near the train station, this stylised, contemporary space is generally packed. Adventurous food like pig's cheek terrine with apple slaw, smoked mackerel pâté, and…
Deli in Carlingford

Food for Thought

A rainbow of jams and chutneys lines the walls of this deli-cafe. Croquettes, quiches and fish cakes are among the tasty treats to eat in or take away as picnic fare, with great daily specials such as beef lasagne o…
Seafood in Drogheda

Coastguard Seafoods

At Coastguard Seafoods, fisherman Terry Butterly oak-smokes some of the finest salmon in Ireland (usually appearing on restaurant menus as Annagassan smoked salmon) and sells it direct to the public, along with othe…
Bakery in Drogheda

O'Neills Bakery

At Annagassan's O'Neills Bakery, a cavernous five-generations-old bakery with vast ovens (one more than a century old), you can buy still-warm breads, cakes and buns (cash only). It appears closed to the public but …
Cafe in Drogheda

Stockwell Artisan Foods Café

Stripped wooden floors, daily newspapers and chunky furniture add to the cosy welcome of this place that serves healthy wraps, salads, soups and hot dishes such as fish cakes.
Mediterranean in Drogheda


Squirrelled away down a small flight of steps and opening to a sunny courtyard, this convivial wine bar and bistro has a great selection of Mediterranean starting platters, open sandwiches and mains such as stuffed …