Top Choice Pub Food in Ring Peninsula

Marine Bar

Sure, there's good traditional food at this two-centuries-old pub, but the real reason to stop by is the craic. Year-round, traditional sessions rock the place on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays (nightly except Wedne…
Top Choice French in Waterford City

La Bohème

This dress-for-dinner kind of place combines French flair with fresh Irish produce. Set in the kitchen basement of a Georgian town house, the dining rooms are intimate spaces with barrel vault roofs and arches; the …
Top Choice Cafe in Dungarvan


Enjoying an ace position on the town’s main square, this cafe has a cheerful vibe with a kids' corner, sofas to lounge on, papers to read and a menu of scrumptious baked goods, as well as savoury tartlets, home-made…
Top Choice Modern Irish in Dungarvan


An old tannery building houses this innovative and much-lauded restaurant, where Paul Flynn creates seasonally changing dishes that focus on just a few flavours and celebrates them through preparations that are at o…
Top Choice Irish in Dunmore East

Lemon Tree Cafe

Come here for organic coffees, delectable baked goods and a deli counter (and freezer) with takeaway dishes ranging from nut and lentil loaf to seafood pie. There's plenty of seating, inside and out, and a menu of d…
Top Choice Bistro in Waterford City


This buzzing new bistro is so popular that you might struggle to find a table. The big draw is freshly made, flavoursome food based on quality local produce, with a menu that takes in braised lamb shanks, Asian barb…
Top Choice Market in Lismore

Lismore Farmers Market

The upscale surrounds on the approach to the castle attract a fab collection of vendors to this market, including Naked Lunch – from Dungarvan's Nude Food deli – whose tasty sandwiches you can enjoy in the park or a…
Cafe in Waterford City


Irish artisan foods line the shelves in the deli section, while mouth-watering creations adorn the menu on the cafe side, with its cosy back room with bookcases and sofas. This is an ideal place for a pit stop while…
Top Choice Market in Waterford City

Saturday Market

An excellent market featuring many prepared foods. Watch for the irresistible baked goods by Mary Doherty of Granny Maddock's Pantry.
Pub Food in Ring Peninsula

An Seanachaí

The rough-hewn walls of the 'Old Storyteller' could certainly tell a few stories of their own. Parts of this thatched-roof pub date back to its earliest incarnation as an 18th-century farm. It's an atmospheric spot …