Thirty-two Irish pubs located across fifteen counties retained their listings in the 2017 Michelin ‘Eating Out In Pubs’ Guide just published. Twenty-five of them are in the Republic of Ireland and the other seven in Northern Ireland.
The counties with the most listingsare Co. Down (6) followed by Cork (5), Clare (4) and Kildare (3). Dublin, Galway and Mayo each received two listings with Antrim, Kerry, Leitrim, Louth, Sligo, Tipperary, Wexford and Wicklow each having one listing.
Here’s the full list:
Billy Andy’s at Mounthill, near Larne
Morrissey’s (Doonbeg), Vaughan’s Anchor Inn (Liscannor), Wild Honey Inn (Lisdoonvarna) and Linnane’s Lobster Bar (New Quay)
Mary Ann’s (Castletownshend), Poacher’s Inn (Bandon), Deasy’s (Clonakilty), Cronin’s (Crosshaven) and Toddies at The Bulman (Kinsale)
Pheasant (Annahilt), Poacher’s Pocket (Comber), Parson’s Nose and Plough Inn (both in Hillsborough) Pier 36 (Donaghadee) and Balloo House (Killinchy).
Old Spot and Chop House (both in Ballsbridge)
Moran’s Oyster Cottage (Kilcolgan) and O’Dowd’s (Roundstone)
O’Neill’s Seafood Bar (Caherciveen)
Harte’s (Kildare),Ballymore Inn (Ballymore Eustace) and Fallon’s (Kilcullen)
The Tavern (Murrisk) and Sheebeen (Westport)
Hargadons (Sligo Town)
Lobster Pot (Carne)
Byrne & Woods (Roundwood).
Wild Honey Inn (Lisdoonvarna) and Toddies at The Bulman (Kinsale) both retained an “Inspectors’ Favourites” commendation, described in the Guide as ‘establishments found to be particularly charming and which offer something extra special’. This year’s Guide features over 500 recommended pubs across England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.
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