In the pubs too, you’ll find food of great quality up and down the country. Gone is the idea of pub grub, replaced with wholesome traditional staples or gastro pub dishes. Though most will still knock up some cheese & ham toasties on request!
Ireland has a large number of good restaurants, combining the finest Irish produce and some top quality chefs. estaurants in Ireland fall into many catagories, ranging from your basic Italian doing pizzas and pasta, to every type of Oriental (Chinese, Thai, Cantonese, Sushi, Vietnamese, Korean), to the exclusive five star “nouvelle” or “haute cuisine” places. The fare is often as varied as the menus, and the really good restaurants realise the service is also a vital part of the meal.
As a small Island nation, Ireland’s fish dishes are unmatched. Restaurants offer a selection of both freshwater and sea fish dishes. As a tourist country, Ireland also hosts many foreign restaurant owners, boasting the finest in European and Oriental cuisine.