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100 Best Restaurants 2017

All the best places to eat, shop and stay in Ireland. A local guide to local places.

Since 1992, when the very first edition appeared, John and Sally McKenna’s 100 Best Restaurants in Ireland has celebrated, championed and offered critical analysis of the best restaurants throughout Ireland, North and South. The McKenna’s 100 Best Restaurants is iconoclastic – it includes food carts, beachside shacks, and tiny rooms, as well as grand theatres for eating – and the list has consistently interpreted and defined what modern, creative Irish cooking is, and what it can achieve. After 25 years, the 100 Best Restaurants list is as definitive and controversial as ever, and each year the new list excites enormous controversy and comment.


33-35 Malone Road, Belfast, Co Antrim


253 Lisburn Road, Belfast, County Antrim
1 Oxford Street, Belfast, BT1 3LA
28-40 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6PF
Warehouse Lane, Belfast BT1


Cloverhill, Butler's Bridge, County Cavan
Blacklion, County Cavan


Carrigaholt, County Clare.
Kincora Road, Lisdoonvarna, County Clare
Ballyvaughan, County Clare
The Square, Kilkee, County Clare


Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork
The Courtyard, 8 Main Street, Midleton
English Market, Cork
Ring, Clonakilty
1A Evergreen Street, Cork
16 Lancaster Quay, Cork city, County Cork
Crowley Quay, Kinsale, West Cork
38 Pope’s Quay, Cork
1 Union Quay, Cork
Crawford Gallery, Emmet Place, Cork
Main Street, Timoleqgue, Bandon, Co Cork
68 Bridge Street, Skibbereen, Co Cork
Shanagarry, Midleton, East Cork
Ballylickey, Bantry, Co Cork
Baltimore, County Cork.
South Square, Rosscarbery, Co Cork
48 McCurtain Street, Cork, Co.Cork.
66B Lower O’Connell Street, Kinsale


Queen's Quay, Derry, Northern Ireland
1 Bonds Hill, Waterside, Derry, County Londonderry
2 Queen Street, Coleraine, BT52 1BE


Figart, Dunfanaghy
Rathmullan House, Rathmullan


Comber Road, Killinchy, Co Down


Dawson Street, Dublin 2
126 Leeson Street Upper, Dublin D4
1 Fownes Street, Temple Bar, D2
20 Camden Street, Dublin 2, Co Dublin
18 Merrion Row, D2
Blackrock Market, 19a Main Street, Blackrock, Co Dublin
6 Queen Street, Smithfield, D7
Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Co Dublin
133-135 Morehampton Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4.
8 Sussex Terrace, D4
62 Pleasant's Place, Dublin 8
Fumball Lane, Dublin 8
18 Stoneybatter, Dublin, D7
The Malting Tower, Clanwilliam Terrace, Gran Canal Quay, Dublin 2
18-19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1
40 Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin 1
109 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin, D2
2-3 Drury Street, D2
19 Kevin Street Upper, Dublin, Co Dublin
22 Ely Place, Dublin 2
22 Dawson Street, Dublin 2
208 Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6W
Sandyford Road, Dundrum Town Centre, Dublin, D14
42 Camden Street, Dublin 2, Co Dublin
153 Capel St, Dublin1, Co. Dublin.
111 South Circular Road, D8
51 Elmwood Ave, Ranelagh, Dublin 6
41 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin, D2
14-16 South Frederick Street, Dublin 2; 11 Seafort Avenue, Sandymount, D4


Inis Meain, Aran Islands, County Galway.
Geata na Cathrach, Fairgreen, Galway
1 Middle Street Mews, Middle Street, Galway
Spanish Arch, Long Walk, Galway.
53 Lower Dominick Street, Galway
Sea Road, Galway, County Galway
Fergus O’Halloran, Barna Village, County Galway.


Cliff Road, Ballybunion
John Street, Dingle, County Kerry
Main Street, Kenmare
Upper Main Street, Dingle, County Kerry


4 Main Street, Celbridge, Co Kildare
Ballymore Eustace, County Kildare.
Market Square, Kildare, County Kildare.


7 Parliament Street, Kilkenny
5 The Arches, Gashouse Lane


Jamestown, County Leitrim
Main Street, Kinlough, Leitrim.


30 Mallow Street, Limerick
Main Street, Adare, County Limerick
Henry Street, Limerick, Co Limerick


Dublin Road, Longford, County Longford.


1 Bryanstown Centre, Dublin Road, Drogheda, County Louth.



Rua Deli: Spencer Street, Castlebar; Cafe Rua: New Antrim Street, County Mayo
Westport Quay, Westport, Co Mayo
Castlebar Road, Westport, County Mayo
1 Brewery Place, Bridge Street, Westport, County Mayo.


32 O'Connell Street, Sligo
Main Street, Easley, Co Sligo


Moor Lane, Cashel
Clogheen, County Tipperary


47 Patrick Street, Waterford, County Waterford
10 Quay Street, Dungarvan, Co Waterford


The Strawberry Tree Restaurant, Brook Lodge, Macreddin Village, Aughrim, Co Wicklow
The Delgany Inn, Delgany Village, Wicklow

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