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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.


28-40 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6PF
Warehouse Lane, Belfast BT1
33-35 Malone Road, Belfast, Co Antrim
1 Oxford Street, Belfast, BT1 3LA


253 Lisburn Road, Belfast, County Antrim


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


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


1 Union Quay, Cork
Crawford Gallery, Emmet Place, Cork
Shanagarry, Midleton, East Cork
Main Street, Timoleqgue, Bandon, Co Cork
68 Bridge Street, Skibbereen, Co Cork
Baltimore, County Cork.
Ballylickey, Bantry, Co Cork
48 McCurtain Street, Cork, Co.Cork.
South Square, Rosscarbery, Co Cork
66B Lower O’Connell Street, Kinsale
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
38 Pope’s Quay, Cork
Crowley Quay, Kinsale, West Cork


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


62 Pleasant's Place, Dublin 8
Fumball Lane, Dublin 8
8 Sussex Terrace, D4
18-19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1
40 Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin 1
18 Stoneybatter, Dublin, D7
The Malting Tower, Clanwilliam Terrace, Gran Canal Quay, Dublin 2
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
153 Capel St, Dublin1, Co. Dublin.
Sandyford Road, Dundrum Town Centre, Dublin, D14
42 Camden Street, Dublin 2, 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
1 Fownes Street, Temple Bar, D2
Dawson Street, Dublin 2
126 Leeson Street Upper, Dublin D4
18 Merrion Row, D2
20 Camden Street, Dublin 2, Co Dublin
6 Queen Street, Smithfield, D7
Blackrock Market, 19a Main Street, Blackrock, Co Dublin
133-135 Morehampton Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4.
Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Co Dublin


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


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


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


7 Parliament Street, Kilkenny
5 The Arches, Gashouse Lane


Main Street, Kinlough, Leitrim.
The Organic Centre, Sraud, Rossinver, Co Leitrim
Jamestown, County Leitrim


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


Dublin Road, Longford, County Longford.


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


Castlebar Road, Westport, County Mayo
1 Brewery Place, Bridge Street, Westport, County Mayo.


Rua Deli: Spencer Street, Castlebar; Cafe Rua: New Antrim Street, County Mayo
Westport Quay, Westport, Co Mayo


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


Clogheen, County Tipperary
Moor Lane, Cashel


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


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

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