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100 Best Restaurants 2020

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

Since 1992, when the very first edition of the book appeared, John and Sally McKenna’s The 100 Best Restaurants in Ireland has celebrated, championed, and offered critical analysis of, the very 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, who the finest, most creative chefs are, and what they can achieve. After almost thirty years, the 100 Best Restaurants in Ireland centum of great places to eat is as definitive and just as controversial as ever, and each year the new 100 excites controversy and comment, and a clamour to get to these great destinations.


409 Ormeau Road, Belfast, BT7 3GP
St George’s Market, Belfast
21 James Street South Belfast, County Antrim, BT2 7GA
1 Oxford Street, Belfast, BT1 3LA
Warehouse Lane, Belfast BT1


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


Toormullin, Roadford, Co Clare
Ballyvaughan, County Clare
Kincora Road, Lisdoonvarna, County Clare


Short Quay, Kinsale, P17T880
Mill Street, Timoleague, Bandon, Co Cork
Main Street, Kinsale, Co Cork
Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork
16 Lancaster Quay, Cork city, County Cork
48 McCurtain Street, Cork, Co.Cork.
The Chestnut Tree, Staball Hill, Ballydehob, Co Cork
Main Street, Watergrasshill
Main Street, Ballinspittle, Cork
Nano Nagle Place, Douglas Street, Cork
111 Barrack Street, Cork
No. 5 Fenns Quay, Sheares Street Centre, Cork
3 Albert Road, Marina Terrace, Ballintemple, Cork
38 Pope’s Quay, Cork
South Square, Rosscarbery, Co Cork
The Courtyard, 8 Main Street, Midleton
66B Lower O’Connell Street, Kinsale
English Market, Cork


2 Queen Street, Coleraine, BT52 1BE
29 Craft Village, Shipquay Street, Derry


Main Street, Moville, Co Donegal
The Harbour Bar, Downings, Co Donegal
Lower Main Street, Letterkenny, Co Donegal


16 Lisburn Street, Hillsborough, Co Down BT26 6AB, Northern Ireland


18-19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1
19 Kevin Street Upper, Dublin, Co Dublin
Sandyford Road, Dundrum Town Centre, Dublin, D14
42 Camden Street, Dublin 2, Co Dublin
111 South Circular Road, D8
Blackrock Market, 19a Main Street, Blackrock, Co Dublin
8 Sussex Terrace, D4
Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Co Dublin
120 Ranelagh, Dublin 6, D06 VF76
Corner of Sth Frederick St & Setanta Place, Dublin 2
109 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin, D2
11 Sprangers Yard, Fownes Street Upper, Dublin D02 EC60
13 Ranelagh, Dublin D6
41 Pearse Street, Dublin 2
6 Aungier Street, Dublin D2
11 Seafort Avenue, Dublin 4
6 Clanbrassil Street Upper, Dublin 7
78 Thomas Street, Merchants Quay, Dublin 8
Harbour House, Harbour Road, Howth
1-2 Chancery Place, Dublin 7
32 Camden Street Lower, Saint Kevin’s Dublin 2
Dawson Street, Dublin 2
57 Deerpark Road, Mount Merrion, Co Dublin
7 Church Street, Skerries, North Co Dublin
23 Sth Frederick S, Dublin 2
23 Pembroke Street Upper, Dublin 2
Unit 30, Blackrock Market, 19 Main Street, Blackrock, Co Dublin A94 C8Y1
22 Newtown Park, Blackrock, Co Dublin


Derrynacheligh, Leenaun, Co Galway
Kanargad, Loughrea, Co Galway
53 Lower Dominick Street, Galway
13 New Dock Street, Galway,
6 William Street West, Galway
Unit 1 Cathedral Buildings, Middle Street, Galway
Sea Road, Galway, County Galway
Spanish Arch, Long Walk, Galway.
Fergus O’Halloran, Barna Village, County Galway.
Inis Meain, Aran Islands, County Galway.
The Square, Tuam, Co Galway
Geata na Cathrach, Fairgreen, Galway


Unit 1, Strand Street, Dingle, Co Kerry V92 Y79T
35 Main Street, Kenmare
Upper Main Street, Dingle, County Kerry
Waterville, Co Kerry


Lyons Road, Celbridge
4 Main Street, Celbridge, Co Kildare
Ballymore Eustace, County Kildare.


Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny
1 The Parade, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny


Jamestown, County Leitrim
Main Street, Kinlough, Leitrim.


Main Street, Adare, County Limerick


Market Square, Dundalk


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


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


Main Street, Collooney, Sligo, Co Sligo
Abbeyquarter North, Sligo, Co Sligo
Main Street, Easley, Co Sligo
Bridge Street, Sligo, Co Sligo


Kerry Street, Fethard, Co Tipperary


Outer Ring Road, Ardkeen, Waterford City
22 High Street, Waterford
10 Quay Street, Dungarvan, Co Waterford


Custume Place, Athlone, County Westmeath

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