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100 Best Restaurants 2019

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.


53 Castle Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland
322 Ormeau Road, Belfast
28-40 Howard Street, Belfast BT1 6PF
1 Oxford Street, Belfast, BT1 3LA
33 Donegall Street, Commercial Court, Belfast BT1 2NB
Warehouse Lane, Belfast BT1


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


Kincora Road, Lisdoonvarna, County Clare
Main Street, Ennistymon
Ballyvaughan, County Clare


66B Lower O’Connell Street, Kinsale
Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork
16 Lancaster Quay, Cork city, County Cork
South Square, Rosscarbery, Co Cork
Main Street, Kinsale, Co Cork
The Courtyard, 8 Main Street, Midleton
The Chestnut Tree, Staball Hill, Ballydehob, Co Cork
Nano Nagle Place, Douglas Street, Cork
48 McCurtain Street, Cork, Co.Cork.
Mill Street, Timoleague, Bandon, Co Cork
No. 5 Fenns Quay, Sheares Street Centre, Cork
Baltimore, Co Cork
2 Main Street, Kinsale, Co Cork
38 Pope’s Quay, Cork
Ring, Clonakilty
Main Street, Ballinspittle, Cork


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


Culdaff, Inishowen, County Donegal
Main Street, Moville, Co Donegal
The Harbour Bar, Downings, Co Donegal


18 Merrion Row, D2
375 North Circular Road, Dublin D7
23 Pembroke Street Upper, Dublin 2
8 Sussex Terrace, D4
19 Kevin Street Upper, Dublin, Co Dublin
6 Aungier Street, Dublin D2
109 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin, D2
42 Camden Street, Dublin 2, Co Dublin
78 Thomas Street, Merchants Quay, Dublin 8
1 Windsor Terrace, D8
The Square Ball, 45 Hogan Place, Dublin 2
18-19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1
2-3 Drury Street, D2
126 Leeson Street Upper, Dublin D4
Molesworth Court, School House Lane, Dublin 2
20 Camden Street, Dublin 2, Co Dublin
Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Co Dublin
120 Ranelagh, Dublin 6, D06 VF76
Dawson Street, Dublin 2
11 Sprangers Yard, Fownes Street Upper, Dublin D02 EC60
6 Clanbrassil Street Upper, Dublin 7
Sandyford Road, Dundrum Town Centre, Dublin, D14
1-2 Chancery Place, Dublin 7
1 Fownes Street, Temple Bar, D2
111 South Circular Road, D8
57 Deerpark Road, Mount Merrion, Co Dublin
Overend Avenue, Dundrum, Dublin 14
56 Marlborough Street, Rotunda, Dublin
14 South Frederick Street, Dublin D2
13 Ranelagh, Dublin D6
Fumball Lane, Dublin 8
40 Drumcondra Road Lower, Drumcondra, Dublin D9


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


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


4 Main Street, Celbridge, Co Kildare
Ballymore Eustace, County Kildare.
5 Canal View, Sallins, Co Kildare


1 The Parade, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny
5 The Arches, Gashouse Lane


Jamestown, County Leitrim
Main Street, Kinlough, Leitrim.


Main Street, Adare, County Limerick


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


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


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


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


Kerry Street, Fethard, Co Tipperary
Moor Lane, Cashel


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


Church Street, Athlone, Co.Westmeath


Strand Road, Rosslare, Co Wexford


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

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