Find this good restaurant, beautifully-set on the banks of the River Shannon. It offers some of the best food in the area - so is worth a special detour.
Chef/proprietor Harry McKeogh offers a seasonally-changing menu of well-cooked dishes based around local produce.
An early summer snapshot brought 'Tortelloni au Gratin - with Gorgonzola Cream, Hegarty's Cheddar, Sundried Tomatoes & Parmesan'; 'Crispy Duck Leg Confit Salad'; 'Roasted West Coork Scallops with Cauliflower Cardamom Purée & Roasted Beetroot Coulis' and 'Smoked Mackerel Croquettes with Pea Mash and Tomato & Red Onion Relish' amongst the starters.
'Risotto of Wild Mushrooms & Grilled Asparagus, Peas, Oven Dried Tomatoes with Organic Leaves & Truffle Dressing'; 'Roast Barbary Duck with French Beans, Orange Relish, Sweet Potato Crisps and Ginger & Soya Jus'; 'Fillet of West Coast Monkfish with Sautéed Sweet Potatoes, Pancetta, Roasted Bell Pepper, Organic Baby Spinach & Saffron Sauce'; 'Dry-Aged Tipperary Beef Fillet Steak with Horseradish Mash, Balsamic Glazed Red Onions, Parsnip Purée and Merlot & Thyme Jus' and 'Roast Loin of Wild Dromoland Venison with Celeriac Purée, Cox's Apple Soubise, Roasted Root Vegetables and Plum & Juniper Jus' listed on the mains.
Finish with the likes of 'Crème Brulée with Honey Ice Cream'; 'Mango & Passion Fruit Parfait with Raspberry Mousse' or 'Warm Chocolate Fondant with Orange Pannacotta & Pistachio Ice Cream'
Their Early Bird menu offers particularly good value.
- Food Style: Modern Irish
- Lunch: Sun 12.30-15.00
- Dinner: Summer Tues-Sat
- Wine: a concise list has modest mark-ups
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Parking: Yes
- Closed: all Sun & Mon, L Mon-Sat, plus extra winter closures so phone ahead