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Tankardstown - An Oasis of Calm & Culinary Finesse in the Heart of the Boyne Valley

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Driving through the ornate wrought iron gates of Tankardstown House you are immediately transported from the hum drum of every day life to an oasis of peace and tranquillity. In the car park we received the friendliest of welcomes from Bruce, the resident English Mastiff. The scenic stroll from carpark to reception is just the antidote ...

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Cafe en Seine Feature
A New Lease of Life for this Stylish Dawson Street Staple - Café en Seine Review

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It's a dreary and drizzly Thursday night, ties are loosened and that weekend eve thirst abounds. The clamber on Dawson street smacks of a Saturday night as we huddle in the door of what must be one of the most impressive revamps the city has yet seen. There’s a lot you can say about Café en Seine - there's no doubt the cool €4 million investment...

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Druids Glen Afternoon Tea
A Day of Indulgence in Idyllic Surroundings - Druids Glen Afternoon Tea Review

Afternoon Tea

Sitting comfortably on 360 acres of countryside, the five star Druids Glen offers guests a sanctuary of Irish hospitality, away from the stresses of everyday life. Overlooking the Wicklow Mountains the views are spectacular, and the newly refurbished Garden Rooms & Bar takes full advantage of the surrounding woodland. Druids Glen has a little som...

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‘Canteen’ Fit For A King - Canteen Celbridge Review

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A solid recommendation from one of the most knowledgeable men in the food industry, Mr Declan Maxwell, prompted us to book a table in Canteen Celbridge. Visiting Canteens online booking system we quickly found out this was a restaurant that you need to book in advance, that alone is a great recommendation in itself. We were lucky to sec...

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Tankardstown - An Oasis of Calm & Culinary Finesse in the Heart of the Boyne Valley

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Driving through the ornate wrought iron gates of Tankardstown House you are immediately transported from the hum drum of every day life to an oasis of peace and tranquillity. In the car park we received the friendliest of welcomes from Bruce, the resident English Mastiff. The scenic stroll from carpark to reception is just the antidote ...

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Nigiri Nirvana at Dublin's Most Exciting Sushi Spot - Taste at the Bonsai

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Dublin has no shortage of spots to get your sushi fix when the mood takes you, from old reliables like Michie to new kid on the block Sisu Izakaya. For me however, Dublin's sushi Mecca is housed in a George's Street temple and I have many times climbed the stairway to flavour heaven to take my seat at the counter at Taste by Dylan McGrath. Upon heari...

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Dunraven Arms
Old World Charm in the Heart of Adare – The Dunraven Arms Review

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Walking up the path to the front entrance of the Dunraven Arms, with its old style revolving doorway and ivy covered walls, the sheer warmth and charm of the establishment envelopes you right away. Nestled in the picturesque heritage town of Adare (founded in the 13th Century) in Co. Limerick, the four star luxury property is named after the Earls of Du...

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Win a Fancy Pants Afternoon Tea for 2 People with a Glass of Prosecco Each at The Morrison Hotel

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The Morrison Hotel is located in Dublin city Centre, in Dublin 1, in the heart of Dublin city, on the banks of the River Liffey, and only 40 steps across the Millennium Bridge from the lively quarter of Temple Bar. This 4 star hotels Dublin is renowned for its style, ambiance and discerning atmosphere. The Morrison is an award winnin...

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Diving into the Deep - The Hottest Seafood Restaurants in Ireland

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As an island nation, our surrounding seas not only give us fantastic coastal views and dramatic landscapes, but also a wealth of seafood delights that are praised all around the world. We have succulent lobster, fresh oysters and sweet prawns, to name but a few. To celebrate our superb catch we've made of list of some of the best seafood restaurants in ...

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Dream of Luxury - The Best Spa Destinations in Ireland

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There is no better way to pamper yourself than with a spa getaway, and luckily Ireland is dotted with luxurious spa destinations all across the country. Escape to beautiful surroundings and award-winning accommodations, whether you’re just looking to get out of the city or visiting from across the sea. Taking the time to find the right location ...

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10 Activities Around Ireland to Get You Eggcited for Easter

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Whether you’re scoffing chocolate, treating yourself to a well deserved break or simply taking stock in all the ups and downs of the year so far, Easter is a time to spend with family and friends. It’s a time when the flowers bloom and brilliant dashes of colour pave your daily route. So this Easter, gather the troops and take part in Easter egg ...

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Ready, Set, Bake! Ireland's Hottest Pastry Chefs Right Now

Baking & Desserts

Desserts hold a special place in our hearts here in TheTaste so it is only right that we delve a little deeper into the background of a host of Ireland’s most prolific pastry Chefs. That rich, satisfying, scrumptiously sinful delight that we await patiently at the end of our meal is by no means an after thought and deserves a little recognition all of...

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Belfast Brunching - The Best Spots to Munch on Brunch up North

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Belfast's dining scene really began in 1989, when Co. Down chef Paul Rankin opened his restaurant Roscoff, which went on to win a Michelin Star. Up until that point, Belfast was not known for its culinary repertoire but oh, how times have changed. After Roscoff came Cayenne, and other local Chefs became inspired by what Rankin had achieved, and so the f...

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