Since the start of the business in 2011, West Cork Garlic has been grown on land near Ballynacarriga, Enniskeane which has proven to produce great tasting garlic.
For weekday and Saturday brunches – ask a Cork City friend where they are going for brunch, and they may well be heading for the classic menu at The Liberty Grill, on Washington Street, right in the city centre.
West Cork has long been associated with the best in quality artisan food both locally, nationally and beyond these shores. West Cork Brewing Company believes it can add a high quality and locally produced craft beer product to stand alongside it's cousins in the food industry!
Every Friday in June, July and August, come rain or shine, this walking tour sets out to visit the best of food producers, retailers, restaurants and cafes in the gorgeous West Cork market town (and foodie paradise) of Clonakilty. They take in everything from ice-cream cafes to the famous “Clon” farmers market. It’s fun, friendly and everybody is encouraged to chat, engage and taste.
The setting is amazing. The Quays is on the harbour front in the historic port town of Cobh, famous as the gateway to America for countless thousands of Irish emigrants in the decades after the famine, and as the last port of call for the Titanic. Have a bite to eat and a drink here in the summer and watch the fishing boats and giant cruise liners dock in the harbour. You can reach Cobh by a short, scenic train line from Cork.
Brennan & Co. Cook Shop have been baking cakes in Cork City centre since 1872. It’s still a family business and they run courses on baking and decorating cakes, for kids and adults, one-day to diploma level, on Oliver Plunkett Street in Cork – for all the details, visit the website.
In the harbour town of Bantry, with its very lively local food scene, this Friday market (9:30 am to 1pm) has the best from the region, plus crafts, music and more.