Youghal, Ireland

Twin brothers Padraig and Adrian Hyde say they like to talk about beer as much as brew it. Almost. At their medal-winning Munster Brewery, the brothers welcome all parties, big and small, to the port town of Youghal, once home to the Elizabethan explorer, adventurer and beer-lover Sir Walter Raleigh.

Sunday's Well
Beverages

One of the oldest and best loved craft brewers in Cork, the Franciscan Well boys have their own micro-brewery, pub & pizzeria in the heart of Cork, you can visit them at the Franciscan Well and there are organised tours, tastings and demonstrations of the fine art of craft brewing.

Cork City
Bakery

Artisan home-baked food made with the best quality ingredients.

Cork, Ireland
Confectionery

At three locations including French Church Street and Princes Street - O'Connaill Chocolate offer everything sweet – including hot chocolates and cakes from their own bakery.

Dairy

Happy Days produce a premium ice cream made with fresh Cork milk and fresh Cork cream. All ice cream is made in Little Island, Cork.

Cork, Ireland
Restaurant

A husband and wife team with a mutual love of food, specifically, the hamburger variety. Call them shallow but they just love 'em! Let's face it. Who woke up craving a salad?

Bishopstown
Prepared Foods

Charleville
Cheese

Bluebell Falls is a traditional artisan family business, run by Victor and Breda O'Sullivan since 2003. A multi award-winning cheese manufacturer, found just outside Charleville in North Cork, their goats graze freely on the farm and enjoy lush grass, wild herbs and bushy shrubs.

Cork, Ireland
Café

A fun, busy self-service café on the balcony overlooking the stalls and the main entrance to the famous old English market – the Balcony café at the Farmgate is a great spot to sit for a while and watch the bustling, colourful market down below. Great coffee, cakes and sandwiches.

Ireland
Food Event

A Taste of West Cork is a free-ranging festival which runs in towns and villages throughout the region in early September, bringing together a free-wheeling mix of food markets, demonstrations, competitions, festive dinners, breakfasts, brunches and banquets. There are food-tastings, talks, exhibitions, meet-the-producers events and much more. If you love your food – you will love this festival.