Visiting the Jameson Distillery, a half-hour east of the city in Midleton, is an experience most visitors to Cork will have at the top of their list. A mere 200 years in the making, this is one of the most visited whiskey distilleries in the world, the spiritual home of a great spirit, and a place to see where one of Ireland’s most famous exports goes from grain to glass (with a little magic along the way).
Cafe Depeche was created by Humphrey Porter in February, 2004. Having previously worked as Loss Prevention Manager for a large music chain for 10 years and simultaneously also providing bar services, for a large brewery for nearly 15 years, Humphrey wanted to recreate the ambience of a bar, and combine his passion for music and great coffee.
Built nearly six hundred years ago by one of Ireland's greatest chieftans, Cormac MacCarthy, and has been attracting attention ever since. Over the last few hundred years, millions have flocked to Blarney making it a world landmark and one of Ireland's greatest treasures.
A unique festival for Ireland, set in the charming setting of the famous foodie paradise, Ballymaloe House. Litfest is a food and drinks literacy festival, a weekend filled with inspirational stories, great writing, intriguing discussions, great speakers, music and dancing. It’s a place for foodies from all over the world to come together, share ideas, get inspired and celebrate their passions. A celebration of fine writing on the finest food and drink but also much more – the organisers say food literacy is “about understanding where the food you eat comes from, who produces it and if it is good for you”.
This craft brewery and distillery focuses on beers & artisan gins. Husband and wife team Sam & Maudeline Black welcome visitors throughout the week, the tours take you to the heart of the craft and they are located in one of Cork’s great gourmet hot-spots, the fishing harbour town of Kinsale.
Good Day Deli is a Sustainable Foods Deli serving a mix of healthy, local, seasonal, organic and fair trade foods with a commitment to sustainability throughout our food chain.
Award-winning fully-licenced Wine Bar in Cork City, open for morning coffee, lunch and light evening meals. We serve a wide selection of organic, biodynamic & natural wine and honest and simple food based on traditional home-cooking found in French Bistros and Italian Trattorias.