Schull Market is a Sunday treat (every Sunday from Easter to late September), with a very relaxed vibe in this charming harbour village close to Mizen Head.
Cork based distillers of a small batch Irish Milk Gin, Bertha's Revenge. The gin is distilled on the Ballyvolane House estate where a field to fork philosophy is at the heart of their culinary enterprise.
On tiny Ring Harbour, some ten minutes drive along the water from Clonakilty, Deasy’s is an old-fashioned fisherman’s pub which is home to chef Kaitlin Ruth and her marvellous, inventive approach to cooking. A real gem. Try not to miss it.
A fine kitchen café in the little village of Ballydehob on the Wild Atlantic Way - Budds is a much-loved spot for late, lazy breakfasts, especially with the summer crowds who flock to this beautiful, wild coastal region of Cork. Well worth a visit if you are driving through.
If you can come to Cork in mid-June, this unique celebration of Cork city cuisine is not to be missed – 12 of Cork’s finest restaurants and chefs come together to seat 400 diners along one, huge, elegantly decorated table running the length of one of the city’s finest Georgian streets. A small army of serving staff ferry four courses, with wine, to the diners in what is – for one glorious evening – an eccentric, joyous, open-air feast. It’s all part of the fabulous Cork Midsummer festival and further details can be found on their website.
At Box of Frogs, you can come as you are. Their quirky coffee shop in Bantry is a perfect place for you to kick back, have a good cup of coffee, light lunch or delicious dinner.