Local Flavour

Our passion for food runs deep. There is something for every taste in County Cavan.

Enjoying and tasting food in Cavan is pure indulgence - from meeting farmhouse foodies who invite you to taste their home made recipes to culinary experts that show you how to make the perfect boxty and of course to the corner tables of our world-renowned restaurants.


Enjoy excellent food and drink in a variety of ways – restaurants, bars, hotels, cafes, farmer's markets, specialist food shops, cheese makers, farmhouses, guesthouses and much much more.

Cavan is home to some of Ireland's finest chefs. Neven Maguire; Failte Ireland Food Champion, Gearoid Lynch from the multi-award winning Olde Post Inn and 3 Time Winner and former Judge/Mentor on BBC's Great British Menu, Richard Corrigan has a base at Virginia Park Lodge in Virginia.

Get a taste of what Cavan has to offer at the Taste of Cavan food festival taking place in Cavan town every August. Not to be missed!

Cuilcagh cafe

Trivia House, Church Road, Swanlinbar

Opening Hours,  Sat 11am-5pm; Sunday 11am-3pm. 
*Group bookings can be catered for 7 days a week, however pre-booking is required.

  • t: +353 87 0903253
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Datse’s Cafe & Cakes

Market Square, Cavan

Home-baked scones, cakes, muffins and buns. Also serves soup and sandwiches.

  • t: 353 49 438 0721
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2 Abbey Street, Cavan

Stylish cafe with daily specials. All home made fare.

  • t: +353 49 437 3000
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Diamond Café

The Diamond, Ballyjamesduff
  • t: +353 49 952 9655

Duggan’s Bar & Restaurant

Drumliffe, Redhills

Family run rural pub serving quality food

  • t: +353 49 4338114
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Dun a Ri House Hotel

Station Road, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan.
  • t: 042 966 8091
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Fox’s Bar & Restaurant

25 Main Street, Bailiebrough
  • t: +353 (0)42 969 4839
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Genesis Chinese Restaurant

22 Main Street, Belturbet

Chinese Restaurant and Takeaway

  • t: +353 49 9529707

Happy Valley Chinese Restaurant

79 Main Street, Cavan Town.

Chinese Restaurant

  • t: +35349 4332455
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Hard Boiled Egg Cafe

18 Dublin Road, Cavan

Famous for breakfasts. Serves Ireland’s biggest.

  • t: +353 49 432 6523
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Indian Tandoori

Main street, Virginia

Indian Restaurant & Takeaway

  • t: +353 49 8546065
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Jaiphal Indian

49 Market Street, Cootehill.

Indian Restaurant & Takeaway

  • t: +353(0)49 5555896
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Jampa Ling Tibetan Buddhist Retreat

Owendoon House, Bawnboy

A meditation and retreat centre on a beautiful 19th Century estate. Accommodation available.

  • t: 00353 49 952 3448
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Kílíans Lodge Hotel

Mullagh, Co. Cavan.

Small family run hotel serving top quality food.

  • t: 00 353 46 9242201
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