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 Amabassador, Gearoid Lynch from the multi-award winning Olde Post Inn; Richard Corrigan has a base at Virginia Park Lodge and BBC's Great British Menu star Eddie Attwell is head chef at St. Kyran's Country House Hotel 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!


Errigal Country House Hotel, Cavan Road, Cootehill
  • t: +353 49 555 6901
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Sage Cafe

61 Main Street, Cavan

Smart café serving homemade pies, tarts, soups, chutneys and relishes.

  • t: +353 49 4361788
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Setanta Restaurant

Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconnell

AA Rosette

  • t: +353 49 952 6444
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Seven Horse Shoes

Main St, Belturbet

Character pub in the heart of Belturbet. Open fires.

  • t: +353 49 952 2166
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St. Kyran’s Country House & Restaurant

Dublin Road, Virginia

Stunning location overlooking Lough Ramor. Recommended by Georgina Campbell.

  • t: +353 49 8547087
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The Big Apple

The Black Horse Inn, Church Street, Cavan

Best Gastro pub in Cavan 2014

  • t: +353 49 433 2140
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The Bridge

Coleman Road, Cavan


  • t: +353 49 433 1538

The Courtroom Restaurant

Cabra Castle Hotel
  • t: 00353 42 966 7030
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The Farnham Arms Hotel

Main Street, Cavan

Family - run hotel in the centre of Cavan town. Carvery lunch daily.

  • t: +353 49 433 2577
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The Full Irish

Lower Main Street, Bailieborough
  • t: +353 42 969 4979

The Gallery Restaurant

Imperial Bar, Main Street, Cavan
  • t: +353 49 437 3027
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The Golden Palace


Thai and Malaysian Restaurant

  • t: +353 42 96 6920

The Harvest Cafe and Bakery

80 Main Street

Cafe and bakery

  • t: +353 49 433 2229

The Keepers Arms


Traditional Irish Cooking

  • t: +353 49 952 2318
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The Lavey Inn

Knockanoark, Lavey

Perfect stop-off on Cavan-Dublin road for lunch and dinner. Country & Western music every Sunday night.

  • t: +353 49 433 0577
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