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!

The Bayleaf Cafe

Main Street, Ballyconnell.

Traditional good value Irish food.

  • t: +353(0)49 9526277

The Beehive Cafe

Dublin Street, Ballyjamesduff
  • t: 00353 83 1373789
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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 Cottage Market, Ballyconnell

The Courtyard, Lizzie Buggies, Church Street, Ballyconnell. H14 FV50

A monthly community market showcasing homemade, homegrown and local produce.

  • t: 00353 87 7453651
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The Courtroom Restaurant

Cabra Castle Hotel
  • t: 00353 42 966 7030
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The Harvest Cafe and Bakery

80 Main Street, Cavan

Cafe and bakery

  • t: +353 49 433 2229
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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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The Meadow View Bar & Restaurant

Dublin Road, Tirquin, Cavan

A long established family-run bar and restaurant outside Cavan town.

  • t: 00353 49 433 1638
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The Melbourne

95-96 Main Street , Cavan

Cafe and bakery

  • t: +353 49 436 1266
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The Olde Post Inn


Multi-award winning restaurant. Bridgestone 100 Best Places to Eat & Stay. Georgina Campbell.

  • t: 00353 47 55555
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The Pikers Lodge Bar & Restaurant

Pikers Lodge, Gowna, Co. Cavan.
  • t: + 353(0)43 6683109
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The Riverfront Hotel

Main St, Virginia
  • t: +353 49 854 7561
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The Royal Bar & Restaurant

Stradone Street, Ballyjamesduff
  • t: +353(0)49 8553479
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