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 Shantully Inn Bar & Restaurant

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The Stray Sod Bar & Restaurant

Aghnadaragan, Drung

Bar & Restaurant

  • t: +353 49 5553968
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The Wishing Well Bar & Bistro

Main Street, Kingscourt

Busy pub and eatery in heart of Kingscourt.

  • t: +353 42 966 7150
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Trisha’s Cafe

Main Street, Bailiebrough.

Open Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm

  • t: +353 86 2141313
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Virginia Park Lodge


The 2018 ‘Country House of the Year’ is run by two-time Michelin Star chef Richard Corrigan. Booking is highly advised.

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Willow’s Cafe

Virginia Shopping Centre, Virginia
  • t: +353 49 854 7304
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