If you’re thinking of getting away in the quiet months, a good kitchen is an absolute must. When the weather keeps you indoors, explore the pages of a good recipe book instead!
Here we’ll list some of the stand-out kitchen and dining options in the UIH Collection
#1. Stream’s End – Moyard, Co. Galway
This beautiful coastal Connemara home is a chefs delight. With a bright, airy and spacious twin island kitchen; open-plan with a 12 seat dining area.
Driving north from Galway Town along the coast you’ll find yourself overstocked with great options for farm to table markets and some tip-top catering options if that’s more your speed…
Catering by Norah’s Kitchen in Clifden, Co. Galway
#2 The Ridge – Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry
Another wild, Atlantic retreat, The Ridge House will give you picture perfect surroundings for any dinner party.
With a pale granite island matching the counterr and oven space in the lofted open-plan diner; The Ridge sets the perfect vibe for a sophisticated getaway.
The Blind Piper (just 2km away) in Caherdaniel serves a contempary menu with plenty of fresh seafood and allow takeaway provided notice is given.
They can be contacted here: The Blind Piper
In-house catering is available from the wonderful Just Cooking in Killorglin, contactable here: Just Cooking
#3 Aherlow Castle, Aherlow Co. Tipperary
Aherlow Castle is one of our favourite historic houses, with a high vaulted kitchen with room for all.
A 20 minute drive will have you at the Rock of Cashel; and The Rock House Restaurant which offers catering for all occasions.
The Rock House can be contacted here: Rock House Restaurant
#4 Mount Corrin, Blairs Cove, Co. Cork
Mount Corrin is a contemporary Haven, nestled close-in to Blairs Cove, in Cork. With a kitchen garden making fresh vegetables available to all guests; and a second, conservatory diner should you need some sunshine with your meals.
For a quick outing nearby the Blairs Cove Restaurant comes well-reccomended.
We’ve worked with Ralph Schuler, an independent chef who works in many of our homes in Cork.
Ralph can be contacted here: A Chefs Affair
#5 Candlewick Cottage, Donegal, Co. Donegal
Perhaps our most popular larger home; Candlewick Cottage is close in to Donegal town and an array of fantastic eateries and diners.
Feasta Catering offer an array of modern takes on Irish traditional eats, and are happy to help at Candlewick.
They are contactable here: Feasta Catering
For a simpler repast, a range of hearty ready cooked meals Kavanagh’s SuperValu comes well-reccomended; and offers delivery.
They are Contactable here: Kavanagh’s Supervalu Donegal