Tag: Cafe

Small Plates at Ubh, Newbridge

Small Plates at Ubh, Newbridge

Small Plates at Ubh It’s a miserable September evening in Newbridge. A light, hazy rain has been falling all day but I’ve been looking forward to the evening. Ubh has had a few tapas/small plates nights at this stage but I’ve never been able to […]

Review: The County Fair, Tallaght

Review: The County Fair, Tallaght

The County Fare “Where is this place?” I’m thinking aloud. I’m on my own in the car with Google Maps insisting that I turn right into what looks like a small industrial estate. I don’t know Tallaght so I assume that my app has lost […]

Review: The Market Kitchen, Newbridge

Review: The Market Kitchen, Newbridge

Lunch at The Market Kitchen “They are doing really great stuff over there,” David at The Wine Buff has been raving about The Market Kitchen for months. Located in Michael Murphy’s Home Furnishings shop, it is right in the eye line of my favourite wine […]

Ubh Café, Newbridge

Ubh Café, Newbridge

Ubh Café Are we still in Newbridge? When I look outside I see the familiar sight of George’s Street, although the menu in front of me leads me to believe either I’ve been transported elsewhere or somebody is taking a shot to see if our […]

BeaNice Cafe, Carlow Town, Co. Carlow

BeaNice Cafe, Carlow Town, Co. Carlow

BeaNice Cafe It’s a cold Monday morning. It’s my day off but I decide to join Ali for the spin down to Carlow on the promise of a nice breakfast – the best way to get me to go anywhere. We drop Ali’s sets of […]

The Café at Stephen Pearce Pottery, Shanagarry, Co. Cork

The Café at Stephen Pearce Pottery, Shanagarry, Co. Cork

Last weekend Ali and my Mam came to visit me at Ballymaloe Cookery School. It was their first time to visit me here at the school since I started studying in January. Ali had been to the school once before (we came to see JP […]

Review: Kai Cafe + Restaurant, Galway

Review: Kai Cafe + Restaurant, Galway

Kai Cafe + Restaurant Galway City It’s only happened twice before that I’ve walked around a city and thought “this could be my home.” The first, somewhat surprisingly, was while walking around Cork City a few years ago, to be fair this could have had more […]

Marie Louise Tea Rooms

Marie Louise Tea Rooms

Marie Louise Tea Rooms Howth, Co. Dublin On Thursday, sensing some nice weather, Ali and I took a spin to Howth for some fish and chips and a walk along the pier. After doing both and with the rain beginning to fall the want of […]

Review: Brooks Café Bistro, Carlow

Brooks Café Bistro Carlow Town A couple of weeks ago, after a morning trip to Carlow Town, Ali and myself decided to sample the wares of Brooks Café Bistro on Tullow Street. Brooks forms part of the Dinn Rí complex which, aswel as housing a […]