Tag: Kildare

Pop-Up Restaurant at Johnson’s, Newbridge

Pop-Up Restaurant at Johnson’s, Newbridge

The Kinneagh Kitchen Pop-Up at Johnson’s Last Wednesday, the 14th of November I held my second pop-up in as many months. This would be the biggest one yet with 54 sitting for a three course meal in the homely surrounds of Johnson’s on the main […]

Pop-Up Restaurant at Ubh – A Summary

Pop-Up Restaurant at Ubh – A Summary

The Kinneagh Kitchen Pop-Up at Ubh Last Tuesday I took over Ubh Café on George’s Street in Newbridge for The Kinneagh Kitchen Pop-Up Italian. I had gotten out of the habit of doing pop-ups but enjoyed my August one at Firmount House so much that […]

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 […]

Pop-Up Restaurant at Firmount House

Pop-Up Restaurant at Firmount House

The Kinneagh Kitchen at Firmount House Firmount House is a beautiful old house located just outside of Clane, Co. Kildare. Owners Eilín and David have done a magnificent job renovating the downstairs area into several dining rooms and a well equipped kitchen. The house has […]

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 […]

Review: Harte’s, Kildare Town

Review: Harte’s, Kildare Town

Harte’s of Kildare “What have you done to him??!” Katie is not happy. It’s my birthday and we are sitting around the table eating. Shane takes a sip of wine (a Monte Tombole Valpolicella Superiore) and observes how spicy it is. His plate is filled […]

Glazed Christmas Ham

Glazed Christmas Ham

Glazed Christmas Ham I’m sitting in Con’s sipping my fourth pint of the black stuff. I’m not a big drinker and with pint number four comes the merry feeling that only pints on Christmas Eve can give you. It’s a rather slow walk stumble home […]

Moyleabbey Organic Farm

Moyleabbey Organic Farm

Moyleabbey Organic Farm Located close to the picturesque Quaker village of Ballitore, Co. Kildare, Moyleabbey Organic Farm (website) has been going from strength to strength since been set up from scratch little over a decade ago. Liam Ryan eventually took the plunge having spent time […]

Review: Canteen, Celbridge, Co. Kildare

Review: Canteen, Celbridge, Co. Kildare

Canteen Sometimes it’s difficult for a restaurant to live up to expectations. Difficult but not impossible. I’ve wanted to visit Canteen for a long time. I first heard about it in Catherine Cleary’s review in The Irish Times back in July 2014 (read it here) […]

Castleruddery Organic Farm

Castleruddery Organic Farm

Castleruddery Organic Farm “Are these lemons waxed or unwaxed” – it’s about five years ago and I’m way out of my comfort zone. I’ve just read in a Darina Allen book that I must use the zest of unwaxed lemons only and I’m having trouble […]