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Ivyleigh House - Portlaoise, Co Laois

Irish Breakfast Awards 2011 - Guesthouse Winner - Iveyleigh House Portlaoise County Laois Ireland  “No strangers to our breakfast awards – they won a regional award in 2002 – breakfast is always a treat at this fine Georgian townhouse, elegantly presented with fine bone china and traditional Newbridge silver cutlery to make it taste even better.

You’ll get subtle variations on the traditional offerings (natural yoghurt is served with geranium jelly, cereal selections include granola and the house muesli), and specialities that get regular guests coming back for more include gorgeous porridge made with pinhead oatmeal (and served with brown sugar and cream…), leaf tea, homemade bread, jams and marmalade – and their unique ‘oh so light’ Cashel Blue cheesecakes, served with crème fraiche … Consistent excellence.”

Ivyleigh House

Portlaoise, Co. Laois
3 votes
2 euro Denotes genuine Irish food culture, ie special Irish food products/companies/producers, and highlights the best places to shop for regional and artisan foods; the selection excludes obvious 'non-Irish' elements regardless of quality, eg ethnic restaurants and specialists in coffee, wine and other drinks, unless relevant to local production or history. Eat & Stay establishments are chosen for their commitment to showcasing local produce and Irish hospitality. Highly Recommended as a Special Place to Stay Previous Georgina Campbell Guides Award Winner The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade
This lovely early Georgian house is set back from the road only by a tiny neatly box-hedged formal garden, but has a coachyard (with parking), outhouses and a substantial lawned garden at the back. It is a listed building and the present owners, Dinah ...


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