Places To Learn by Tourist Area: West Cork

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In this extensive county, the towns and villages have their own distinctive character. In West Cork, their spirit is preserved in the vigour of the landscape with the handsome coastline where the light of the famous Fastnet Rock swings across tumbling ocean and spray-tossed headland. The county is a repository of the good things of life, a treasure chest of the finest farm produce, and the very best of seafood, brought to market by skilled specialists.

Found 7 matches, showing 1 - 7 below.

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Island Cottage

Skibbereen, Co. Cork
Classes/Courses / Cookery School / Restaurant
3 euro For Cooking & Service Well Above Average A selection of establishments outside the standard categories that should enhance the discerning travellers experience of Ireland 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. Outstanding Location, building or atmosphere The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade
In their brochure, John Desmond and Ellmary Fenton describe their restaurant as unusual, in a unique and beautiful setting. This is an understatement; their Island Cottage Restaurant is extraordinary by any standards. You have to get there and back by ...
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12 votes
4 euro Highly Recommended as a Special Place to Stay Outstanding Location, building or atmosphere
Ballinacurra House is a luxurious venue, available for private parties, small weddings, golfing groups and corporate events. It is set within a walled garden with 10 foot-high stone walls, security gates and 40 acres of woodland and lawns, this eleg ...
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10 votes

The Poachers Inn

Bandon, Co. Cork
Classes/Courses / Pub / Restaurant
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. Pub with good food and atmosphere Serious About Seafood The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade
With its smart blue and white frontage and welcoming signage, it would be hard to drive past Barry and Catherine McLoughlin’s attractive roadside bar and restaurant just outside Bandon these days. What they took on in 2006 was a typical pub, wit ...
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Brown Envelope Seed Co

Skibbereen, Co. Cork
Farmshop / Online Shop
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.
Madeline McKeever, who is also involved in Irish Seed Savers, grows her own organic vegetable, herb and edible flower seeds on her West Cork farm. Events are occasionally held on the farm, where they sometimes have their own Ardagh beef for sale. Goo ...
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0 votes

Inish Beg House Cookery School

Baltimore, Co. Cork
Cookery School / Fruit & Veg / Honey / Meat & Game
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. Outstanding Location, building or atmosphere
Paul and Georgiana Keane's beautiful island estate makes a lovely setting for interesting cookery classes, which may showcase produce from their orgnic farm. Bespoke classes can be arranged for guests staying on the estate, including children, and grou ...
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1 votes

West Cork Salamis

Schull, Co. Cork
Meat & Game
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.
Described by Darina Allen as “the patriarch of the artisan cured meat industry in Ireland” and joint recipient (together with Bill Hogan and Sean Ferry’s thermophilic West Cork Natural Cheeses) of the inaugural Euro-Toques Food Awards ...
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4 votes

The Firehouse Bakery & Bread School

Skibbereen, Co. Cork
Bakery / Baking/Bakery
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
Well known to viewers of BBC2’s Big Bread Experiment series, Patrick Ryan is a thoughtful high achiever and this talented lawyer-turned-chef-and-baker was just the man to bring an imaginative and highly appropriate business venture to the quiet l ...