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Kingfisher Bistro

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Kingfisher Bistro
Darcy McGee Courtyard, Dundalk Road , Carlingford Co Louth
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Tel: +353 42 937 3716

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Mark and Claire Woods' appealing restaurant at the heritage centre in Carlingford has a great following

Kingfisher Bistro

Mark and Claire Woods' appealing restaurant at the heritage centre in Carlingford has a well-earned local following.


Although no longer the tiny space it once was - and with an open kitchen and some very pleasant outside seating area - it is not especially large and yet it packs a mighty punch, offering great cooking and modern menus.


Begin, perhaps, with one of Mark's "something soups" or something from a selection of about ten starters (risotto of ham and pea with basil oil & fresh parmesan and smoked fish cakes with olive tapenade & crème fraiche indicate the style); a similar number of main courses offers dressed up favourites like sirloin steak (with potato rosti, garlic & parsley butter and onion sauce) or shank of lamb, alongside ideas from further afield like Thai spiced pork in a light batter with sticky rice, curry oil, sweet soy & Asian salad or hot & sour onions.


There are some appealing vegetarian dishes too, probably including a house special, also seafood specals such as Carlingford mussels and oysters.


Desserts offer a choice of five, possibly including a very nice apple crumble with crème anglaise and ice cream, and the wine list is interesting and fairly priced.


Pricing generally is very reasonable and this is an interesting and enjoyable place to eat.

Seats 45. D Mon-Sun 6.30-9, L Sun only 12.30-). A la carte (minimum charge about €16 per person). House wine about €21. abbreviations
Last Updated: 03-06-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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