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As Ireland's leading independent hospitality guide we will lead you to the very best places to eat, drink & stay wherever you are on the island of Ireland.

At Georgina Campbell Guides, independence is at the core of our philosophy and we have always selected establishments for recommendation on merit alone. Using the respected and trusted method of anonymous assessment - by experienced assessors, who pay their bills like anyone else...

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Monthly Competition

Win a break in No. 1 Pery Square Hotel & Spa

No 1 Pery Square Hotel
This months prize consists of a short break for two people in No. 1 Pery Square Hotel & Spa in Limerick which is a stunning property occupying a large corner site on the city's most gracious Georgian square

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Georgina Campbell Awards - Dishing Up Delicious Diversity Georgina Campbell Awards - Dishing Up Delicious DiversityThe Georgina Campbell Awards - Ireland's Original Hospitality Awards! From five star hotels to ...
Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards 2017 - in association with Failte Ireland: The Winners Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards 2017 - in association with Failte Ireland: The WinnersThe very best in Irish hospitality, Irish food and Irish tourism have received national recognit ...

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Apps and Books

  • APPetiser

    APPetiser - Recipes & Cooking with Derry Clarke

    Join tv chef Derry Clarke, proprietor of the award winning Michelin Starred l'Ecrivain Restaurant in Dublin, as he guides you through 60 user-friendly recipes written espe ...
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  • Kevin Dundon App

    For the Love of Food - Kevin Dundon

    A personal chef is just the answer to all our cooking dilemmas. Well, now you can have the next best thing by using this app to cook with tv chef Kevin Dundon in your own ...
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  • Ireland for Food Lovers by Georgina Campbell

    IRELAND FOR FOOD LOVERS

    Everything the food lover in Ireland needs to know... Food tourism in Ireland enters an exciting new phase with this new book, the first to offer a complete user guide t ...
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2018 Award Winners


'Just Ask' Restaurant of the Year 2018 sponsored by Bord Bia

Bay Tree Bistro Waterford, Co. Waterford
 “Just Ask!” is a public awareness campaign that aims to encourage consumers when eating out to look for information on where the ...
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Pub Of The Year 2018

Bar One Gastro Pub Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Bar One Gastro Pub
While Irish pubs in general are going through a challenging time, the pub experience remains one of the highlights of a visit to this country for ...
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Country House Of The Year 2018

Virginia Park Lodge Virginia, Co. Cavan
You can’t beat a country house for a refreshing short break or to provide a atmospheric setting for special occasions - and this unusual pla ...
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A Taste of the Waterways Award 2018

St Georges Terrace Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim
Ireland’s inland waterways are nothing short of a national treasure yet, for most people, they’re very much an adventure waiting to ha ...
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Georgina Campbell 'Hospitality Hero' Award 2018

Viewmount House and VM Restaurant Longford, Co. Longford
Viewmount House and VM Restaurant
Having quietly restored their lovely Longford property Viewmount House, and created its beautiful gardens over two decades, James and Beryl Kearne ...
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Hideaway Of The Year 2018

Castle Murray House Dunkineely, Co. Donegal
Castle Murray House
Everyone loves the idea of a hideaway, and this is one of our most popular awards. Whether it’s the establishments itself which offers that ...
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Restaurant of the Year 2018

Dax Restaurant Dublin 2
Dax Restaurant
In a town where new restaurants are stealing the limelight every month it’s reassuring to know that some of the long-established gems - like ...
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Host Of The Year 2018

Dromoland Castle Hotel Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co. Clare
Dromoland Castle Hotel
Time after time, visitor satisfaction surveys tell us the same story about the things people love about Ireland - everyone loves the wonderful sce ...
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Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year 2018

Noble Holywood, Co. Down
Our Casual Dining award aims to highlight the quality of (mainly) smaller establishments - ambitious restaurants with an informal style, and espec ...
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Guesthouse Of The Year 2018

Old Bank House, The Kinsale, Co. Cork
Old Bank House, The
The best Irish guesthouses are in a league of their own and have USPs that allow them to thrive regardless of the challenges of being sandwiched b ...
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Farmhouse Of The Year 2018

Hillcrest Farm Ahakista, Co. Cork
Hillcrest Farm
The idea of a farm stay is heaven to many visitors to Ireland, and to families living in cities. Quality farm stays have huge potential in Ireland ...
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Outstanding Guest Experience Award 2018

Quinlan & Cooke Boutique Townhouse & QCs Seafood Restaurant Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry
Quinlan & Cooke Boutique Townhouse & QCs Seafood Restaurant
What makes a great hospitality experience? Ireland is blessed with a generous sprinkling of those uniquely satisfying places where interesting and ...
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Wine Award Of The Year 2018

Green Man Wines Dublin 6
While craft beers and independent distilleries have been making all the headlines in recent years - and the best ones are very deserving of their ...
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Family Friendly Destination Of The Year 2018

Amber Springs Hotel & Health Spa Gorey, Co. Wexford
 Family-friendliness is increasingly important in Irish hospitality and our Family Friendly award is more highly valued each year, as times c ...
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Atmospheric Restaurant Of The Year 2018

Boathouse Bistro, The Kenmare, Co. Kerry
Boathouse Bistro, The
Irish diners place a high premium on atmosphere – often rating it even above the quality of food when choosing where to eat out – but ...
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Ethnic Restaurant Of The Year 2018

Nightmarket Dublin 6
There has been an ‘Ethnic Restaurant’ category in our awards since their inception in the early ‘90s. Originally interpreted as ...
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Natural Food Award 2018

Vasco Fanore, Co. Clare
The Guide has always championed the best of Irish produce. It’s the philosophy behind our food recommendations and the Natural Food Award ha ...
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B&B Of The Year 2018

Muldowneys B&B Burtonport, Co. Donegal
Muldowneys B&B
The true Irish B&B - where genuine hospitality combines with good, simple food and a desire for guests to be really comfortable and have the b ...
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Hotel of the Year 2018

Twelve Hotel, The Co. Galway
Twelve Hotel, The
As long as we have great independent hoteliers an important aspect of this country’s unique appeal will be in safe hands. We must treasure t ...
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Café Of The Year 2018

CakeFace Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny
This award gives recognition to the best of those valuable all-day operations – usually small and owner-run – which not only lift the ...
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Newcomer Of The Year 2018

Bullitt Belfast Co. Antrim
This is always one of our most exciting awards … the ‘short list’ is anything but - and how could it be otherwise when the ...
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Seafood Restaurant of the Year 2018

Hooked Co. Galway
Although we eat less fish at home than might be expected for an island nation, everybody – whether living in Ireland or just visiting - seem ...
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Street Food of the Year 2018

Food Depot - Gourmet Street Kitchen Clonakilty, Co. Cork
Ireland has gone street food crazy lately and there’s some real quality popping up in food trucks and stalls in the most unlikely places, in ...
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Pet Friendly Establishment of the Year 2018

Pupp Dublin 8
In Ireland we lag way behind our UK neighbours when it comes to pet friendliness; if you google an area in Britain looking for somewhere to stay, ...
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Business Destination Of The Year 2018

Tankardstown House Slane, Co. Meath
Tankardstown House
While other guides are focused solely on the leisure market, we have always taken the needs of business guests into account when making our select ...
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Chef of the Year 2018

Dromoland Castle Hotel Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co. Clare
Dromoland Castle Hotel
Casual dining may still be the big story but fine dining is far from dead - and, regardless of style, the restaurants that are performing best are ...
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Car Rentals

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Low Cost Car Rental In Ireland
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Ferry to Ireland

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Gardens

Beaulieu House & Gardens, Drogheda County Louth
Beaulieu House, Gardens and Car Museum
Beaulieu is a very special place, remarkable for its age, its history, and the fact th ...
Beaulieu is a very special place, remarkable for its age, its history, and the fact that the same family have lived in the house ever since it was completed ... View all Read on

Golf

Naas Golf Club
Naas Golf Club in County Kildare is a traditional 18 hole parkland course with a numbe ...
Naas Golf Club in County Kildare is a traditional 18 hole parkland course with a number of water features, it is situated on rolling terrain with tree lin ... View all Read on

What's On

Monaghan Farmers Market - Co Monaghan - Fridays
Every Friday morning 10.00am - 2.00pm Location: In front of Monaghan Town Courthouse, Church Square, Monaghan, Co Monaghan Contact: Jennie Black ... View all Read on

Tourist Attractions

Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre
Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre, housed in the 1897 Bonded Warehouse, relates the story ...
Reopened in Summer 2012 following major refurbishment Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre, housed in the 1897 Bonded Warehouse, relates the story of Tullamore Dew ... View all Read on

Weddings

Tankardstown House
Slane, Co. Meath
Whether for a short break, a special occasion, a good meal or just a light bite and a browse around the garden and gift shop, this lovely period property ne ... View all Read on
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