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08th Nov 2016

The best pubs and restaurants in Ireland have been revealed

How many have you visited?

If you’ve ever been to The Stag’s Head, you’ll know this is well deserved.

The Stag’s Head, on Dame Lane in Dublin city centre, has been named as the best pub in Ireland.

Hospitality Ireland’s 11th annual National Hospitality Conference and Awards took place on Monday evening, with the best pubs and restaurants in the country named.

The Stag’s Head is one of Dublin’s oldest and most popular venues, and deservedly took the top prize ahead of Lowry’s Irish Music and Whiskey Bar in Clifden and Doheny & Nesbitt on Baggot Street in the capital.

Loam, in Galway, took home the award for best restaurant ahead of Dublin’s Luna and Taste At Rustic.

The best traditional pub in Ireland award went to Toner’s of Baggot Street, ahead of Kehoe’s on South Anne Street and Crotty’s of Kilrush.

These are all the winners…

Best Boutique Hotel Tankardstown
Ice House
Ballyvolane House
Best Business Hotel InterContinental Dublin
Clontarf Castle Hotel
River Lee
Best Casual Dining  The Washerwoman
The Pantry & CorkScrew
Best Catering Job Aramark – PWC
Aramark – Seasons at the Guinness Storehouse
Sodexo  – Dell (EMC)
Best Catering Suppliers – General Pallas Foods
Musgrave MarketPlace
Pallas Foods
Best Catering Suppliers – Specialists Keelings
Kellys of Newport.
Best City Hotel Hayfield Manor 
The Dylan
The Marker Hotel Dublin
Best Cocktail Bar Vintage Cocktail Club
Best Customer Service The Dylan
Mulranny House Hotel
Ariel House
Best Destination Hotel Sheen Falls Lodge
Lough Eske Castle
Harvey’s Point
Best Dining Experience Mulberry Garden
Red Cliff Lodge
The Cottage Restaurant
Best Drinks Suppliers Diageo
Classic Drinks
Best Hotel Bar  Ashford Castle – The Prince of Wales Bar
Castle Leslie
Vintage Crop Bar – The K Club
Best Hotel Restaurant  Inis Meáin Restaurant & Suites
Oliveto, The Haddington Hotel
Upstairs at West, The Twelve
Best Local Restaurant  MacNean House 
Aldridge Lodge Restaurant & Guesthouse
1826 Adare
Best New Establishment Farrier & Draper 
Best Nightclub The Wright Venue
Lillie’s Bordello
The Wright Venue
Best Overall Hotel The Europe Hotel & Resort
Hayfield Manor
Ashford Castle
Best Overall Restaurant  Loam
Taste At Rustic
Best Pub The Stag’s Head
Lowry’s Irish Music & Whiskey Bar
Doheny & Nesbitt
Best Pub with Food The Oarsman
Hargadon Bros
Fitzpatrick’s Bar & Restaurant
Best Resort Hotel Ashford Castle
Kelly’s Resort Hotel & Spa
The K Club
Best Seafood Restaurant  O’Grady’s on the Pier
Gallagher’s of Bunratty Seafood Restaurant
The Idle Wall
Best Sporting Pub The Back Page
Sinnotts Bar
The Living Room
Best Traditional Pub Toner’s
Crotty’s Kilrush
Best Value Hotel Garryvoe Hotel
The Riverside Hotel
Kelly’s Resort Hotel & Spa
Best Wine List The Twelve Hotel
Kelly’s Hotel Resort
Best Hotel Group Dalata Hotel Group
Amaris Hospitality
Tetrarch Capital