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31st Aug 2022

Chestnut wins best restaurant in Cork at the Irish Restaurant Awards

Katy Thornton

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Wondering where the best spots to eat and drink are in Munster?

The Irish Restaurant Awards season continues, with the Munster edition taking place in Radisson Blu Little Island, Cork last night. We’ve already covered the winners from the Leinster and Ulster edition of these awards, and now it is Munster’s turn. Michelin-starred restaurant Chestnut took home the prize for best restaurant in Cork, a tremendous achievement for Ireland’s largest county.

Below we’ve have the winners of categories Best Restaurant, Best Gastropub, and Best Casual Dining in each of Munster’s counties. There’s definitely a few to add to your list next time you’re staycationing or passing through.

Best Restaurant Award

Cork – Restaurant Chestnut

Waterford – Tannery Dungarvan

Tipperary – Chez Hans

Limerick – 1826 Adare

Kerry – Kingdom 1795

Clare – Oar Restaurant

Best Gastro Pub Award

Cork – The Black Pig, Kinsale

Waterford – Merry’s Gastropub, Dungarvan

Tipperary – Mikey Ryan’s Bar and Kitchen, Cashel

Limerick – Curragower Bar & Restaurant

Kerry – The Glenbeigh Hotel

Clare – Fiddle and Bow

Best Casual Dining

Cork – Goldie Cork City

Waterford – Momo Restaurant

Tipperary – Dé Róiste’s Bar

Limerick – The French Table

Kerry – O’Carroll’s Cove Caherdaniel

Clare – Henry’s Bistro Ennis

Huge congratulations to all of this year’s winners. You can check out the winners in all categories HERE.

Header image via Instagram/thechestnutwestcork

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