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17th Aug 2022

The Irish Restaurant Awards 2022 reveals Leinster’s best spots to eat

Katy Thornton

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Congratulations to all the winners.

The Leinster edition of the Irish Restaurant Awards 2022 took place at The Knightsbrook Hotel in Meath. There were tons of winners across the board; you can check out some of the most exciting categories below (and add these spots to your list of places to try).

Best Restaurants in Leinster

Longford – Aubergine Nua, Deanscurragh

Laois – Batonis, Emo

Kildare – Aimsir, Cellbridge

Carlow – Sha-Roe Bistro, Clonegal

Kilkenny – Campagne

Louth – Square Restaurant, Dundalk

Offaly – Blue Apron, Tullamore

Westmeath – Thyme Restaurant, Athlone

Wexford – La Cote Seafood Restaurant

Wicklow – Chakra by Jaipur, Greystones

Meath – Room8, Navan

Best Emerging Irish Cuisine

Longford – Viewpoint House

Laois – The Heritage

Kildare – The Brown Bear

Carlow – Clashganny House

Kilkenny – Statham’s By Pembroke

Louth – The Bay Tree Restaurant

Offaly – Lukers Bar

Westmeath – Thyme Restaurant

Wexford – Aldridge Lodge

Wicklow – Hollywood Inn

Meath – Vanilla Pod Restaurant

Pub of the Year

Longford – Duignans Tallyho

Laois – Bobs Bar Durrow

Kildare – McCormack’s Bar

Carlow – Corcoran’s bar

Kilkenny – Cleere’s Bar and Theatre

Louth – Russell’s Saloon Dundalk

Offaly – Giltrap’s Pub Kinnitty

Westmeath – Nuts Corner Athlone

Wexford – The Sky & The Ground

Wicklow – The Dying Cow

Meath – Ryan’s Bar Navan

Other categories include Best Gastropub, Best Chef, Best Wine Experience, and more. You can check out all the winners at the Irish Restaurant Awards 2022 HERE. As you can see, there are tons of spots old and new that deserve trying out, and a huge congrats in order for all the nominees and winners.

Header image via Instagram/thymeathlone

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