Is there anything more comforting and delicious than a carvery dinner?
The answer? No.
You start by eating your weight in meat, potatoes, gravy and various other accoutrements and then you slowly proceed to slip into a blissful food coma.
Most people think carveries are reserved for Sundays, when, in fact, you can devour a carvery any day of the week.
And the best of the best carveries in Ireland have been revealed.
The overall winners of Great Carvery of the Year 2016, run by Unilever, are:
Great Hotel Carvery of the Year: The Heights Hotel, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Great Pub Carvery of the Year: The Elm Tree, Glounthuane, Co. Cork
The provincial runners up under the pubs category include:
- The Merry Monk, Mayo
- The Elm Tree Glounthuane, Cork
- Beaumont House, Dublin
- Martha's Vineyard, Derry
And the hotel carvery runners up are:
- Hodson Bay Hotel, Roscommon
- The Heights Hotel, Killarney
- Whitford House Hotel, Wexford
- Silver Tassie Hotel, Donegal
Plan your carvery road trip now.