Campagne restaurant in Kilkenny city opened in 2008. Their emphasis has always been on serving delicious food with french infulences, that is prepared using high-quality seasonal produce in a relaxed and comfortable dining environment.
Located under the old railway arches on Gas House Lane, Campagne boasts a stylish interior, featuring oak flooring, curved banquette leather seating and modern paintings depicting rural life by Kilkenny artist Catherine Barron.
Campagne has been awarded many prestigious awards on a national and international level, most notably one Michelin star status in September 2013.
Campagne have a passionately held philosophy that supports and showcases the very best of quality food and wine producers.
Recently we met with proprietor and head chef Garrett Byrne to find out about his top five desert island foods and much more...
Q - I know locally sourced ingredients are very important to the restaurant. How do you choose your suppliers?
A - The quality of the product is most important regardless of the location; if it is local then that is a bonus
Q- Where do you go when you want to eat at a restaurant?
A- Paris and London in an ideal world.
Q- What is your favourite food memory?
A - Christmas dinner
Q - You're stranded on a desert island. What five foods would you want with you? What would you make?
A- Chocolate, butter, lardo, salt and lemon juice. I don't know what I would cook but if it's a desert island I could go fishing
Q- What is your favourite ingredient?
Today it is quail and hare; tomorrow it could be turbot and crab
Q - What do you most love about your job?
A- Running a good restaurant
For more information see Campagne Restaurant