Taste the island with a range of foodie offers and events from Ireland's Blue Book houses and hotels around the island of Ireland.

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Bushmills Inn, Co. Antrim

Taste The Island

Description: Join us to celebrate Taste the Island. Enjoy an overnight stay on the stunning Causeway Coast. After a day of exploration, cosy up by one of our peat fires and then indulge in our specially created Taste the Island 3 course food and whiskey pairing menu. This magnificent menu includes some of the finest seasonal ingredients and fresh local harvest produce from our area and is paired with our Bushmills Steamship Whiskey Flight. Marking the 125th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the SS Bushmills steamship, which delivered whiskey to new corners of the world, savour the tastes of the Steamship Sherry Cask, Port Cask and Bourbon #3 Char Cask Reserve. - Overnight stay in an elegant guest room - A 3 course Taste of Ireland whiskey pairing menu - Full cooked to order Irish breakfast included - Complimentary mineral water - Luxurious Elemis products - Bathrobe and slippers - Complimentary Wifi throughout the hotel - Complimentary parking on site - Free cancellation up to 72 hours prior to arrival, by 12 noon

Valid From: 01.10.2019 To: 30.11.2019

From: £130 per person

Ice House , Co. Mayo

A Taste of Mayo

Description: Join us for a luxury break and savour the Taste of Mayo as our Executive Chef Anthony Holland creates a delicious menu, reflecting the local and regional produce and embracing the seasonal offerings of Mayo. This package includes luxury accommodation, dinner in the riverside restaurant and cooked to order breakfast at your leisure. Best Rate Guarantee No Booking Fee - Pay Later Free Cancellation up to 48 hours prior to arrival Free Parking Free hi-speed WIFI Our Hotel Highlights: Chill Spa| Thermal Area and Spa Garden with Outdoor Hot Tubs and Sauna | Award Winning Restaurant |Popular Terrace | Stunning River Views

Valid From: 01.08.2019 To: 22.12.2019

From: €145 Per Person

Wineport Lodge , Co. Westmeath

Slow Down Sunday - Bed and Brunch

Description: A great way to extend the weekend. Check in and ease into a lazy  overnight break with Wineport's Weekend Bottomless Brunch. Catch up on the news with the Sunday papers and hit the hay for a blissful sleep with a leisurely breakfast next morning.  Best Rate Guarantee  Free Parking  Free hi-speed WIFI  No Booking Fee - Pay Later  Free Cancellation up to 48 hours prior to arrival 

Valid From: 01.09.2019 To: 30.11.2019

From: €290.00 total stay

Belleek Castle, Co. Mayo

Midweek Belleek Castle Experience - just €109.50pps

Description: At Belleek Castle we are offering an amazing midweek Gourmet Package for fantastic value at just €109.50 per person.  Stay in a genuine Irish Castle and enjoy an amazing fine dining experience in the award winning Library Restaurant with a 3 course meal.  Also included in your package is a superb cooked to order full Irish breakfast and a guided tour of the Castle and it's Medieval Armoury. Our charming bedrooms are furnished with antiques and period decor.  All room rates include continental breakfast and full Irish breakfast (cooked to order). A selection of home-made breads and jams, freshly brewed tea and coffee and excellent service to make the perfect start for your day. Join us for the guided tour  of Belleek Castle Ireland and the Marshall Doran Collection available daily from 11am till 4pm. Learn all about the history  of Belleek Castle and see the Marshall Doran Collection, one of Ireland's finest collections of antiques , fossils , Medieval Armour  & weapons. This package will not be available on Sunday's on Bank Holiday  Weekends.  

Valid From: 07.10.2019 To: 22.12.2019

From: €109.50 Per Person

Rathmullan House, Co. Donegal

Seasonal Slowdown - 13th-15th December

Description: Seasonal Slowdown – 2 Night Stay with Lunch Does the thought of spending 2 nights in luxury surroundings, relaxing with drinks by an open fire, enjoying a swim in our heated indoor pool and finishing off the weekend with a 3 course lunch in our award-winning restaurant sound enticing? Then let us provide you with the perfect setting here at Rathmullan House, with our Winter offer – just €215 per person for two nights in a superior room, including our full Irish breakfast and a specially prepared seasonal lunch in the Cook & Gardener restaurant on the Sunday afternoon.

Valid From: 27.10.2019 To: 16.12.2019

From: €430 Total Stay

Dunbrody House , Co. Wexford

Phantom in the House

Description: A night of drama, music, romance and of course great food! Join us for a night with the Phantom of the Opera ...live at Dunbrody we have David Shannon & Maria Fitzgerald and a fabulous selection of wonderful songs from one of the world's favourite musicals. This package includes accommodation with breakfast til Noon, dinner and til the wee small hours we'll be enjoying some seriously good entertainment with a menu to match.

Valid From: 29.11.2019 To: 01.12.2019

From: per person sharing

Marlfield House , Co. Wexford

ROMANTIC DINNER, BED AND BREAKFAST

Description: Includes:  Luxurious Overnight Stay · Delicious Breakfast · Seasonal 5 Course Dinner   A short break in Marlfield will leave you feeling totally relaxed!  Let us spoil you, relax in the afternoon sipping a cocktail in front of the fire, spoil yourself with a bubble bath before a delicious dinner in the romantic setting of the  Conservatory Restaurant . Following a wonderful sleep wake feeling refreshed and ready for a breakfast to remember! PLEASE NOTE THE CONSERVATORY DINING ROOM IS NOT OPEN ON MONDAY OR TUESDAY, AND IN THE OFF SEASON IS CLOSED ON FUTHER NIGHTS ALSO.  HOWEVER THE DUCK RESTAURANT IS OPEN EVERY NIGHT. Let us know if you are using your Blue Book Voucher and we will upgrade your room if we have   availability. Please call to make your dinner reservations in advance of your arrival if you wish to dine in either our  Conservatory Restaurant   or  The Duck' Restaurant FOR THE QUICKEST WAY TO VIEW ALL DUCK LODGE AVAILABILITY AND PACKAGES (SLEEPS 4+) CLICK THE BOX ON THE LEFT.

Valid From: 07.03.2014 To: 05.01.2021

From: €161 per person

Castle Durrow Country House Hotel, Co. Laois

Coopers @ The Castle

Description: Beautiful Bed, Moreish Breakfast and Delicious Dinner in Coopers @ The Castle. Choose between our Master, Heritage or Oriental Rooms. Candlelit 4 course Evening Meal in Coopers Restaurant. Relax by the Fire in our Trophy Room. Breakfast served to 11am every morning.

Valid From: 01.01.2019 To: 01.09.2020

From: €150 per person sharing

Marlfield House , Co. Wexford

B&B AND DINNER IN THE DUCK!

Description: Includes: Luxurious Accommodation · Full Irish Breakfast · Dinner in the Duck Enjoy a delicious 3 course dinner in  'The Duck'  our casual and stylish Terrace Restaurant in restored courytard buildings overlooking the gardens and stay overnight in one of our luxurious bedrooms with full Irish breakfast ni the Conservatory the following morning. On some mornings, breakfast for guests staying in the gate lodge will be served in the gate lodge.  This will be confirmed on making reservation. Please call to make your dinner reservations in advance of your arrival.  The Duck' Restaurant  situated in our courtyard is open every day from June to September and from Wednesday to Sunday from October to May. Let us know if you are using your Blue Book Voucher and we will upgrade your room if we have availability. Please call to make your dinner reservations in advance of your arrival if you wish to dine in either our  Conservatory Restaurant  or  The Duck' Restaurant F OR THE QUICKEST WAY TO VIEW ALL DUCK LODGE RATES AND AVAILABILITY (SLEEPS 4+) CLICK ON THE BOX TO THE LEFT

Valid From: 08.09.2015 To: 05.01.2021

From: €129 per person

Longueville House, Co. Cork

Game Dinner Package

Description: Enjoy an overnight stay during this special annual evening of game & wine, using the finest seasonal produce from the Longueville House Estate. Held every November during Ireland's gaming season, chef & proprietor, William O'Callaghan, hosts his annual long table Wild Game dinner.  7:15pm Guests arrive for a welcome drinks reception in Longueville's drawing room where dinner is cooked over the open log fire. William will give a talk about preparing and cooking game. 8pm Dinner is served communal dining style in the President's Restaurant, where the game is carved and served at the table. Guests can either enjoy wine from our extensive wine list or the carefully chosen wine pairing created by William. (Exact menu will available closer to the date due to the seasonal nature of wild game) After Dinner Retire to the drawing room and enjoy a Longueville House Apple Brandy in front of the fire. This getaway package includes one nights accommodation, welcome drinks reception, game dinner for two from and a complimentary country house breakfast next morning. Add on €40 per person with wine pairing.

Valid From: 22.11.2019 To: 24.11.2019

From: €355 per stay

Belleek Castle, Co. Mayo

Belleek Castle Experience: Castle Tour, Dinner & B&B

Description: At Belleek Castle we are offering an amazing Gourmet Package in celebration of winning the Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year - Connaught award at the 2019 Yes Chef Ireland Awards. Stay in a genuine Irish Castle and enjoy an amazing fine dining experience with a 3 Course Meal (Early Evening Menu for two people on one night, available 5.30 - 6.30pm).  Also included in your package is a superb cooked to order full Irish breakfast and a guided tour of the Castle and it's Medieval Armoury. Our charming bedrooms are furnished with antiques and period decor.  All room rates include continental breakfast and full Irish breakfast (cooked to order). A selection of home-made breads and jams, freshly brewed tea and coffee and excellent service to make the perfect start for your day. Join us for the guided tour  of Belleek Castle Ireland and the Marshall Doran Collection available daily from 11am till 4pm. Learn all about the history  of Belleek Castle and see the Marshall Doran Collection, one of Ireland's finest collections of antiques , fossils , Medieval Armour  & weapons. This package will not be available on Sunday's on Bank Holiday  Weekends.  

Valid From: 07.10.2019 To: 31.03.2020

From: €117.50 Per Person

Aherne's Townhouse & Restaurant, Co. Cork

2 Night Winter Seaside Special (1 Sept - 30 Feb)

Description: Blow away the cobwebs with a refreshing short break. Two Nights Bed & Breakfast  with  a Three Course Meal  on one evening. Then chill over our famous Seafood Chowder & Homemade Brown Bread with a Glass of our House White Wine for  lunch on the day of your choice .  Late check out also included -2pm Walk miles of beautiful local beaches & explore the Raleigh Quarter just on our doorstep and  it's new artist studios. Take a day trip to scenic Ardmore or visit the famous Midelton Distillery, both less than 20 minutes drive.  All from €350 total stay Offer subject to Availability!  Only 35 minutes from Cork City and 2.20hrs from Dublin. Ireland's Blue Book Vouchers Welcome

Valid From: 01.09.2019 To: 30.03.2020

From: €175 per person

Belleek Castle, Co. Mayo

Taste the Island One Night Luxury Escape with Gourmet Dinner in The Library Restaurant

Description: Taste the Island with our Luxury  Escape to a world of relaxation in a genuine Irish Castle situated on the Wild Atlantic Way.  Experience a luxurious overnight stay in one of our Manor or Deluxe rooms. Enjoy an exquisite 8 course gourmet menu in the critically acclaimed Library Restaurant, awarded 2 AA rosettes for culinary excellence since 2013 and winner of the Fine Dining Hotel of the Year - Ireland at the Irish Hotel Awards 2019.  Included is this package is our reknowned signature dish 'The Drunken Bullock', a Spiced Fillet Steak served on a sword and flambeed in Irish Whiskey. After a night of relaxation kick start your next adventure with a continental and cooked to order full Irish breakfast.  

Valid From: 01.09.2019 To: 31.03.2020

From: €143 Per Person

Marlfield House , Co. Wexford

THE WHOLE WORKS - TWO NIGHT GOURMET STAY WITH DINNER

Description: Includes: Two Nights luxurious B&B · 3 course Dinner in the Duck  ·   5 course Seasonal Dinner in The Conservatory This offer includes two nights bed and full Irish breakfast in one of our luxurious bedrooms with our delicious dinner in the Duck on one night and 5 course seasonal table d'hote dinner in our romatic  Conservatory Restaurant  on the other.  Marlfield offers massage treatments by appointment. Please request the list if you would like to book.  The Conservatory dining room is open Wedensday to Sunday, the Duck is open every night.  For those staying over a weekend the five course dinner in the Conservatory willb be in the Conservatory on the Saturday night. Tell us if you are using your Blue Book Voucher and we will upgrade your room if we have availability! Please call to make your dinner reservations in advance of your arrival if you wish to dine in either our  Conservatory Restaurant  or   The Duck' Restaurant  as the Conservatory Restauirant is not open every night.

Valid From: 06.03.2015 To: 05.01.2021

From: €297 total stay

Marlfield House , Co. Wexford

TRADITIONAL SUNDAY LUNCH, LUXURIOUS ROOM AND BREAKFAST

Description: Includes: Luxurious Overnight Stay · Full Irish Breakfast · Traditional and Delicious Sunday Lunch  Enjoy a delicious prosecco cocktail while browsing over the Menu in front of the fire.  The menu features Sole Meuniere, Dublin Bay Prawn Cocktail, roasted fillet of Aged Wexford beef with roasties among other great dishes.  Take a nap in front of the fire and enjoy a wonderful nights sleep and breakfast fit for a king. Valid: Sunday's Tell us if you are using your Blue Book Voucher and we will upgrade your room if we have availability. Please call to make your dinner reservations in advance of your arrival if you wish to dine in either our  Conservatory Restaurant  or  The Duck' Restaurant FOR THE QUICKEST WAY TO VIEW ALL DUCK LODGE RATES AND AVAILABILITY (SLEEPS 4+) CLICK ON THE BOX TO THE LEFT

Valid From: 19.09.2015 To: 05.01.2021

From: €141 per person

Hayfield Manor, Co. Cork

Sip, Savour, Slumber

Description: Enjoy an indulgent overnight stay at Hayfield Manor in one of our wonderfully luxurious bedrooms.  Experience a two course evening meal from our Sip & Savour Menu which showcases the best of local fare and also includes a variety of perfectly paired, locally produced beverages.  The following morning indulge once again in Hayfield Manor’s delightful (and award winning*) Full Irish Breakfast. * Highly Commended 5 Star Hotel at the Georgina Campbell Irish Breakfast Awards 2018

Valid From: 22.07.2019 To: 01.12.2019

From: €394.00 per night

Dunbrody House , Co. Wexford

By Hook or by Crook

Description: included in this wonderful package: 2 nights in the historic Dunbrody House in a luxury King Size Deluxe Room Dinner for Two on one night of your stay from the Seasonal Menu at Dunbrody Tours in some unique costal attractions such as the famous 13th Century Hook Lighthouse (voted Number 1 Lighthouse in the world by Fodors Travel Guide), a tour of the 16 th century military fort in Duncannon and a visit to the 12 th century Dunbrody Abbey.   

Valid From: 01.01.2020 To: 30.11.2020

From: €275 per night

Dunbrody House , Co. Wexford

Live like a Lord (or a Lady)

Description: Live like a Lord for 2 days in 1800s Dunbrody House...Georgian architecture meets modern luxury with this 2 day package which includes a Classic Afternoon Tea experience, Dinner in the Harvest Room Restaurant and a champagne breakfast in bed til Noon on one morning.   Offer includes two nights accommodation in a Deluxe Room or Suite  - Dinner on One night of your choice - Afternoon Tea on a day of your choice - Breakfast both mornings (one to be your Champagne Breakfast in bed)

Valid From: 01.12.2018 To: 19.03.2020

From: per person

Wineport Lodge , Co. Westmeath

Autumn Overnight Dine and Delight

Description: Escape to Wineport Lodge - the home of 'The Restaurant' show. Leave the world at the lodge door and enjoy bold rustic flavours over dinner before relaxing while the lapping waters lull you to sleep. When you wake, spoil yourself a little more with breakfast in bed and the morning paper.   Includes: 4 course dinner, overnight accommodation, breakfast in bed and morning paper.  

Valid From: 01.09.2019 To: 30.11.2019

From: €260.00 total stay

Marlfield House , Co. Wexford

BEST BLUE BOOK VOUCHERS RATE INCLUDING DINNER IN THE CONSERVATORY

Description: BEST BLUE BOOK VOUCHERS, BEST RATES OFFERED! Offer includes: Luxurious Accommodation  ·  Full Irish Breakfast  ·  Tea & Dressed Scones  · Seasonal 5  Course Dinner in The Conservatory This very special rate is especially for those using Blue Book Vouchers.  It is for a one night stay and includes tea and delicious dressed scones on arrival, bed and full Irish breakfast in one of our luxurious bedrooms and a our delicious 5 course dinner in the Conservatory Dining Room.  We will upgrade your room on arrival if available. Please call to make your dinner reservations in advance of your arrival if you wish to dine in either our  Conservatory Restaurant  or  The Duck' Restaurant F OR THE QUICKEST WAY TO VIEW ALL DUCK LODGE RATES AND AVAILABILITY (SLEEPS 4+) CLICK ON THE BOX TO THE LEFT

Valid From: 01.06.2016 To: 01.01.2021

From: €167 per person

Bishops Gate Hotel, Co. Derry/Londonderry

Festive Shopping Break - 2 Nights

Description: Get ahead of the crowds this year and indulge in a luxury shopping break including 2 nights accommodation with breakfast,3 course dinner on one evening,festive sweet plate in your room on arrival,10% off all gift purchases at Walled City Crafters and  Late Check Out until 1pm !

Valid From: 03.11.2019 To: 24.12.2019

From: £129 per night

Aherne's Townhouse & Restaurant, Co. Cork

Taste the Island: 1 Night Break & Tasting Menu

Description:   Chef David FitzGibbon has designed a tasting menu bringing together the sense of tradition and history that is so important in Aherne's with the freshest of local produce including the finest fish from the day's catch in Youghal harbour, locally reared beef and lamb, seasonal vegetables, local artisan produce and a delicious array of home baked goods. 1 nights bed & breakfast + tasting menu from €150pps. all offers are subject to availability. Sample Tasting Menu   Cod & Salmon Croquette with Baby Murphy’s  * Seared Castletownbere Scallop with Avocado Salsa Prosecco Furlan *  Grilled Hake with Provencal sauce   Granfort Sauvignon Blanc 2013 (France) *  Roast Vegetable Risotto & Basil Pesto Pinot Grigio2013 (Italy) *  Ann’s Tangerine  Sorbet *  Chargrilled Fillet Steak & Grilled Helvic Prawns Saronsberg Shiraz 2011 (South Africa) *  Farmhouse Cheese Warre’s 1999 Late Bottled Vintage Port *  Hot Chocolate Pudding Espresso Coffee  

Valid From: 01.01.2019 To: 22.12.2021

From: €135 per person

Dunbrody House , Co. Wexford

Winter Supper Club at Dunbrody

Description: The Supper Club at Dunbrody is a special event with a short Surprise Tasting Menu (3 course), accommodation and breakfast til Noon (featuring local artisan producers) The dinner menu will be a surprise themed menu each evening featuring the best of seasonal local produce. Dates to book are: November: 7,10,14,17,24,28 December: 1,5,12,15,19 January: 9,12,16,19,23,26,30 February: 2,7,9,13,23,27  

Valid From: 01.10.2017 To: 15.03.2020

From: €135 per person

Dunbrody House , Co. Wexford

Lazing on a Sunday Afternoon

Description: Start your Lazy Sunday browsing our weekly Sunday market from Noon or maybe check into the Spa for a bit of me-time. Enjoy any of the following: Jazz Brunch/Sunday Lunch/Classic Afternoon Tea or Early Supper; Following a great night's sleep indulge further with breakfast til Noon on Monday!  That's the way to start the week the Dunbrody way!       Terms & Conditions of booking: Rates are per person sharing double or twin occupancy, triples on request directly with hotel Tel 051389600  

Valid From: 01.09.2019 To: 31.03.2020

From: per person sharing

Aherne's Townhouse & Restaurant, Co. Cork

Taste the Island: 2 Night Tasting Menu Escape

Description: Chef David has designed a tasting menu bringing together the sense of tradition and history that is so important in Ahernes. Including the finest fish from the day's catch in Youghal harbour, locally reared beef and lamb, seasonal vegetables, local artisan produce and a delicious array of home baked goods. 2 nights bed & breakfast including the delicious 8 course tasting menu on one night from €210pps. All offers are subject to availability. Sample Tasting Menu includes Cod & Salmon Croquette with Baby Murphy’s  * Seared Castletownbere Scallop with Avocado Salsa Prosecco Furlan *  Grilled Hake with Provencal sauce   Granfort Sauvignon Blanc 2016 (France) *  Roast Vegetable Risotto & Basil Pesto Pinot Grigio2016 (Italy) *  Ann’s Tangerine  Sorbet *  Chargrilled Fillet Steak & Grilled Helvic Prawns Saronsberg Shiraz 2015 (South Africa) *  Farmhouse Cheese Warre’s 1999 Late Bottled Vintage Port *  Hot Chocolate Pudding Espresso Coffee

Valid From: 17.01.2014 To: 10.12.2021

From: €210 per person

Ardtara Hotel, Co. Derry/Londonderry

Gourmet Package

Description: Calling all foodies. This is the package for you! Experience the award winning cuisine that Ardtara has become famous for. 2 night stay Breakfast cooked to order on both mornings Our stunning 6 course tasting menu in our Michelin recommended restaurant Afternoon tea Package of our Guinness wheaten bread mix to take home with you *Please let us know in advance your preferred day to have afternoon tea 

Valid From: 18.04.2019 To: 30.12.2019

From: £202.50 per person

Marlfield House , Co. Wexford

TASTE THE ISLAND - AUTUMN GAME SUNDAY LUNCH - November 24th 2019

Description: Includes: Luxurios Overnight Stay ·  Full Irish Breakfast  ·  Autumn Game Sunday Lunch with wine pairings, a welcome drink with canpaes  Treat yourself to a night in one of our luxurios bedrooms and enjoy an Autumn Game Lunch with wine pairings in the elegant, Conservatory Restaurant. The Sunday lunch menu will pay homage to the abundance of wild Irish game to be found in the south east and an esteemed speaker will talk about game and how best to cook it, where is it found in Wexford and Wicklow and recommend wine pairings. Our fine dining heritage has given us decades of experience pairing wines . Offer includes:  One night Bed & Breakfast and an Autumn Game Lunch. An esteemed speak will talk about the game and how best to cook it, where is it found in Wexford and Wicklow and recommend wine pairings.  From: 12.30 Duration: 4hrs Please note full payment will be taken at time of booking.

Valid From: 24.11.2019 To: 25.11.2019

From: €205 per person