Thursday 27 April 2017

Three to Try

Dishy Fishy

Mad Fish

Cronin's Pub

Point Road,

Crosshaven,

Co Cork

Tel: (021) 483-1829

Style

An atmospheric pub at the heart of Crosshaven. Excellent food, both in the downstairs pub and the upstairs restaurant. Everything from oysters to squid to steaks to crab claws.

Price

Mains €15-€25

Try

Shellfish platter

Wine

From €20

The Tavern Bar & Restaurant

Murrisk,

Westport,

Co Mayo

Tel: (098) 64060

Style

Nestling at the foot of Croagh Patrick, this cosy pub and restaurant offers delicious food and drink, from oysters Kirkpatrick to steaks and daily fish specials

Price

€15.50-€25.75; early bird 2/3 courses, €19.50/€24.50

Try

Scallop salad -- pan-fried scallops with garlic butter, smoked bacon lardons, mixed leaves and balsamic dressing

Wine

From €15.95 bar; €18.95, restaurant

Breen's Lobster Bar

Castletownbere,

West Cork,

Co Cork

Tel: (027) 70031

Style

A very simple pub, which is open in the daytime only, with homemade food and good, fresh fish bought locally in the fish shop. Everything from seafood platter, haddock and plaice to beef in Guinness, curries and lasagne

Price

Mains €11.90-€15.90

Try

Seafood chowder -- white and smoked fish, prawns and mussels

Wine

From €12.90

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