REVEALED: Louth winners at regional Irish Restaurant Awards


David Lynch


David Lynch

REVEALED: Louth winners at regional Irish Restaurant Awards

The Leinster Regional Final of the Irish Restaurant Awards took place in the Knightsbrook Hotel last night where the top restaurants in each county for 2020 were announced.

And there were some big winners in County Louth:

Best Restaurant – Sponsored by Tindal Wine Merchants

  • Louth - The Bay Tree Restaurant


Best Chef – Sponsored by BWG Foodservice

  • Louth - Conor Woods of The Bay Tree Restaurant


Best Newcomer – Sponsored by Monin

  • Louth - Square Restaurant


Best Restaurant Manager – AIB Merchant Services

  • Louth - Amy McGuirk of The Trinity Quarter


Best Hotel and Guesthouse Restaurant – Sponsored by Frylite

  • Louth - The Restaurant at Ghan House


Best Customer Service – Sponsored by Dolmen Insurance Brokers

  • Louth - Fitzpatrick's Bar and Restaurant


Best Gastro Pub - Sponsored by Elavon

  • Louth - The Smugglers Rest


Best Cafe - Sponsored by Illy

  • Louth - Rocksalt Café


Pub of the Year - Sponsored by Jameson Ginger and Lime

  • Louth - Russell’s Saloon


Best Wine Experience - Sponsored by Gilbeys with Bibendum

  • Louth - The Clermont


Best World Cuisine – Sponsored by Stafford Lynch - San Pellegrino

  • Louth - Atami Japanese Cuisine


Best “Free From” – Sponsored by Peroni Libera

  • Louth - Strandfield


Best Kids Size Me

  • Louth - The Spotted Dog


Best Local Food Hero – Sponsored by The Irish Times

  • Louth - Maria Flynn of Ballymakenny Farm


Best Emerging Irish Cuisine – Sponsored by Manor Farm

  • Louth - Square Restaurant


Best Casual Dining - Sponsored by Just Eat

  • Louth - The Spotted Dog

All of the Louth winners now compete for the Regional and All Ireland Titles, which will be announced at the Irish Restaurant Awards. These will be held in the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin on Monday 18th May, 2020.