Eating & Drinking
At a 14th Century Market Cross, in the beautiful island village of Cong, County Mayo on The Emerald Isle lies a little piece of magic with a unique history known to the locals and Hollywood alike. Pat Cohan’s Public Bar and Dining Room, the backdrop for the multi-Oscar-winning 1952 film, welcomes you to our Public Bar, Dining Room and Collection to enjoy authentic Irish food, drink, produce and crafts.
P: +353 (0)94 95 46028
Eircode: F31 CA48
A family run hotel, in the centre of Cong Village. Sample our home cooked meals, ranging from prime cut Steak or Connemara Salmon to a more traditional Bacon and Cabbage and Irish Stew. Danagher’s Hotel offers fresh food daily which will awaken your taste buds.
Extraordinary dining experiences await in the George V Restaurant, with more international cuisine in Cullen’s at the Cottage, a focus on Irish cuisine in the Dungeon or try our American diner.
The Lodge at Ashford Castle
P: +353 (0)94 95 45400
Discover exceptional fine dining at Wilde’s Restaurant, specialising in incredible contemporary Irish cuisine, served with creative flair with home grown produce and ingredients sourced from local artisan suppliers. The Quay Bar and Brasserie provides a more informal setting, with impressive views across the water.
Ryan’s Butchers was established in the early 1960’s by Tom and Helen Ryan. Their passion for food and locally sourced produce has been passed on to us and we continuously strive to follow the example they have set and the Ryan name has always been synonymous with quality.Thomas Ryan began working in the butchers in the early 80’s where he mastered his skills as a quality butcher. In fact, he entered the Craft Butchers Associations “Young Butchers Award” on two occasions in 1985 and 1987 and came first each time.
The Ryan family opened the highly renowned “Echoes” Restaurant next door to the butchers in 1990 where they continued their dedication to quality produce and ingredients into the kitchen; creating unique and delicious meals for the local community and anyone that came along to taste their creations. Echoes closed in 2001 and paved the way for the opening of Ryan’s Food Emporium.
P: +353 (0) 94 954 5745
Main Street Cong
The Crowe’s Nest is a traditional bar that is laid out in three sections. There is a large selection of beers and ciders, including our own “Connacht Pale Ale”, available on draught and in bottles. We also have a wide range of whiskeys (and the occasional whisky). The friendly locals enjoy the craic and are a great source of useful information about the local area and the welcoming staff will ensure that your every need is met.
The Fennel Seed Restaurant at Ryan’s Hotel is the perfect venue for your special occasion. The restaurant can cater for 100 to 120 and we have many decades experience of catering for private and corporate functions including family celebrations, Communions and Confirmations, group dinners, surprise parties and many other special occasions.
The restaurant at Lydons Lodge is a great meeting place to enjoy your breakfast, lunch or dinner. Make a night of it, bring your friends, enjoy our fine food, wines and cocktails in a relaxed and homely atmosphere.
All Our meat and fish is sourced locally as it comes into season so our menus change seasonally.