Food and Drink

The Food and Drink in the area around Carlingford Lough is some of Ireland’s finest produce.

So many treats for your taste buds

Whether you’re in the mood for fine dining, a relaxed meal in pub or award winning fish and chips this corner of Ireland delivers a real treat. Or you could even learn new culinary skills to take home with you!

And what makes it even better? Well we are fortunate that we have such a wealth of local ingredients produced or farmed locally. If you’re traveling north and looking for somewhere to stop why not try Mourne Seafood Cookery school, or if you don’t want to cook your fish yourself, you won’t find better than Pitstop Fast Food, 5 time Fish & Chip Shop of the Year.

Heading south?

No problems, Carlingford and the local area is awash with variety of cafes and restaurants that will satisfy any craving. For the best craic in town one of our favourite is PJ O’Hares, or for pure decadence how about a Sparkling Afternoon Tea with a glass of bubbly in the Four Seasons Hotel?

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A Sample of What’s on Offer

PJ O'Hares


PJ’s, is Carlingfords’ best known and most popular bar. Located in the village centre the traditional bar is extremely popular with both locals and visitors alike.

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Four Seasons Hotel


A Family run hotel located in the Heritage Village of Carlingford, Co. Louth in Ireland's Ancient East, offering stunning views of Carlingford Lough and the Cooley Mountains.

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Mourne Seafood Bar


If you enjoy fresh local seafood at an affordable price then make your way to the Mourne Seafood bar in Dundrum, all their shellfish is from their very own shellfish beds.

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Mourne Seafood Cookery School


The Mourne Seafood Cookery School is an award winning state of the art cookery school located in the Nautilus Centre, with panoramic views of Kilkeel harbour. You will find the freshest fish and seafood at the home of Northern Ireland’s largest fishing fleet.

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Ghan House Cookery School


Fully restored listed Georgian House in the centre of Medieval Carlingford with a 2 AA Rosette restaurant, 4* bedrooms and cookery school.

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Outstanding reputation for service and fine dining. Focusing on bold and creative gourmet dishes, Brunel’s use only the freshest regionally sourced ingredients.

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