We share our most delicious cocktails, much-loved recipes and favourite foodie destinations, as well as take you behind the scenes of our exquisite dining venues

 
Ordering a cocktail at the bar
A guide to Irish pub etiquette

The Emerald Isle's famous taverns have a longstanding formal code. Here's how to master it.

04th December 2019

Carving Irish meat at Ashford Castle
The most irresistible Irish delicacies

From plump native oysters to oak-smoked salmon, Ireland's delicacies are as fresh as they are delicious.

26th November 2019

How technology transforms sustainability
How technology transforms sustainability

Sustainable technology is helping people around the world live greener lives. Here's how we apply it across our hotel collection.

 

Restaurant
Exquisite fine dining with Red Carnation Hotels

Take a seat at our most exceptional fine dining restaurants.

01st July 2019

Winter Cocktail Recipes
Winter cocktail recipes

Known for its dramatic and delicious concoctions, the barmen at the Lodge share their favourite warming winter cocktail recipes.

 

Irish Mushrooms
How to forage for Irish mushrooms

A popular guest activity at The Lodge, learn about the tips and tricks for safe and enjoyable mushroom foraging.

19th November 2018

Middleton Whisky
Producing the Perfect Blend

Ashford Castle teamed up with Midleton Rare Whiskey and Waterford Crystal to create a unique cask and engraved Ashford Castle tumblers.

19th October 2018

Farm to Fork Ireland
Farm to Fork in Ireland: Meet the Suppliers

The Lodge is renowned for its food and it relies heavily on outstanding produce from local suppliers.

23rd August 2018

Wedding Food Tips
Tips for picking the perfect wedding food

The Lodge is recognised for service and can be relied upon for providing delicious food for your big day.

24th May 2018

Great Recipes for Kids
Great recipes for kids from Red Carnation Hotels

All the family will enjoy making and eating these kid friendly recipes from Red Carnation's collection of hotels.

09th May 2018

Traditional Irish Recipes
Traditional recipes to make for St Patrick's Day

Celebrate St Patrick's Day with these delicious and traditional Irish recipes.

13th March 2018

JP McMahon
My Ireland: Interview with Michelin Star Chef JP McMahon

JP McMahon talks to us about what Irish foods you must try, his dream Galway food tour, and why we should all be eating more seaweed.

25th December 2017

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