MEMBERS

Come experience the best of Irish food in our participating members restaurants, cafes and dining rooms in Cork Ireland. Try out some of the amazing produce from our members at events  or in local dishes. Learn about the historical links to food production in our members visitor attractions and exhibitions. If your interest is in locally produced food and its history then our members have something for every taste.

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Producers

Our members produce the finest ingredients which can found in local markets, dishes and shops. They include everything from cheesemakers to farmers and brewing companies. 

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EATERIES

As you would expect our members have something for every taste and appetite. They include award winning restaurants, cafes and pubs which are renowned for the standards of excellence. 

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ATTRACTIONS

The Old Butter Roads are rich in history and tradition. Our members have kept this link to the past alive either through story telling or museums that have captured the spirit.


PRODUCERS

 
Follán Jam & Preserves   Folláin is the Irish word for wholesome. We love sharing our passion for good food and eating well through our dedication to making delicious preserves.   Website

Follán Jam & Preserves

Folláin is the Irish word for wholesome. We love sharing our passion for good food and eating well through our dedication to making delicious preserves.

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Toons Bridge Dairy   A family run dairy based in West Cork.Makers of delicious authentic cheeses in small batches, using local raw cow, sheep and buffalo milk.   Website

Toons Bridge Dairy

A family run dairy based in West Cork.Makers of delicious authentic cheeses in small batches, using local raw cow, sheep and buffalo milk.

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Berthas Revenge Gin   A vision to craft a gin that holds its head high alongside some of the more established and celebrated small-batch inhabitants on the premium drinks trolley    Website

Berthas Revenge Gin

A vision to craft a gin that holds its head high alongside some of the more established and celebrated small-batch inhabitants on the premium drinks trolley

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O'Briens Free Range Eggs   O'Briens Free Range Eggs based in Whitechurch Cork. Bringing freshness direct to the customer daily    Facebook

O'Briens Free Range Eggs

O'Briens Free Range Eggs based in Whitechurch Cork. Bringing freshness direct to the customer daily

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McCarthys Butchers   McCarthys Butchers of Kanturk use traditional techniques and innovative new ideas to become one of Ireland’s most prominent and celebrated meat producers.   Website

McCarthys Butchers

McCarthys Butchers of Kanturk use traditional techniques and innovative new ideas to become one of Ireland’s most prominent and celebrated meat producers.

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Longueville House Beverages   William O'Callaghan and his father Michael before him have been fermenting craft cider and distilling Ireland's only Apple Brandy now for over 30 years.    Website

Longueville House Beverages

William O'Callaghan and his father Michael before him have been fermenting craft cider and distilling Ireland's only Apple Brandy now for over 30 years.

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Twomey Butchers   A traditional family run butcher, based in Macroom, supplying high quality fresh Irish meat, sourced locally from West Cork farms in Ireland.    Website

Twomey Butchers

A traditional family run butcher, based in Macroom, supplying high quality fresh Irish meat, sourced locally from West Cork farms in Ireland.

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Ballinwillin House Farm   Set in 80 acres of rich pastureland in the heart of the south of Ireland’s most fertile region (the Golden Vale), Ballinwillin House, Wine Cellar & Farmyard.    Website

Ballinwillin House Farm

Set in 80 acres of rich pastureland in the heart of the south of Ireland’s most fertile region (the Golden Vale), Ballinwillin House, Wine Cellar & Farmyard.

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Hydro Farm Allotments.   Hydro Farm allotments are part of a private farm between Blarney and Tower Co Cork.A hidden piece of paradise that even locals may not be aware of.    Website

Hydro Farm Allotments.

Hydro Farm allotments are part of a private farm between Blarney and Tower Co Cork.A hidden piece of paradise that even locals may not be aware of.

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Annabelle Farm   A family business which grows organic Mixed Salad, Rocket, Spinach and Kale.They supply their fresh produce to supermarkets and restaurants in the Mallow/North Cork area.   Facebook

Annabelle Farm

A family business which grows organic Mixed Salad, Rocket, Spinach and Kale.They supply their fresh produce to supermarkets and restaurants in the Mallow/North Cork area.

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Hegartys Cheese.   Brothers Dan and John Hegarty are the fifth generation of Hegarty dairy farmers. families.They began with cheese, yoghurt and smoothies before eventually deciding to concentrate their efforts on traditional cheddar production.    facebook

Hegartys Cheese.

Brothers Dan and John Hegarty are the fifth generation of Hegarty dairy farmers. families.They began with cheese, yoghurt and smoothies before eventually deciding to concentrate their efforts on traditional cheddar production.

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EATERIES

 
Square Table Blarney   At The Square Table the goal is to serve good quality, uncomplicated food that is locally sourced and served in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.    Website

Square Table Blarney

At The Square Table the goal is to serve good quality, uncomplicated food that is locally sourced and served in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere.

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Thatch & Thyme   The Thatch in Thyme is an adorable café located on the main street in Kildorrery. You can look forward to the warmest of welcomes and the freshest in home cooked food.    Website

Thatch & Thyme

The Thatch in Thyme is an adorable café located on the main street in Kildorrery. You can look forward to the warmest of welcomes and the freshest in home cooked food.

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Praline Pastry Shop   Praline serves high quality pastries and cakes for every day treats and special occasions.To compliment the sweet treats Praline also serves light breakfast and lunch     Website

Praline Pastry Shop

Praline serves high quality pastries and cakes for every day treats and special occasions.To compliment the sweet treats Praline also serves light breakfast and lunch

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Ballyvolane House   The food at Ballyvolane is ‘country house’ in terms of style and is meticulously prepared by house chef Teena Mahon. The menus feature lots of good roasts, fresh and salt-water fish and game in season.    Website

Ballyvolane House

The food at Ballyvolane is ‘country house’ in terms of style and is meticulously prepared by house chef Teena Mahon. The menus feature lots of good roasts, fresh and salt-water fish and game in season.

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Longueville House   At the heart of Longueville is The Presidents' Restaurant with a home grown menu offering the freshest produce from the walled garden and farm. Chef/Proprietor William O'Callaghan is at the centre of this field-to-fork ethos here .    Website

Longueville House

At the heart of Longueville is The Presidents' Restaurant with a home grown menu offering the freshest produce from the walled garden and farm. Chef/Proprietor William O'Callaghan is at the centre of this field-to-fork ethos here .

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O'Mahonys Of Watergrasshill   The focus is to serve great beer, wine, coffee and food that we enjoy making and sharing. We pride ourselves on using fresh, local and seasonal Irish produce.   Website

O'Mahonys Of Watergrasshill

The focus is to serve great beer, wine, coffee and food that we enjoy making and sharing. We pride ourselves on using fresh, local and seasonal Irish produce.

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The Old Blarney Post Office Café   Our cafe with its magical garden and unique location provides a fantastic venue for private parties, birthday celebrations, christenings, clubs get together etc.    Website

The Old Blarney Post Office Café

Our cafe with its magical garden and unique location provides a fantastic venue for private parties, birthday celebrations, christenings, clubs get together etc.

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ATTRACTIONS

 
Cork Butter Museum   The Cork Butter Museum is a museum that documents the history of butter production and sale in County Cork, and is housed in the former Cork Butter Market.    Website

Cork Butter Museum

The Cork Butter Museum is a museum that documents the history of butter production and sale in County Cork, and is housed in the former Cork Butter Market.

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Activity Days   Go Hill walking, Local History & Archeology Trip, Food Tour, Cycling, Fishing, Surfing, Kayaking, Sailing, Pottery Making, Visit an Island, Take a Ferry Trip. Just enjoy Irelands nature and beauty.    Website

Activity Days

Go Hill walking, Local History & Archeology Trip, Food Tour, Cycling, Fishing, Surfing, Kayaking, Sailing, Pottery Making, Visit an Island, Take a Ferry Trip. Just enjoy Irelands nature and beauty.

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Shandon Bells & Tower   St. Anne’s has been described as, “the most important ecclesiastical structure of any period, within the the city of Cork and its immediate environs.    Website

Shandon Bells & Tower

St. Anne’s has been described as, “the most important ecclesiastical structure of any period, within the the city of Cork and its immediate environs.

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The Gab Storytelling   The Gab is a community committed to the practice and preservation of the oral tradition of storytelling as well as the development of storytelling as a contemporary art.    Facebook

The Gab Storytelling

The Gab is a community committed to the practice and preservation of the oral tradition of storytelling as well as the development of storytelling as a contemporary art.

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Locate Our Members.

Our members are located throughout The Old Butter Roads either producing food on farms or in dairies. Other members are serving award winning dishes in restaurants or pubs, while some are passing on knowledge at visitor attractions along the route. Click on the link below to locate a member

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Become A Member

Are you a local food producer , eatery or do you run a visitor attraction of historical or cultural interest? If so we would love to hear from you.

Membership is limited to organisations or individuals who meet the strict criteria and codes of standards upheld by the Old Butter Roads Food Trails committee.

If you feel you belong as part of The Old Butter Roads Food Trails then please use the contact form below and tell us a bit about yourself.

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