Aug 5 2020

The Best Places To Eat In Carrick on Shannon & Drumshanbo

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If you’re visiting Leitrim on your next trip around Ireland, then you’re going to need a good place to eat!

Whether you’re looking for breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a few drinks in the evening, we’ve put together a list of some of the places we know you’ll fall in love with.

It’s important to get a hearty meal in before a full day’s activity. After a long day exploring everything Leitrim has to offer, you’re going to want to sit down to a delicious dinner.

Take a look at these restaurants and cafes to see if one tantalises your taste buds.

The Oarsmen

The Oarsman is an award-winning bar and restaurant located in Carrick-on-Shannon. They have a passion for food and use high-quality local ingredients. Their high-quality service and wonderful food are not one to be missed if you’re planning a trip to Leitrim. 

They offer both takeout and in-house dining. Their bar serves a wide variety of wines, beers and liquor and on occasion, they’ll have live music playing in the bar. 

If you’re worried about your dietary needs, The Oarsman offers both vegetarian and vegan options on their menu, as well as gluten-free options.

Whether it’s just for drinks, lunch, dinner or brunch, The Oarsman is a great place to sample the local cuisine as well as French, Irish and European dishes.

Price range: €6 – €25

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Di Vino

Di Vino is a beautiful little Italian restaurant in the town centre of Carrick-on-Shannon. It’s got a bright and cheerful atmosphere and is a perfect place for a meal out. The staff are always friendly and are incredibly professional. 

If you’re looking to have a taste of Italy during your holiday then we highly recommend Di Vino. Their food is always fresh and made from high-quality ingredients. 

If you’re vegan or vegetarian you won’t have to worry, because they always have a few suitable options on their menu. They also offer gluten-free options for those who are celiac or gluten intolerant.

Di Vino truly is a gem of a restaurant and definitely worth the visit if you’re staying in Carrick-on-Shannon.

Price range: €7 – €24

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Jinny’s Tea Room

If you’re looking to have a relaxing cup of coffee with the perfect treat to go with it, grab a table at Jinny’s Tea Room at Acres Lake, Drumshanbo. 

They serve delicious coffee and tea as well as a wonderful array of donuts, eclairs and cream cakes.

If you’re looking for a spot of breakfast or a delicious lunch then Jinny’s Tea Room has got you covered. They serve fantastic hot breakfasts as well as some tasty lunch options. 
Be sure to check in to Jinny’s Tea Room for a small slice of heaven along the blue way.

Price range: €6 – €11

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The Cottage Restaurant

Nestled by the River Shannon in Jamestown is The Cottage Restaurant. If you’re looking to taste some fantastic food from a committed culinary team then this is the place for you. 

They produce contemporary Irish cuisine with a bit of an Asian twist and they only use the finest of local ingredients to support local producers. 

Friendly and welcoming staff seat you at your table in a charming rural cottage setting.

There are vegetarian and vegan options available on their menu as well as a gluten-free option. 
Whether you want to go out for lunch, dinner or a few drinks, The Cottage Restaurant is the perfect place to sample local cuisine in comfort.

Price range: €25 – €55

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Now that you’re full and ready to take on the adventures that Leitrim has to offer why not take advantage of the woodland trails or The Shannon Blueway. 

Enjoy a beautiful bike cycle through Lough Key Forest Park on an electric bike. Check out all the trails you can go on with Electric Bike Trails and bring adventure into your holiday.