Great Eats and Drinks in Killarney, Ireland!
When we first arrived in Killarney we already had dinner in Kinsale so we were not looking for dinner options. But we decided to take a quick stroll around town before heading to Ross Castle. We stumbled upon Celtic Whiskey Bar and Larder. We stuck our head in- they were playing Cars, had shelves full of whiskeys and was serving plates of charcuterie, it was like it was calling our names we knew we had to go back.
We went back a few days later, after a long day driving about the Dingle Peninsula this was the perfect place to sit back and relax.
This place was very chill. Don’t let the name fool you, they also offer a large variety of gin cocktails. And not only did they serve spirits from around the world they had a craft beer, cider and wine selection as well. The great thing about this place was that you didn’t have to stick to trying to choose one type of whiskey. They offered a variety of flights as well. And even better a wide variety of price levels to fit your choosing. The flights cost anywhere from 14 euros to 60 euros.
Having dinner in Dingle already we decided to go for a charcuterie board and a flight of whiskey. My husband order the “Irish Favorites” flight and it was thoroughly enjoyed. We still talk about how perfect this place was for us. All our favorite eats and drinks!
As we sat down to plan out our trip to Ireland we knew we wanted to get a chance to see the sight everyone thinks of in Ireland, the Cliffs of Moher. We usually try our best to stay away, or not spend a lot of time at major tourist sights, so we were not sure how authentic of an experience we would get in Doolin. Heading into Doolin, the closet town to the Cliffs of Moher we thought we would be staying in a large tourist trap. But my goodness the food and drinks were sooo good. I am not sure if this was Ireland’s version of a tourist area but we were definitely loving our meals and drinks around town. Here are a few places that we recommend.
Killarney Brewing Company
We always love to find the best eats and drinks in the towns we travel to. Before arriving I thought for sure that Ireland would mostly serve major Irish labels in their local bars. After a little research we found out we were very wrong. Most towns had at least one local brewery. One of our favorite was in Killarney, Ireland named Killarney Brewing Company.
A Guide to Nayara Resort
I wanted to give you guys more information on what to do on the Nayara Resort and Spa grounds. I wrote about where and what to eat on the resort here and what to do around the town of La Fortuna here. If wanting to stay mostly on the resort, Nayara offers plenty to see and do.
The next few posts will be about our time at Nayara Resort in Costa Rica. Today I will be reminiscing about the food and drink options on the resort. When picking out a place to enjoy our honeymoon we were reluctant to choose a typical all inclusive or cruise. We like to move around when we travel and see as much as we can. But we also knew that the two months before our wedding we were going to be more than busy (buying a house, planning our wedding and spending two weeks in Europe the attend the Euro Cup,) we thought might want to schedule in some time for relaxation.
When I first met my husband I have never heard of Sanibel Island, Florida. But he always talked of memories on the island as he had spent countless summers and holidays there staying at his grandfather’s condo. One summer we got a few friends together and I took my first trip there, I was amazed, not anything like the crowded tourist filled piers and beaches that I was used to growing up. Since then I have convinced him to take me back several more times. We typically love to be our own chefs, but we usually try to make an effort to eat at new place each time we are visiting. After many visits to Sanibel Island I thought I would put together a list for you of places to eat at on the island. Here is a list of our favorite eats (in no particular order):