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

 
Lough Mask Distillery
Lough Mask Distillery on the spirit of County Mayo

Eoin Holmes, the Co-Founder of Lough Mask Distillery, has been devoted to Lough Mask since childhood. Here we discover why.

16th October 2019

Seasonal cooking
Why seasonal cooking has become so important

We take a look at why seasonal menus are better for the environment and offer diners variety, with input from Red Carnation Hotels' chefs.

 

Best Red Carnation Hotels For Fine Dining
Irresistible Red Carnation Hotels food experiences

A tour of Red Carnation Hotels' most irresistible food experiences.

12th September 2019

Pastry Chef
Pastry chef Paula Stakelum on the perfect dessert

We interview Ashford Castle's award-winning Executive Head Pastry Chef.

30th August 2019

The Legend Of Chocolate
From drinks to bars: The legend of chocolate

We mark the launch of Ashford Castle's bespoke chocolate couverture, created by Chef Paula under the guidance of Mrs Tollman.

21st August 2019

Zero Waste Lifestyle
The perfect picnic for a zero-waste lifestyle

As dining al fresco often creates lots of waste, here's how to plan an environmentally friendly picnic.

 

Be A Sommelier
What does it take to be a sommelier?

We introduce some of our most acclaimed connoisseurs.

29th July 2019

Bar Experience
Incredible bar experiences at Red Carnation Hotels

From year-round tasting sessions to exclusive pop-ups, discover what our most exceptional bars have to offer.

 

08th July 2019

Restaurant
Exquisite fine dining with Red Carnation Hotels

Take a seat at our most exceptional fine dining restaurants.

01st July 2019

Breakfast Room
Red Carnation Hotels' best breakfast rooms

Breakfast like a king or queen in our most impressive breakfast rooms.

05th April 2019

wine cellar
Extraordinary Experiences

Experience the very best of what Ashford Castle has to offer.

 

Irish Cheese
Meet the producers: our favourite Irish cheeses

Meet the people behind the Irish cheeses served at Ashford Castle and learn about the tasting notes behind each creation.

16th November 2018

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