Kerry has an abundance of fine places to enjoy a meal or drink out whatever the occasion. Our hotels, restaurants, cafes and pubs regularly win national awards for their cuisine. We are also home to some of the best local and artisan food producers in Ireland. Kerry is fast becoming a food destination with our chefs being recognized nationally as leaders in their field. Kerry Food lovers have a great selection to choose from per the Kerry Food Guide.
Kerry has a huge variety of butchers, bakeries, delicatessens, supermarkets and shops offering all types of cooked food for you to enjoy and ingredients to make your own at home. Most towns in Kerry also are home to speciality shops ranging from fruit and vegetables to health shops. Getting that special ingredient to complete a recipe has never been easier.
One of the most Irish of dishes is our wild Atlantic smoked salmon on brown soda bread.
Irish smoked salmon is famous throughout the world, in countries as far away as Cameroon, Russia, Korea, China and Hong Kong. At times demand exceeds supply and pricing for Irish smoked salmon is at a premium globally.
And so many of our visitors purchase wild Atlantic Irish smoked salmon to bring home. Below is one of our most popular recipes to accompany any dish, namely our traditional brown soda bread…healthy and easy to make!
Around the County of Kerry good food is to be had in the many restaurants and pubs, along with “craic, caint, ceol agus ruaille buaille”…fun, chat, music and general mischief! Drop in and see for yourself…