The Woodlands Restaurant
Our 2 AA Rosette winning Woodlands Restaurant is situated on the first floor of the hotel and is home to breath-taking panoramic views of our beautifully manicured gardens and the majestic Glen of the Downs.
Dining in the Woodlands Restaurant is truly an enjoyable gastronomic experience. The team have won numerous accolades over the years for their exquisite dining, attention to detail and impeccable service.
Each season our Head Chef, Sandeep Pandey, and his team, bring you sumptuous dishes to reflect the seasons on their daily changing menus. This winter you can find the below favourites on our lunch and dinner menus.
Home Cured Salmon Hinted with Orange & Dill
Pickled Cucumber, Golden Beetroot Relish, Herb Oil
Pressed Ham Hock & Apricot Terrine
Pickled Vegetables, Apple & Chilli Chutney, Toasted Brioche
Pan Fried Fillet of Monkfish
Celeriac Puree, Sweet Potato Fondant, Samphire, Beetroot Tapenade
Crispy Confit of Barbary Duck Leg
Glazed Pear, Champ Mash, Braised Red Cabbage, Berry Jus
Warm Apple & Raspberry Crumble
Vanilla Ice Cream, Caramel Sauce
Within the kitchen itself, teams pride themselves on using all locally sourced ingredients. Our Irish beef, Irish lamb, Irish chicken, Irish pork is sourced from Frank Doyle’s, Craft Butcher. Our pea shoots, sakura cress and baby leaves come from Bulfrod Farm, Kilcoole. Our potatoes, cabbage, fruits and berries are from Cullens Fruit & Veg, Wexford. All Irish cod, Irish hake, Irish crab meat, Irish monkfish, Baily & Kish smoked salmon & smoked mackerel (Howth) is purchased from Kish Fish, Dublin, and all our Irish dairy products are sourced from Glanbia.
Our Restaurant Manager, Josephine McDonald, and her team will deliver the highest standard of service to you whilst dining with us. Josephine and her team will be delighted to assist you with any queries you may have surrounding our restaurant menus. Do ensure you ask for their wine recommendations, as they will be delighted to advise you on a new or old world wine from our carefully selected extensive wine list – The perfect accompaniment to your menu choice.
Monday – Friday from 7:00am – 10:00am
Saturday & Sunday from 8:00am – 10.30am
Bank Holidays from 8.00am – 10.30am
Monday – Friday from 12.30pm – 3.00pm
Saturday & Sunday from 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Dinner is served each evening from 5.30pm – 9.00pm
Children’s Menu €15.00 per child