Dine out for a year at 12 of Ireland's top restaurants
The Irish Times has teamed up with the Restaurants Association of Ireland to give one lucky the winner the chance to dine out for a year in 12 finalists from the Irish Restaurant Awards 2019.
The prize consists of 12 vouchers for dinner for two at each of the following restaurants, so that the winner can eat out once a month for a year and experience some of the best Irish food and hospitality.
Everett's of High Street, Waterford is run by Head Chef Peter Everett who focuses on high quality produce and the enjoyment of a well cooked meal. Located in the remains of the 15th century John Collyn House, Everett's combines fabulous, modern Irish cooking with historic, atmospheric surroundings. Winner of the 2019 Best Newcomer in Ireland and Best Chef in Munster at the Irish Restaurant Awards.
Wine & Brine’s cuisine is sourced from healthy local herds and poultry which are allowed to graze in rich pastures, and greens and fruits plucked from verdant soils, artistically transformed into sumptuous yet simple fare. Michelin-star trained Head Chef, Chris whose skills are honed from 20 years of training with acclaimed chefs like Richard Corrigan, Pierre Koffmann and Gary Rhodes.
Tuk Tuk Asian Bistro, Newtownards, Co. Down, has a truly traditional ambiance and a menu featuring dishes from across South East Asia. Tuk Tuk Asian Bistro was the winner of Best World Cuisine in Ulster at the 2019 Irish Restaurant Awards.
3 Leaves is a unique Indian casual dining room, situated in the heart of Blackrock Market in south county Dublin. This friendly restaurant is run by passionate husband and wife team Chef Santosh and Milie. 3 Leaves was the All Ireland and Dublin Winner of World Cuisine at the 2019 Irish Restaurant Awards.
GROW HQ is the home of the GIY movement located in their national food education centre in Waterford City. GROW HQ was the All Ireland and Munster winner of Best Free From at the 2019 Irish Restaurant Awards. In GROW HQ there are no barriers between where food is grown, cooked and eaten.
Fish Shop, located at 76 Benburb Street in Dublin’s city centre, is owned and run by husband and wife team, Peter and Jumoke Hogan. Their adventure began in 2013 serving Fish + Chips from a converted shed in Blackrock Market. Now they serve seafood classics, including their Fish + Chips, and a wine list with great biodynamic, natural and organic choices. They won Best Seafood Experience in Ireland at the 2019 Irish Restaurant Awards.
Newforge House is cradled in quiet country surroundings in the village of Magheralin. They pride themselves in using the best local produce and freshly baked breads, as well as fresh fruit from their orchard. Newforge House won Best Hotel and Guesthouse Restaurant in Ulster at the 2019 Irish Restaurant Awards.
Café en Seine is nestled in the heart of Dublin City. Their newly refurbished premises now have their restaurant at centre stage. The team, led by Head Chef Stephen Gibson, has put together a fantastic food offering perfect for sharing, sampling and experiencing an array of wonderful flavours. Café en Seine was a finalist in the Best Gastro Pub category at the 2019 Irish Restaurant Awards.
Piglet is a cosy wine bar located in the Christchurch end of Temple Bar in Dublin’s city centre. Piglet was a plan hatched by Enrico Fantasia and Thibaud Harang over many glasses of wines and plates of good food. Piglet was a finalist in the Best Wine Experience category at the 2019 Irish Restaurant Awards.
Whelehans Wines is the culmination of three generations experience of working and promoting wines in Ireland where the philosophy from day one has been to unreservedly focus on seeking out producers who are unequivocally terroir focused. They have over 400 wines from all around the world. Whelehans Wines was also a finalist in the Best Wine Experience category at the 2019 Irish Restaurant Awards.
Overends Kitchen, located in Airfield Estate in Dundrum, Dublin 14 uses produce that is grown and farmed on the estate and transforms them into seasonal dishes that leap off the plate with colour and flavour. Overends Kitchen was a finalist in the Best Kids Size Meal in the 2019 Irish Restaurant Awards.
Green Man Wines is a shop and wine bar located in Dublin 6 that showcases a range of artisan wines from quality-driven producers. Many of these producers happen to work organically or biodynamically and in a low intervention way in the pursuit of wines that have character, balance and digestibility. Green Man Wines was the All Ireland winner for Best Wine Experience in the 2019 Irish Restaurant Awards.
This competition is now closed
Terms & Conditions
1. The promoters are The Irish Times DAC, The Irish Times Building, 24-28 Tara Street, Dublin 2 and the Restaurants Association of Ireland, 11 Bridge Court, St Augustine Street, Dublin 8.
2. The prize is 12 restaurant vouchers to dine out in the following: Everett's Restaurant, Wine & Brine, Tuk Tuk, 3 Leaves, GROW HQ, Fish Shop, Newforge House, Café en Seine, Piglet Wine Bar, Whelehans Wine Bar, Overends Kitchen, Green Man Wines.
3. Employees or agents of The Irish Times, and their families or other persons connected with this promotion are not eligible to enter.
4. Prize is as offered and no cash alternative will apply.
5. The prize is not transferable.
6. The competition is open to all residents on the island of Ireland aged 18 years and over.
7. A valid entry consists of a correct answer entered in the form above, accompanied by the entrant’s name, email address and a phone number.
8. Entries must be entered online in the form above.
9. Entries not submitted in accordance with these rules will be disqualified.
10. The promoters’ decision is final and binding in all matters and no correspondence will be entered into.
11. The promoters reserve the right to change any aspect of the prize.
12. The prize will be subject to any additional terms and conditions of the suppliers of the prize.
13. The promoters are excluded from liability for any loss, damage or injury which might occur to the winner arising from his or her acceptance of the prize.
14. The winner may be required to participate in unpaid promotional related publicity undertaken by the promoter or its associated companies.
15. Entry to this promotion shall be deemed full and unconditional acceptance of the terms & conditions.
16. The promoters reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions.
17. These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of Ireland and subject to the jurisdiction of the Irish Courts.
18. Details of the competition winner will be published on The Irish Times website.
19. Bookings are subject to availability and not valid over Bank Holiday weekends, Festive Dates or peak times.
20. Competition ends Friday 29th November 2019.