The grounds of this 18th-century mansion hide away a bountiful produce patch, where the chef gets most of the fruit and vegetables for the restaurant’s kitchen. This is something of a dining destination for people in this part of Ireland, and it’s easy to see why—the menu is a hugely successful combination of Irish and Continental flavors. Menus change daily, according to what’s fresh and in season, but you’re likely to find locally sourced lamb, beef, and seafood served with sides like champ (mashed potato and spring onion) or something freshly picked from the garden. The wine list includes a better than average selection of wines by the glass—a relief, given the price of dinner. Those wanting to sample some of this sumptuous home cooking on a budget may want to check out the early bird menus (€28–€33) served until 7:30pm daily. They also have a few guestrooms (around €120–€170 per night, family rooms available) if you like it so much you don’t want to leave.