Friends of The Kitchen

Introducing the world class Irish producers and suppliers who provide the ingredients that make our menu so special.

Because that's what friends are for...

The Real Olive


Toby Simmonds

The Real Olive Company began life in 1993 in Cork’s “English Market”, when Toby Simmonds, at the age of twenty, took a small stall at the Princes Street end of the market. The stall began with just ten varieties of olives and a few other Mediterranean foods.

Toonsbridge Dairy


John Lynch & Toby Simmonds

Toons Bridge Dairy is based in Cork and is Ireland's first producer to use Italian water Buffalo to make its famous mozzarella

Coolattin Free Range Eggs


Elaine & Danielle Doran

Elaine and Danielle are passionate about the care and welfare of their hens. Coolattin's happy hens lay the freshest eggs, ensuring that their customers receive the perfect, tastiest eggs every time

Gold River Farm


Alan Pearse and Marc Winterbottom

Gold River farm is one of Ireland's largest organic vegetable farms. It is run by Alan Pearse and Marc Winterbottom. Marc and Alan have taken a modern approach to agriculture and have built a farm that is efficient and professional producing home grown organic veg all year round.

 

O'Neils Dry Cured Bacon Co


Pat O'Neill

O'Neills award winning bacon is cured by hand in for 3 weeks using their unique family recipe with natural sea salt. O'Neills bacon has 30% less salt than average and as they don’t add water, no phosphates are needed. Starting out at the farmers markets the business has grown year on year. O'Neills products are now available in some of the finest food stores in Ireland and the best hotels and restaurants.

 

Meylers Fish Merchants


The Meyler Family

A third generation family run business buying only from Irish boats and mostly from Kilmore Quay. Meylers prepare everything on the premises located in The Bullring, Wexford town.

Green's Berry Farm

Green's Berry Farm


John Greene

John Greene is an accomplished grower of seasonal soft fruit. At Greens Berry Farm right here in Gorey, John puts into practice his childhood upbringing on the strawberry farm his father owned. He has twenty years experience growing a variety of summer berries for the retail soft fruit market and his own outlets.

WildAbout Foods

WildAbout Foods


Fiona and Malcolm Falconer

Fiona and Malcom Falconer are wild about wild food! The Forage Forest in the garden of their garden right here in Co. Wexford is a prolific paradise of wild and cultivated fruits, and herbs. Together with a traditional vegetable garden and Polytunnel which yields seasonal vegetables and salads, their home grown produce forms the basis of a super range of hand crafted artisan dressings, syrups, chutneys, and snacks. And the name of this unique range?