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3 to Try - On the Waterfront

3 to Try - On the Waterfront

Sunday 26 April 2015

Three to try - On the Waterfront

La Cote, Custom House Quay, Wexford. Tel: (053) 912-2122.

Style: A new seafood restaurant offering modern French cuisine at an affordable price. Chef patron Paul Hynes was previously sous chef at The Step House in Borris. Daily blackboard specials

Price: Table d'hote 2/3-course menu €24/€28

Try: Kilmore hake, parsnip and vanilla puree, Pernod grapes, lemongrass foam

Wine: From €20

Terrace on the Weir, The River Lee Hotel, Western Road, Cork. Tel: (021) 425-2700.

Style:A stunning new, exotic, garden-like terrace overlooking the River Lee. A retractable roof, retro furnishings, and large olive trees make this the perfect oasis for casual dining and cocktails in all weathers

Price: Mains €10.50-€26

Try: The Weir Fish Board - West Cork fish cake, mini fish & chips, smoked salmon pate, and Dinish Island crab, €15

Wine: From €24

Lord Bagenal Bar, Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow. Tel: (059) 977-4000.

Style: On the banks of the River Barrow, the Lord Bagenal is a bastion of good food. Try the bar menu, which includes lasagne, steaks, curries and roast duck

Price: Mains €13-€28

Try: Grilled whole black sole on the bone au beurre noisette, €28

Wine: From €23

First published in LIFE MAG in Sunday Independent