3-4 Rockwood Parade, Sligo Tel: (071) 913 8591 hookedsligo.ie
This casual dining offering from Anthony
Gray, who’s also the driving force behind the excellent Sligo Food Trail, is packing them in with its Spicy Buttermilk Southern Fried Chicken Burger, its Crispy Pork Belly Bites and other interesting takes on old favourites. They open early for breakfast with the Eggs Benedict Chick’s Style and the Nutella & Banana Thick Fluffy Crepes splitting the Best Of Ireland vote.
Best Dish: Crispy Chicken Thighs in Creamy Mushroom Ragu – € 13.95
Main Street, Easkey Tel: (096) 49794 puddingrow.ie
Gazing down on the Atlantic from its firstfloor windows, Dervla Conlon’s cosy café and bakery is famous throughout the county for its epic Victoria Sponge. Pear, Bacon & Cheddar Sandwich are among the all-day breakfast treats, with Dervla also a dab hand in the soup department.
Best Dish: Homemade Victoria Sponge with Raspberry Jam & Fresh Cream
EVERETT’S: Peter Everett