Discover a taste of Slane

Discover at taste of Slane

Date: 10/07/2024

Nestled in the lush landscapes of County Meath, Ireland, Slane is a small village with a big reputation.

Known for its historic sites, vibrant culture, and, most enticingly, its food and drink scene, Slane offers a delightful taste of Irish heritage and hospitality.

From its iconic castle to its world-renowned whiskey, the flavours of Slane are a feast for the senses.

Here are our top spots to discover a taste of Slane.

Brabazon Restaurant at Tankardstown House


Brabazon Restaurant

Serving Afternoon Tea, Lunch and Evening Dinner, a dining experience at Tankardstown House is one not to be missed.

The team here pride themselves on using seasonal and local produce in all their dishes.

Handpicking the freshest ingredients daily from the Estate’s own kitchen garden and polytunnels, their chefs craft delectable, locally inspired dishes which transform regularly based on seasonality.

Find out more here.

Brambles at Brú na Bóinne


Enjoy beautiful food on your next visit to Brú na Bóinne, Newgrange and Knowth.

Conveniently located before or after you get the bus to the monuments, Brambles café offers a delicious range of sandwiches, cakes and more.

Find out more here.

Conyngham Arms Restaurant


The Conyngham Arms restaurant, situated in the heart of Slane Village, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as traditional afternoon tea served in the cosy library.

Their Head Chef and kitchen team enjoy working with local producers to source the finest ingredients for their dishes.

Slane has a strong artisan food circle of producers in the area; goats cheese, hand reared pigs, rapeseed oil, are just a few to mention.

Find out more here.

Dollys Bar and Pantry

Dollys Bar

Situated a short 5 minute drive from Slane, on the Drogheda road, Dollys Bar and Pantry offers a gorgeous breakfast, brunch and lunch by day, and a cosy traditional pub in the evening.

Find out more here.

Donegan’s Pub


For a historic pint and a chat, visit Donegans Pub in Collon- just a ten-minute drive from Slane. Donegans opened its doors as a resting place for weary travellers back in 1871, with yard and stables for the horses. Donegan's is still looking after both the local community and passers-by, whether you're looking for a seat by the two open fires on a chilly winter's day or sit in the summer sun in their comfortable yard. Find out more here.

Slane Distillery

Slane Distillery

A true taste of Slane comes in the form of Slane Whiskey, produced from grain to glass right here in Slane. You can visit the distillery for several different tours to discover the history of the estate and how the whiskey is made. Find out more here.

Slane Castle

Slane Castle

Enjoy a taste of the Estate at certain dates throughout the year at Slane Castle. The BBQ Summer series is being held on the 27th of July. Their Summer Sunday Afternoon tea on the 14th of July and more. Find out more here.

A taste of Slane is more than just a culinary experience; it's a journey through history, culture, and community. Whether you're exploring the majestic Slane Castle, savouring the smooth notes of Slane Whiskey, or indulging in hearty Irish cuisine, the village offers a rich and immersive taste of Ireland. So, raise a glass, take a bite, and immerse yourself in a delightful taste of Slane. We can’t wait to welcome you!

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