There is no doubt that this is the summer of the great outdoors. The weather has been glorious, our sunsets have been epic and we have been spoiled for choice when it comes to dining outside in the Boyne Valley. Restrictions are constantly being eased and from last Monday, the 26th of July, we are permitted to dine inside again as long as we are fully vaccinated. Many restaurants, cafes and hotels in the Boyne Valley will give you an option of inside dining, outside dining or both!
Here is our list for the top spots for indoor dining in the Boyne Valley;
Bellinter House, Navan
Dine in the drawing room or the Eden restaurant for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. Food is served from 8am to 9pm and reservations are necessary. Why not treat yourself to afternoon tea?
The perfect place for a pint after a busy day in Drogheda or after walking the Boyne Camino. Its open from 12.30pm to 11.30pm 7 days a week.
City North Hotel, Gormanston
Dine in the Mornington restaurant or the Tara Lounge for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. A perfect option on the way home from the beach!
The Conyngham Arms Hotel, Slane
The Conyngham Arms Restaurant offers high quality cuisine and menus with seasonal influence, using local produce wherever possible. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as traditional afternoon tea served in the cosy library.
The Station House Hotel, Kilmessan
Relax in the newly refurbished Platform Bar & Piano Lounge, or dine in the award-winning Signal Restaurant, voted Best Hotel Restaurant Ireland by the Food Awards Group.
The Newgrange Hotel, Navan
Dine in Rowleys Bar, the Bridge Restaurant or enjoy the Lobby menu in the Newgrange Hotel. Situated right in the heart of Navan.
The Ardboyne Hotel, Navan
Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in Hugo’s restaurant or the Kells Bar. The hotel is only a 15-minute drive from Ireland's most historical sites including the world heritage site of Newgrange, The Hill of Tara, Bective Abbey and Trim Castle.
The Castle Arch Hotel, Trim
Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in the Arch Bar or Lounge. Their gastro style evening menu has something to suit every palate and their reduced calorie options ensure that this hotel restaurant really does have something for everyone.
Dunboyne Castle Hotel, Dunboyne
Choose from the Ivy Restaurant, the Terrace Lounge or Sadlier Bar at Dunboyne Castle Hotel. The Ivy Restaurant’s menus have been developed with culinary awareness, balance and are constantly being updated with the latest innovations utilising the finest seasonal products.
Knightsbrook Hotel, Trim
Knightsbrook Hotel offers Rococo Restaurant, the Terrace Lounge, Swifts Bar and their Rooftop Terrace for dining in the Hotel. Why not treat yourself to an afternoon tea also?
The Hamlet Court Hotel, Enfield
The Hamlet Court Hotel offers inside dining in their award-winning Bistro 61 Restaurant and in Murty’s Bar & Courtyard. Perfect after a day out walking the Royal Canal Greenway!
Trim Castle Hotel, Trim
Home to Jules Restaurant, The Bailey Bar, Barista Cafe and The Kilkenny Shop, the hotel offers a range of environments to meet friends, shop Irish gifts or celebrate a special occasion. Their Rooftop Garden offers exceptional vantage points of Trim Castle and the surrounding lush land of Co. Meath.
Tankardstown House, Slane
Home to Brabazon Restaurant. Appropriately named after the previous owner of Tankardstown, Brabazon Restaurant is set in the ‘Garden Village’ of Tankardstown Estate. Their flagship restaurant boasts fine dining and seasonal dishes that are locally sourced and beautifully presented in a cosy atmosphere.
Coburns Gastro Pub, Athboy
A warm welcome is always to be found at Coburn's Gastro Bar. The faithfully restored bar, the oldest in Athboy, offers craft and commercial beers, wine by the glass or bottle, and a full gastropub menu.
The Central, Navan
The Central is a multi purpose venue with 5 bars both indoor and outdoor, a unique ‘vintage lounge', casual restaurant, dining room, cafe, heated rooftop terrace and a kids play area – all in the heart of Navan town centre.
The Balreask, Navan
The Balreask Bar and Restaurant is a family run restaurant situated on the outskirts of Navan. The offer a variety of menu options including Breakfast, Lunch, ala Carte and their famous Carvery.
Farrelly’s Bar, Oldcastle
A truly authentic family-run, traditional Irish pub. At Farrelly’s, we are famous for the quality or our pint of Guinness. As well as providing a traditional atmosphere we have a very pleasant outdoor area. The perfect stop after a visit to nearly Loughcrew Cairns.
Brogans is a Small Boutique Hotel. On site you will find Brogans traditional Irish bar, Brogan's bar & grill, Bakers loft and a funky beer garden with friendly staff.
The Bective Restaurant, Kells
A sister restaurant to the Central Bar in Navan, the Bective offers the very best in Irish Cuisine in the heart of Kells. They offer both indoor and outdoor dining.
Sage and Stone, Duleek
Sage&Stone is an award-winning family owned restaurant serving great tasting hearty food using the best of local ingredients. They will be open for indoor service from the 10th of August.
Please comply with all government guidelines in relation to dining indoors.
Some of our food and beverage venues have not yet reopen for inside dining but watch this space. For a full list of all of our restaurants, bars, cafes and gastro pubs in the Boyne Valley just visit our website here.
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