Travel Tips: Food in Ireland
I’m guessing that you’ll become slightly peckish during your time in Ireland. There’s no shortage of restaurants, supermarkets and local shops to keep you going. While in Ireland you might as well try some of the local offerings like Irish stew.
Nice settings with a good menu which might include some hot food along with sandwiches and filled salad rolls. Good for a lunch, but could get a bit expensive if you relied on them every day. They’ll serve tea, coffee and other hot drinks.
There’s no shortage of restaurants in the villages, towns and cities of Ireland. You’ll have to look around, see which menu prefer. These menus are usually displayed outside the restaurant.
You might as well go for the more Irish things on the menu, although there’s always pasta, pizza, chips (French fries), chicken, steak etc.
We’ve got the traditional takeaway, along with Chinese food and others. The normal fish & chips are good and very greasy. I’m told they serve tartar sauce in America, you’ll only get ketchup and vinegar in Ireland. There’s always a McDonald’s lurching in the cities and some of the larger towns. Ireland’s version of McDonald’s is Supermac’s which offers a similar service.
If you feel like whipping up your own sandwich, go to the supermarkets or local shops. You’ll find something that suits your fancy. Just beware, going into the supermarket mightn’t be worth your time if you’re only buying a couple of items.
The local shop
You’ll find many little local shops in the towns and vilages across Ireland. They’ll have enough food to keep you going. Don’t expect to find many open on Sundays.