The Lough Foyle Ferry connects the best eateries and brewing establishments along the Wild Atlantic Way and the Causeway Coastal Route. From Ballycastle to Ballyliffin there are plenty of foodie choices. Let’s get stuck in!
Starting on the Causeway Coast with a visit Broughgammon Farm to find out more about raising goats for meat and to sample billyburgers in Ballycastle, sample the freshest fish at the beach with a visit to Harry’s Shack in Portstewart. A wee drab of whiskey from Bushmills famous distillery will whet your palette before experiencing the annual Salmon and Whiskey Festival. And when checking out the Iron Islands you should stop off at the Fullerton Arms in Ballintoy for dinner with a pint of the good stuff.
Foodie tours are becoming ever more popular along the Causeway Coast and Inishowen Peninsula. Take a tour with Causeway Coast Foodie Tours or contact Donegal Food Tours to sample the best of local cuisines.
Sail across the Lough Foyle with the Lough Foyle Ferry and make a point of visiting the Castle Inn based in Greencastle, Co. Donegal for breakfast. After enjoying the coastal walk along the Greencastle shore, you should have seafood lunch in Kealy’s. After a brisk 9 holes of golf a bite to eat at the Redcastle Hotel with its beautiful views of the Lough will keep you going. Stop off for a quick hello at Muff Liquor Company or sample Boghopper Brewery’s award winning Smart Ass also based in Muff. After all that liquidy goodness you’re gonna need to choose between homemade fish and chips at McGrory’s in Culdaff or the world famous Seafood Chowder at Nancy’s Barn in Ballyliffin.
And finally, a visit to Farren’s Bar in Malin Head for a few more pints and reminisce with the locals about the time the Star Wars cast dropped by.
You won’t be stuck for fresh food and drink along the North Coast of Ireland, making the Wild Atlantic Way and the Causeway Coast the best place to wine and dine in the summer and enjoy it all with the help of the Lough Foyle Ferry.