Guests may not be able to stay at Ashford Castle right now, but they can still enjoy fine dining delivered to their doorstep with the launch of Cullen’s at Home.
Fresh from the hotel’s Cullen’s at the Cottage restaurant, Cullen’s at Home is a new click & collect service operating within the Government’s Level 5 guidelines.
The menu, created by Ashford Castle’s Executive Chef Philippe Farineau, features dishes that showcase the hotel’s local suppliers. Choose from Inishbofin crab arancini, Connemara lobster & prawn salad, Andarl Farm pork belly, red wine braised short rib, seafood bouillabaisse, along with a selection of vegetarian and vegan options. Desserts include a chocolate chip cookie vanilla ice cream sandwich and a peanut butter choux with raspberry gel. There’s also a children’s menu. Prices begin at €6.50 for starters and from €12.50 for mains.
On Saturdays only, diners can order Cullen’s seafood platter featuring a selection of lobster, langoustine, shrimp, crab claws and mussels, served with salads and dressings (€45).
A selection of wines from Ashford Castle’s cellars can also be ordered to complement the meal including Cotes de Duras, Sauvignon Blanc (€15.50), Albarino Eidosela, Galicia (€19.50) and Malbec Pascaul Toso, Mendoza (€19.50).
Currently available Friday – Sunday, click & collect orders can be made online at shop.ashfordcastle.com.