The shortlist of the Top 10 in the Readers’ Choice Award for Food and Wine has been announced.
Hundreds of nominations were received and 25 places made the initial shortlist. Thousands cast public votes online before the final shortlist was revealed.
The shortlist includes 3 Leaves, Blackrock, Dublin; Ait Eile Restaurant, Enniscrone, Sligo; Berehaven Lodge Restaurant, Castletownbere, Cork; Chameleon Restaurant, Temple Bar, Dublin; Chef Collab, Gather Restaurant, Tuam, Galway; Nine Arches Restaurant, Ballymahon, Longford; No. Three Old Bar & Restaurant, Collon, Louth; Sole Seafood & Grill, South William Street, Dublin; and The Hidden Pearl Restaurant, Omagh, Tyrone.
The winners will be announced in the five star, newly refurbished surroundings of The Shelbourne, Dublin, which is celebrating 195 years in business this year. In its 19th year, the awards are returning to this landmark where the very first event was held, marking a new chapter in F&W’s story and the first awards organised by parent company Irish Studio.
Executive Head Chef Garry Hughes and his team are preparing a meal for attendees this year and tickets include a drinks reception followed by a seasonal menu with matching wines from O’Briens Wines.