11 11 Billy Andy’s at Mounthill, near Larne
Morrissey’s in Doonbeg, Co Clare became the only Bib Gourmand recipient listed in the guide. Michelin Bib Gourmand awards recognise those establishments offering good food at affordable prices of €40 or less for a three-course meal.
County Down had the most listings at seven, followed by Clare and Cork with four each and Kildare with three. Dublin, Galway and Mayo each received two listings with Antrim, Leitrim, Louth, Sligo, Tipperary and Wexford each having one listing.
The Wild Honey Inn and Toddies at The Bulman in Kinsale, Cork both retained an “Inspectors’ Favourites” commendation - given to "establishments found to be particularly charming and which offer something extra special".
Guide editor Rebecca Burr said: “This year we have seen so many pubs get a new lease of life by placing greater emphasis on food. It’s great to see pubs being rejuvenated this way as they are often the heartbeat of our towns and villages.”
The Irish pubs that made the 2018 Michelin ‘Eating Out In Pubs’ guide are:
Billy Andy’s at Mounthill, near Larne