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Adare’s Award Winning Restaurant

The Manor Fields is one of Ireland’s Top 5O playgrounds.

Fashionable Adare

Discover your artistic bent

Meet the Winemaker Event at 1826



Adare’s Award Winning Restaurant
This month we feature Restaurant 1826. The restaurant gets its name from the year that Lord of Dunraven built the cottage. It is located in the centre of the village and its owners, Wade and Elaine, continuously strive to maintain the old world charm and character of the cottage, while serving modern Irish cooking which is matched with friendly and attentive service. “I’m influenced by the rugged West Coast of Ireland, with its abundance of produce” says Wade.
Some of their Awards include:
MCKENNA’S GUIDE 100 BEST RESTAURANTS 2014,2015,2016 & 2017
HOT PRESS BEST OF IRELAND 2014,2015,2106 & 2017

..and many more:

manor-fieldsThe Manor Fields is one of Ireland’s Top 5O playgrounds.

Yes, the Manor Fields was selected by The Irish Times as one of “the best places to have fun” in last weekend’s Magazine. It wrote “the community-owned multifunctional recreational facility is spread over 25 acres”. It went on to list the equipment “the all-ability playground is sure to impress all the family with a range of equipment for younger and older children: a junior and senior climbing frame; fairy house, totem pole; trampoline; zip wire; balance beams; junior and senior swings; seesaw, etc. Sports pitches make up the rest of the complex and parking is available”.
The article went on to say that “Adare is one of Ireland’s prettiest towns” and that visitors should take time to explore the region.
Well done to James Collins, Chairman, and to his hardworking committee.

Free Parking in Adare.
Free parking in Adare, you heard correctly…free parking. So while you stop to shop at any of our 13 fashion outlets stocking top designer brands, or dine in any of our award winning restaurants and bars, or visit any of our 13 historic sites (we are a Heritage Town) or shop in our well stocked supermarkets and off licences, or visit our Heritage Centre or our Art Galleries, you park for FREE. It’s so easy to shop and dine and enjoy yourself in Adare!

Discover your artistic bent!
Draíocht is currently taking bookings for Autumn Art Classes commencing early September. So if you would like to discover your artistic skills why not contact us today and secure your place.
On your next visit to Adare, please call in to our Gallery behind Auntie Lena’s on Station Rd., Adare or call us on 00-353-61-395539 or by email at
Limerick’s John Quinn is currently exhibiting Bizarro Ceramics at Draíocht.

Meet the Winemaker Event at 1826
Meet the winemaker event at the multi award winning 1826 Adare, on Wednesday June 14th at 7.30pm. Enjoy a seasonal 5 course tasting menu created by chef Wade Murphy, to include quality local and Irish suppliers such as St.Tola Goat Cheese, Kerry Hill Lamb, seasonal fish and Wexford strawberries each special course paired with fine wines from Fairview Estate.
Fairview wines, located just outside Cape Town in the Coastal Region of South Africa was established in 1693. The wines are produced from their older vineyards grown on prime sites, bringing carefully crafted wines brimming with elegance and complexity.
Limited availability, €79.00 per person, prepayment required. For reservations please call 061 396004

Fashionable Adare
Adare offers visitors an excellent choice of fashion boutiques, stocking exclusive brands, as the village is fast becoming the  fashion centre  of the mid-west of Ireland.
Last year saw the opening of three new ladies fashion boutiques in the village, Life and Soul, Earls and Pearls and Annettes, bringing the number of fashion outlets in Adare to thirteen. Kay Mulcaire has just completed a major extension to Isobel’s on the Main Street, testimony to her confidence in the future of the fashion retail trade in Adare. With the reopening of Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort in the autumn we hope to see a significant growth in tourists from abroad who will enjoy a fashion shopping experience of the highest quality. See the full range of boutiques on