Showing posts with label Titanic Bar and Grill. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Titanic Bar and Grill. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Top Food & Drinks Posts for Past 12 Months

Top Food & Drinks Posts for Past 12 Months
(to end of April ‘14)
The Wine Geese. Top of the Charts!
Have decided to publish these regularly. If I do it annually, those coming in at the end of the year will hardly ever have a chance of making it to the top. Minimum requirement is 700 hits, just reached by Ballycotton newcomer Pier 26.























Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Top restaurant posts 2013

Top restaurant posts 2013
Aubergine & Roast Pepper Parcels at Chapel Steps

For the second year running, Bandon's Chapel Steps tops the restaurant charts. This year's post didn't score quite as high as the 2012 review but still, thanks to the many fans of this lovely restaurant, came out ahead. Good performances too from newcomers like Brendan Cashman's Gallo & Galettii in Wilton, Finn's Table in Kinsale, and the Greenroom at Sage in Midleton. Electric is tops in city centre, Cafe Gusto is leading cafe while the Sultan is best ethnic.

Top Drinks Posts
Kinsale's Black Pig Wine Bar is the place to go for a glass of wine (and a meal), the newcomer quickly establishing itself at the head of affairs. This was the Year of the WineGeese and great to see the visit of Cullen Wines to Cafe Paradiso featuring as does the series' opening night at L'Atitude 51. The rise of craft beer is underlined by the popularity of the post on the Cotton Ball, Cork's newest micro-brewery; this post, just up a week or two, is gathering in the hits even as I write.

Most popular restaurant posts
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Speciality Nights at Bandon's Chapel Steps
2
Brendan is back
3
Electric. Easy to Book. Hard to Leave.
4
Magic at Myrtleville
5
Al Fresco dining at the Titanic Bar and Grill in Cobh
6
Old Friend's at Finn's Table
7
The Sultan of Penrose Wharf
8
Tapas in the Greenroom
9
Grazie Cafe Gusto

Most popular drinks posts
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The Black Pig Wine Bar in Kinsale
2
On the tapas trail with Campo Viejo
3
Cullen Wines at Cafe Paradiso
4
Wine Geese Heading Home
5
Happy New Beer at the Cotton Ball
6
My Curious Case

Friday, July 5, 2013

Al Fresco at Cobh's Titanic Bar & Grill.

Titanic Bar & Grill
Hard to beat eating by the water when the weather is as good as this. I enjoyed a leisurely lunch at the Titanic Bar and Grill in Cobh yesterday. On the outdoor deck, of course, watching the harbour cruise and Spike Island tour boats come and go and the kids diving into the deep cool water from the nearby pier.

Had started the morning with a visit to Fota Wildlife Park. Great to see the car park close to full and many punters, including lots of children, who are well catered for with special events and play and activity areas.

On then to the harbour town itself which was quite busy as well, people out and about and that five foot walk (by the deepwater quay) proving popular. Parked there and made my way on foot for a hastily arranged rendezvous with another couple at the Titanic.

I went for one of the specials: the Pan Fried Hake Fillets served on a bed of rocket with cherry tomato and spring onion salsa and rustic potatoes (11.95). Another winner at the table was the Green Thai Curry (13.95). This came with sauté vegetables and basmati rice and you had a choice of chicken, prawn or beef. Beef was the chosen one here.

Quite a choice of mains as you could pick from a Prime Irish Beef Burger, Traditional Fish and Chips, Smoked Salmon and Gubbeen Bruschetta, a Cajun Chicken Wrap and many more.


No shortage of choice in the Starters either. One of our gang enjoyed the Hot and Sticky Chicken Wings (extra napkins provided without you having to ask for them). Mussels were also available as was a Traditional Chicken Caesar Salad and A Sesame Crumbed Brie Cheese. More too including soup of the day, which was Celeriac, Apple and Sage.

Great to eat outdoors but quite a few were inside as well, closer to the bar! It is of course a full bar so you have all the usual choices but they also have some craft beers including Galway and Dungarvan and the popular Stonewell Cider is also available.