Boyne Valley Bites


Try a taste of the Boyne Valley this festival season.  Eateries in Drogheda will offer a ‘Boyne Valley Bite’ – a dish created using the amazing Boyne Valley produce, some paired with one of the many local craft beverages. See below for a list of participating establishments. We will be adding more delicious eateries and dishes throughout the month, so don’t forget to check back in a little closer to the time!


21st June to 23rd June, 2024 


79 West Street, Moneymore, Drogheda, Co. Louth. A92 F61Y
Starter: Pan-fried mushrooms served in a cream Dan Kelly cider sauce on toasted ciabatta. Served with a shot of Dan Kelly cider
Main Course: Slow cooked pulled Cooley lamb burger, red cabbage slaw, lettuce & Tastees spiced mango chutney on McCloskey’s granary bap, served with house fries
Dessert: What’s for Pudding? Rich Chocolate Pudding served with vanilla ice cream and a shot of Coole Swan
The Cooley Lambe comes from Raymond Lambe Butchers and the vegetables come from T. Hughes & Sons 
Nellys, 31 West Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Starter: The Morrigan Cheesy Mushroom Toast. Kerrigan's Wild Mushrooms, Drummond Garlic Cream Sauce, Boyne Valley Bán, served with Coole Farm leaves on Sourdough Toast
Main Course: Slow braised Commins butchers local Lamb Shoulder, served with homemade mint chutney on toasted flat bread, with Coole Farm leaves
Dessert: What's for Pudding Sticky Toffee Pudding. An award winning decadent dessert, made in the Boyne Valley
--------------Five Good Things Café, 36 St. Laurence St. Drogheda, Co. Louth.
Main Course:  Clogherhead Prawn Scampi Tacos with A Bit on the Side Red Jalapeño Relish, Baby Gem Lettuce, Pico De Gallo and a Hot Honey and Coriander Dressing
The Merchant, 52 St. Laurence St. Moneymore, Drogheda, Co. Louth. A92 PX82

Light Bites

Garlic & Chilli Prawn Pil Pil

Succulent Clogherhead Prawns in a garlic & chilli oil served with house bread for dipping 

Big Plates

Pulled Beef Hash

Cubed Ballymakenny potatoes sautéed with onions & beef jus, topped with pulled beef, packed egg & Drummond House garlic aioli 

Scampi (available as a full or half portion)

Clogherhead prawns lightly battered & served with garlic aioli, hand cut chips & grilled lemon


Scholar's Restaurant, King Street, Drogheda. A92 ED71
Starter: Boyne Blue Cheese Mousse & Poached Pear. Boyne Blue Goats Cheese, mesclun leaves, candied walnuts, walnut essence
Main Course: Clogherhead Fish & Chips. Ale battered fresh cod, mint pea puree, home-cut chips, Scholar's tartar sauce 
          Suggested local drink pairing: Jumping Church IPA

Dessert: Boyne Grove Apple & Pecan Crumble. Homemade Crème Anglaise & homemade vanilla ice cream