This bank holiday weekend we are looking forward to trying some of Ireland’s most delicious takeaway picnics.
Lily & Wild
The Lily & Wild Take-Away Picnic
Their picnic for two adults consists of a Goats cheese mouillette, a tapas selection of cured meats, marinated olives truffle aioli and roasted peppers, mixed veg, Newgrange rapeseed oil, cauliflower and almond skordalia dip, tomato and mozzarella baguette, chicken caesar salad, pink meringue nests, potted vanilla cheesecake, popcorn and 2 San Pellegrinos
These take away picnics can be collected from Naas Racecourse or delivered with 10km. All profits from the picnics for the month of May will go to Breast Cancer Ireland.
Fallon & Byrne
Try Fallon & Byrne in Dublin’s ready-to-go picnic.
This picnic consists of charcuterie and cheeses, pâté and bread, and cheesecake for dessert and retails at €55 for two people, with prosecco, or €45 with pink lemonade or apple juice. They offer a click and collect option from Fallon & Byrne in either Exchequer Street or People’s Park in Dún Laoghaire or delivery in within Dublin.
For more information visit: https://www.fallonandbyrne.com/shop/outdoordining/picnics/picnic-bag-with-prosecco/
Try Luttrellstown Castle gourmet picnic baskets,
The standard picnic box includes a mini-sandwich selection of smoked chicken & chorizo ciabatta, olive tapenade and saffron aioli, Wicklow brie & glazed roasted ham, mustard mayonnaise on a Farmhouse Bloomer, mozzarella, tomato tartare & pesto in a sourdough roll and truffled egg mayonnaise on a rustic baguette.
Snacks include Black pudding & apple Sausage roll, homemade pork pie, cheddar scones with onion relish and celery and Keoghs Atlantic Sea Salt & Balsamic Vinegar crisps and a baobab & blueberry Smoothie.
Life’s a Picnic is available to order and will be available every Friday – Sunday with collection between 10am-4pm. The picnic box for two retails at €40 and the picnic basket and blanket for two is €50.
For more information visit: http://www.luttrellstowncastle.com
Dromoland Castle prepared picnic basket.
For a lovely countyside experience Clare’s Dromoland Castle’s estate offers a private outdoors lunch with one of their prepared picnic basket consisting of a selection of sandwiches tomato mozzarella salad with basil potato and scallion salad green salad with French dressing, Irish farmhouse cheese, lemon cheesecake iand a mineral water or soft drink.
For more information visit: https://www.dromoland.ie/picnics-on-the-estate/
64 Wine in Glastule, Dublin’s gourmet Picnic basket.
64 Wine in Glasthule is offering a gourmet picnic package that includes picnic table and basket rental. Their picnic baskets are filled with homemade charcuterie, snacks, salads, spreads, bread and desserts. The baskets start at €49 for 2 people and are available every Friday and Saturday.
For more information visit: https://64wine.ie/collections/gourmet-food-wine-boxes/products/64-wine-gourmet-picnic-package-luxury
Phoenix park Phoenix cafe
Phoenix cafe’s picnic in the park project.
They offer a range of boxes that you can order online and collect from the Phoenix Cafe.
The original Picnic Box for 2 retails from €34.00, you can choose from either the free range chicken, basil pesto mayo, oven roasted tomatoes & butter on granary bread or the home baked ham, Wicklow farmhouse cheese, mustard mayo & butter on granary bread Or the vegetarian hummus, roasted aubergine, baba ganoush, grilled peppers, artichoke & rocket on granary bread
The basket also contains homemade scones with jam & cream, chocolate & sea salt brownie bite, Elderflower lemonade and tea or coffee.
For more information visit: https://www.picnicinthepark.ie/