The Wicklow Heather

The Wicklow Heather is something of an institution among local gourmands.

Set in a tasteful and comfortable dining room, friendly waiters serve up consistently superb meat, game, fish, and other classic dishes.

The restaurant is popular with tourists and locals alike. Prices are on the high side, but the quality and atmosphere are impeccable.

Locally sourced foods include: Wicklow trout, lamb, beef, and venison.

The Wicklow Heather also offers an Irish writers’ room, the Irish whiskey bar and overnight accommodation.

East Hill Farm

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Alun Owens is a certified organic grower, based in Newtownmountkennnedy.

His hillside farm produces lots of delicious vegetables for delivery and sale around the county and into Dublin.

East Hill Farm’s healthy fields and polytunnels help Alun grow potatoes, mixed salad leaves, cucumbers, onions, tomatoes, peas and beans – among other things.

Alun runs a box scheme and can be found selling at North Wicklow Country Market, every Saturday morning in Newcastle.

 

North Wicklow Country Market

A fantastic array of locally-produced baked goods, ready meals, condiments, preserves, drinks, and fruit & vegetables.

Find fresh vegetables, local fruit and salads, free range eggs, jams and relishes, ready prepared savoury dishes, breads, cakes and biscuits (incl gluten free products). East Hill Farm produce is available and is certified organic.

This friendly market is run by Country Markets Ltd, who also run a market in Baltinglass.

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Daisy Cottage Farm

Daisy Cottage Farm is a small family run artisan bakery nestled in the Wicklow mountains, producing a range of delicious breads and cakes.
The farm produces much of its own ingredients, including scallions, chives, rosemary, and tomatoes.  Daisy Cottage Farm also produce traditional churned butter made using cream from a small herd of Jersey cows.