Moloughneys: Eat Fresh, Eat Local

16 Nov 2014

Eat for Free with continues this week with Moloughneys, an award-winning restaurant famous for their fresh and seasonal food. Moloughneys have kindly given us a FREE dinner-for-two voucher* to give away to one lucky reader! 

However, as it’s November, Moloughneys wanted to offer something extra for all the business people out there. The winner of the competition can opt for a €100 CHRISTMAS PARTY VOUCHERinstead of the dinner-for-two voucher. Moloughneys is one of Clontarf’s hottest Christmas party spots this festive season, and a voucher such as this is the fast track to becoming Santa's most popular office elf in the run up to Christmas!

To enter our voucher giveaway, simply visit our Facebook page. By liking our page and sharing the competition post, you will be in with a chance of winning! This voucher giveaway is part of our initiative to highlight the many amazing restaurants we're lucky to have on our doorstep here in Clontarf!

The winner will be announced next Tuesday 18th November, so get involved!

Moloughneys regularly rotated menu is always up to date with what is in season. Their mouthwatering dishes are prepared fresh every day by the restaurants talented chefs. Here is a taster of some of the types of dishes you can expect on Moloughneys menu…

Starters include fresh salt & pepper squid with homemade tomato & chilli jam, black pudding & bramley apple tart and a fresh salad of caramelised beets and FiveMileTown goats cheese. 

Mains include daily fish specials based on the fisherman’s catch of the day, Gold River Farm lamb, Irish fillet steak and a mushroom ravioli drizzled in truffle oil. The slow roast pork belly with bacon and cider gratin remains a firm favourite, as does their traditional roast pheasant, served with delicious vegetables, herb stuffing and cranberry and port jus. 

Moloughneys won’t disappoint anyone with a sweet tooth either. Their famous dessert menu is full of mouthwatering flavours. From comforting classics like rice pudding with blackcurrant compote, sticky toffee pudding and lemon tart, to more adventurous dishes like egg nog crème brûlée, Moroccan orange and almond cake and poached pears with goats curd ice-cream. Their cheese board is another firm favourite amongst their regulars: a platter featuring the very best of Irish cheeses such as Knockanora oak smoked cheddar, Cashel Blue and Cooleeney Camembert. 

What Moloughneys pride themselves on most, however, is their dedication to using Irish ingredients. Moloughneys work with a huge amount of Irish suppliers, including many local Clontarf-based suppliers, to assure the quality and freshness of their food. All of the meat and eggs on the menu is guaranteed Irish produce. Some of the companies that they are proud to work with include Vernon Stores, Wild Irish Game, Wrights of Marino, Mourne Seafood, Dorans Seafood, Kish Fish, McKennas of Clontarf, O’Mahony Meats, William Drohan’s farm, Lemybrien, Gold River Organic Farm, Golden Hill Farm Ice Cream, West Cork Natural Cheese, Toonsbridge Farm, Bewleys, Clement & Pekoe, Carlow Brewing Company & Dungarvan Brewing Company.

So, what are you waiting for? Make sure to enter our incredible competition! We’ve already given away vouchers for Vikings Steakhouse, Kinara, Bay Restaurant and Kanoodle, and we want to give another reader the chance to Eat For Free With!

*dinner-for-two voucher value €75