‘Cavanbert’ Unpasteurised Cheese, Chocolate Chip and Honeycomb Sausages, and Coole Swan: a blend of single malt Irish whiskey, Belgian white chocolate and fresh cream — these are just a few of the delights that await you on the innovative new Cavan Food Trail, which will be open for visitors very soon!
Treat your taste buds to this heavenly culinary experience, during which you will feast on unique flavours and food combinations, all made with the freshest local ingredients. Cavan is famous as the home of acclaimed chef Neven Maguire and you’ll be amazed at how many more talented food producers and top class food services this region has to offer.
The county of Cavan is renowned for top-quality products such as Drummully Boxty Dumpling and Corleggy Cheese; and there’s a treasure trove of foodie gems to discover, such as Áine Handmade Chocolate, Charlene’s Wholesome Pantry Energy Balls or delectable desserts from the Vanilla Bean Patisserie.
Great food is an art and in Cavan food pioneers have created intriguing flavours by adding international flair to local produce, reflecting the multi-cultural influences in the county: Lithuania, Croatia, Latvia, the Philippines and many more.
While indulging your foodie desires, you’ll be surrounded by striking landscapes: lakes, rolling hills, low-lying wetlands, Cavan Burren Park and the UNESCO Geopark.
From farm to fork: you’ll find local produce listed on menus in coffee shops, gastro-pubs and restaurants throughout the county from suppliers such as the Veg Patch in Mullahoran and Milltown Family Meats.
You can also bring the taste of Cavan home with you since your favourite products are widely available in retail outlets. Just look for the ‘Created In Cavan’ label!
You’ll have lots of great anecdotes to tell your friends, such as daring to sample Fitzpatrick’s Gourmet Ketchup with Poitín or how Barry John Crowe set a Guinness world record for speedy sausage-making.
You will find Cavan in the remarkable regions of Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands and Ireland’s Ancient East, so treat yourself to a very special food and drink experience by visiting Cavan Food Trail.