I spent this weekend in dingle checking out the folk festival and amongst the traditional pubs, there are lots of lovely cafes, restaurants and eateries to try so as recommended by a local we went to the pantri located on Main Street for a spot of brunch
You’d need to be looking out for it as it’s situated out the back onto which you are greeted with a small cozy cafe! Thank god people were just about to leave, as we were all starvin Marvin so Stodge was a necessity! Their menu consists of breakfast and lunch/ brunch items, a lot of choice too and variety so everyone was able to find something that tickled their fancy. Here’s what we ordered:
Jack McCarthy Black Pudding (€9)
Annascaul black pudding👌🏻 served with free range fried eggs and sourdough toast. This was my order and it was perfection! Just what the doctor ordered after a few too many whiskey’s the night before.
Bacon Benny (€10)
Smoked Gubbeen rashers, two poached free range eggs on sourdough toast and hollandaise (this order removed the hollandaise sauce and added on the annascaul black pudding 👌🏻 )
Breakfast Special (€10) Spinach, tomatoes, black pudding, potatoes, poached eggs with hollandaise served with sourdough bread
Pantri Veggie Melt (€10)
The veggie melt was served with roasted courgette and peppers served on a sourdough bread with spicy brinjal hummus and melted cheddar cheese.
There were a few teas, coffee’s and juices ordered along with a share of mixed berry crumble and a chocolate and pear gateaux, but as you can imagine the camera was just not quick enough to snap before they were devoured. prices match a tourist town setting but the portion sizes were good and we were all satisfactory full leaving.
On the Sunday, we went back to the Pantri, we were going to try the Goat Street Social on Goat Street, just off main street, however breakfast stopped serving at 12pm and some of the party wanted eggs so off back down to Pantri we went, sure we knew it would be good. A combination of eggs ordered from most, however this time I went for the Pastrami Sandwich..
Pastrami Sandwich (€12)
Gubbeen pastrami served on a sourdough bread, with mustard mayo and pickles. This was delicious and exactly what I needed before setting off for the long trek back to Dublin.
If you are ever taking a trip down to dingle and want to try something different for lunch and breakfast then this would be a good spot to go to, I would also say that Goat Street Social would be another to try, just unfortunate we didn’t get a chance this time round.