Situated on the outskirts of the charming village of Cong, The Lodge at Ashford Castle is the ideal destination for those seeking a cosy hideaway retreat which is still close to the heart of everything the region has to explore.
Only 40 minutes drive from Galway, Westport, and Connemara, the hotel is superbly located for an adventure of exploration or an opportunity to simply sit back, relax, and completely unwind.
For al fresco dining there is nowhere quite like The Quay Bar & Brasserie in the main house at The Lodge at Ashford Castle. Looking out on Lough Corrib, simply step through the double doors to the terrace and enjoy a meal while breathing in the pure west of Ireland air. With stunning views of Lough Corrib as the backdrop, diners can choose from a carefully selected, locally sourced, menu created by head chef Jonathan Keane, including The Lodge seafood chowder, native oysters, Killary Fjord mussels, and Johnny King’s crab cocktail, not forgetting the ever popular Sean Thornton burger and a selection of delicous desserts. Make the time on the terrace that little bit more special with a signature cocktail, the perfect end to a meal on the terrace at The Lodge at Ashford Castle.
The Quay Bar & Brasserie menu is available daily from 12 noon to 9pm, prices range from €6 to €25.
The Lodge at Ashford Castle, Cong, County Mayo, phone 094 954 5400, www.thelodgeac.com