Get Christmas ready with our ultimate foodie guide!

Looking for a gift or inspiration for a meal or festive event? Maybe you want a Christmas recipe from one of our award-winning chefs. Whatever your foodie craving, you’ll have a feast of inspiration to make this festive season one to remember.


Blackwater Distillery

Blackwater Distillery

Take your pick of the best Irish spirits from Blackwater Distillery,
made in West Waterford and shipped directly to your door.
With their award-winning gins and whiskies,
there’s a huge range to choose from in their Christmas Gifting Guide for the discerning spirit lover. #DrinkResponsibly


Here’s a brilliant Christmas gift idea from Mezze. Husband and wife team Dvir Nusery and Nicola Crowley have created their first cookbook – Middle Eastern Food Made to Share.
The book is a collection of recipes and menus shared from Dvir’s home in Israel, with Nicola’s family in Ireland, and with their friends and customers in Mezze.
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The Sea Gardener Seaweed Bath Pack

Seaweed Bath Pack.

Relax in a seaweed bath; enjoy the scent of the ocean; soak in the skin-softening natural gel and refresh your whole body. A Seaweed Bath Pack from the Sea Gardener brings the benefits of the ocean to you!



GIY helps people to grow their own food and learn about food sustainability.

GROW HQ (the home of GIY) features a unique plot-to-plate food experience,
and an eco-shop filled
with amazing and delightful gifts and treats.



Demo & Dine Workshops

Join Mezze owners
Dvir and Nicola
in their award-winning
deli where you’ll cook along with and learn how to prepare some of Mezze’s most popular dishes. Check out workshops
and dates on their website.
Cliff gift boxes

Gourmet gift boxes from CLIFF Home

Celebrate Christmas with a CLIFF Gift Box

for a sumptuous holiday experience right at your doorstep.
Whether you're treating yourself or sharing the joy with loved ones, the assortment of premium treats will make your holiday at home a truly decadent affair.

The Sea Garden

The Sea Gardener – Marie Power

The Sea Garden book has everything you need to know about seaweed cooking and foraging. The pocketbook is designed for seaweed foragers – newbie and experienced. There is also a section on rocky shore ecology and interesting anecdotes about seaweed as part of the food heritage of the Waterford coast.
Mezze box


Mezze Cooking Club Subscription Box - from €55.

learn how to make easy and flavourful Middle Eastern food throughout the year with a Mezze subscription sent by post 4 times a year. Sign up for 1 box or the whole lot for the year.
An ideal gift for the cook
in your life.
GIY cookery school

GROW HQ Cookery School

The GROW HQ Cookery school is lead by Head Chef, JB Dubois.
The cookery classes appeal to all skill levels – welcoming beginner cooks, as well as the more experienced chefs. Courses and demonstrations are curated with a zero-waste ethos, from sourcing ingredients to packaging - JB will showcase their commitment to sustainability. With a wide choice available – there’s something for everyone!


Faithlegg hamper

Faithlegg Hotel

This festive season enjoy the delicious taste of Faithlegg in your own home with their sumptuous Christmas Hampers designed by head chef, Jenny Flynn. With a variety of jams, chutneys, oils and a classic plum pudding, it’s the perfect present for a loved one or treat for yourself.
Mezze hampers


Award-winning Mezze based in Tramore
has a wide range of hampers available with Middle Eastern food taking centre stage.
From cheese and wine to a luxury hamper, these will make a great gift,
or treat for you!
Cliff Hampers


This Christmas, elevate your celebrations
with a choice of hampers from CLIFF Home. With a range of culinary delights and delicious treats, they are a promise of warmth, indulgence, and the joy of sharing cherished moments with loved ones.

Festive dining

Faithlegg afternoon tea

Faithlegg Hotel

Join Faithlegg Hotel
for their festive afternoon tea and lunches,
all set in the beautiful surrounds of Faithlegg with fine food and music.

Faithlegg is the perfect place to indulge in a Festive dining
Bookings can be made on their website or by calling
051 382 000
Crepe Station

The Crêpes Station

Enjoy the authentic French crêpes food stall based in Waterford, established by Romuald Lao. Well known in Waterford for their tasty crêpes at unbeatable prices. Crêpes are made using only the finest Irish ingredients, with a strong focus on local and seasonal produce. Choose from traditional sweet and savoury crêpes, vegan, gluten free and gourmet options. Visit during Winterval – enjoy!
Interlude Restaurant

Interlude Restaurant

Celebrate in style this December
with Christmas specials at Interlude Restaurant on the quay in Dungarvan.

With a passion for quality local produce, prepared and served with a minimum of fuss and a different dish every night of the week,
you’ll be spoilt for choice with delicious, locally sourced dining.

Festive supper clubs

Festive Supper Clubs

What better way to celebrate Christmas than with a fabulous festive feast in the beautiful surroundings of GROW HQ? Join them for a special 3-course meal prepared by HQ's Head of Food, JB Dubois – with a cooking masterclass, demo and festive meal prepared with the very best local and seasonal ingredients. The evening begins at 6.30pm on the 8th or 15th of December 2023.
Ballyin House, Lismore

Ballyin House

Ballyin House Lismore has announced its Christmas dates for afternoon tea – 02, 03, 16 and 17 December. Set in the stunning Fletcher or Miss Anson Suite, guests enjoy a homemade seasonal and local three-tiered array, offering a visually exciting and delicious selection of tasty treats of both savoury and sweet delights, including the scone selection. €35pp.

Festive food

Comeragh Mountain Farm - chickens

Comeragh Mountain Farm

Enjoy fresh, local and seasonal produce for your Christmas dinner from Comeragh Mountain Farm. Veg boxes: large - €40, medium - €28, small - €20. Pastured-raised Chicken €8/kg, Pasture-raised Duck €30 Pasture-raised 1/2 Duck €15 (All frozen) Also available hen and duck eggs, spinach, kale, rocket.

Irish Gourmet Butter

Make your Christmas food extra special with award-winning butter.

Irish Gourmet Butter has a delicious range of butter in various flavours for you to add to a meal, or even spread on breads and crackers as a treat.

With garlic and herb, and chorizo, just some of the unique tastes, you’ll be full of inspiration for festive dining!

The Country Store

Country Store

Christmas is a busy time at The Country Store, and with a wide choice of produce available,
it’s no wonder!

From fruit and vegetables to Christmas cake, pudding mixes,
chutneys, and other exclusive products for Christmas baking.
Fruit hampers are also available and delivered nationwide.
Early Bird Free Range Eggs

Early Bird Free Range Eggs

Need only the finest eggs for your festive food?
Early Bird Free Range Eggs produce the highest possible quality of eggs, available in several SuperValu stores, Ardkeen Quality Food Store, and many local restaurants, cafes and independent food shops.
Hens live in their natural surroundings and are free to roam within their farmland.
Visit the Dungarvan (Thursday) and Clonmel (Saturday) markets weekly.


Churros are fabulous at any time of the year - especially Christmas!
Hot crispy dough dusted with warm cinnamon sugar
or dunked into hot chocolate.
Recreate the Christmas Market churros stand at home
with their Funsize Frozen Churros. Pre-cooked and ready to reheat
in under 5 mins.

Festive drinks

Legacy Mulled Cider

Legacy Irish Cider

Fancy a winter warmer with a difference this festive season?

Try a glass of Legacy Mulled Cider. Sold in a 750ml bottle, you simply heat and serve this perfect winter-warming spiced mulled cider which originates from an old McDonnell family recipe.
Dungarvan Brewing Company

Dungarvan Brewing Company

This Christmas, enjoy an award-winning beer from the Dungarvan Brewing Company. With a hand-crafted core range of four beers, along with a selection of seasonal and small batch specials, enjoy a drink with friends and family, or add to a festive recipe for an exciting twist!


Jenny Flynn Christmas pudding

Christmas pudding recipe from Jenny Flynn

A Christmas highlight is the pudding. Comforting, tasty, and with a touch of theatre, a Christmas meal wouldn’t be without it. So we’ve asked Jenny Flynn, Executive Head Chef of Faithlegg Hotel, to share her recipe.
Jenny Flynn recipe

Festive meringue pie recipe

Jenny Flynn – Executive Chef at Faithlegg Hotel, has created a Christmas gingerbread, clementine and cranberry meringue pie recipe. Ideal if you want to create an indulgent dessert for when guests visit, or as a treat for yourself!
Festive Mulled Mount Congreve Apple Juice

Mount Congreve Gardens

Mount Congreve Gardens has created a Festive

Mulled Mount Congreve Apple Juice. Perfect for family and when friends come to visit, it’ll make your Christmas extra special.



Coach House Coffee

Browse the Christmas decoration and gifting selection at the 'Kringletown Emporium', enjoy a delightful hot beverage and mince pie or dine from their Christmas menu or market stalls. For the little ones, Santa is visiting once again amidst a host of Christmas treats and attractions.