Greenes Restaurant was announced the overall winner of Best Restaurant in Ireland and Best Fine Dining Restaurant in Ireland at the Yes Chef Awards, which are a prestigious recognition of the efforts of the very best in the business, at a gala event held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Sligo.

Bryan McCarthy, Head Chef at Greenes Restaurant said, “We are absolutely thrilled to receive these two awards. To be acknowledged as the Best Restaurant and the Best Fine Dining restaurant in Ireland is a reflection of the exceptional level of food and service we are committed to providing at Greenes Restaurant. Thanks to all our team who continually strive to push the boundaries at Greenes, and of course a huge thank you to our local suppliers for their incredible produce which make it all possible. ”

The Yes Chef Awards for Best Restaurant in Ireland and Best Fine Dining Restaurant in Ireland are the latest distinction for local-ingredient, fine dining restaurant Greenes and welcome additions to multiple previous awards.

Shane Smith, Managing Director of NI Media, said; “The YesChef Awards are the highlight of our year and it is both a pleasure and a privilege to deliver these awards to the deserving winners. Each and every one of our finalists has been visited by an experienced researcher and to recognise the quality of their visitor experience our researchers have awarded the YesChef ‘Great Food Here’ quality.”

Bryan McCarthy designs the local-ingredient menus at Greenes Restaurant which honours the outstanding local, in-season and organic produce available in Cork. Dishes are sophisticated, refined and beautifully presented, while innovative preservation and fermentation techniques allow Bryan and his team of chefs to work with local ingredients all year round. An extensive wine list is carefully chosen by Greenes Restaurant manager and sommelier Frank Schiltkamp.

Greenes Restaurant has one of the most unique and stunning outdoor areas in the whole country, prepared for an Irish, all-weather climate with a full canopy and state-of-the-art lift access in place for guests of Hotel Isaacs.

Greenes Restaurant is located at 48 MacCurtain Street, Cork.

For more information, see the website www.greenesrestaurant.com.