The organic restaurant is part of The Three Towers Eco House and Organic Kitchen, the name for the restaurant and accommodation at Slieve Aughty Centre. The restaurant encompasses 400 m2 with a legal capacity of up to 200 persons. At the moment the seating consists of large chunky timber tables and unmatched chairs that seat up to 80 people in various configurations. There is additional outdoor seating, both covered and uncovered, behind the building (large picnic tables) and in front (various garden furniture in the open area as well as covered on the popular deck seating off the bar. The restaurant and bar can be accessed by numerous large glass doors as well as through reception and takes up the entire ground floor of the building. There is also excellent outdoor lighting in the front, back and sides of the building. The back of the building features an outdoor pizza oven and a brand new outdoor covered kitchen for cooking over an open fire, pizza events, or BBQ’s.
The professional kitchen is large, with an open window to the restaurant. There is an attached but separate dry store room, wash area, and toilet facility as well as a large outside storage facility and washing machine.
The Three Towers is the only certified organic restaurant in the west of Ireland, certified by the Irish Organic Association for catering. The on site 1.5 acre vegetable and fruit garden is also certified organic by IOA and has well maintained beds, a glasshouse and polytunnel. Currently the harvest is used in the restaurant to offer seasonal dishes.
The restaurant is busy with day visitors on weekends, school holidays and daily throughout the summer. Specialising in group events, the restaurant frequently hosts small weddings, family parties, retreats, and other gatherings of 25 to 50 people for 2 night (usually weekend) catered events. Currently the centre serves approximately 15 small weddings and 10 retreats and private parties per year. There is a full restaurant and bar licence in place.
During the summer months and other school holidays, the guest accommodation is typically booked out, with the majority of guests opting for full board. The upstairs 9 bedrooms can sleep up to 34 people. To enquire please phone 0909745246 to speak to Esther or email info@slieve aughtycentre.com