Lough Erne Resort’s Catalina Restaurant Named Best Place To Eat In Northern Ireland

The results for the ‘Greatest Place to Eat Award’ in conjunction with The Irish News ‘Great Places to Eat’ Awards, are in and Fermanagh’s Catalina Restaurant at Lough Erne Resort has picked up the top accolade.

Almost 5,000 individuals cast their vote which saw The Catalina Restaurant come out top. As well as winning the overall Greatest Place to Eat Award, The Catalina Restaurant also won the ‘Best Hotel Restaurant’ Award.

Michele Shirlow, Food NI CEO said, “Great food starts with great produce and ends in Great Places to Eat. The service and menu provided by Noel McMeel and his team is excellent and they are deserved winners among a host of Great Places to Eat. We congratulate all our winners, for each of them being great is a habit and consistent quality is guaranteed.”

Noel McMeel Executive Head Chef at the Lough Erne Resort. “It is wonderful to be recognised for not one, but two awards at The Irish News Great Places to Eat Awards. Myself and the team love what we do: transforming our menu seasonally, using fresh, local ingredients and providing a personal experience. We are thrilled to receive this award for the work we do, and we thank everyone who took the time to vote for The Catalina Restaurant.”

Also commenting on the recent awards was John Brolly, Marketing Manager of The Irish News, “We are delighted to announce the Catalina as the inaugural winner of our Greatest Place to Eat Award 2019. There is no doubt that the Catalina has earned this accolade, the food they conjure from wonderful local produce, with creativity and passion is an incredible experience for diners.”

The inaugural Irish News Great Places to Eat Awards, was held in association with Food NI and Henderson Foodservice.

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