Noel is king of Enniskillen Castle at Restaurant Week

Enniskillen Castle played host to more than 90 guests as part of the first ever Fermanagh Restaurant Week. Lough Erne Executive Chef Noel McMeel celebrated the area’s food heritage, cooking up a culinary feast with the finest, seasonal local produce at the five-star event, which coincided with a series of events at Lough Erne Food Festival.

Noel, who was recently commended at the Irish Restaurant Awards, said the dramatic backdrop of one of the town’s most iconic buildings was a perfect venue for the event.

““Lough Erne Resort is delighted to have been involved in both Fermanagh Restaurant week and the Lough Erne Food Festival, both of which have played an important role in showcasing the incredible hospitality offering available in the region.”

“Enniskillen and Fermanagh are home to some of the best seasonal foods found on the island of Ireland, and I’m proud to champion the amazing natural larder we have here. To be part of Fermanagh Restaurant Week was a huge honour, and guests were treated to an outstanding array of locally sourced dishes from our fantastic regional suppliers who provide unrivalled produce.”

William Kirby, General Manager at Lough Erne Resort who was one of the guests at the Restaurant week event, said it was a great opportunity to celebrate the wealth of culinary expertise that Fermanagh has to offer.

“Noel has a fantastic reputation – both at the flagship 3 AA rosette Catalina Restaurant and across Northern Ireland – as a champion of our superb cuisine. Fermanagh has much to shout about when it comes to hospitality excellence, and this event was a celebration of everything the county is famous for.”