Aldridge Lodge Restaurant and Guest Accommodation
“Ingredient-driven cooking near the coast” - AA Inspector
WEXFORD, COUNTY WEXFORD
Our Inspector's View
With its fashionably pared-back looks – wood floors, bare tables and black high-backed seats – chef-patron Billy Whitty's restaurant with rooms achieves a stylish informality. It has also become something of a hot spot on the local foodie scene thanks to its sharply-executed dishes on the daily-changing menus.
Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes
Facilities – at a glance
Gluten free menu
- Seats: 30
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Days Closed: Monday to Wednesday
- Dinner served from: 6.30
- Dinner served until: 9.30
- Wines under £30: 15
- Wines over £30:
- Wines by the glass: 7
- Cuisine style: Modern Irish
- Vegetarian menu
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About The area
Discover County Wexford
Although Wexford has a violent past, from the Viking incursions through Cromwell’s massacres and the Battle of Vinegar Hill in 1798, to the Troubles of the 20th century, these days it is better known for other things. Namely, its pleasant beaches, heritage parks, Opera Festival, and the Strawberry Food and Music Festival of Wexford and Enniscorthy.
The Vikings established Wexford (the county town) as a port and shipbuilding town in the 8th century. In the Middle Ages it was an important English garrison town. The slow-moving River Slaney and several of its tributaries empty their silt-laden waters into the estuary here, providing a valuable habitat for thousands of wading birds.
Bird-watchers should find time to visit the Wexford Wildlife Reserve which is behind the sea wall on the north side of the harbour. In winter you can see nearly 30 different species of duck and over 40 types of wader. The 10,000 or so Greenland white-fronted geese form as much as one-third of the world’s population, and the pale-bellied Brents also arrive on a globally significant scale.
Also close to Wexford is the Irish National Heritage Park, which has recreated 9,000 years of Irish history in five acres of reclaimed marsh and swamp.
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Just a 45-minute drive from Rosslare, Aldridge Lodge is an ideal first night stop following a ferry crossing. It makes a great base for exploring the many attractions and activities of the Hook Peninsula. Hosts Joanne and Billy, who is also the chef...
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