Dine with a Local Chef at a Private Lunch - Donegal
Dine with a Local Chef at a Private Lunch - Donegal
Dine with a Local Chef at a Private Lunch - Donegal
Dine with a Local Chef at a Private Lunch - Donegal
Dine with a Local Chef at a Private Lunch - Donegal
Dine with a Local Chef at a Private Lunch - Donegal
Dine with a Local Chef at a Private Lunch - Donegal

Dine with a Local Chef at a Private Lunch - Donegal

Hosted by

The Lemon Tree Restaurant

Meet Chris and Linda

Chris a professional chef and his sister Linda work in the family restaurant which they opened together in 1999. Local champions of artisan food produce, especially Donegal produce, their passion for good, local food and drink is exuberant. Here you will get up close and personal with locals, in this private hosted lunch. Minimum 4 guests, maximum 20 guests.

About The Experience

This is an intimate experience where you will dine with chef Chris who will host and cook a 5-course tasting lunch menu, crafted from local ingredients, from local people along the Wild Atlantic Way. The menu will take you on a tour of the Donegal “trough”, where Chris and Linda will tell you stories of each dish, of local people and the region's food culture. A unique taste and flavour, this private experience really is contemporary Irish cooking at its best.

Sample Menu

Menu will be written on the day with any dietary requirements taken into consideration

Surprise Tasting Lunch Menu
Warm Home Baked Breads, Noones Farm Chicken Liver Pate Home Whipped Butter
Beef Cheek, Potato
Summer Beetroot
Scallop, Black Pudding
Sorbet, Gin Jelly
Carrot Cake
Choc Truffle
Menu can only be served to a full table of 4 or more

What Else Do You Need To Know

Is alcohol served: Yes if required. Glass of wine – €7.80; Bottle of wine - €22.95; Bottle of Craft Beer - €6.00.

Is it suitable for children: No.

Booking Information
Regular price €65.00 Price Per Guest

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Minimum number of guests per booking: 4
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