Become a tourist in your own county
With the county borders closed to visitors many of our hotels and B&B’s have come up with amazing offers for Laois residents. As the world gets smaller for now, it is a great chance to enjoy an overnight stay, dinner, B&B for incredible rates at some of the best quality accommodation in Ireland.
All accommodation offered has met the stringent Failte Ireland Covid safety charter and with lower numbers staying you can be assured of an enjoyable and safe stay.
Check out social media or the websites below. If there is other businesses with offers please let us know.
Midlands Park Hotel
The Heritage Hotel
The Killeshin Hotel
The Maldron Hotel Portlaoise
The Town Hotel
Inch House Ireland
Outdoor Dining & Restaurant Take Aways
Even with covid restrictions many of our local restaurants and cafes have either a takeaway option and/or have an outside dining option. This means we can still enjoy some great food while knowing that all safety measures have been taken. The list below covers everyone we know that is currently open. If there are more, please let us know and we’ll be happy to share.
- Kelly’s Steakhouse, Portlaoise
- The Pantry, Portlaoise
- The Bay Tree, Portlaoise
- Manor Hotel Abbeyleix, Food Truck
- Rafters Café, Portlaoise
- CatoCa Fine Food, Emo
- The Cosy Cafe, Mountrath
- The Gandon Inn Deli, Emo
- Miscellany Cakes, Portlaoise
- Castlewood Organic Farm, Durrow
- Stradbally Fayre, Stradbally
- Batoni’s @ The Gatehouse, Emo
- O’Gorman’s, Portlaoise
- The Tower, Castle Durrow
- McCormacks, Main Street, Portlaoise
- Phelans Mountrath
- Kelly Lou’s, Portlaoise
Laois Taste – Our local food and drink producers.
The fertile lush green landscape of Co Laois lends itself perfectly to creating high quality and authentic food and drink products. Many are for sale online or in local shops and Super Valu.
The Laois Taste group currently has over 20 members and is made up of G’s Gourmet Jam, The Merry Mill, Aghaboe Farm Foods, Le Skinny Chef, Ratheniska Farm Foods, Mueller & O’Connell, Rose Cottage Fruit Farm, Apoena Artisanal Chocolates, Run on Pulses, Granstown Eggs, Flavour Safari, Castlewood Organic Farm, Paddy O Granola, Mary Lowry’s Home Baking, Garryhinch Mushrooms, An Sean Teach, 12 Acres Brewing Company, Ballykilcavan Farm & Brewing, Edmundberry Greens and Seccoto Coffee Roasters. Find the full listings here
Stay Local, Eat Local, Shop Local