Gluten Free Eating Out in Co. Fermanagh

Fermanagh is a beautiful County and last month, June, the GFI team, spent a week self- catering in a lovely house a few miles outside Lisnaskea. It was meant to be a short break, away from the pressures of everyday life but, as all Coeliacs know, the need to find GF food and suitable eating […]

First Supermarket to Launch Free-From Café Options

Asda have announced they are the first supermarket to launch Free-From options in their cafés with Amy’s Kitchen providing the gluten free options. To launch the partnership, Chunky Tomato Soup and Rice Mac & Cheese are now available in 225 Asda Cafés starting at just £2. We’d love to hear from anyone who has tried the Asda café options or […]

Gluten Free Giro d’Italia 2014

Enjoy a Gluten Free stop during the Giro d’Italia with our handy guide to pubs serving gluten free food or beer along the routes: Day 1   Day 2   Day 3   For more details about the routes, road closures and event information, go to http://www.nitb.com/BusinessSupport/2012-2014Events/GirodItalia2014.aspx http://www.discoverireland.ie/Whats-On/the-giro-d-italia-dublin/509060 http://www.discovernorthernireland.com/giro2014/  

Gluten Free Open Day at Marine Hotel, Ballycastle

The Marine Hotel in Ballycastle is very Coeliac Friendly and together we are holding a Gluten Free Food event in the hotel on Saturday, 5th April 2014, between 1pm and 4 pm to showcase some of the GF foods currently available. The Marine Hotel will have a range of Gluten Free food and meals available […]

Does Asking for Gluten Free Ruin the Moment?

If you’re planning a romantic night out this Valentine’s, save yourself the trouble of explaining gluten free over candlelight to your waiter and choose a venue with gluten free options, or even a dedicated gluten free Valentine menu. To search for a venue near you, click here. To browse a gluten free menu right away, […]

Happy Chinese New Year!

It’s New Year for the Chinese community and 2014 is the year of Wood and the Horse. Wood is one of the five elements and Horse is one of the twelve animals used in the Chinese calendar. We have only six gluten free Chinese restaurants in our database (type “chinese” in the name search here) […]

The Gluten Free Ireland Emergency Guide to Christmas

Christmas is coming and more than the Turkeys are in a panic!!! Do you dread the Christmas holiday with all the problems it can create around food? Maybe we can help to take some of the stress out of the situation with a few ideas on how to cope in three different settings. The first […]

Eating Out this Christmas

Gluten Free Christmas Guide > Eating Out Guide Finding a gluten free venue to enjoy eating out has never been easier, with our website now serving almost 1000 venues. But what about the biggest meal of the year? For those venues putting on something special we’ve compiled a list and requested a menu, converted it […]

The Best and Worst Counties in Ireland to Have Coeliac Disease

Over 900 Venues Catalogued We recently examined the range of venues available by county within our database and were shocked to find some counties are extremely poorly served. The graph clearly shows Tipperary as the worst offender with just under four hundred people for every venue offering gluten free food. With a much higher density […]

National Trust in Northern Ireland

Some time ago we were invited to address a meeting of the National Trust Catering and Retail Managers in Northern Ireland and the meeting took place yesterday, Friday 27th September in the Trust’s NI headquarters at Rowallane, Saintfield, Co Down. The invitation came about because we had been talking to the NT about the lack […]