What do you say when you’re ordering food?

A young lady recently visited a branch of O’Briens in Dublin as she had seen they advertised a Vegan menu. She asked for and was served the Vegan option but it included some cheese and onion crisps which she rightly identified as containing dairy. The coffee she was served also contained cows milk so, as […]

9 White Deer Brewery innovations rewarded!

9 White Deer Brewery from Baile Bhúirne in the Muskerry Gealtacht scooped no less than 6 Awards recently at the Free From Food Awards Ireland. The event is run annually to recognise, encourage and reward the achievements of producers and the excellence of their products. 9 White Deer won a total of six awards on […]

Planning a trip to Canada?

Canada is a very popular destination for many folks from Northern & Southern Ireland and if you are a Coeliac  planning a trip abroad we know it can be hard to know how you will cope in a foreign country! Here’s some good news! If travelling to Canada and Vancouver Island in particular may we point you […]

The Bobbin & Loaf Catering in Belfast

Loaf Catering is a social enterprise involved in supporting people with learning disabilities (including autism) and helping them get training and jobs in the catering industry. Loaf Cafe and Bakery Loaf Cafe & Bakery opened for business in June 2015 after they breathed life back into a derelict building at 307 Grosvenor Road, Belfast, directly […]

2017 Gluten Free Ireland Guide Book

The 2017 Eating Out in Ireland Guide Book is nearly back from our printers and will be available on Amazon shortly. Printed editions will be available to order directly from Amazon but email subscribers can download it for free in PDF, ePub and Kindle versions. To ensure you get yours, subscribe to our mailing list […]

Do you fancy a meal in the Member’s Dining Room at Stormont in Belfast

This summer, Parliament Buildings at Stormont in Belfast will throw open the doors of the elegant Members’ Dining Room to the public. From Monday 4 July 2016 – Friday 2 September you can dine in the refined splendourof the Members’ Dining Rooms and savour morning coffee, lunch or traditional afternoon tea while admiring the beautiful […]

Are chefs doing enough for people with allergies?

A new EU law requires restaurants to give information on allergens in their food. Is this just Euro-silliness – or a necessary step? What do you think? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/11491548/Are-chefs-doing-enough-for-people-with-allergies.html

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, […]

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 […]