McKennas’ Guides Person & Plate of the Year

January 5th, 2015

John & Sally McKennas’ Person of the Year goes to… Evan Doyle! “If all Evan Doyle ever did was to have created and run the Brook Lodge Inn, he would be forever recognised as the foremost hotelier of his generation” Read More And if that wasn’t enough… Plate of the year goes to… Evan & The […]

Festive Afternoon Tea

November 26th, 2014

Sit back, relax and enjoy Festive Afternoon Tea in the warm surroundings of the Waterside Lounge Smoked Turkey with Cranberry Sauce & Garlic Bread…Our Pastry Kitchen Mince Pies… Our Christmas Pudding Parfait… Our own Orchard Sherry Trifle… just some of the home-made Christmas delights on offer. Just what you need to get you into that […]

Movember MO’creddin

November 1st, 2014

Well Groomed Moustached Greetings from Macreddin Village… Yes, it’s Movember! And once more, we are proud to say that there are dozens of ‘taches being grown and sported by us here in Macreddin…some good, some struggling! But it’s all for a great reason, to collect much needed funds for Movember, which is supporting men’s physical […]


October 22nd, 2014

Slow Food Ireland is delighted to announce that Wild&Slow2014, its unique biennial Wild Foods Festival celebrating all that is good about Ireland’s unique wild game and wild foods will take place this 8th/9th November in Macreddin Village, Co. Wicklow. Wild&Slow is now Europe’s largest Wild Foods Festival and is dedicated solely to the education and […]

National Heritage Week 23rd – 31st August

August 23rd, 2014

Self-guided walk along the Macreddin PURE Mile to celebrate National Heritage Week We have chosen to celebrate the historical importance of local hedgerows this Heritage Week as a tribute to the hard work and dedication of Macreddin Village residents in establishing the Macreddin PURE Mile. We have created a Macreddin PURE Mile walking guide for guests to […]

Afternoon Tea in the Waterside Lounge…

July 24th, 2014

Afternoon Tea and The Tale of Two Annas Anna, Afternoon Tea and The History: Cream Tea, High Tea and Afternoon Tea. These terms are peculiar to a couple of Island off the west coast of Europe and perhaps, are not understood elsewhere. In 1840 Anna, Duchess of Bedford gave us Afternoon Tea when she decided […]

The Orchard Café gets a Makeover!

July 22nd, 2014

The Orchard Café has introduced an exciting new Lunch menu. A Jug of Macreddin Villages Wild Elder Flower Lemonade €8.95 A Flute of Organic Prosecco with our Wild Elder Berry Cassis €8.25 A Flute of High Bank Organic Cider with their Apple Syrup €3.75 A Real Farm Vegetable Soup from Denis Healy’s Organic Farm €5.50 […]

Emma & Dave Kearney – 13th June 2014

July 1st, 2014

Some much appreciated feedback from Emma & Dave who got married with us on Friday 13th of June We got married in BrookLodge on the 13th June 2014. From the moment we arrived, the hotel did everything and more to make us feel very welcome. Every guest we spoke to on the day complemented us […]

Euro-Toques Food Awards 2014

May 27th, 2014

Farm and dairy producers honoured for their quality…   The recipients of the Euro-Toques Food Awards 2014 – at a gala lunch at The Residence Club in Dublin yesterday – included  two of Macreddin’s very own suppliers, Ed Hick of J Hick & Sons for their smoked wild venison and Mick Healy of Wild Irish […]

Hot Press Magazine – Best Restaurant

May 21st, 2014

Yet again… further congratulations to the Strawberry Tree Restaurant staff. The Strawberry Tree has been named in the country’s Best Restaurants in the Hot Press Best of Ireland 2014 magazine. Return to The BrookLodge Website