March 5th, 2014

The editor of, a website dedicated to all consumer issues recently stayed with us, see below her review in a piece on Affordable Luxurious Hotels. ”  This hotel rates 4 stars however, in my opinion would give alot of 5 stars a run for their money. Customer service is outstanding, the best I have experienced […]

The Strawberry Tree’s Wild Garlic Pesto

March 1st, 2014

 It’s March and it’s the start of another year of Wild Foods. Wild Garlic is in huge supply and is available from now up until late April. Check out our famous Strawberry Tree recipe below. Wild Garlic Pesto WHAT GOES IN 50g Fresh Wild Garlic Leaves 25g pine, cashew, hazel or chestnuts…your choice! 200ml Organic […]

Exclusive Wedding Venue of the Year 2014

February 12th, 2014

A massive thank you to all those who took the time to vote for us in the recent Weddingsonline Awards. We are proud to announce we won “Exclusive Wedding Venue of the Year 2014” at Monday nights Weddingsonline Awards Ceremony.  Return to The BrookLodge Website

Feedback from Party McCabe – November 2013

February 7th, 2014

While I had heard a lot of good things about the hotel, I had not been able to forge my own opinion until last November.  I had the pleasure to deal with the staff at the Brooklodge hotel for a few months last year as I was helping organising a big birthday party.   The planning […]

Feedback from Party Byrne – 24th January 2014

February 5th, 2014

Some kind words from Party Byrne who were guests with us on the 24th and 25th of January for an 80th Birthday celebration. This is my trip advisor review..and its genuine. If Wicklow be the garden of Ireland, the brooklodge is the rose of the garden. My wife and I stayed here as part of […]

The Irish Chamber Orchestra Performs at Macreddin

January 28th, 2014

The Irish Chamber Orchestra are on tour with Bosco Hogan and Patrick Mason in a performance based on the life of Tchaikovsky as told by his younger brother. The performance takes place in BrookLodge on Thursday the 20th of February 2014. Package includes: One Night Bed & Breakfast Pre Performance Dinner in the Strawberry Tree […]

Go Wild in the Country – Sunday Business Post

December 16th, 2013

Ross Golden-Bannon’s Review breaks down the Annual Wild Foods dinner course by course in Sunday’s Business Post and he talks about the lack of Game on our dinner plates. “The consumption of game in Ireland really isn’t where it should be, and we still have a journey to make from chicken breasts and prime steaks […]

Movember Macreddin

November 20th, 2013

44 Male members of Macreddin Crew have decided to sport some trendy moustaches to raise funds for a worthy cause Hats off to… Alexandrs Puzans Alex Weigold Andrzej Stopka Cameron O’Neill David Stapleton Eugene Giblin Eugeniusz Itrich Graham Juste Greg Goode Grzegorz Sokol James Kavanagh Jeffrey Gillick Joe Kelly John Stewart Kamil Drozdziel Ludovit Sztacho […]

Wild&Wicklow 2013 – Sat 16th of November

October 16th, 2013

The Strawberry Tree Restaurant has been hosting its unique Wild Foods Dinner annually for over twenty years. The Sugarloaf Club is delighted to announce that once more, Evan has agreed to close off The Strawberry Tree and that all Chefs and Crew will concentrate on The Sugarloaf’s Annual Wild Foods Dinner which will take place […]

The 2013 Annual Cep Hunting Competition in Macreddin Village

October 2nd, 2013

Macreddin Village Crew Compete Yet Again! The Cep Harvest is out there for all of us here in Macreddin, to gather in Wicklow over the next few weeks The prize…well, it’s a VIP’d Dinner for two in The Strawberry Tree including wine Pawels bumper 2.7 kilo harvest! Will Pawel win The 2013 Annual Cep Hunting […]