Dining Out

Restaurant review: Top notch produce and great cooking at Caladh in Greystones

Peter Hannan’s beef, Andarl Farm’s pork and Flaggy Shore oysters all feature on the menu at the Wicklow town’s newest spot

Caladh restaurant in Greystones: the menu features some top Irish food producers. Picture: Fergal Phillips

In September 1979, Pope John Paul II was hanging out not far from my childhood home, telling the young people of Ireland that he loved them. A few miles away, one of those young people was having a loved-up experience of their own, thanks to their first taste of real butter at a family wedding.

Yes, that youngster was me, and yes, I can still remember that particular food experience, that jolt of flavour that ...