Dining Out

Review: Come early to savour the flavour in west Wicklow’s Grangecon Kitchen

The brunch at the bustling spot was a little rough and ready, but the great food and good humour more than make up for it

Grangecon Kitchen, in Grangecon, Co Wicklow, has two locations: a kitchen and takeaway in a cottage, and a dining area beneath a giant tent. Picture: Bryan Meade

Brunch might just be my favourite meal, so when the opportunity to visit Grangecon Kitchen came up I jumped in the car and hit the road. Found in west Wicklow, on the border of Kildare and Carlow, Grangecon seemed to be a tiny village with one street but we knew where we were headed once we spotted a long queue.

The restaurant is spread across two locations. A small cottage houses its kitchen and takeaway ...