Restaurant review: Elegant Michelin dining gets back to breathtaking basics

Chef John Kelly of The Lady Helen at Mount Juliet and his team are offering several different menus of pared-down contemporary classics

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor @gnelis
16th October, 2021
Restaurant review: Elegant Michelin dining gets back to breathtaking basics
The Lady Helen Restaurant at Mount Juliet, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny: unapologetically classical dishes rendered in a contemporary manner. Picture: Dylan Vaughan

You’d have to say that Lucas Herbert coped well with the pressure on the final day of this year’s Irish Open in Mount Juliet.

Birdies on the second and third had extended the young Australian’s overnight lead to three shots, but he bogeyed the fifth, then scrambled for par on the seventh and eighth before emerging victorious.

You’d have to say that if you knew anything at all about...

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