Already thinking about where to eat in 2018?

Gillian Nelis rounds up the places you must try this year

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor @gnelis
10th January, 2018
Noble, Holywood, Co Down Feature for The Observer General view of Noble Restaurant in Holywood, County Down, Northern Ireland. Photo by Kelvin Boyes / Press Eye.

Yes, the weather is terrible. Yes, you are broke. Yes, the kids are driving you mad because they are refusing to get out of bed in the morning (and who can blame them?).

But look on the bright side: we are nearly halfway through January, spring is looming, and once the Christmas credit card bill is a dim and distant memory, you can make it your business to visit some of the country's best restaurants.


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