Sash wins Best Wine Experience at Irish Restaurant Awards 2016

#FoodOscars 2016 at The Malton Hotel, Killarney

The annual #foodoscars of The Irish Restaurant Awards 2016 took place on Tuesday 8th March 2016 celebrating the best of what Munster has to offer in food, wine & Irish hospitality.

Having won “Best Wine Experience” last year it is with great appreciation that we have retained our title in 2016.

Thanks to all who have supported us and we look forward to competing in Dublin very soon.

12512459_743417089091103_1972872319585056804_n#FoodOscars Limerick Winners 2016

Best Chef & Best Restaurant  – Wade Murphy & 1826 Adare

This award represents the chef who demonstrates an immense passion for food – someone who is committed to quality and the pursuit of creative new dining experiences.

Best Casual Dining – La Cucina

This award recognises the best casual dining experience offering outstanding food, excellent service and genuine hospitality

Best Hotel Restaurant – Echo Lodge at The Mustard Seed

This award recognises the overall best dining experience, encompassing great attention to detail, a well-structured, balanced and
appropriate menu, exemplary customer service and a superb atmosphere.

Best Customer Service – Freddy’s Bistro

This award signifies the best overall customer service – it is awarded to the establishment that goes above and beyond the call of duty to its customers and does so in a consistent and appropriate manner.

Best Newcomer – Coqbull

This award represents the best break-through establishment that has been in operation for less than 12 months – offering an impressive dining experience, excellent menu and has had significant impact in the industry within a short time.

Best Gastro Pub – The Curragower

This award identifies the gastro pub that offers an impressive selection of food and drinks which suitably complement each other, whilst providing a distinctive and atmospheric dining experience.

Best World Cusine – Taikichi

This award represents the restaurant that displays a genuine commitment to actively influencing the future of Irish cuisine by encouraging us to try something new, while simultaneously reminding us of our heritage.

Best Café – The Sage Café

This award represents the establishment that strives to provide the best coffee and dining experience, using ethically sourced ingredients and delivering outstanding customer service.

We would like to wish all of the winners congratulations and we look forward to competing for the national awards to be held in Dublin shortly. if you would like anymore information follow Sash Restaurant on Twitter @sashrestaurant or visit