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  • Heat up with our new veggie dish
    Autumn is a time for comfort food. The leaves are changing colour, the days are getting shorter, and you can feel winter coming on its way. So what better way to enjoy this wonderous season than by preparing dishes with warming spices? Our new vegetarian dish, Boile Goats cheese tart with beetroot and spicy red onion marmalade, is going down well in our restaurant. It benefits from The French Rooms kitchen garden glut of beetroot. Our very popular red onion marmalade is so versatile it will feature… Continue reading →
  • Smokehouse Salmon Scotch eggs – a delicious collaboration
    Causeway Coast Foodie Tours brought a group of local ladies around the North Coast for a unique taste experience this weekend. They met producers, chefs, restauranteurs, ate delicious food and drinks. When we have a Coast and Country tour booked in with us, we design a menu that allows us to showcase several Taste Causeway producers and this weekend, we prepared and served a Scotch egg with a difference. Free-range Glenballyeamon eggs, the freshest eggs in the land, wrapped in a North Coast Smokehouse stuffing and coated… Continue reading →
  • Free-range eggs make the best desSerts – Our Tiramisu recipe with a nutty twist!
    Niall Delargy from Glenballyeamon eggs visits us each week with a delivery of his award-winning free-range eggs. Our brunch menu has many egg dishes, and some of our deserts also require the very best free-range eggs. Glenballyeamon is an award-winning producer located in one of the famous nine Glens of Antrim. It’s this stunning valley along the North Coast that these happy hens hang out. Creme brulee and tiramisu are very popular on our Petit’s fours menu. We have shared our creme brulee recipe in a previous… Continue reading →
  • Cool Summer specials for hot Bushmills brunches
    The spell of fabulous weather is much appreciated after what has been a difficult period. Last week seemed to be BBQ time, but this week, people want to get out or, in some cases, find somewhere cool to enjoy food that they don’t have to cook themselves. The interior of the French Rooms is cool in temperature, a challenge in the winter hence the two fireplaces. This week our special is designed with the soaring temperature in mind. Halloumi & watermelon summer salad We are serving a… Continue reading →
  • Cocktail of the month – The Botanist Fizz
    Due to the popularity of The French Rooms infused gin collection we are excited to roll out our Gin Fizz Cocktail list this weekend!… Continue reading →
  • Dark Chocolate & Orange biscotti
  • Vegan Cheeseboard – A new French Rooms Favourite
    The perfect cheeseboard is one that has a selection of different types of cheeses. A good cheese board will also have some fruit, nuts or crackers. At The French Rooms we feature a selection of our personal favourites – Kearney Blue Cheese – A truly local cheese, Kearney Blue was inspired by the beautiful Belfast landscape with its speckled paste evoking images of the stone farm walls of the Ards Peninsula. It is made from milk taken from cows grazing on a select group of farms within five miles of… Continue reading →
  • The French Rooms infused gins – Delicious and versalite
    The French Rooms Bushmills featured a Elderflower Gin infused iced yoghurt this week on their Petits Fours.… Continue reading →
  • Calling all Foodies!
    A booking from Wendy Gallagher of Causeway Foodie Tours was a real moment for us on our collective road to recovery! Picture this – A small group of friends sitting together enjoying great food and drinks, meeting artisan producers & having a laugh – seemed like a simple pleasure which Covid19 had almost obliterated. Thankfully the appetite to explore local food experiences, hear the stories, learn from producers has not waned. Wendy Gallagher re-designed her tour to deliver a Covid safe experience providing delicious eats and personal… Continue reading →

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