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Finalists Announced For The Great Carvery 2017

By Dave Simpson

The finalists for this year's Great Carvery competition have been announced, with three hotels and pubs from each of Ireland's four provinces being selected to compete in the competition's final stages.

As explained on the official Unilever Food Solutions website, the aim of the annual event is to find the best carvery dinners that Ireland has to offer and each of the finalists will be visited by a team of mystery shoppers who will judge which of the chosen pubs and hotels are deserving of being named "the Great Carvery Pub of the Year" and "the Great Carvery Hotel of the Year", respectively.

All of the venues will be judged in relation to a variety of criteria, including quality of flavour, choice and value, and standard of service. Last year's winners were The Elm Tree pub in Glounthaune, County Cork, and The Heights Hotel in Killarney, County Kerry.

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The 2017 finalists are as follows:

Pubs

Connacht:

The Trappers Inn, Castlegar, Galway
The Broken Jug, Ballina, Mayo
Mulroy's, Castlebar, Mayo

Munster:

Kirby's Brogue Inn, Tralee, Kerry
Bull McCabe's, Kinsale Road, Cork
The Hi-Way Bar, Dooradoyle, Limerick

Leinster:

Red Cow Inn, Naas Road, Dublin
The 51 Bar, Haddington Road, Dublin
Beaumont House, Beaumont, Dublin

Ulster:

The Orchard Inn, Letterkenny, Donegal,
The Market Yard, Limavady, Derry

Hotels

Connacht:

Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill, Galway
Shearwater Hotel, Ballinasloe, Galway
Ard Ri House Hotel, Tuam, Galway

Munster:

The Heights Hotel, Killarney, Kerry
Rochestown Park Hotel, Douglas, Cork
Rathkeale House Hotel, Rathkeale, Limerick

Leinster:

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport
Bridge House Hotel, Tullamore, Offaly
Dinn Rí, Carlow

Ulster:

Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel, Enniskillen, Fermanagh
Silver Tassie Hotel, Letterkenny, Donegal
Loughshore Hotel, Carrickfergus, Antrim

The Great Carvery 2017 is run by Unilever Food Solutions in association with Knorr. Winners will be announced on Facebook in October.

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