Small Cafés to Fine Dining

Virginia has a fabulous selection of eateries, from small cafes to fine dining, to suit all tastes and budgets.


From Steak to Tandoori Virginia enjoys a plethora of Grade A eateries.


Need a bite on the go?

Virginia has a fabulous selection of eateries, from small cafes to fine dining, to suit all tastes and budgets.


From Steak to Tandoori Virginia enjoys a plethora of Grade A eateries.


Need a bite on the go?


Lakeside Manor Hotel


Lakeside Manor Hotel

The Manor Bar 
The Manor Bar offers an authentic traditional Irish pub experience. Serving food 12pm-9pm daily. Relax and enjoy the magnificent views while tucking into our extensive menu which offers a choice of exceptional pub grub or fine dining. Our dedicated chef team prepare the finest locally sourced produce that will be sure to tempt your taste buds. Offering a home from home eating out experience making it one of the friendliest restaurants in Cavan.

Our wine list offers excellent choices to satisfy your desires and accompany any meal.

Breakfast includes a full Irish breakfast freshly cooked to order with locally sourced bacon & sausages. Displays of cereals, juices, fruits, cheeses and pastries are included. All with spectacular views of the Lake.

Our Sunday Carvery is extremely popular among locals and ideal for those family and group outings. Take a Sunday off and join us in the Fáilte Suite for some great company and fine food. Opening times are 1:00 – 4:00 every Sunday.

Tel: 049 8548200 for bookings

Lisgrey House

We provide a wide selection of food for all occasions. We pride ourselves on our house steaks and are providing a steak stone menu. It has proved very popular with all our customers. We cater for vegetarians and small children also. We cater for small functions such as communions and conformations, and all birthday parties.

Tel 049 8547161 for bookings


Riverfront Bar & Restaurant

The Riverfront Bar & Restaurant is a family business run by Antoinette and Jimmy Murray.

Our success since opening in 2002 comes from our dedication and a great team who enjoy giving the customer a memorable experience.

With over fifty team members in the Restaurant, Bar & Kitchen, we are looking forward to hosting you in a contemporary stylish atmosphere and provide you with a warm and friendly welcome.

We have achieved a reputation for good food and excellent service,
Thanks to our quality approved suppliers, we are able to provide our customers, with fresh ingredients daily on our menus.

(049) 854 7561 for bookings


ST Kyrans Restaurant

Dine in widescreen at our Restaurant, where we offer the finest food, hand crafted with love, in a warm atmosphere with cinematic lakeside views of Lough Ramor.

Our restaurant serves some of the finest food in Cavan. We specialise in a range of meats and fresh fish with produce that is sourced from exceptional local Irish suppliers to ensure freshness and quality of flavour.

The spectacular surroundings together with the special ambiance and atmosphere of St Kyrans allows all of our guests to experience the very essence of Irish hospitality. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

 Early Bird Menu

The Early Bird menu is now €30.00 for two courses €35.00 for three courses

Wednesday – Friday 6pm – 7pm

Opening Hours

St Kyrans Restaurant, Co Cavan, Ireland, is open:

  • Wednesday – Sunday Lunch: 12.30pm until 3.30pm
  • Wednesday – Saturday Dinner: 6pm to 9.30pm
  • Sunday Dinner: 6pm – 8pm Easter – September

(+353) 49 8547087 for bookings

The Forge Restaurant

We pride ourselves in using fresh local produce. We have worked hard over the past 15 years to build good relations with local producers in providing the best quality seasonal produce.

Cooking it simply, with the care it deserves & serving it with the friendliness only you, our customer deserves.

The Forge Restaurant
Co. Meath

Phone: +353 (0) 46 924 5003
Irene: 087 906 0569
Pauric: 087 661 7516

The Maons Apron Bakery & Café

In the morning we provide a large selection of breakfast menu options including our daily freshly baked bread and scones with a variety of fillings. Bagels, pancakes and traditional Irish Breakfast. For Lunch we offer our €10 daily special of 3 courses.

Our menu extends with Homemade Chicken Gougons, Smokies, Vegetarian tartlets, Slimming world and lots more. All day we offer a wide selection of homemade healthy low fat salads quiches, wraps and sandwiches. The masons Apron is renowned for its large selection of mouth watering must try Homemade Desserts to compliment with Lavazza coffee.

ALL of the above is available to eat in or take away.

Main St.


(049) 854 7888



Easter Tandoori. Tel: 049 8546065
Europa. Tel: 049 8543467
Little Italy. Tel: 086 8168088
Peking Chinese. Tel: 049 854 6022/6023
Virginia Take Away. Tel: 049 8543486


The Active Virginians

The Active Virginians
“Add life to the years that add years to life”

In 2003, a group of about thirty far sighted individuals put forward the idea of forming a Club called Active Virginians with the motto “Add life to the years that add years to life”. In 2004, the Club formally got going with 50 members growing to 130 and presently in 2018 we have 74 very active members.
The objectives of the Active Virginians are to reach out to all people through friendship and support. It’s key aims are to provide a focal point for active people of both sexes who have retired and are aged 55 plus to meet, engage in educational, cultural, sporting and social activities. Furthermore, it aims to promote the spirit of self-help, independence and to encourage members to use their energy, talents, skills, knowledge and experience to benefit each other and the community.

There is something for everyone in the Active Virginians Club.

• Dance and Movement – includes Line dancing, set dancing, Pilates, Yoga, Tai-chi and walking with the local Ramblers group.
• Games – Indoor Bowls, Pitch n Putt, Pickle Ball, Table Tennis and Walking football
• Art and Crafts: – Drawing and sketching, glass painting, quilting, knitting and crotchet.
• Talks: – a variety of practical and topical talks ranging from members describing interesting travel destination to fire and home safety.
• Courses: – include computer literacy, CPR training, languages and bridge.

In addition to the above, the Club organises a number of trips which have ranged from one day outings to the races or the Botanic Gardens to cruises to Africa and Iceland.

The Club meets every Tuesday in two venues.

1. Parish Hall in the grounds of the Church of Ireland – 2.30 pm for talks, games or exercise.

2. St. John’s Hall on the Oldcastle Rd – 7.30 pm for indoor bowls.

The club also have use of the Show Centre for meetings, Pilates, Yoga and Art Group.

If you are interested in joining, we would be delighted to welcome you.
Annual membership is 25 euros which gives complete insurance cover to members and 5 euro covers all day activities and two free weekly raffles.

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