Had a great Breakfast last week up at the Hill of Tara. There isn’t a lot that needs to be said about this place. It’s always Top Quality. Good food. Fresh and clean with great staff and very good coffee. More places could follow.

Iv been finding it difficult lately to find a decent breakfast in Navan. And one that does both a good breakfast and a coffee. Very rare. The other off putting thing about eating during the day in Navan is parking.

The only decent coffee shop in Navan is Room 8. Fresh food, friendly staff and a clean building. The only negative is that it’s so small. If there’s a buggy in there, forget about having a quite breakfast.

Sunday is my treat day for a good breakfast. Room 8 is not open and I’m left with the “Greasy Spoons” type of places. So last Sunday I drove to drogheda for breakfast.

Stopped off in Boyne Pantry, and wasn’t disappointed. I got the Pantry Breakfast. I love the fact that they use local produce. Excellent coffee and friendly service. Can you open in Navan?

Charming Ariel House

We have heard so much about Ariel House. It was time for us to visit. 2 nights away with my husband. I couldn’t wait.

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We arrived on time for our reservation.  Greeted by Deirdre with a very friendly smile. Very efficent check in and shown to our room.  We were up graded to a Junior Suite. Thank you. The room was amazing. Lovely Four Poster bed, massive bathroom and lots of room for our luggage. Beautiful Waterford crystal chandeliers.

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The small touches really are very important. A nice card and tea and  coffee with treats awaited us. How cute are the cups?

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Fresh water, tea coffee and treats are available for all guests in the Victorian lobby.  Sitting here beside this piano and enjoying a lovely afternoon with my husband. Nothing is ever to much for the staff here. Nitin declared that the scones were the best he has ever tasted.

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The next morning a newspaper was sitting outside our bedroom door. (Again the small touches)
Breakfast  was flawless. No queueing at a buffet. An extensive breakfast menu. Loads of options for everyone. I decided to try the Veggie breakfast. Ariel House pride themselves on local and fresh. It really was one of the best breakfasts we have ever had. The orange juice was amazing.

We really did have a great stay and we are both looking forward to visiting again very soon.

Thank you Deirdre and team for a lovely break away and for the complimentary bread that I got to bring home.

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