The Fatted Calf, owned by talented chefs Justin Donaldson and Jason Bowen from Belfast, will be setting up residence in the eloquent Tea Room from St Patrick’s Day, 17 March, right through to 16 October 2016.
The Tea Room, situated in the old Mushroom House overlooking Glenarm Castle’s historic garden, is open daily from 10am -5pm Monday to Saturday, and 11am – 5pm on Sundays. This year the Tea Room will not only offer delicious brunch and lunch options, but will also host evening meals once a month featuring a set menu of award winning estate produce.
Nigel Campbell, Events and Marketing Manager for Glenarm Castle, is excited about the new partnership with The Fatted Calf. He says;
“We are delighted to have top class chefs Justin Donaldson and Jason Bowen providing excellent quality meals in our popular Tea Room. I am confident that teaming up with The Fatted Calf will add to the fantastic experience we currently offer and attract more visitors to Glenarm Castle and our Walled Garden, which is one of the oldest walled gardens in Ireland. There’s an additional incentive too, as this year we are introducing new Membership Cards, which offer unlimited access to Glenarm Castle’s Walled Garden throughout the season. As a member, visitors will also gain free access to our new Castle Trail where they can enjoy more of the stunning Castle grounds, they will avail of a 10% discount on all giftware displayed in the Tea Room, free admission to Tulip Festival on 30th April – 2ndMay, receive 50% Discount to the Dalriada Festival on 16th and 17th July, our main highlight of the season, and the opportunity to purchase pre-sale tickets to our famous Glenarm Castle Christmas Experience before general sales are released.”
Justin Donaldson, of The Fatted Calf says;
“Over the past 10 years Jason and I have catered for numerous prestigious events and clients, and the famous Tea Room at Glenarm Castle will certainly be an exciting business venture for us. The Walled Garden and Tea Room at Glenarm Castle is one of the top tourist attractions in the Glens of Antrim and we are really excited to be part of it. We look forward to treating visitors to tantalising menu options using gold star award winning beef and salmon from the estate, and organic fruit and vegetables from the Castle’s Walled Garden. We want to ensure that we offer something that extra special.”
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON BOOKING THE TEA ROOM OR PURCHASING A MEMBERSHIP CARD CONTACT: 02828 841203 or check out www.glenarmcastle.com