Opening Hours:
Lunch: Tue - Fri: 12.30pm - 2.30pm, Sun: 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Dinner: Tue & Wed: 5.30pm - 8.45pm, Thurs - Sat: 5.30pm - 9.30pm, Sun: 5.30pm - 8.45pm
Early Bird: Tue & Wed: 5.30pm - 8.45pm, Thurs: 5.30pm - 9.30pm, Fri & Sat: 5.30pm - 6.30pm



ABOUT

Morels Bar and Grill was opened by Alan O’ Reilly in 2013.

Alan is a lifelong chef and restaurateur with a strong passion for quality food, wine and service.

After much critical acclaim Morels thrives mainly due to it’s simple ethos of taking the very best local, in season produce and creating simple yet inventive dishes whilst offering excellent value and service.




MENUS

LUNCH

(Sample Menu)
LUNCH

 

Broad bean risotto, aged Parmesan

Organic sea trout tartar, pickled cucumber

Wild rabbit rillettes, toasted brioche

 

Braised beef short rib, Spring cabbage

Homemade gnocci, wild mushroom sauce

Poached & roasted free range

Spring chicken, broad bean puree

 

Soft meringue with rhubarb & custard

Classic crème brulee with lemon shortbread

Apple tart tatin

 

Two Courses €16.50 | Three Courses €20.50

EARLY BIRD

 

new season tomato soup, tomato crostini  v

new season sparagus risotto, fresh parmesan  c v

spicy pork spare ribs, remoulade & spring onions

chicken liver parfait, sweet port jelly, toasted sourdough

 

crispy shrimp, chilli & mango salsa

undyed natural smoked haddock, poached hen’s egg, spinach, lemon butter  c

supreme of corn fed chicken, morels, new season aspargus, truffle potato  c

homemade ravioli of vegetables “de provence”, tomato & fresh basil  v

slow roasted top rib of beef, crispy ox tail, baby spinach, fondant potato

slow tender roasted edenderry farm pork, savoy cabbage, mustard mash, apple compote  c

 

strawberry fool, ginger shortbread biscuits

vanilla crème brulee, lemon shortbread

lemon tart, fresh raspberries

hot chocolate pudding, vanilla ice cream

white chocolate mousse, caramel sauce

 

SIDE ORDERS €3.50

gratin dauphinoisesavoy cabbage

creamy mash

buttered sugar snap peas

homemade chips

 

C = Coeliac Friendly  V = Suitable for Vegetarians

TWO  COURSES  €19.50 | THREE  COURSES   €24.50

DINNER

(Sample Menu)
A LA CARTE DINNER

 

New season tomato soup, tomato crostini  €7.50 v

Feuillette of baby button mushrooms, white truffle oil  €7.50 v

Caramelised onions & goats cheese tart, organic beetroot dressing  €7.50 v

Fresh crab & avocado salad, apple & lemon dressing  €9.50 c

Crispy jumbo shrimp, mango and chilli salsa  €9.50

Baby spinach, pancetta & blue cheese salad, crispy croutons  €6.50

New season asparagus risotto, parmesan cheese  €6.95

Chicken liver parfait, sweet port jelly, toasted sourdough  €7.50

 

Supreme of corn fed chicken, morels, new season asparagus, truffle potato  €18.50 c

Roast loin of Atlantic of cod, chorizo, borlloti bean risotto  €19.50 c

Grilled 10oz dry aged rib eye, crispy onions, homemade chips, café de paris butter  €23.50 c

Pan fried Breckland duck, Swiss chard, gratin dauphinoise, shallots & red wine  €21.50 c

Slow tender roast edenderry farm pork, savoy cabbage, mustard mash, apple compote  €18.50 c

Slow cooked top rib of beef, crispy ox tail, fondant potato, red wine sauce  €18.50

Undyed natural smoked haddock, poached hen’s egg, sautéed baby spinach, creamed potato  €18.50 c

Homemade ravioli of vegetables “de provence”, tomato & fresh basil  €16.95 v

 

SIDE ORDERS  €3.50

Savoy cabbage

Gratin dauphinoise

Buttered sugar snap peas

Creamy mash

Homemade chips

 

C = Coeliac Friendly  V = Suitable for Vegetarians

DESSERTS

(Sample Menu)
DESSERT MENU  €6.50

 

Crème Brulee ,lemon shortbread  c

White chocolate mousse, caramel & chocolate sauce  c

Crisp pears, warm berry crumble, chantilly cream

Hot chocolate pudding, vanilla ice cream

Rhubarb fool, ginger biscuits

Selection of Irish cheeses  €10.50

 

PORT

Nieport LBV  €6.00

Nieport 10yrs Old Tawny  €7.50

 

TEA & COFFEE

Espresso  €2.20

Americano  €2.40

Cappuccino  €2.60

Café Latte  €2.60

Hot Chocolate  €2.85

Organic tea  €2.20

Organic Herbal/Fruit Tea  €2.50

Irish Coffee  €6.50

 

DESSERT WINE

Chateau de Navailles Jurancon 2009 France  €6.50

 

C = Coeliac Friendly  V = Suitable for Vegetarians

SUNDAY LUNCH

(Sample Menu)
SUNDAY LUNCH

 

new season tomato soup, tomato crostini

new season asparagus risotto, fresh parmesan

spicy pork spare ribs, remoulade & spring onions

baby spinach & blue cheese salad, crispy croutons

chicken liver parfait, sweet port jelly, toasted sourdough

 

traditional roast corn fed chicken, roast potatoes, herb stuffing

slow cooked edenderry farm pork, mustard potatoes, savoy cabbage, apple compote

homemade ravioli of vegetables “de provence”, tomato & fresh basil

slow braised beef, baby spinach, creamy mash, red wine sauce

undyed natural smoked haddock, poached hen’s egg, spinach, lemon butter  c

roast loin of atlantic cod, chorizo & borlloti bean risotto  €6 supp.

grilled dry aged 10oz rib eye, crispy onions, homemade chips, café de paris butter  €8 supp.

Grilled fresh local lobster, new season asparagus, baby new potatoes, prawn & soft garlic  €12 supp.

 

hot chocolate fondant, vanilla ice cream

white chocolate mousse, caramel & chocolate sauce

strawberry fool, ginger shortbread

lemon tart, fresh raspberries

vanilla crème brulee

 

SIDE ORDERS  €3.50

Savoy cabbage

Gratin dauphinoise

Buttered sugar snap peas

Creamy mash

Homemade chips

 

C = Coeliac Friendly  V = Suitable for Vegetarians

TWO  COURSES  €19.50 | THREE  COURSES   €24.50

WINE

(Sample Menu)
WINE LIST

 

FRESH & FRUITY FIZZ

 Prosecco, Cuvée Foie Brut, Jeio, Bisol

This frizzante offering is from top producer Bisol. Produced in the villages around Valdobbiadene and sealed with a tax-dodging string closure.

Region: Veneto   Country: Italy   Vintage: NV   Alc.: 11.0%   12.5cl Flute: €5.99   Bottle: €31.99

Champagne NV, de Nauroy

A cracking second label from one of the most dynamic champagne houses around. Exceptional value.

Region: Champagne   Country: France   Vintage: NV   Alc.: 12.0%   12.5cl Flute: €9.99   Bottle: €49.99

 

RICH SPARKLING WINES

Champagne, Bruno Paillard Brut Première Cuvée

Fine mousse, with aromas of citrus and some redcurrants. Wonderful mouthfeel, pure fruit flavours of citrus, candied peel, minerality. Great length of flavour.

Region: Champagne   Country: France   Vintage: NV   Alc.: 12.0%   Bottle: €64.99

 

CRISP & LIGHT WHITES

Sauvignon Blanc Reserva, Quinta del Campo

Decent fresh and crisp. This is an easy going white that fits the bill perfectly.

Region: Central Valley   Country: Chile   Vintage: 2012   Alc.: 13.0%   15cl Glass: €5.99   50cl Carafe: €16.60   Bottle: €22.00

Sauvignon de Touraine, Le Grand St-Vincent

Amazing bouquet of fresh spring shower herbaceousness. Generous delivery of flinty flavours, combined with lemon, lime and refreshing acidity.

Region: Champagne   Country: France   Vintage: 2012   Alc.: 12.5%   15cl Glass: €9.75   50cl Carafe: €26.60   Bottle: €34.99

 

ZESTY & FRUITY WHITES

Pinot Grigio Garganega, San Giorgio

 Made from a blend of two local grapes, this offers clean spring-fresh pure green fruits, and a lip-smacking dry mineral finish. Light in body but with plenty of flavour.

Region: Verona   Country: Italy   Vintage: 2012   Alc.: 12.0%   15cl Glass: €6.49   50cl Carafe: €17.40   Bottle: €22.99

Chenin Blanc, Klippenkop

Really hits the spot. Remarkably characterful with zesty lemony lightness and freshness that suits our menu perfectly.

Region: Robertson   Country: South Africa   Vintage: 2012   Alc.: 12.5%   15cl Glass: €6.99   50cl Carafe: €19.70   Bottle: €25.99

Chardonnay, Main à Main, Pays d’Oc

A pure unoaked Chardonnay with wonderfully fresh light rounded mouth-filling pear fruits, balanced nicely by some zesty citrus.

Region: Languedoc   Country: France   Vintage: 2012   Alc.: 13.0%   Bottle: €26.99

Riesling Reserva, Viňa Leyda

All is forgiven! A completely dry nervy Riesling with remarkable mineral character and length of flavour.

Region: Leyda Valley   Country: Chile   Vintage: 2010   Alc.: 13.5%   Bottle: €31.99

 

AROMATIC & UNUSUAL WHITES

Alasia Sec, Araldica

Moscato grapey – aromatic and light in body, this is a deliciously refreshing wine with mouth-watering rounded fruits.

Region: Piedmont   Country: Italy   Vintage: NV   Alc.: 12.5%   15cl Glass: €7.99   50cl Carafe: €22.00   Bottle: €28.99

Torrontés, La Linda

Aromatic elderflower and rose nose with lively citrus and tropical flavours. Queenly!

Region: Lujan de Cuyo   Country: Argentina   Vintage: 2012   Alc.: 13.5%   Bottle: €28.99

Marsanne, Caves de Tain, Vin de Pays des Collines Rhodannienes

Made from one of the unique grape varieties of the Rhone Valley, this combines delicious broad grilled hazelnuts and peach fruits with crisp lemon zest on the finish.

Region: Rhône   Country: France   Vintage: 2011   Alc.: 12.5%   Bottle: €29.99

 

RICH & ROUND WHITES

Chardonnay, Birchmore

Unoaked Chardonnay with a crisp finish. It’s time to come back to this unfashionable grape. A little cracker.

Region: SE Australia   Country: Australia   Vintage: 2011   Alc.: 13.0%   15cl Glass: €6.99   50cl Carafe: €19.70   Bottle: €25.99

La Clape Blanc, Terre à Verre

A touch of La Clape is, perhaps, inevitable. The Terre à Verre Blanc is a wonderfully rich rounded white made from a blend of three traditional Languedoc varieties, Bourboulenc. No regrets!

Region: Languedoc   Country: France   Vintage: 2012   Alc.: 12.5%   Bottle: €27.99

 

ROSÉS

Pinot Grigio delle Venezie Rosé, San Giorgio

A delicious light dry rose, with elegant raspberry fruits and a zesty finish. It has a wonderful richness of fruit combined with a real elegance.

Region: SE Australia   Country: Australia   Vintage: 2011   Alc.: 13.0%   15cl Glass: €6.99   50cl Carafe: €19.70   Bottle: €25.99

 

LIGHT REDS

Sangiovese di Puglia, San Giorgio

A dangerously easy little slapper from the south of Italy, with ripe slightly earthy dark cherry fruits, and a rounded dry finish.

Region: Puglia  Country: Italy   Vintage: 2012   Alc.: 12.0%   15cl Glass: €6.49   50cl Carafe: €16.60   Bottle: €22.00

Pinot Noir Reserva, Viňa Leyda

A Pinot with lovely pure, fresh, dark cherry fruits, good acidity and a lovely savoury touch on the finish. This is a staff favourite.

Region: Leyda Valley   Country: Chile   Vintage: 2011   Alc.: 14.0%   Bottle: €33.99

 

FRUITY REDS

Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva, Quinta del Campo

Benign and very drinkable. This Cabernet has all the sharp edges removed and will not disappoint.

Region: Central Valley  Country: Chile   Vintage: 2012   Alc.: 13.5%   15cl Glass: €5.99   50cl Carafe: €16.60   Bottle: €22.00

 

SMOOTH & LAYERED REDS

Shiraz Cabernet, Birchmore

Feisty juicy and full of berry fruits. This is a ripper that reminds us just how Australia became famous for quaffing wines in the first place.

Region: SE Australia   Country: Australia   Vintage: 2011   Alc.: 13.0%   15cl Glass: €6.99   50cl Carafe: €19.70   Bottle: €25.99

Syrah, Main à Main, Pays d’Oc

A somewhat effete, light elegant Syrah with more than a nod to the Northern Rhone; dark plum fruits balanced perfectly by some peppery liquorice notes.

Region: Languedoc   Country: France   Vintage: 2012   Alc.: 13.0%   Bottle: €26.99

Navarra Crianza, Reynoble, Viňa Zorzal

Smooth, very smooth with a lush vanilla oak finish. Sultry. Perfect with rich dishes.

Region: Navarra   Country: Spain   Vintage: 2009   Alc.: 13.5%   15cl Glass: €7.99   50cl Carafe: €22.00   Bottle: €28.99

Côtes du Roussillon, Domaine de Bisconte

Keeping up appearances – Plenty of ripe fruit, and a touch of oak, with a lovely elegance and lightness. Wonderful Bucket.

Region: Côtes du Roussillon   Country: France   Vintage: 2011   Alc.: 13.0%   Bottle: €29.99

 

RICH & FULL-BODIED REDS

Garnacha, Black Label, Campo de Borja, Bodegas Borsao

Bang on the floor ebullient rounded, sweet cherry fruits, with plenty of power and style, finishing on a soft note.

Region: Campo de Borja   Country: Spain   Vintage: 2012   Alc.: 13.5%   15cl Glass: €7.49   50cl Carafe: €20.40   Bottle: €26.99

Malbec, La Linda

Ripped, muscular, full-bodied, rounded wine with meaty dark forest fruits a light spiciness and tender supple tannins on the finish. Ooh.

Region: Lujan de Cuyo   Country: Argentina   Vintage: 2011   Alc.: 13.5%   Bottle: €28.99

 

SWEET WINES

Jurançon Moelleux, Château de Navailles

A beautifully balanced wine with intense, honeyed, pineapple fruits, offset perfectly by a lively citrus note. Finishes sweet but always refreshing.

Region: Jurancon   Country: France   Vintage: 2009   Alc.: 12.5%   7cl Glass: €6.49

 
 




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NEWS

Morels Opens for Business

Chef Alan O’Reilly has opened his new restaurant Morels. Concentrating on Alan’s renowned ethos of taking the very best local and in season produce we will create simple yet inventive dishes whilst offering excellent value and service.