Multi-award-winning Greenes Restaurant in Cork city is pulling out all the stops this Mother’s Day with a special tasting menu – the perfect way to spoil your Mum!

The Mother’s Day Lunch Tasting Menu is designed by executive head chef Bryan McCarthy and will be available exclusively on Sunday, March 31. As an extra treat, all mothers dining at Greenes on Mother’s Day will be given a little gift from Waterford-based artisan bakers Lismore Food Company to take home with them.

Bryan McCarthy said:

“We have put a lot of love and care into this menu, and look forward to welcoming families into Greenes this Mother’s Day to enjoy a delicious meal as they celebrate their mum and spend some quality time together as a family.”

Bryan recognises the uniqueness and quality of the outstanding ingredients that are available in Ireland, and this is reflected in his five-course tasting menu which is innovative, modern and devoted to local, seasonal, foraged and organic ingredients.

The five-course tasting menu will begin with Greenes seasonal snacks and selection of house breads, followed by dishes of Ardsallagh goats cheese, salt roast beetroot, walnut, raisin, spelt crisp, scurvy grass; kelp poached cod loin, dashi cream, smoked sausage, sea vegetables, dillisk; lime and basil sorbet, green strawberry kefir; and Skeaghanore duck, carrot, fermented barley, kale, smoked almond, watercress. For a sweet end to the meal, diners will indulge in a special Mother’s Day dessert of Lismore Food Company and Kilbrack Organic Apple Cheesecake, apple Sorbet, dark chocolate apple sticks.

The cost of the Mother’s Day Lunch Tasting Menu is €45 euro per person and is available exclusively on Sunday, March 31 from 12.30pm to 2.15pm.

A wine pairing is also available which is carefully selected by Greenes’ manager and sommelier Frank Schiltkamp.

For those looking to whisk their Mum away for the ultimate Mother’s Day experience, Greenes have teamed up with their boutique property, Hotel Isaacs, to offer a special Mother’s Day Overnight Package. This includes the five-course lunch tasting menu at Greenes plus one night’s accommodation on Mother’s Day (Sunday, March 31) in a deluxe room at Hotel Isaacs with breakfast the following morning for €259 per couple sharing.

Bookings can be made for the Mother’s Day Lunch Tasting Menu via or 021 455 2279.

Bookings can be made for the Mother’s Day Overnight Package via or 021 450 0011.C