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Our Menu

Opening Hours
Tara Cafe
9.30am to 6.30pm daily
Last orders: 30min before closing

Breakfast Specials
(9.30a.m to 12.30p.m)

Traditional Cooked Oat Flakes topped with Fresh Fruit & Irish Honey

Freshly Chopped Fruit Mix with Natural Yogurt

Buttermilk Pancakes with Honey & Fresh Fruit

Scrambled Eggs on Toast infused with Cheddar Cheese & Ham, served with Homemade Brown Bread

Poached Eggs with Bacon, Spicy Tomato Relish on our Homemade Brown Bread

Breakfast Bagel with Bacon, Egg, Melted Cheese with Tangy Tomato Relish & Mayo

Tomatoes with Avocado & Poached Egg on Toasted Sourdough Bread

Chicken & Avocado Salad with Mixed Leaves, Tomatoes, Honey Glazed Bacon & a Hard-boiled Egg with a Herb Vinaigrette

Homemade Soup

Maguire’s Sea-Food Chowder with our Home-Made Brown Bread

Traditional Vegetable with our Homemade Brown Bread / Half Portion
or Please Ask for our Soup of the Day

Tara Specials

Tea or Choice of Coffee, Two Homemade Scones with Homemade Jam, Cream & Butter

Homemade Scone with Homemade Jam, Cream & Butter


All Salads served with Homemade Dressings & Brown Bread

Caesar Salad with Warm Chicken & Bacon Pieces

Greek Salad with Fresh Lettuce, Tomatoes, Peppers, Cucumber, Red Onions, Feta Cheese, Black Olives & Chicken Breast

Goats Cheese Salad with Warm Goats Cheese on Organic Beetroot with Salad Leaves, Tomatoes & Olives

Chicken and Avocado Salad with Warm Chicken Breast on a Fresh Salad, Hard-boiled Egg & Avocado

Open Prawn Sandwich on our Homemade Brown Bread with Salad and Marie Rose Sauce

Smoked Salmon on our Homemade Brown Bread, with Cream Cheese, Salad & Our Dressing



Ham, Cheese, Tomato, Onion & Black Pepper with Our Rich Tomato Relish

Tuna, Melted Cheese, Onion & Sweet Chilli Sauce

Steamed Chicken & Melted Brie Cheese with Our Spicy Mango Chutney



Chicken, Ham & Stuffing Wrap with Salad Leaves & Cranberry Sauce

Turkey Breast with Fresh Lettuce, Tomato, Onion with Our Cream Cheese & Mustard Dressing

Tuna with Fresh Lettuce, Tomato, Sweetcorn, Onion & Mayo

Salsa Wrap with Chicken Pieces, Lettuce, Tomatoes & Onion



Warm Bagel Filled with Chicken Pieces, Lettuce, Tomato & Our Own Spicy Mayo

B.L.T. Classic of Warm Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato & Mayo

Breakfast Bagel of Bacon, Egg, Melted Cheese, Tangy Tomato Relish & Mayo


Hill of Tara Goodies

Maguire’s Sea Food Pasta Tagliatelle with Creamy White Wine Sauce

Smoked Bacon & Broccoli with Penne Pasta

Irish Beef & Guinness Stew with Irish Beef Pieces, Chunky Vegetables & Potato Mash

Donnelly’s Homemade Cheese Burger with Tzatziki Sauce and Salad in a Brioche Bun with a Root Vegetable Side

Sweet Chili Beef Noodle with Crispy Strips of Beef served with Red Chillies, Spring Onion & Garlic in a Sweet Chilli Sauce

Maguire’s Steak Sandwich with Pan Fried Beef Strips, Caramelised Red Onion, Hints of Chilli & Garlic, topped with Red Wine Cheese served on Ciabatta Bread

Surf & Turf Salad  with Seasoned Crispy Beef Strips & Pan Fried King Prawns on a Sugar Snap Pea Salad with Pepper Mayo & Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

Mediterranean Penne Pasta with Chicken, Onion Tomato, Peppers, Olives & Capers

Cajun Chicken Risotto with Wild Mushroom and Pea Risotto topped with Melting Parmesan Shavings

Chicken and Stir-Fried Rice with Home Cooked Chicken, Sugar Snap Peas, Coriander, Ginger, Chilli & Garlic

Southern Fried Chicken Burger with Lime Vinaigrette Cabbage, Cheddar Cheese & Sweet Chilli Mayo


Little Heroes Hill of Tara Goodies

Kiddies Cereal & Orange/Berry Vit Hit

“Guggy Egg” served on White Toast with Orange/Berry Vit Hit

Soup served with Brown Bread & McCann’s Natural Juice

Ham or Cheese Sandwich (Plain or Toasted) served with Crisps & Kiddies Hot Chocolate with Marshmallows

Pasta with Chicken & Tomato Sauce & McCann’s Natural Juice

Pasta with Bacon & Cream Sauce & McCann’s Natural Juice




Homemade Fruit Crumble with Custard/Cream

Warm Chocolate Cake with Ice-Cream/Cream

Homemade Pavlova with Strawberries & Cream

Warm Chocolate Brownie with Ice-Cream

Homemade Muffin with Cream

Buttermilk Pancakes with Honey & Fresh Fruits

Carrot Cake with Cream

Scone, Jam & Butter



Our Essence Fairtrade Coffee:

(All available Decaff)

Rich 100% Arabica Ground Coffee
Americano Classic Black Coffee
Cappuccino Shot of Espresso with 1/3 Milk
Espresso Dark & Intense
Latté Shot of Espresso with 1/2 Milk
Mocha Hot Chocolate with a shot of Espresso

Jameson Whiskey Irish Coffee

Coole Swan Irish Cream Liqueur Coffee

Regular Tea
Decaffeinated Tea
Green Tea
Fruit Infusions (Choice)

Soft Drinks:
Coke/Diet Coke/7up/Club Orange
Orange Juice
Cadbury’s Hot Chocolate
Syrup’s: Caramel, Vanilla, Peppermint
Kids Hot Chocolate (half portion)

Wines, Beers & Spirits

Sparkling Wines:
Prosecco Frizzante, Rechsteiner dO’c Treviso
Apple & Pear aromas following through to a tingle, dry & fruity palate

White Wines:
Colombard/Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Les Chapelieres, IGP Cotes de Gascogne
Lively, fruity wine, full of character with delicious green apple flavours & refreshing acidity
Pinot Grigio 2012, Rechsteiner, d’Oc Venezia
Spritzy & fresh with ripe pears & peach fruit along with a dry, crisp finish
Macon Fuisse 2010, Château Vitallis, AOC Macon Fuisse
Subtle floral citrus aromas, fresh, dry & fruity with good underlying essence
Emer Chardonnay 2007, Setanta Wines, Adelaide Hills
Ripe Tropical flavours with hints of butterscotch. Subtle Oak gives complexity to this very elegant lighter style of Chardonnay

Red Wines:
Merlot 2012, Les Chapelieres, IGP Pays d’Oc
Attractive nose of red berries & spice. Smooth palate full of concentrated dark fruit flavours & a pleasantly long finish
Cuvee Signee 2008, Domaine des Jougla, AOC St Chinian
Intense cassis & pepper aromas with a palate of ripe, spicy blackcurrant fruit. A powerful yet elegant well-structured wine
Fleurie Vieilles Vignes 2011, Domaine Lardy, AOC Fleurie Vieilles
Beautiful summer berry fruit aromas & flavours follow through to an elegant, rich, structured finish
Shiraz 2008, Setanta Wines, Adelaide Hills
An elegant style of cool climate Shiraz with balance & structure to match the ripe, tasty fruits

8 Degree Hand Crafted Beers:
Howling Gale Ale
Barefoot Pilsner Larger
Knockmeal Down Porter
Sunburnt Irish Red

Jameson Whiskey
Gordons Gin
Smirnoff Vodka
Irish Coffee

Please advise us of allergies you may have.

We value our local butcher W. Donnely, Kilmessan who supply our meat
Millbrook Foods, who supply our Chicken & Martin O Connell for Quality Irish Baked Ham.