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'Howard’s Restaurant' at the Talbot Hotel Clonmel offers a truly relaxing and comfortable atmosphere where you can enjoy the finest in locally produced food. 'Howards Restaurant' is renowned with being one of the finest restaurants in Clonmel and is a very popular choice amongst residents and locals alike.

With an emphasis on fresh and seasonal produce a visit to ‘Howards Restaurant’ is a must. The restaurant menu provides the very best in Irish cuisine catering for all tastes, coupled with friendly & attentive service you are guaranteed to have an enjoyable dining experience.

'Howards Restaurant' is only open for private group bookings Monday to Sunday which needs to be pre-booked through the events team on: 052-6188700 

Outside of these busy event nights, please check with guest services as to when the restaurant will be open. Evening dining is available daily in the 'Wheat Bar & Bistro', on a 'first come first served basis', with no bookings necessary. 

'Howards Restaurant' is also open for an early bird menu on nights of large shows & concerts. On these event nights 'Howard's Restaurant' opens from 5pm. Table pre-booking is essential.

Enjoy your choice of:

- 3 Course 'Early Bird' Menu plus Freshly Brewed Tea or Coffee only €35
- 2 Course 'Early Bird' Menu plus Freshly Brewed Tea or Coffee only €30
- Choice of Main Course plus Freshly Brewed Tea or Coffee only €25

(Please note our Dinner menu is subject to change each evening)

‘Howard’s Restaurant’ also offers a great selection of tasty items in their specially designed Kids Menu.

Please click here to view the children's menu.

For more information or to make a dinner reservation in our ‘Howards Restaurant’ please call us directly on 052 6188700 or email

Breakfast Menu

Please choose your choice of juice from the following:

Apple Juice

Orange Juice

Cranberry Juice

Please choose 1 option per person:


Rice Krispies

All Bran



Coco Pops

Fresh Fruit Salad

served in a light fruit flavoured sugar syrup


Creamy Oats served with honey

All of the above served with Natural Yoghurt or Fresh Milk

Please choose 1 option per person:

Option 1

Full Irish Breakfast Grilled dry-cured bacon, fresh pork sausage, roasted tomato, grilled white & black pudding, crispy hash brown, baked beans - wh sp eg | Please select your choice of egg: Fried Egg / Scrambled Egg / Poached Egg

Option 2

Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes with maple syrup and sugar

Option 3

Home-made crispy Belgian Waffles with maple syrup and icing sugar

Option 4

Selection of hand cured & cut-meats served with local & European cheeses

Please choose 1 option per person:

Selection of freshly baked Danish pastries

Home baked fresh butter croissants

Selection of Muffins

Freshly baked brown bread

Toasted brown or white bread

served with butter and selection of jams or marmalade

Please note

that we can provide a selection of gluten-free and vegetarian options also so please just ask!

Hot Beverages

Please choose 1 option per person:

Breakfast Tea

Filtered Coffee

Our Suppliers

Heaney Meats Galway

Bacon, Black & White Pudding

Melleray Eggs, Cappoquinn, Co. Waterford


Pallas Foods

Sausages & Hash Browns

Avonmore Dairies


Irish Pride


Howard's Wine Menu

Howard's Wine Menu PDF

White Wine

El Caminador   Glass €6.50 | Bottle €24.00

Sauvignon Blanc, Chile, Classic, zesty citrus aromas with light, juicy fruits and long dry finish

Bella Luna   Glass €7.00 | Bottle €26.00

Pinot Grigio, Italy, Light, slightly spicy & gently perfumed, showing flowers of fresh peach & lemon with a delicate nutty finish

Babington Brook   Glass €7.50 | Bottle €28.00

Chardonnay, Australia, Classic hedonistic notes of toffee apple, ripe citrus fruit that feels both rich & elegant

Kapuka   €36.00

Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand, A crisp, refreshing and dry white wine with vibrant fresh green aromas, Lovely burst of green apples & pungent citrus fruits

Red Wine

El Caminador   Glass €6.50 | Bottle €24.00

Cabernet Sauvignon, Chile, A Smooth easy-drinking red wine with warm, soft, plummy fruit & a light smooth finish

Aires Andinos   Glass €7.00 | Bottle €26.00

Malbec, Argentina, An intense red-purple colour, with an equally intense nose of plum & bramble

Babington Brook   Glass €7.50 | Bottle €28.00

Shiraz, Australia, Full bodied with rich spicy flavours & lingering finish

Bouchard   €30.00

Merlot, France, Elegant & subtle with a red colour of a beautiful intensity, concentrated flavours and aromas of green pepper and blackcurrant with a very pronounced note of dark chocolate

Montebuena   €39.00

Rioja, Spain, Aromas of juicy fruit combines with a spicy vanilla bouquet

Sparkling & Rosé Wine

Secco Vino   Glass €7.50

Frizzante, Italy, Fresh & slightly sparkling, it showcases bright acidity & delightful bubbles

Corte Delle   €30.00

Frizzante, Italy, A bright yellow colour with hints of green, aromas of golden apples and citrus fruits. Fresh & harmonious palate, enjoy as an aperitif or with food

Corte Delle   €35.00

Prosecco, Italy, The wine pours a bright yellow colour, with some hints of green

Mumm   €110.00

Champagne, France, Reveals a seductive nose of yellow and white fruit aromas such as lychee & pineapple

Bellefontaine   Glass €7.50 Bottle €28

Pale raspberry pink with appealing soft berry aromas, smooth round

Table d'hote Menu

Table d'hote Menu PDF

Pan Fried "Kilmore Quay" Hake Fillet   €19.95

Served with sautéd baby potatoes, chorizo & broccoli

Cheesecake of the Day   €7.95

Ask your server for today's flavour......served with a berry compote & vanilla ice-cream