Chocolate desserts to die for at the World Gate Restaurant in Termonfeckin!
Ever since December 2019 when they opened the World Gate Restaurant in Termonfeckin the proprietors, two Gallic charmers called Thomas and Stan, have been on a roller coaster ride of closures and re-openings.
They made their mark right from the get-go in the run up to last Christmas with their Cordon Bleu menu proving very popular and business got better and better as word spread in the New Year.
‘Happy Days’ they thought, all of the hard work, long hours and uncertainty that goes along with starting a new business was beginning to pay off
And then along came Covid -19 and, like restaurants all over the country, they had to close their door and rely solely on the take-away trade.
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The doors opened again in June and their customers returned in their droves to sample once again French cuisine at its finest.
Business was booming right up until September and then the second lockdown hit and it was back to the drawing board once again for Thomas and Stan.
The secret of their success, if only they could stay open long enough, is the sheer quality of the food which uses as its starting point top quality products that are sourced locally. Products such as Lobsters and monkfish landed up the road in Clogherhead.
We all know that great ingredients can be ruined in the wrong hands but Thomas has many years of experience working in Michelin starred restaurants in France and, as the photos on this page will show, he sure as hell knows what he’s doing.
If you don’t believe this just have a look at all of the five star ratings and glowing comments on Trip advisor
If your appetite is whetted, the good news is that the World Gate Restaurant is opening once again, for take-away orders only, from tomorrow (Thursday November 5).
Readers who have never eaten from the World Gate should do themselves a big favour and treat yourself and your loved ones to the take-away of your dreams.
Thomas says the menu is changing every week but the one thing that remains constant is the quality of the food and the expertise and love with which it is prepared.
He also asks that you order your meal well in advance, the day before would be best, because this is not fast food, quite the opposite in fact, this is quality food prepared with love by masters of the the culinary arts.
To make the ordering and delivery process simpler for everyone World Gate has partnered with the Louth based delivery system Q-Kangaroo and they are recommending that you download the free app at https://www.qkangaroo.com/
But that’s not all, there’s even more good news from The World Gate. From November 15th they are starting a very special hamper service. Not much more detail as of yet on this one but think fine wine, foi gras, lobster, heavenly but sinful chocolate and lots of other yummy delights!
The next development in the pipeline at the World Gate is a tie up with An Grianan where they hope to initiate a cookery School in the fully equipped demonstration kitchen. We’ll being you more details of this when they emerge.