Great Food @ Rafter Dempsey’s

Great food is a very large part of the offering being served and customers can get food from 8am to 7pm daily in the winter season, and from 8am to 9pm in the summer season. Sunday’s from 8am to 7pm.

We welcome all groups, large and small for breakfast, lunch & dinner.

Please note allergen advice available in-house on all our menu dishes.

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STARTERS

Chef’s Homemade Soup of the Day
€5.00
Topped with herb croutons and served with our traditional homemade brown bread
Soup Combo
€7.50
Served with signature salad or freshly-cut sandwich (ham, chicken, cheese or salad) White/brown bread or open on homemade brown bread.
Mildly-Spiced Crispy Chicken Wings (1,6)
€6.00
Oven-baked smokey BBQ wings with chilli aioli dip/BBQ dip
Homemade Trout Pâté
€6.95
Smoked trout pâté using award-winning Goatsbridge Trout served with homemade brown bread.
House Mixed Salad
€6.00
Fresh mix of crispy green leaves in our own wholegrain honey and mustard dressing. (Tomatoes, cucumber, red onions, pickled cauliflower & carrot; seasonally-adjusted).

WARM SALADS

Chicken Caesar Salad
€10.00
Pan-fried fillet of chicken, herb croutons, lardons of smokey bacon with parmesan shavings in our own creamy anchovy dressing.
Summer Moroccan Beef Salad
€11.00
Seared strips of Kilkenny angus striploin steak, marinated in our secret spices, tossed in mixed leaf, couscous and herb-infused baby potatoes, with citrus orange dressing
Winter Moroccan Beef Salad
€11.00
Seared strips of Kilkenny angus striploin steak, marinated in our secret spices, tossed in seasonal panfried and herb-infused vegetable and baby potatoes with Irish pak choi, citrus orange dressing
Orange Pepper Chicken
€11.00
Panfried butter-flied breast of chicken in orange pepper marinade. Served with mixed leaves, tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, buckwheat and baby potatoes. Low-fat lime yogurt aioli dressing.

MAINS

Rafter’s Gourmet Angus Beef Burger
€12.50
6oz prime Irish angus beef burger layered with cheddar cheese, onion marmalade & smokey bacon. Served in a black onion seed brioche bun. Salad & hand-cut chips
Bangers & Mash
€9.00
Served with signaLocally-produced Guinness sausage served with creamy whipped potatoes and sautéed onion gravy
Traditional Fish & Chips
€12.00
Oven-bak“Kilkenny Beer” tempura-battered fillets of fresh fish with homemade tartar sauce & hand-cut chips, served with minted garden pea purée.ed smokey BBQ wings with chilli aioli dip/BBQ dip
Chef’s Special Pasta
€11.00
A unique blend of seasonal ingredients and authentic Italian pasta. Made daily in-house - just ask!
Fresh Fillet of Chicken Burger
€12.50
Marinated fresh fillet of chicken breast, chargrilled and served with marie rose sauce, in a toasted sesame seed bun. Accompanied by side salad & hand-cut chips.
Rafter’s Legendary Brunch (served until 2pm Daily)
€10.00
Crispy Callan bacon, sausages, black & white pudding, fried egg, hash brown, baked beans & hand-cut chips
Chef’s Catch of the Day
€14.00
Sustainable and ethically-sourced fish from our suppliers at Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford and Goatsbridge Trout Farm
Vegetarian Noodle Omelette
€11.00
A folded omelette containing mixed peppers, red onions, french beans and egg noodles. Served with a cured vegetable salad.
Daily Specials
please check our blackboard as there is something new and different everyday.

On the SIZZLING STONE

8oz Angus Striploin Steak
€17.50
8oz angus striploin steak on the stone, caramelised onions, sautéed mushrooms & hand-cut chips Choice of 3 sauces.
10oz Angus Striploin Steak
€19.50
10oz angus striploin steak on the stone, caramelised onions, sautéed mushrooms & hand-cut chips Choice of 3 sauces.
12oz Angus Striploin Steak
21.50
12oz angus striploin steak on the stone, caramelised onions, sautéed mushrooms & hand-cut chips Choice of 3 sauces.
Gerry’s Surf & Turf
€22.50
8oz angus striploin steak on the stone with Dublin Bay prawns, caramelised onions, sautéed mushrooms & hand-cut chips. Choice of 3 sauces
Angus Fillet of Steak
€22.50
8oz angus fillet steak on the stone, caramelised onions, sautéed mushrooms & handcut chips. Choice of 3 sauces.
Lamb Cutlets
€16.95
Lamb cutlets on the stone, baby potatoes & bulb fennel. Served with all 3 sauces (Tzatziki sauce, salsa, rosemary gravy)

SANDWICHES

BLT
€6.95
Freshly-toasted bread with crispy bacon, sliced tomato and salad leaves, with house relish
Club Sandwich
€11.00
Three slices of toasted white or brown bread with grilled chicken, lardons of bacon, sliced tomato and our own marie rose sauce with hand-cut chips
Steak Sandwich
€11.95
5oz locally-produced prime angus striploin steak in a stone-baked ciabatta with caramelised onions, mixed leaf garnish & hand-cut chips
Selection of Freshly-Cut & Toasted Sandwiches
€5.00
(Ham, chicken, cheese, salad, tuna)
Open Sandwich
€6.95
Smoked trout, ham, chicken, cheese, salad, tuna with salad garnish

DESSERTS

Warm American-Style deep pan Apple Pie
€4.95
Made with flaky butter pastry and bramley apples served with traditional custard/ice-cream
Death by Chocolate
€4.95
Luxurious, velvety chocolate cake accompanied by freshly whipped cream, raspberry coulis and white chocolate cigars
Sticky Toffee Pudding
€4.95
Individual sticky toffee pudding, floating on a bed of caramel sauce and freshly-whipped cream, decadently topped with a spun of caramel tear drop
Irish dairy Ice-creams
€4.95
Medley of Irish dairy ice-creams in a wafer basket accompanied by red berry coulis
Light Option - Dessert with no cream, butter or chocolate
€4.95
Homemade zabaglione mousse layered with seasonal fresh fruits and berries, topped with amoretti-soaked low-calorie biscotti biscuits
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