Have you got the Bank Holiday blues? If you’re looking for something to get you through the week now that the three-day weekend is coming to a close, our weekly round-up is sure to do the trick.

Read on for what to do this week, including new menus, events and classes that are taking place around the country.

Parent and Child Vegan Cookery Class, The Edergole Kitchen

Saturday, 23rd March, €70

Concentrating on the lighter side of cooking, tickets for this vegan cookery class include admission for one parent and one child. The family run catering company, The Edergole Kitchen has been focusing on plant-based cuisine since its inception. At this Saturday’s cookery class, participants will focus on Buddha bowls, salads, raw foods and energy snacks. Get tickets on Eventbrite now. 

Buddha bowl from The Edergole Kitchen.

Buddha bowl from The Edergole Kitchen.

Cullen’s at the Cottage Restaurant at Ashford Castle Reopens

Cullen’s at the Cottage restaurant, which is just a short stroll through the grounds the Ashford Castle estate, recently reopened. Offering a relaxed dining experience focused on local ingredients and worldly flavours, chef Philippe Farinaeu’s menu is sure to please all taste buds. For reservations and more information, click here or call 094 9546003.  

Cullen's at the Cottage.

Cullen's at the Cottage.

‘Farm to Fork’ Experience at Celtic Ross Hotel, West Cork

Friday, 22nd March, €315 per couple sharing

Celtic Ross Hotel is hosting a Farm to Fork weekend to celebrate Rosscarbery’s local produce. For just €315 per couple sharing, guests can enjoy two nights bed and breakfast, which will be made with local ingredients. On Saturday, guests will enjoy a West Cork farm tour, followed by a G&T afternoon tea back at the hotel. On Saturday evening, executive chef Alex Petit will serve up a tasting menu highlighting West Cork ingredients. For more info, click here

Afternoon tea at Celtic Ross Hotel.

Afternoon tea at Celtic Ross Hotel.

Opus One Tasting Dinner with Michael Silacci at WILDE, The Westbury, Dublin

Monday, 25th March, €200 per person

WILDE at The Westbury, in association with Pembroke Wines, will host an Opus One winery dinner on Monday. Chief winemaker Michael Silacci will host the event, leading the tasting of five delicious wines. The wines will accompany a five-course tasting menu created by WILDE’s executive chef Sandeep Singh. To book a place at this unique dinner, email restaurant manager Patrick McArdle at [email protected]

Opus One wine.

Opus One wine.

New Menu Launches at The Brasserie at The Marker Hotel, Grand Canal Dock

To celebrate the new season, The Marker Hotel has launched a spring menu at The Brasserie restaurant. Featuring lamb rump, sea bass and spring vegetables, the new menu highlights the best local and seasonal produce. The Brasserie is also offering new lighter options on the Equilibrium Menu, including poké bowls and a spring salad. To book a table, email [email protected] or call 01-6875104.

Spring salad from The Brasserie at The Marker Hotel.

Spring salad from The Brasserie at The Marker Hotel.

Holi Tasting Menu at Ananda, Dundrum

€65 per person or €105 with wine pairings

Holi, the Indian festival of colours, takes place on March 20th and 21st this year, but the festival is celebrated throughout the month. To celebrate the festival, Karan Mittal, head chef at Ananda, has created a seven-course vegetarian feast for guests to enjoy for the whole month. Guests can look forward to enjoying pearl tapioca and sheep’s milk yoghurt amuse bouche, charred corn seekh with nettle saag, Champagne rhubarb kulfi and more. To book this vegetarian experience, head to the Ananda website or call +353 (0)1 296 0099. 

Selection of Holi dishes from Ananda.

Selection of Holi dishes from Ananda.

What are you getting up to this week? Let us know in the comments below.