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Mother Reilly’s has 2 dining areas – downstairs in the bar area for a less formal feel or upstairs in our dedicated restaurant and function room.

Our menus are regularly updated to offer you the best seasonal foods all year round. We offer an extensive a la carte menu with a wide variety of cuisines to suit all taste buds!

Holding up to 50 people, we cater for all types of events such as intimate weddings, christenings, communions, birthday parties, fundraisers, quiz nights and graduations.

Please call us on (01) 497 5486 or e-mail us at annmarie@uppercrosshousehotel.com  to discuss your booking requirements.

Our Menus

  • A la Carte Menu

    New Restaurant & Bar Menu
    Soup of the Day – Ask your server
    Homemade soup served with freshly baked bread rolls
    Soup may contain celery and allergens – please ask!
    Smokey Seafood Chowder
    Classic appetiser of a cream and tomato based seafood broth with mixed seafood pieces and smoked cod, finished with lime juice. Served with crusty bread rolls
    Contains milk, fish, molluscs, celery and crustaceans
    Prawn Pil-Pil
    Tiger prawns pan fried with rosemary, basil, pili pili chillies, garlic, olive oil. Finished with fresh lemon juice and with a garnish of fresh salad. Served with a ciabatta roll.
    Contains crustaceans, gluten & milk
    Salt & Chilli Baby Back Pork Ribs
    Garlic marinated pork back ribs, slow cooked, & tossed in a pan of fresh chillies & sea salt. Coated in a lime and BBQ sauce. Messy!!
    Crispy Seasoned Chicken Wings
    Six double jointed wings cooked in our garlic salt & spice coating then rolled in a sticky sauce of your choice*. Served with blue cheese or garlic mayo dip.
    Choose your sauce for coating
    Buffalo Hot/Buffalo Mild/BBQ Cajun/Smokey BBQ
    Garlic Bread with Black Pepper & Rosemary
    Baked Ciabatta, halved, toasted with a garlic & rosemary butter, sprinkled with black pepper. With dressed mixed leave lettuce.
    Contains dairy product, eggs & fish
    Caesar Salad
    Cos lettuce, bacon lardons, garlic croutons; all tossed in our Caesar dressing. Topped with parmesan shavings. Add chicken for €2.00.
    Contains dairy product, eggs & fish
    Rustic Chicken Supreme
    Garlic & herb marinated chicken breast, filled with a fresh sage & lemon stuffing, roasted at high heat, served with crispy baby potatoes, a selection of market vegetables, & a wild forest mushroom sauce.
    Contains gluten, milk and celery
    Gourmet Beef Burger
    8oz beef burger, made with finely diced onions & our own recipe seasoning, pan fried & served with a peppery mixed leaf salad in a jumbo bap. Served with chunky home fries or classic chips. Add toppings of mature cheddar, crispy streaky bacon or fried onions for €1.50 each.
    Contains gluten and sesame seeds
    Thai Style Coconut & Basil Curry (beef/chicken/vegetarian) 
    A light coconut based curry, inspired by Traditional Siamese recipes, with julienne of peppers & onions, basil leaves, & cooked with our in-house prepared Thai paste. Served with basmati rice.
    Contains fish, crustaceans and celery
    Slow Cooked Herb Marinated Pork belly
    Tender belly of Irish pork, marinated for 24 hours in rosemary, garlic & thyme, slow cooked until tender, finished at high heat until crispy, served with mashed potato infused with roasted red pepper relish and a Bulmer’s & black pepper gravy.
    Contains mustard and celery
    9oz Pan seared sirloin steak
    Succulent full bodied Irish sirloin, cooked as you like, with crispy fried onions, & chunky homemade rosemary chips. With a side of black pepper jus.
    Contains gluten
    Mother Reilly’s Skillet Potatoes (vegetarian on request) 
    Variation of an old Gaelic favourite, this is made of sliced potatoes pan fried with garlic, chillies, bacon pieces, onions, rosemary & olive oil, topped with a fried egg. Served sizzling!
    Contains egg
    Stir Fried Chinese Greens
    Chinese style vegetarian dish of pak choy, bok choy, Chinese broccoli, spinach, onions, green pepper, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, oyster sauce and served with basmati rice. Add chicken €2.00.
    Contains soy and mollusc product
    Foil Baked Salmon with Lime 
    Salmon baked in foil with baby tomatoes, seasoning and a little butter. With a crispy gratin potato cake, honey roasted pepper and rocket salad. Finished with lime shavings and a drizzle of cream and white wine jus.
    Contains fish and dairy product
    (Please note that the price of salmon has risen dramatically due to issues with the South American markets)
    Classic Fish & Chips
    A fillet of fresh fish (ask your server), coated in a light fresh herb batter, deep fried until crispy outside and juicy inside, served with chunky homemade chips, pea & mint puree, tartar sauce, and a side of lemon.
    Contains fish, gluten and eggs
    Italian Meat Balls with Pasta
    A simple classic from the Mediterranean region, made with tender minced beef balls slow cooked in our own tomato sauce & with a moulding of fresh poached pasta. Served with parmesan shavings & crispy sliced Ciabatta bread.
    Contains gluten and dairy product
    Spaghetti Aglio (suitable for vegetarians) 
    Regional classic, made with spaghetti pasta tossed in a pan with pureed garlic, sliced chilli peppers, olive oil & broken black peppercorns. Served with a tomato concasse and topped with shaved parmesan cheese.
    Contains gluten and diary product
    Traditional Beef Lasagne 
    An old standard, of minced beef cooked with tomatoes, onions, garlic and herbs, layered with lasagne pasta and topped with melted cheese. With fries or salad – your choice.
    Contains gluten and dairy product
    Chicken Caeser Salad (vegetarian on request)
    (Vegetarian on request)
    Marinated chicken breast, pan fried, sliced & served on a bed of cos lettuce, bacon lardons, garlic croutons; all tossed in our Caeser dressing. Topped with parmesan shavings. Also available as a starter €4.95
    Contains milk, gluten and fish
    Slow Cooked Succulent Chicken Wings (6 or 12)
    Double jointed wings cooked in our garlic salt & spice coating then rolled in a sticky sauce of your choice*. Served with blue cheese or garlic mayo dip.
    Choose your sauce for coating
    Buffalo Hot/Buffalo Mild/BBQ Cajun/Smokey BBQ
    Contains soy and gluten
    Combination Platter (single or double)
    Herb breaded mushrooms, prawns, crab claws, chicken strips, fish goujons, pepper rings, chicken wings and potato wedges. With dips of garlic mayo and sweet chilli
    Contains gluten, fish, milk, crustaceans and eggs
    Chicken or Fish Goujons & Chips
    Your choice of chicken or fish, in a seasoned fresh herb breadcrumb coating, served in a basket with fries & garlic mayo dip.
    Contains fish, gluten, milk and eggs
    Mixed plate (vegetarian on request)
    Warm crusty bread, topped with a selection of chargrilled red pepper, olive tapenade, parma ham, coriander hummus and tomato salsa
    Contains sulphites and gluten
    Choice of tuna, ham, cheese, salad, chicken or bacon on white or brown bread, toasted or not or in panini bread.
    Sandwich with 3 fillings €5.95
    Panini with 3 fillings €6.95
    Extra fillings each €1.50
    All sandwiches with salad garnish and potato crisps
    Contains gluten and fish (tuna)
    CHILDREN’S MENU (chips may be substituted for veg or mash)
    Sausage & Chips €5.95
    Chicken Fingers & Chips €5.95
    Fish n’ Chips €5.95
    Kid’s Classic Burger & Chips €5.95
    Selection of ice-cream with chocolate sauce €2.95
    KIDS SIZE ME – a child size portion of any adult dish for half the listed price.
    Boiled new potatoes with parsley butter €3.25
    Chunky Homemade Chips €4.50
    French Fried Onion Rings €2.95
    Steamed Mixed Vegetables €4.25
    French Fries €3.50
    Mashed Potato €3.50
    Basmati Rice €3.50
    Bread Basket €1.00
    Sugar Glazed Apple Pie
    With whipped cream, homemade mixed berry couis and ground sugar.
    Contains eggs, dairy product gluten
    Chocolate Oreo Cheese Cake 
    Our delicious own recipe in-house made cheesecake. Made from from oreo biscuits and philadelphia cream cheese. Served with strawberry couli, whipped cream and a ground sugar dusting.
    Contains  dairy product, gluten
    Sweet Strawberry Crepes
    Homemade crepes, warmed and filled with strawberries and topped with chocolate sauce, toasted walnuts, ground sugar and a ball of vanilla ice cream.
    Contains eggs, milk, gluten, milk
    Almond Banoffi Pie
    A crushed nut and biscuit base with caramelized milk, banana slices and whipped cream with crushed almonds.
    Contains eggs, milk, gluten, nuts
    Selection of Ice-cream
    Selection of any 3 from our available flavours (ask your server) Served in a wafer basket and topped with a sauce of your choice – raspberry, coulis, mixed berry coulis and butterscotch
    Contains eggs, milk, gluten
    Tea (Irish breakfast / herbal) €2.50
    Coffee €2.70
    Cappuccino/latte €3.00
    Mocha €3.50
    Espresso €1.90
    Double Espresso €3.50
    Irish / Liqueur Coffee (Whiskey, Baileys, Brandy, or Tia Maria) €6.25
    Flavoured Latte
    (Choose from Caramel, Hazelnut, Pumpkin Spice or Gingerbread)
  • Function Menu

    Canopies on arrival – prawn in tempura, duck spring rolls with sweet chilli dip, blinis with smoked salmon crème fraiche & dill, bite size quiches, teriyaki chicken skewers with minted yogurt, coriander & lemon chicken gougons with garlic aioli, chicken satay skewers.
    €15.95 per person
    Special Platters
    Selection of herb breaded golden fried chicken gougons, prawns, crab claws, fresh button mushrooms, pepper rings, chicken wings and wedges. With selection of available dips (sweet chilli, garlic mayo, marie rose, chilli mayo).
    €7.95 per person
    Soup & Sandwiches €10.90 per person
    Tea/Coffee & Biscuits €3.50 per person
    Buffet with two choices from the following list

    • Thai Chicken Curry & Rice
    • Beef Stroganoff & Mash Potatoes
    • Corsican Beef Stew & Penne Pasta
    • Meatballs Peperanata served with Mash Potatoes
    • Hunters Chicken with Wild Mushrooms and Tagliatelle
    • Authentic Irish Beef and Guinness Casserole with Champ Mashed Potatoes
    €15.00 per person
    Set Dinner Menu
    2/3 course set dinner menu available on request.
  • Wine Menu

    Casa Rafael, Sauvignon Blanc, CHILE
    This is an elegant unoaked wine with ripe fruit undertones and a good finish. This Chardonnay is not aged in oak making it crisp, dry and fruity
    Paul Mas, Chardonnay,  FRANCE             
    An elegant wine with a long persist finish of pineapple. Will compliment white meats, salads and seafood.
    Limestone, Sauvignon Blanc, AUSTRALIA
    A refreshing tropical wine with a delight lime-guava flavour. Great with seafood and white meats.
    Pinot Grigio, Palladium, ITALY
    Refreshing wine with intense aromas of pears and apricots and tropical fruit; well structured and well balanced. Goes well with seafood and salads.
    Don Pedro Dionisos Albarino, SPAIN  
    A fresh wine with well nuances of tropical fruits, well-structured and balanced. Goes well with white meats, rice, mild cheese or a light salad.
    Elvaro Merlot  CHILE
    Smooth, fruity and light.
    Elvaro Cabernet Sauvignon CHILE
    Fruity and easy drinking, medium bodied.
    Elvaro Chardonnay CHILE
    Fruity and smooth. Aromas of citrus and tropical fruits
    Elvaro Sauvignon Blanc CHILE
    Fresh, tropical and zesty. goody body and persistence.
      RED WINE
    Casa Rafale, Cabernet Sauvignon, CHILE
    Enticing, opulent aromas of blackcurrant with spicy notes. Good structured and length. Goes well with beef, lamb and spicy food.
    Paul Mas, Merlot, FRANCE   
    This wine has stunning velvet tannins and lush berries with rich flavours on the noes. Pairs well with lamb and roast meats.
    Chianti, Loggiea Del Sole DOCG, ITALY         
    This vivid ruby red wine seduces with a nose full of fruit notes of cherry and violet, while in mouth it reveals a dry and round flavour.
    Limestone, Shiraz, AUSTRALIA
    This rich black fruit flavour wine with touches of spice and pepper. A powerful wine that is soft and elegant with fine tannins on the palate.
    Lindemans Shiraz Cabernet Vintage 2008, AUSTRALIAThis shiraz is a rich, ruby coloured wine with flavours of plumsand blackcurrants. €22.95
    Camboral Tempranillo, Rioja, SPAIN
    A classic wine with a light strawberry, raspberry, plum and vanilla flavours on a fresh, acid-driven frame.
    Altos de Raiza Tempranillo, Rioja, SPAIN
    An attractive rich wine with abundant aromas of fruit of the forest. A well roudned and pleasant finish with perfect acidity. Pasta, white and red meats and cheese are a perfect match.
    Per Ora Prosecco
    A light, fruity, floral and unpretentious sparkling wine which respects the wine traditions of the Veneto Region. Ideal as an aperitif and a versatile accompaniment to light dishes, rich fish such as salmon and mature cheeses.
    Proseco Conti d’Arco Brut    Very lively fresh mousse, lots of fresh green apple flavours. €37.00
    Champagne Montvillers, FRANCEFrom the House of Bollinger. Aromas of vanilla, apple, toast and citrus, with some brioche. The palate is fresh and combines power and finesse, with good acidity. €69.00
    Vaja Pinot Grigio Blush, 2009/10 ITALY
    This is an eye-catching salmon-coloured wine. Dry on the palate with layers of lovely ripe fruits (strawberries, peaches) with a delicate citrus acidity.  A wine to sip gently by the glass or to be enjoyed as a match for salads and chicken dishes.

  • Christmas Dinner Menu
    €35.00 Per Person
    10% service charge on tables of 8 or more
    Vegetarian Soup
    Ask your server – served with a warm bread roll
    Salt & Chilli Baby Back Pork Ribs
    Served with a drizzle of BBQ & honey jus, and a dressed mixed leaf lettuce
    Crispy Chicken Wings Splashed with Lime Juice
    6 large double jointed coated wings, served with a chilli mayo dip
    Winter Potato Skins with Caramelised Mozzarella
    Potato Jackets, filled with seasoned mash potatoes, streaky bacon bits & scallion, topped with toasted mozzarella. (request no bacon if you like it vegetarian)
    Tiger Prawn & Crab in Lemon Salad
    Prime shelled tiger prawns and crab claws, pan tossed in hot garlic butter, served with a peppery rocket leaf salad. Finished with fresh lemon juice.
    Classic Roast Stuffed Turkey & Ham
    Roast breast of turkey, with sage & lemon stuffing, accompanied with Wicklow ham. With a rosemary and black pepper gravy.
    Festive Sage & Thyme Marinated Chicken Crown
    Supreme of chicken, on the bone, marinated in seasonal herbs & garlic, oven roasted and served with roasted cherry tomatoes and a rich gravy made from the cooking juices.
    Pan Flamed 8oz Sirloin of Steak (€5.00 Supplement)
    Pan seared to your liking, served with crispy fried sliced onions, & with a whiskey & pepper jus.
    Vegetable Goulash
    Hungarian inspired vegetarian stew, perfect for the seasonal weather, of diced market vegetables, red lentils, potatoes & a mild red paprika spice. Served with a side of fresh crusty bread rolls.
    Coconut & Coriander Salmon Steak
    Fresh Irish salmon steak, coated in a light coconut & coriander dressing, grilled at high heat, and served with dressed rocket lettuce ball & a side of a reduced lemon cream sauce.
    All served with seasonal roasted potatoes, mashed potatoes and a side of market fresh vegetables.
    Rustic Apple Pie
    served warm with vanilla ice cream
    White Chocolate Mousse
    served with raspberries & whipped cream
    Eton Mess
    crunchy meringue, fresh fruit, berry campote & Greek yogurt
    Chstimas Pudding
    served warm with Cognac custard
    Tea / Coffee served with mince pies OR an Irish Coffee

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