House of Plates, Upper Chapel Street, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

What we're about

Casual, contemporary dining. Locally sourced and artisan foods. Small and sharing plates.


Our focus is on small and sharing plates. Most of our diners enjoy two to three plates per person with a side. See our full menu below or click on the icon above.


We are passionate about using locally produced, seasonal and artisan foods. We have a team of food partners from the surrounding locality and region. Find out more below or click on the icon above.

Make a Reservation

We are open from Wedensday to Sunday, from 5pm to 10pm for our evening menu. We serve Brunch on Saturday & Sunday from 12:00-4:00. For reservations, telephone (094) 92 50742 or email

our menu

Enjoy more of the food you love with our small and sharing plates. Try two or three plates per person, add a side and wine, and you have all of the ingredients for a perfect evening out.
One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well - Virginia Woolf


Served from 12 noon to 4pm, every Saturday and Sunday. Click on the icon above to see the full brunch menu.


Served from 4pm to 10pm, Wednesdays to Sundays. Group bookings also welcome! Click on the ‘Evening Menu’ icon above to view our full menu.

Chef Barry Ralph

Click on the icon above to find out more about the head chef at House of Plates.


We are proud to work with our food partners, who are local, mainly artisan food producers and growers. Our food partners work with chef Barry Ralph to ensure all of our plates are made with delicious, fresh, naturally grown and produced, seasonal and local ingredients. Click on the pictures to find out more about a food partner.
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Kiltimagh, Co Mayo
Joe grows organic vegetables and fruit on his farm, near Kiltimagh, Co Mayo. Thanks Joe for our delicious, fresh, seasonal salads and herbs.
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Gerry Hasset

Keem Bay Fish Products
Gerry Hasset, of Keem Bay Fish Products, is one of our food partners because we think his BBQ, smoked, organic salmon is some of the best in the world!
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Achill Mountain Lamb
We are delighted to have the Calvey Family as one of our food partners. Their Achill Mountain Lamb is a superb product with a uniquely local flavour


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