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Gifts which keep on Giving!

Food Hero Experience Box
Food Hero Experience Box

We all have them in our lives, those hard-to-buy-for people, that every year you struggle to find a gift for because they simply have everything!
But we have the solution...literally your ‘gift list saviour’ because we promise everyone loves a gift which keep on giving & who wouldn’t love a box full of gourmet goodies delivered to their door on a regular basis?
Our Food Hero Experience Subscription is the perfect way to discover and get the best, most delicious and most interesting artisan small-batch foods which are crafted with care by independent makers.
A brilliant gift for anyone who enjoys good food with the added element of delight in experiencing new products & tastes.
You can choose from a one off ‘Experience Box €45’ or the ‘Experience Subscription €165’ Plus delivery is FREE! See the options here.

Top of The Hops!
Top of The Hops!

A BOX OF HOPPINESS!
The ultimate gift for the Craft Beer Lover in your life....12 Bottle Selection of Irish Craft Beers for just €41.95 including delivery anywhere in Ireland! Order here. 

Yes Cheese!
Yes Cheese!

FABULOUS FROMAGE
Sheridans Cheesemonger Hamper makes a wonderful gift for a host or the foodie in your life. We have a beautiful selection tochoose from like this Port & Stilton with chutney & crackers €39. See the full range here.
 

ORDER YOUR HAMPERS IN TIME!
Last date for Guaranteed Christmas Delivery of Hampers and Gifts to:
England, Scotland & Wales: Friday 18th Dec.
Throught the island of Ireland: Tuesday 20th Dec.

*View all info on delivery dates here

Orders over €79 within Ireland are eligible for FREE DELIVERY. We have a special Christmas Delivery rate of €5* on all other orders within Ireland below this amount. 
Orders over €99 to the UK are also eligible for FREE DELIVERY.
Orders under this amount cost €10.95* 
*subject to single delivery address & 25kg max

  • Food Heroes Experience Four Seasons!

    Food Heroes Experience Four Seasons!

    A quarterly curated experience delivering the best of what's in season.

    The perfect way to discover new, unique, and exclusive foods that we are sure you will love. Handpicked from the aisles of Ardkeen Quality Food Store to bring together a unique taste of what our incredible producers are making. Join our Food Hero Experience and get a quarterly box brimming with 7- 11 of our latest discoveries and all-time favourites, straight to your door. Free shipping!

    Every product we feature is carefully selected by our team of experts led by our Artisan Foods Buyer Christine Fowler.

    Our current offering;

    A classic Thai Green curry sauce. Perfect with chicken, prawns or vegetables.

    Nettle Sparkling Drink. Deliciously refreshing drink made from fresh, seasonal nettles grown on their organic permaculture farm in Co. Wexford. Made with added immune boosting vitamin C.

    Delicious with porridge, pancakes, waffles, soda bread, scones and desserts.

    Hickey's legendary Barm Brack is made with skilled hands using the finest quality sultanas and cherries and baked in Hickey's original bakery in Clonmel or as it is sometimes known as, the Saint Peter’s of Barm Brack.  

    Des & Olive Thorpe grow their IOFGA Certified Organic vegetables on the family farm in New Ross, Wexford

    Delicious crumbly oaty snacks for all the family to enjoy. Flahavan's flapjack recipes contain over 40% wholegrain oats. Oats have long been recognised for their many health benefits.

    A premium mint oil, mix it with delicious creamy dark chocolate and add sugar nibs for a crunchy finish.

    Handcooked vegetable crisps, grown and cooked in east Cork – the perfect nibbles!

    Made with freshly squeezed lemons and water from their farm.



    Here's how it works:

     

    1.            Place your order. You will receive an Order Confirmation email for your purchase and follow up email with delivery details from our Customer Service team. If this is a gift, please make sure to enter the gift message at checkout

    2.            Your Food Hero Experience box will be sent depending on when you have placed your order.  The quarters begin on the 1st of December, March, June, September. If you order on or after the 15th of February, May, August or November, your first box will arrive in the next quarter.

    3.            Boxes will be delivered between 1 to 5 working days. You can expect to receive delivery details between the 2nd and the 11th of December, March, June, September.

    4.            Unwrap and enjoy your Food Hero’s Experiences. An insert card detailing the provenance and stories of each producer awaits you.

    Free shipping! Price includes all shipping costs within Ireland.

    €165.00

  • Food Heroes Experience This Season!

    Food Heroes Experience This Season!

    A once-off curated experience delivering the best of what's in season.

    The perfect way to discover new, unique, and exclusive foods that we are sure you will love. Handpicked from the aisles of Ardkeen Quality Food Store to bring together a unique taste of what our incredible producers are making.

    Join our Food Hero Experience Four Seasons and get a quarterly box brimming with 7- 11 of our latest discoveries and all-time favourites, straight to your door. Free shipping!

    Every product we feature is carefully selected by our team of experts led by our Artisan Foods Buyer Christine Fowler.

    Our current offering; ​

     

    A classic Thai Green curry sauce. Perfect with chicken, prawns or vegetables.

    Nettle Sparkling Drink. Deliciously refreshing drink made from fresh, seasonal nettles grown on their organic permaculture farm in Co. Wexford. Made with added immune boosting vitamin C.

    Delicious with porridge, pancakes, waffles, soda bread, scones and desserts.

    Hickey's legendary Barm Brack is made with skilled hands using the finest quality sultanas and cherries and baked in Hickey's original bakery in Clonmel or as it is sometimes known as, the Saint Peter’s of Barm Brack.  

    Des & Olive Thorpe grow their IOFGA Certified Organic vegetables on the family farm in New Ross, Wexford

    Delicious crumbly oaty snacks for all the family to enjoy. Flahavan's flapjack recipes contain over 40% wholegrain oats. Oats have long been recognised for their many health benefits.

    A premium mint oil, mix it with delicious creamy dark chocolate and add sugar nibs for a crunchy finish.

    Handcooked vegetable crisps, grown and cooked in east Cork – the perfect nibbles!

    Made with freshly squeezed lemons and water from their farm.

     

     

    1.            Place your order. You will receive an Order Confirmation email for your purchase and follow up email with delivery details from our Customer Service team. If this is a gift, please make sure to enter the gift message at checkout

    2.            Your Food Hero Experience box will be sent depending on when you have placed your order.  The quarters begin on the 1st of December, March, June, September. If you order on or after the 15th of February, May, August or November, your first box will arrive in the next quarter.

    3.            Boxes will be delivered between 1 to 5 working days. You can expect to receive delivery details between the 2nd and the 11th of December, March, June, September.

    4.            Unwrap and enjoy your Food Hero’s Experiences. An insert card detailing the provenance and stories of each producer awaits you.

    Free shipping! Price includes all shipping costs within Ireland.

    €45.00

  • Irish Craft Beer Selection 12 Bottle Hamper

    Irish Craft Beer Selection 12 Bottle Hamper

    We have a super range of craft beers here at Ardkeen. We have gathered some of our favourites to create this Irish Craft Brewery Selection. An ideal treat for yourself or a gift for the Craft Beer fan in your life. 

    This Hamper contains the following Irish Craft Beers...​

    • Costellos - The Red Bottle 50cl
    • Clever Man Turf Smoked Stout 50cl
    • Dungarvan Helvick Gold Blonde Ale 500ml
    • 12 Acres Rye Ipa 500ml
    • Metalman Pale Ale 330ml Can
    • Hope Brewery Grunt Citrusy 4.8% 440ml
    • Hope Underdog 4.8% 440ml
    • Kinnegar Big Bunny Can 6% IPA 440ml
    • Kinnegar White Rabbit Can 4.5% Wheat IPA 440ml
    • Ballykilcavan Blackwell Stout 500ml
    • Wicklow Wolf Mammoth IPA 6.2% 440ml
    • Wicklow Wolf Elevation Pale Ale 440ml

    Our suppliers are small batch producers and occasionally the stock listed or shown in the photo may not be available, where this occurs we will substitute with items of similar quality and value. As this product is shipped in a presentation box, there is no need to include Gift Wrapping in your order.

    €44.95

  • The Ardmore Hamper

    The Ardmore Hamper

    This hamper showcases the best of the best - some of our favourite and best selling products. We're sure you will enjoy it!

    The Irish Gourmet Hamper contains the following artisan foods...

    • Befani Pear & Date Chutney 340g
    • Big Red Kitchen Lemon Curd 330g
    • Ciara’s Pantry Mixed Berries 330g
    • Ciara's Pantry Piquant Chilli Jelly 230g
    • Coffee House Lane 1960 Blend 227g
    • Deise Irish Honey 340g
    • Irish Hedgerow Sparkling Elderflower 750ml
    • Lismore Food Company All Butter Shortbread
    • Mezze Lavosh Flatbreads Za’atar 100g
    • Richmount Elderberry Cordial 500ml
    • Seymours Social Circles 135g
    • Skelligs 10 Chocolate Truffle Box

    Our suppliers are small batch producers and occasionally the stock listed or shown in the photo may not be available, where this occurs we will substitute with items of similar quality and value. As this product is shipped in a presentation box, there is no need to include Gift Wrapping in your order.

    €75.00

  • The Portally Hamper

    The Portally Hamper

    ​Named after Portally Cove, a tranquil spot along the coastal path from Dunmore East, this hamper contains the following artisan foods...

    • Baron Pichaux Bordeaux Blanc 75cl
    • Baron Pichaux Bordeaux Rouge 75cl
    • Befani Pear & Date Chutney 340g
    • Big Red Kitchen Lemon Curd 330g
    • Ciara’s Pantry Mixed Berries 330g
    • Ciara's Pantry Piquant Chilli Jelly 230g
    • Coffee House Lane 1960 Blend 227g
    • Deise Irish Honey 340g
    • Irish Hedgerow Sparkling Elderflower 750ml
    • Joan & Bob's Elderflower & Orange 250g
    • Mezze Lavosh Flatbreads Za’atar 100g
    • Mooncoin Beetroot Relish 220g
    • Richmount Elderberry Cordial 500ml
    • S Delafont Mosaique Lanquedoc Blanc 75cl
    • S Delafont Mosaique Lanquedoc Rouge 75cl
    • Seymours Dark Chocolate Raspberry Bites 150g
    • Sheridan’s Irish Brown Bread Crackers 140g
    • Skelligs 10 Chocolate Truffle Box
    • Skelligs Chocolate Clusters Marshmallow 500g
    Our suppliers are small batch producers and occasionally the stock listed or shown in the photo may not be available, where this occurs we will substitute with items of similar quality and value. As this product is shipped in a presentation box, there is no need to include Gift Wrapping in your order.

    €150.00

  • The Kilmurrin Hamper (Red)

    The Kilmurrin Hamper (Red)

    This hamper is named after Kilmurrin Cove (a beautiful cove between Tramore and Boatstrand) Co Waterford. It contains a bottle of red wine. If you prefer white wine, have a look at our Kilmurrin Hamper (White).  

    This hamper contains the following artisan products…

    • Baron Pichaux Bordeaux Rouge 75cl
    • Ciara's Pantry Mixed Berries 250g
    • Seymours Dark Chocolate Raspberry Bites 150g
    • Skelligs Chocolate Truffle Box 8's 

    Our suppliers are small batch producers and occasionally the stock listed or shown in the photo may not be available, where this occurs we will substitute with items of similar quality and value. As this product is shipped in a presentation box, there is no need to include Gift Wrapping in your order.

    €32.50

  • The Killea Hamper

    The Killea Hamper

    Named after Killea, a small village just outside Dunmore East in County Waterford, this hamper contains the following artisan foods....​

    • Baron Pichaux Bordeaux Blanc 75cl
    • Baron Pichaux Bordeaux Rouge 75cl
    • Befani Pear & Date Chutney 340g
    • Big Red Kitchen Lemon Curd 330g
    • Ciara's Pantry Piquant Chilli Jelly 230g
    • Coffee House Lane 100g
    • Joan & Bob's Elderflower & Orange 250g
    • Richmount Elderberry Cordial 500ml
    • Seymours Dark Chocolate Raspberry Bites 150g
    • Sheridan’s Irish Brown Bread Crackers 140g
    • Skelligs 10 Chocolate Truffle Box

    Our suppliers are small batch producers and occasionally the stock listed or shown in the photo may not be available, where this occurs we will substitute with items of similar quality and value. As this product is shipped in a presentation box, there is no need to include Gift Wrapping in your order.

    €75.00

  • The Creaden Hamper

    The Creaden Hamper

    This hamper is named after Creadan Head, a headland on a small peninsula on the west side of Waterford Harbour, about three miles upriver from Dunmore East,Co Waterford in the South East of Ireland.

    It contains the following artisan foods....

    • Befani Pear & Date Chutney 340g
    • Big Red Kitchen Lemon Curd 330g
    • Ciara's Pantry Piquant Chilli Jelly 230g
    • Coffee House Lane 1960 Blend 227g
    • Joan & Bob's Elderflower & Orange 250g
    • Lismore Food Company All Butter Shortbread
    • Richmount Elderberry Cordial 500ml
    • S Delafont Mosaique Lanquedoc Blanc 75cl
    • S Delafont Mosaique Lanquedoc Rouge 75cl
    • Seymours Dark Chocolate Raspberry Bites 150g
    • Sheridan’s Irish Brown Bread Crackers 140g
    • Skelligs 10 Chocolate Truffle Box

    Our suppliers are small batch producers and occasionally the stock listed or shown in the photo may not be available, where this occurs we will substitute with items of similar quality and value. As this product is shipped in a presentation box, there is no need to include Gift Wrapping in your order.

    €100.00

  • The Gaultier Hamper

    The Gaultier Hamper

    Named after the beautiful townland of Gaultier, between Waterford City and Dunmore East, this hamper is presented in a rustic wicker picnic basket. 

    It contains the following artisan foods.....

    • Amodeo Intense Balsamic Reduction 100ml
    • Baron Pichaux Bordeaux Blanc 75cl
    • Baron Pichaux Bordeaux Rouge 75cl
    • Befani Pear & Date Chutney 340g
    • Big Red Kitchen Lemon Curd 330g
    • Blackwater Small Batch Irish Gin No 5 50cl
    • Ciara’s Pantry Mixed Berries 330g
    • Ciara's Pantry Piquant Chilli Jelly 230g
    • Ciara's Pantry Sweet Chilli Dripping Sauce 250ml
    • Coffee House Lane 1960 Blend 227g
    • Deise Irish Honey 340g
    • Highbank Orchards Organic Irish Orchard Spirit Liqueur 20cl
    • Irish Hedgerow Sparkling Elderflower 750ml
    • Joan & Bob's Elderflower & Orange 250g
    • Julia’s Granola Bakeaway Breakfast Cereal 500g
    • The Lismore Food Company All Butter Irish Shortbread Fine Biscuits 150g
    • Lorge Selection 36 Chocolates
    • Mezze Lavosh Flatbreads Za’atar 100g
    • Mooncoin Beetroot Relish 220g
    • Naturally Cordial Strawberry Cumcumber 50cl
    • Nutshed Peanut Butter Crunchy 280g
    • O’Neill’s Irish Atlantic Sea Salt Flakes Pure and Natural 220g
    • Pannier Champagne Brut Selection 750ml
    • Richmount Elderberry Cordial 500ml
    • S Delafont Mosaique Lanquedoc Blanc 75cl
    • S Delafont Mosaique Lanquedoc Rouge 75cl
    • Second Nature Oils Organic Rapeseed Oil 500ml
    • Seymours Social Circles 135g
    • Sheridan’s Irish Brown Bread Crackers 140g
    • Skelligs Milk Drops 500g
    • Writers Tears Pot Still Irish Whiskey 70cl
    Our suppliers are small batch producers and occasionally the stock listed or shown in the photo may not be available, where this occurs we will substitute with items of similar quality and value. As this product is shipped in a presentation box, there is no need to include Gift Wrapping in your order.

    €400.00

  • The Helvick Hamper

    The Helvick Hamper

    This hamper which is named after Helvick Head in Co Waterford contains the following artisan products…

    • ​Befani’s of Clonmel Spicy Pear & Date Chutney 300g
    • Big Red Kitchen Lemon Curd 330g
    • Ciara’s Pantry Piquant Chilli Jelly 245g
    • Coffee House Lane 100g
    • Joan & Bob's Elderflower & Orange 250g
    • Richmount Elderberry Cordial 500ml
    • Seymour’s Dark Chocolate & Raspberry Biscuit Bites 150g
    • Sheridan’s Irish Brown Bread Crackers 140g
    • Skelligs 10 Chocolate Truffle Box

    Our suppliers are small batch producers and occasionally the stock listed or shown in the photo may not be available, where this occurs we will substitute with items of similar quality and value. As this product is shipped in a presentation box, there is no need to include Gift Wrapping in your order.

    €50.00

  • The Kilmurrin Hamper (White)

    The Kilmurrin Hamper (White)

    This hamper is named after Kilmurrin Cove (a beautiful cove between Tramore and Boatstrand) Co Waterford. It contains a bottle of white wine. If you prefer red wine, have a look at our Kilmurrin Hamper (Red).  

    This hamper contains the following artisan products…

    • Baron Pichaux Bordeaux Blanc 75cl
    • Ciara's Pantry Mixed Berries 250g
    • Seymours Dark Chocolate Raspberry Bites 150g
    • Skelligs Chocolate Truffle Box 8's 

    Our suppliers are small batch producers and occasionally the stock listed or shown in the photo may not be available, where this occurs we will substitute with items of similar quality and value. As this product is shipped in a presentation box, there is no need to include Gift Wrapping in your order.

    €32.50

  • The Faithlegg Hamper

    The Faithlegg Hamper

    ​This hamper is named after Faithlegg, a small village close to Cheekpoint, Co Waterford and home of the Faithlegg House Hotel which is renowned for it's golf course. 

    It contains the following artisan foods....

    • Baron Pichaux Bordeaux Blanc 75cl
    • Baron Pichaux Bordeaux Rouge 75cl
    • Befani Pear & Date Chutney 340g
    • Big Red Kitchen Lemon Curd 330g
    • Blackwater Small Batch Irish Gin No 5 50cl
    • Ciara’s Pantry Mixed Berries 330g
    • Ciara's Pantry Piquant Chilli Jelly 230g
    • Ciara's Pantry Sweet Chilli Dripping Sauce 250ml
    • Coffee House Lane 1960 Blend 227g
    • Deise Irish Honey 340g
    • Highbank Orchards Organic Irish Orchard Spirit Liqueur 20cl
    • Irish Hedgerow Sparkling Elderflower 750ml
    • Joan & Bob's Elderflower & Orange 250g
    • The Lismore Food Company All Butter Irish Shortbread Fine Biscuits 150g
    • Lorge Atlantic Way 28 Chocolate Box
    • Mezze Lavosh Flatbreads Za’atar 100g
    • Mooncoin Beetroot Relish 220g
    • O’Neill’s Irish Atlantic Sea Salt Flakes Pure and Natural 220g
    • Richmount Elderberry Cordial 500ml
    • S Delafont Mosaique Lanquedoc Blanc 75cl
    • S Delafont Mosaique Lanquedoc Rouge 75cl
    • Seymours Dark Chocolate Raspberry Bites 150g
    • Sheridan’s Irish Brown Bread Crackers 140g
    • Skelligs Chocolate Clusters Marshmallow 500g
    Our suppliers are small batch producers and occasionally the stock listed or shown in the photo may not be available, where this occurs we will substitute with items of similar quality and value. As this product is shipped in a presentation box, there is no need to include Gift Wrapping in your order.

    €250.00

  • The Copper Coast Hamper

    The Copper Coast Hamper

    This hamper which is named after the well known Copper Coast (a beautiful stretch of coastline in Co Waterford) contains the following artisan products…

    • Baron Pichaux Bordeaux Blanc 75cl
    • Baron Pichaux Bordeaux Rouge 75cl
    • Befani Pear & Date Chutney 340g
    • Big Red Kitchen Lemon Curd 330g
    • Coffee House Lane 100g
    • Seymours Dark Chocolate Raspberry Bites 150g
    • Sheridan’s Irish Brown Bread Crackers 140g
    • Skelligs 10 Chocolate Truffle Box

    Our suppliers are small batch producers and occasionally the stock listed or shown in the photo may not be available, where this occurs we will substitute with items of similar quality and value. As this product is shipped in a presentation box, there is no need to include Gift Wrapping in your order

    €55.00

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