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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- 10 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;

    Hickey’s Bakery Traditional Barm Brack
    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. This Barm Brack is delicious toasted or not, but Hickey's advice that you never be mean with the butter!

    • Homespun Quinoa Crunch with Pecan & Cranberry
    A nutritious and delicious twist on granola, blending quinoa pops, super seeds, juicy cranberries and crunchy raw pecans.

    Clashganny Organic Farm 100% Apple Cider Vinegar 
    Their organic, unfiltered apple cider vinegar contains the “the mother”, strands of proteins, enzymes and friendly bacteria which give it a murky cobweb-like appearance.

    Joan & Bob Saucy Relish
    Their signature sauce is so good with hot or cold meats & cheese. Anything goes with a dollop of JB's!

    Carrigsagart Irish Apples
    Carraigsagart Apple Juice is a family run business based in Passage East Waterford producing apples, apple juice, honey, preserves and chutneys.

    Des & Olive Thorpe’s Organic Leek, Kale & Cabbage
    Des & Olive Thorpe grow their IOFGA Certified Organic vegetables on the family farm in New Ross, County Wexford.

    Ballycross Apple and Blackcurrant Juice 
    Enjoy this aromatic and distinctive juice, made by traditional pressing methods using handpicked apples and blackcurrants, grown on Ballycross farm in Wexford. Due to the natural maturity of the apples and blackcurrants at pressing, subtle variations of flavour and texture may occur through the season. A vibrant juice, rich in Vitamin C.

    Frothing Ferments Raw Live Kombucaha
    Raw Live Kombucha with Natural Cultures. Full of probiotics and good bacteria! Frothing Ferments Kombutcha is a fermented tea produced by a traditional recipe used for thousands of years by many cultures from around the world. People of all ages drink Kombucha and believe it boosts your immune system, improves your digestion, helps detoxify your body and energises your senses. Kombucha also contains probiotics and live enzymes.

    Pure food Company Spinach & Basil Pesto
    A pure, vibrant pesto made with fresh fragrant basil, spinach and lemon juice

    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 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- 10 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; ​

    Hickey’s Bakery Traditional Barm Brack
    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. This Barm Brack is delicious toasted or not, but Hickey's advise that you never be mean with the butter!

    Homespun Quinoa Crunch with Pecan & Cranberry
    A nutritious and delicious twist on granola, blending quinoa pops, super seeds, juicy cranberries and crunchy raw pecans.

    Clashganny Organic Farm 100% Apple Cider Vinegar 
    Their organic, unfiltered apple cider vinegar contains the “the mother”, strands of proteins, enzymes and friendly bacteria which give it a murky cobweb-like appearance.

    Joan & Bob Tomato Relish
    Their signature sauce is so good with hot or cold meats & cheese. Anything goes with a dollop of JB's!

    Carrigsagart Irish Apples
    Carraigsagart Apple Juice is a family run business based in Passage East Waterford producing apples, apple juice, honey, preserves and chutneys.

    Des & Olive Thorpe’s Organic Leek, Courgettes & Cabbage
    Des & Olive Thorpe grow their IOFGA Certified Organic vegetables on the family farm in New Ross, County Wexford.

    Ballycross Apple and Blackcurrant Juice 
    Enjoy this aromatic and distinctive juice, made by traditional pressing methods using hand picked apples and blackcurrants, grown on Ballycross farm in Wexford. Due to the natural maturity of the apples and blackcurrants at pressing, subtle variations of flavour and texture may occur through the season. A vibrant juice, rich in Vitamin C.

    Frothing Ferments Raw Live Kombucaha
    Raw Live Kombucha with Natural Cultures. Full of probiotics and good bacteria! Frothing Ferments Kombutcha is a fermented tea produced by a traditional recipe used for thousands of years by many cultures from around the world. People of all ages drink Kombucha and believe it boosts your immune system, improves your digestion, helps detoxify your body and energises your senses. Kombucha also contains probiotics and live enzymes.

    • Pure food Company Spinach & Basil Pesto
    A pure, vibrant pesto made with fresh fragrant basil, spinach and lemon juice

    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.

    €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...​

    • BALLYKILCAVAN BREWERY PALE ALE 500ML
    • COSTELLOS - THE RED 50CL
    • KINNEGAR RUSTBUCKET 50CL
    • HOPE BREWERY HANDSOME JACK IPA  6.6% 33C
    • MONT PILSNER LAGER 500ML
    • DUNGARVAN BLACK ROCK IRISH STOUT 500ML
    • EIGHT DEGREES HOWLING GALE 330ML
    • WICKLOW WOLF HOPPY IRISH RED 500ML
    • 12 ACRES RYE IPA 500ML
    • DUNGARVAN MINE HEAD PALE ALE 500ML
    • HOPE UNDERDOG LAGER 33CL
    • CLEVER MAN TURF SMOKED STOUT 50CL

    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 Social Circles 135g
    • Sheridan’s Irish Brown Bread Crackers 140g
    • Skelligs 10 Chocolate Truffle Box
    • Skelligs Milk Drops 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 Social Circles 135g
    • 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 Social Circles 135g
    • 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 Selection 36 Chocolates
    • 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 Social Circles 135g
    • Sheridan’s Irish Brown Bread Crackers 140g
    • Skelligs Milk Drops 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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