Bars & Restaurants


JJ Ruddles

JJ Ruddles Bar & Restaurant is Shannon Airport’s newest eatery with an Italian twist. Our glamorous restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with offerings such as eggs benedict, traditional full Irish, crispy fish tacos, 7 oz chargrilled burgers and stoned baked pizza cooked right in front of you.

There is something for all tastes including a kid’s menu. The restaurant offerings are enhanced by its innovative and sleek architecture which provides a warm and comfortable space for passengers and non-passengers alike.

Located in the central concourse before you pass through security, this is the perfect pit stop before your flight.

*Opening Hours Breakfast 0500 – 1200 and Lunch & dinner 12 pm - late.

Zest Food Market

Fresh produce, healthy meals and delicious treats can all be found at Zest Food Market which is in the Departures lounge adjacent to The Sheridan Bar. Zest’s team of chefs create delicious hot meals and salads, while sandwiches are made-to-order. Zest’s bakers and pastry chefs work through the night to bring an offering of artisan breads and pastries each day.

Zest’s food can be enjoyed in our brand-new food court or for customers who have a little less time, just ask for Zest’s Grab’n’Go offer.

*Opening Hours: 05:30 to 21:00

Gate 8 Café

Operated by Zest, Gate 8 café offers the finest and freshest of foods along with great coffee made from top grade 100 % Arabica beans and hand sieved to ensure the best quality. Relax before you board your flight and enjoy with a selection of freshly baked croissants, sandwiches and pastries.

Gate 8 Café caters for our US bound passengers and located in the post-Customs & Border Protection area.

*Opening Hours: 07:30 to 12:30

The Sheridan Food Pub

The Sheridan Food Pub is named after the man who invented the world famous Irish Coffee!

Joe Sheridan was a chef here at Shannon airport and came up with the great tasting recipe in 1943. The bar is the perfect location for departing passengers to relax and choose from a range of delicious hot food, including carvery lunch, loaded potato skins, chicken wings, salads and more.

The bar offers a wide range of beverages along with the original Irish Coffee recipe as developed by Joe! The Sheridan Food Pub is located in the Departures lounge as passengers exit our Duty Free shop.

Opening Hours: 24 hours, 365 days per year

*Please note opening times are subject to change.