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Pub food and calorie counting

LVA criticises Dept of Health calorie consultation

Also opposes mandatory calorie postingĀ  The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA), the representative body for Dublin pubs, has criticised the consultation on mandatory calorie posting on menus recently published by the Department of Health. Although pubs are the 3rdĀ largest out of home food channel*, representing 18% of the market, the Department of Healthā€™s consultation questionnaire does […]

LVA Trading Arrangements 2019

LVA publishes Christmas Trading Hours

The LVA has published the Christmas Trading arrangements for 2019. These outline the permitted hours for trading for on trade per the Intoxicating Liquor Acts 2003/ 2008. Trading is from 10.30am to 11.30pm on Christmas Eve, St. Stephen’s Day and New Year’s Day (among others). On New Year’s Eve trading is permitted up to 12.30am. […]

LVA welcomes extension of work permit programme for chefs

LVA welcomes work permit boost for Chefs

Members have recently raised concern about the difficulty involved in securing chefs of all grades. The quality of the food offered in Dublin pubs is on the rise. With the increased demand for food, it has made this resource shortageĀ a challenge for many members. The restrictions on work permits available for executive level chefs only […]

LVA Public Liability Briefing 13 November 2019

Minimising Risks, Managing Claims – LVA Public Liability Briefing 13 Nov 2019

Insurance claims continue to be a problem for pubs throughout Dublin. Indeed it is a problem that is impacting the whole hospitality sector, a problem the LVA has worked with the Alliance for Insurance Reform to highlight. Our efforts to get greater protections from the Government and to help stamp out insurance problems are ongoing. […]

No change on excise in Budget 2020

Effective Pre-Budget campaign helps avoid excise increase

The Licensed Vintners Association (LVA) has said the effective ā€˜Support Your Localā€™ campaign, combined with strong pre Budget engagement from the LVA, has helped avoid an increase in excise duty despite the obvious need for extra Exchequer revenue.Ā  The LVA also welcomed the ā‚¬40 million commitment to tourism funding but called for that funding to […]

GreatDubPubs - LVA and Franciscan Well

Pull up a seat – New video from LVA and Franciscan Well

The pubs of Dublin. Your local. Your go to. The backbone of many a memory. Each with its own take on taste. So what are you waiting for. Pull up a seat. Check out this great video from the LVA and Franciscan Well about why Dublin pubs are the best pubs in the world. This […]

LVA Annual Conference 2019

LVA Annual Conference 2019

The LVA Annual Conference will take place on Tuesday 1st October 2019 in the Westbury Hotel, Dublin 2. A top class line up of speakers has been arranged for this year’s conference, who will provide real insight about the future of the Dublin bar trade. Broadcaster and journalist Ivan Yates will chair a discussion of […]

LVA and Guinness video #GreatDubPubs

It’s really about who’s there – New LVA and Guinness video

Deadly Days. One of those Days. Tuesday. Thursday. Friday or any day. It’s really about who’s there, in the usual place, just around the corner. In this latest video from the LVA highlighting the unique appeal of Dublin pubs, we have partnered with Guinness to show it doesn’t matter whether the sun is splitting the […]

#DubPubDishes - The Grange Pub, Deansgrange

Traditional Irish Corned Beef and Cabbage from The Grange Pub, Deansgrange – #DubPubDishes

Anyone who has had the opportunity to eat out in Dublin pubs over the last couple of years will see just how much the quality of food on offer has grown. There are now dishes available in Dublin pubs which are as delicious and as beautifully prepared as any meal on offer in the city. […]

#DubPubDishes recipe from The Brickyard Gastropub

Lamb Rump with Sweet Potato Puree from The Brickyard Gastropub – #DubPubDishes

Anyone who has had the opportunity to eat out in Dublin pubs over the last couple of years will see just how much the quality of food on offer has grown. There are now dishes available in Dublin pubs which are as delicious and as beautifully prepared as any meal on offer in the city. […]

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