01-17-2006, 12:32 PM
We went over to Bristol, Newfound Lake area this weekend and had an excellent lunch at CuNaMara Irish restaurant. We intended on having a light lunch, but were tempted by too many things on the menu. An appetizer of Steak on a Stick was herb barbecue marinated, tender, and delicious, and was accompanied by onion rings. A plate of freshly battered button mushrooms with a home made dipping sauce was to die for. We also had the fish and chips -excellent, as was a large fresh salad with grilled chicken and home made whiskey dressing. The chef/owner actually came out, introduced himself - Ray Gardiner runs it with his wife MaryAnn(nice Irish accent). He gave us some details on his training and background. Very informative, friendly and knowledgable. We will definitely go back and sample the dinner menu and his specials. The home made deserts looked great, but we were too stuffed to try them. They have a website. Check it out. It was worth the trip.