Real Olive Specalities

We are Ireland's foremost Mediterranean food company, trading for over twenty years in Ireland's best markets with our wide selection of olives, oils and other Mediterranean specialities. We also make a wide range of artisan cheeses including mozzarella in our sister company Toonsbridge Dairy.

You can now buy through our online shop mozzarella and ricotta made the day of shipping, as well as a wide selection of our products.

You can also find maps of our markets, our news and recipes, and details of our many products.

We supply many of Ireland's best restaurants and shops and we have a contact page for wholesale customers.


New Toons Bridge Shop and Cafe Opening Hours

May 19, 2016

We are reorganising the Toons Bridge Shop and Cafe opening hours, to make it a little more sustainable for our hard working staff. We have had a very busy couple of months since we reopened and we hope that the new hours do not unduly inconvenience our fantastic loyal customers.   Starting next week, Friday May 27th, the cafe will be closing its kitchen in between lunch and dinner on Fridays and Saturdays, we will be adding new specials to our dinner menu each week. On Sundays we will be serving Sunday lunch all day until 6:00pm! Fridays Lunch 12:30 – 4:00  Dinner 6:00-9:00 Saturdays Lunch 12:30 – 4:00 Dinner 6:00 – 9:00 Sunday Lunch All Day 12:30 – 6:00 Our Shop...

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Toons Bridge Dairy Cafe Shop Opening 11th March.

March 03, 2016

We are relighting the fire on our pizza oven next Friday the 11th of March. Taylor and the crew will be serving wood fired pizzas, made with our own fior di latte mozzarella as well as delicious cakes and salads.  The shop will also be open, and our hours will be; Shop 11am to 9pm Pizza 12.30pm to 9pm  Friday Saturday and Sunday

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Toonsbridge Straw Smoked Scamorza.

July 25, 2014

Our cheese maker Franco is experimenting with different cheeses, and has smoked some of the scamorzas with the Neapolitan method of using straw. This results in a fast cold smoke that has a very distinct flavour if you are used to wood smoke. We will have this for sale on some of our markets this weekend, Limerick, Ennis, Midleton, and the Toonsbridge shop. We are also smoking some mozzarella and will have this more often on the market stalls. We have also sent a 30kgs of  buffalo caciocavallo (which translates as horse cheese down to the The West Cork Smokehouse, who also sells all o f the olives down in West Cork.Caciocavallo hanging in the dairy. These are long ripening pasta...

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New Italian Woodfired Pizza Oven For Toonsbridge.

June 10, 2014

All we are short is a pizza chef! Our new oven arrived today and looks amazing. We are planning on having pizza days where we will only serve buffalo mozzarella pizzas, along with other great toppings from the Real Olive. 

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