Dublin Airport and SSP announce opening of Whiskey Bread Bar & Kitchen

Dublin Airport and SSP have announced the opening of the Whiskey Bread Bar & Kitchen in Terminal 2, featuring products from Teeling Whiskey and McCloskey’s Bakery.


The unit is located in the United States preclearance area of ​​Terminal 2 and caters to all passengers bound for the United States.

As well as a range of Teeling Whiskeys, the bar has a wide variety of Irish and international whiskeys on the menu. An online whiskey quiz helps customers navigate the whiskey selection and gives them a unique opportunity to create their own whiskey flight. These flights also come with individual tasting notes that customers can take with them as a souvenir of their visit.

Statement from the CEO of Dublin Airport Operator DAA

Dalton Philips, CEO of Dublin Airport operator DAA, said: “We are delighted to add Whiskey Bread Bar & Kitchen to our extensive dining offering at Dublin Airport. This new bar will enhance greatly enhance the passenger experience in Terminal 2 and will provide us with a fantastic opportunity to work with popular Irish partners.We are delighted to continue to work with SSP to bring great dining experiences to the airport.

Statement from Teeling Whiskey Sales and Marketing Director

Teeeling Whiskey Sales and Marketing Director, Stephen Teeling, said: “We are delighted to partner with SSP Ireland at Dublin Airport to showcase our award-winning locally produced Irish Whiskeys. We have collaborated to create a truly unique whiskey experience that will allow travelers to enjoy and discover why Irish whiskey is the most dynamic spirit in the world.”

Additional Details

Whiskey Bread Kitchen & Bar, which offers guests views of Dublin Airport airfield, celebrates Irish and American history and the culinary links between the two nations.

The name and concept of Whiskey Bread Kitchen & Bar pays homage to a piece of culinary history that unites America and Ireland. Whiskey bread derives from soda bread, which is most often attributed to Ireland, but has its origins in America as Native Americans were the first to use soda to leaven their bread.

To accompany many dishes on the food menu, Whiskey Bread Kitchen & Bar will also serve its own bespoke whiskey-infused soda bread, created in partnership with McCloskey’s Bakery.

Statement from the Managing Director of SSP Ireland

SSP Ireland Managing Director Simon Davidson said: “We are so proud to be working with two outstanding local partners, and these two Irish favorites will certainly be a welcome addition to Dublin Airport’s stunning new facilities. We are delighted to be able to provide a place in which those who have the time to indulge can enjoy our wide selection of whiskies, while appreciating the long and rich history of Ireland and America.”

Further information

Dublin Airport will serve 180 destinations worldwide this year with 44 airline partners as it continues to rebuild its global reach following the devastating impact COVID-19 has had on the aviation sector.

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