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RE: BuzzFeed FOOD APPLICATION. 16 Things That Happen When An Art Gallery Becomes A Café

Annabel Langrish is an artist from Barbados and moved to the rugged little hills of Ahakista, on a peninsula in the South of Ireland. What began as her modest art gallery has now developed into a bustling organic café.

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1. Flamboyant Food Presentations

For my entrée I chose the fish pie. The dish’s presentation was a work of art in itself. It was accompanied by a selection of salads; tabouli, potato salad, carrot salad and lentils. Beautifully garnished with a crimson Nasturtium flower from the garden.
Jack Daly

For my entrée I chose the fish pie. The dish’s presentation was a work of art in itself. It was accompanied by a selection of salads; tabouli, potato salad, carrot salad and lentils. Beautifully garnished with a crimson Nasturtium flower from the garden.

2. A Herb Garden

The servers handpick herbs for the café. My peppermint tea was super fresh!
Annabel Langrish / Via Facebook: herongallerycafe

The servers handpick herbs for the café. My peppermint tea was super fresh!

3. Little Hipster Fish Swimming in a Pond

Try spot the fish amid the water lilies!
Annabel Langrish / Via Facebook: herongallerycafe

Try spot the fish amid the water lilies!

4. Rustic Chill Zones

Driftwood and buoys from the shore are used to create outdoor seating areas.
Aisling Arundel

Driftwood and buoys from the shore are used to create outdoor seating areas.

5. Celebrity Graham Norton Auctions Artwork in Aid of Animal Rescue Center

One of Annabel's paintings raised $1,300 for the local animal rescue center.
Annabel Langrish / Via Facebook: herongallerycafe

One of Annabel's paintings raised $1,300 for the local animal rescue center.

6. The Most Efficient Food Waste Disposal

Each day after service the pigs munch gleefully on the food waste from the café.
Aisling Arundel

Each day after service the pigs munch gleefully on the food waste from the café.

7. Delivery Palettes are Re-used as Flower Beds For Lettuce, Flowers and Strawberries

They foster numerous methods to be Eco-friendly. Maybe something to try at home?
Annabel Langrish / Via Facebook: herongallerycafe

They foster numerous methods to be Eco-friendly. Maybe something to try at home?

8. Opportunities to Chill With Fuchsia The Piggy

I got to meet one of the volunteers who eats the food waste in Heron Gallery.
Jack Daly

I got to meet one of the volunteers who eats the food waste in Heron Gallery.

9. Ceramic Birds Chirp Among The Flowers

Annabel's artwork is dotted around her flower garden.
Annabel Langrish / Via Facebook: herongallerycafe

Annabel's artwork is dotted around her flower garden.

10. Funky Paths

An alternative way to burn calories after a hearty meal.
Jack Daly

An alternative way to burn calories after a hearty meal.

11. Flowery Food

Iced carrot cake decorated with borage and primroses.
Annabel Langrish / Via Facebook: herongallerycafe

Iced carrot cake decorated with borage and primroses.

12. Organic Wholesome Veggies Bursting With Goodness

Freshly handpicked from the garden to be used in the cafe.
Annabel Langrish / Via Facebook: herongallerycafe

Freshly handpicked from the garden to be used in the cafe.

13. Musicians Flock to The Sunny Terrace

Singer/songwriter Hank Wedel strums to the birds.
Annabel Langrish / Via Facebook: herongallerycafe

Singer/songwriter Hank Wedel strums to the birds.

14. Bubble Blowing

Iridescent bubbles float through the back garden.
Annabel Langrish / Via Facebook: herongallerycafe

Iridescent bubbles float through the back garden.

15. Hares In The Garden

Catch me if you can!
Annabel Langrish / Via Facebook: herongallerycafe

Catch me if you can!

16. Gallery With Various Exhibitions, Ceramics, Oil Paintings and Homeware.

The gallery has copious artwork to admire or purchase whilst visiting.
Annabel Langrish / Via Facebook: herongallerycafe

The gallery has copious artwork to admire or purchase whilst visiting.

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