Farm to Fork in the Heart of Foxford

The Cheeky Pig is an artisan farm to fork boutique restaurant in The Mayfly Hotel.

Trot on over to our dedicated restaurant website to get a full appreciation of our fine dining experience at the Cheeky Pig!

But whilst you’re here… here’s a little bit about us

The Cheeky Pig...About Us

Head chef lee Byrne was born in Dublin but spent most of his life traveling the world, from his schooling in the Middle East to working all over Europe and America. this has greatly influenced his passion for the culinary arts, lee studied and got his degree in Berlin it was here he opened his first restaurant ( The Dubliner named after himself ), he was also one of the first chefs to import quality Irish beef into Berlin, two years later he expanded to a second restaurant and cocktail bar ( the Celtic Corner ) outside catering and events management played a huge role in the new business.

In 2007 lee returned to Ireland where he worked in some of the biggest and busiest hotels both as chef and senior manager. After moving around the country lee settled in co. Mayo where he lives with his New York wife and 3 young children , most of his time was spent working as head chef in award winning Flanagan’s Gastro pub where he helped the team to get multiple restaurant and bar awards .

In 2016 lee joined the team at the Mayfly hotel , bringing his influence on local, free range and organic products. With Veronica Timlin at his side, in 2017 the restaurant “the Cheeky Pig” was born.

The Cheeky Pig is open from Wednesday to Saturday 6 to 9.30 pm and from 12.30 to 4pm for  Sunday lunch with a difference. Booking is advisable to avoid disappointment, go to or call us on 094 9256518 .