Keady, County Armagh
|Residence||Newry, County Down|
|Employer||South Regional College|
|Known for||Michelin star|
Barry Smyth (1973, Keady, County Armagh) is an Irish former head chef and restaurant owner. He was the owner of the Michelin starred restaurant The Oriel in Gilford, County Down, Northern Ireland. Smyth is nowadays working as a teacher at the catering department of the South Regional College in Newry.
During his career Smyth worked in senior positions in several well-known restaurants, amongst other in Roscoff Restaurant (Belfast), Antica Roma Restaurant (Belfast) and Kilkea Castle Hotel (Castledermot, County Kildare). He is best known for his own restaurant "The Oriel" where he earned Micheling stars in 2004 en 2005.
- Michelin star 2004 & 2005
- 2 AA-rosettes
- a listing in the Top 12 Restaurants in the UK