Dining in Dublin
Irish cuisine is the style of cooking that originated from Ireland, an island in the North Atlantic; or was developed by the Irish people. It has evolved from centuries of social and political change, and the mixing of the different cultures in Ireland, predominantly the English and Irish.
The Ivy Dawson Street
One of the world’s most famous restaurants, The Ivy, West Street, has welcomed guests to enjoy its contemporary cuisine and unparalleled service for over a century.
The Ivy Collection has crossed the Irish Sea to open its first international brasserie in the heart of Dublin at the new landmark building of One Molesworth, Dawson Street.
SOLE Seafood & Grill
SOLE Seafood & Grill encapsulates the true taste of Ireland in the heart of Dublin, offering the ultimate dining experience for any occasion. A restaurant like no other; the chic interior is complemented by a stylish bar and tasteful food and drinks menu. Enjoy a warm Irish welcome in this stylish restaurant where the pleasure of fine wine and great food meets. From shore to soil, provenance is paramount in producing a menu full of show-stopping dishes such as the Captain’s Seafood Platter; a two-tier shared tower of grilled Irish lobster and steamed Roaring water Bay mussels, plus fresh oysters, prawns and Howth smoked Irish salmon, served with Guinness brown soda bread and traditional seafood accompaniments and sauces; or the Sole Meunière; a whole Dover sole, which is filleted at the table for you. Whatever the occasion, whatever your needs, we can assure you a memorable night of luxury and laughter at SOLE.
Located just off Grafton Street, Isabelle’s Restaurant & Bar guarantees delicious food, excellent cocktails & wine and professional, friendly service, every time. Our menu has been prepared with love, simple but packed full of flavour. We feature fresh ingredients, delivered daily by local suppliers, ensuring everything on our menu is fresh and utterly delicious. Whether you’re looking for a place to meet family for a leisurely lunch, a catch up with friends over dinner or to take a cocktail break from shopping, we look forward to welcoming you to Isabelle’s. Isabelle’s is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, with brunch served every weekend and Bank Holiday Monday.
Described as “a modern take on a classic bistro”, Pichet launched in July 2009 and is an award winning restaurant and holder of a Michelin Guide Bib Gourmand
Split into three unique areas, the front room is airy and spacious; the main dining room offers guests a front row seat to the theatrical displays provided by Pichet’s team of chefs and the quaint conservatory presenting guests with an intimate dining experience.
1900 Bar & Restaurant
1900 serves modern Irish cuisine and which offers a selection of traditional dishes with a modern twist. The restaurant is located on Harcourt street in Dublin’s south city centre. All steaks served have been aged for a minimum of 28 days, this could very well be a deciding factor for steaks lovers. Other menu items that the Chef de Cuisine serves to his diners include, an braised pork cheek with pickled red cabbage and cider jus or a Trio of Enniscorthy lamb. For those diners who enjoy their wine – the great news is that 1900 has a fantastic range.
The Legal Eagle
We have a very traditional meaty-pubby-old-fashioned-style menu, honouring our own traditional lexicon and producers. That style of food is very much in the ‘nose-to-tail’ world of dining which sits alongside a celebration of vegetables very comfortably! Both are a celebration of produce and we use some lesser celebrated vegetables and vegetable tops when possible.
Lunch features a daily roast-in-roll, Irish potato flatbreads (think bacon, cabbage & parsley sauce / think roasted squash, fig & honey / think smoked haddock brandade, fennel & duck egg!) and meats from our wood oven, traditional meat platters (hay-smoked ham, corned mutton, haslet, pickles) and delicious Seafood platters filled with the best from our coastal waters. Dinner adds roast bone marrow, rump heart, cauliflower rarebit and Shropshire Blue soufflé. There are 20 craft beers on tap, over 200 wines on a stellar list written with love and a small but considered and decidedly timeless classic cocktail list.
Camden Kitchen is a Modern Neighbourhood Bistro serving seasonal Irish produce cooked with care and a warm welcome for locals and visitors.
A constantly evolving menu that makes the most of Ireland’s exceptional produce from land and sea.
Chef-Owner Padraic Hayden opened Camden Kitchen in 2010 after previously working in Head Chef positions in Dylan, 5 star Hotel in Dublin 4 and One Pico Restaurant Dublin 2.
The Winding Stair
The Winding Stair is an award winning Irish restaurant overlooking Dublin’s famous Ha’Penny bridge. The restaurant originally became a Dublin landmark in the 1970’s named after a Yeats poem, giving it some true local history. It opened again in 2006 and became what it is today. Serving micro-brewery beer and food produce sourced from Artisans from the Island The Winding Staircase enjoys sourcing locally. Serving dishes from Marcoom’s Irish buffalo mozzarella on their A la carte to roasted pumpkin wedges on their lunch menu there is a great twist on Irish dishes throughout the day.
The Washerwoman is on Glasnevin Hill (called locally Washerwoman’s Hill due to the local story of many washerwomen out on the hill with their mangles etc washing clothes in the Tolka river!). It’s been a well-loved and treasured restaurant in the area for years now, and is housed in a charming stone cottage which dates in part from 1700.
There will be a strong range of quirky and every day (!) wines befitting of a neighbourhood restaurant, which makes for a special occasion, or a casual dining experience. Given the locale and the fact that we hope to welcome families, there are exciting, healthy and accessible foods for kids (plus some little quirks to keep them interested, engaged and most importantly, occupied!), a host of diner classics, and a particularly extensive steak selection. We are working with some of our favourite craft butchers to create our own aging room and source some amazing salt-aged meats.
The Larder Restaurant & Brewhouse
The Larder Restaurant and Brew House is located just in Dublin’s Temple bar. The restaurant serves a selection of food and drink throughout the day. The food offering ranges from traditional Irish to more contemporary European dishes. The inside decor of the restaurant gives it a relaxed and contemporary feel.
Wrights Anglers Rest
One of Dublin’s best known and most inviting restaurants, The Angler’s Rest offers an extensive menu and top-class cuisine in the welcoming ambience of its French threadbare-style and elegance. Originally built as a hotel in 1865 and used by honeymooning Dubliners, it has always been called The Anglers Rest and is still serving great seafood to this day.
Just a 10-15-minute drive from Dublin City Centre, this landmark establishment in the seclusion of the Strawberry Beds – next door to the Phoenix Park – has a history that stretches back to Cromwellian times and the famous patriot Michael Collins. It has long been considered as his the favourite watering hole and for anglers fishing along the banks of the adjacent River Liffey.
Today, the tradition of great food and drink continues with a strong culinary reputation, including the freshest seafood landed by Wrights of Howth, and a wide selection of national and international brands of beers, wines and spirits.