13 Dec 2019

Dublin has another new wine bar, as Bobby’s opens today on Baggot Street. It’s in the basement space formerly home to Cavern, with Holly Dalton (ex-Gertrude) heading up the kitchen, and Mr Fox sommelier Scott White having picked the wines.

The wine list consists of ‘Cla...

10 Dec 2019

Okay so we've done the things that you can wrap and leave under the tree looking very impressive, but if you can't handle the shops and/or want to give the gift of an experience this Christmas (apparently it's what people really want anyway), here are some ideas to kee...

5 Dec 2019

Christmas gifting can be hard. Some people are really good at it, others are not. We can't help with those people who love cars, clothes or cold hard cash, but we can help with the ones who love to eat and drink, and if you're sick of your mother getting you hand cream...

26 Nov 2019

Mackenzies, the latest opening from hospitality group Press Up Entertainment, has opened on Hanover Quay overlooking the Grand Canal, with a menu ranging from sushi to barbecue to pizza - although they're describing the food as "American inspired classics".

Menus are of...

18 Nov 2019

Ex-Etto head chef Barry Sun has opened his own restaurant in Blackrock. Volpe Nera is described as "a cosy, friendly neighbourhood place", with the name meaning black fox in Italian - a nod to the restaurant being half way between Blackrock and Foxrock. The 50-seater r...

15 Nov 2019

Allta, the much anticipated wine bar from chef Niall Davidson officially opens next Wednesday, with bookings going live today. Earlier this week we offered ATF readers the first chance to eat there at this week's soft launch, with 50% off the menu, and so many of you e...

12 Nov 2019

Allta, the new wine bar with handmade food from formerly London-based chef Niall Davidson, opens next Wednesday the 20th November, but we've managed to bag ATF Readers seats at this week's invite-only soft launch, with 50% off the bill.

Allta has been over a year i...

12 Nov 2019

It's wet, it's cold, it's gross. Stay indoors and eat fried chicken and dumplings. It's the only logical thing to do. Lucky for us the food purveyors of the city are always looking out for us and have come up with lots of ways for us to stay dry and full this November.

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12 Nov 2019

Our bi-monthly list features the most talked about restaurants in Dublin right now, and things are hotting up so much we've had to increase it from 20 to 25 this month. This is where the reviewers are reviewing, the instagrammers are instagramming, and where getting a...

29 Oct 2019

Closings, openings, it's the circle of restaurant life, but while there are most certainly more closings ahead this year, you can also count on plenty of exciting openings too, as the food scene continues its rise up the ranks of European eating. Here's four that have...

24 Oct 2019

When it was announced that the Bernard Shaw was closing last month it's fair to say the city went into mourning, but the good news is it's coming back - and so is Eatyard. The new Bernard Shaw opens in the old Whitworth/Porterhouse site on Cross Guns bridge, in between...

23 Oct 2019

The owners of Fish Shop in Smithfield have announced that they're closing their Queen Street location and opening a new restaurant in Tramore. Before mass panic sets in, the more casual Benburb Street location will remain open, so there will still be somewhere in Dubli...

15 Oct 2019

Beau-Vino, a new wine bar from the owners of The Lo-cal Kitchen, has opened in Castleknock Village. Husband and wife Stephen and Jenny Connolly say they thought the area desperately needed an alternative to "traditional boozers and family restaurants", and that they wa...

8 Oct 2019

Never has a Michelin awards ceremony been filled with as many tense Irish people as last night's in The Hurlingham Club in London, but the palpable anxiety in the room was rewarded with the news that Ireland has two new two-starred restaurants. The Greenhouse on Dawson...

1 Oct 2019

Sprezzatura, a new pasta bar making fresh semolina pasta daily opens tomorrow on Camden Market, where Grantham's café used to be. Open seven days a week from 12:00 - 22:00, none of the dishes will cost over €10, so whether you want a quick, inexpensive lunch or dinner,...

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