Chapter One by Mickael Viljanen

18-19 Parnell Square North, Dublin 1

Sunday Times food critic Marina O'Loughlin described her meal here as "sheer life-affirming joy"...

Mr Fox

38 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1

Emphasis on local and seasonal ingredients with a thoughtfully put together wine list...


9A Abbey Street LoWER, Dublin 1

Bright and beautiful brunch dishes (order anything with their homemade nutbutter), and an emphasis on Middle Eastern flavours at lunch

Lee's Charming Noodles

105 Parnell Street, Dublin 1

An industry favourite for the hand-pulled noodles and homemade dumplings...

Pho Kim

162 Parnell Street, Dublin, D1

One of our longtime go-to's for Vietnamese food in Dublin, open since 2012 and formerly Pho Viet


Hugh Lane Gallery, Parnell Square North, Dublin 1

Jennie Moran's "light on its feet food station" moved from NCAD to the Hugh Lane Gallery at the end of 2021, after eight years of feeding students and Dublin 8...

147 Deli

147 Parnell Street, Dublin 1

Frequently named as the best sandwiches in the city, the work that goes into each of 147 Deli's sandwiches puts in a league of its own...

Brother Hubbard North

153 Capel Street, Dublin 1

A brunch/lunch institution, seating 250 in their Capel Street café and restaurant. A Middle Eastern influenced menu with plenty of fresh, healthy choices...

M&L Chinese

13/14 Cathedral Street, Dublin 1

One of the more authentic Chinese restaurants in the city, with a focus on dishes from the Szechuan province...


53 Capel Street, Dublin 1

Casual Malaysian café serving authentic versions of Nasi Lemak, Rendang Chicken and excellent Roti Canai...

El Grito

20 Mountjoy Square East, Dublin 1

Mexican taqueria (formerly in Temple Bar) with a cult following...

One Society

1 Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin 1

Contemporary café on the northside of the city serving brunch and lunch, with pasta and pizza in the evenings...


101 Dorset Street Upper, Dublin 1

Life affirming vegan food from Australian chef Mark Senn, which started in a food truck in Portobello...

The Winding Stair

40 Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin 1

The best of Irish produce in a bright, airy room overlooking the Liffey...

The Woollen Mills

42 Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin 1

Giving Irish food a good name, one curried crab and and chip butty at a time...

Terra Madre

13a Bachelors Walk, Dublin 1

Widely said to be one of the most authentic Italian restaurants in Dublin...

Ristorante Romano

12 Capel Street, Dublin 1

Handmade egg pasta, thin and crispy pizzas, generous portions and bags of flavour at this family-run Italian on Capel Street...


57 Bolton Street, Dublin 1

Wood-fired pizza in an industrial space on the north side...