WHERE TO EAT
100 Setanta Place, Dublin 2
The food: Pasta, Small Plates
Niall Davison’s ‘wine bar with handmade food’ was one of the most anticipated openings of 2019, and didn’t disappoint when the doors finally opened...
The Commons at Moli
86 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2
The food: Modern Irish
The newest opening from sisters Domini and Peaches Kemp, in a beautiful basement attached to the MoLI museum just across from St Stephen’s Green...
12A Wicklow Street, Dublin 2
The food: Chinese, Dim Sum
One of the best places for dim sum in Dublin, with prices that make it accessible any day of the week...
76 Aungier Street, Dublin 2
The food: Korean Fried Chicken
Couple Sofie Rooney and Gareth Fitzgerald spent two years and several trips to Korea perfecting the recipe for their Korean fried chicken...
8 Aungier Street, Dublin 2
The food: Dim Sum
The formerly nomadic Lucky Tortoise has settled down in Aungier Street offering the entire dim sum menu, featuring dumplings, bao and Okonomiyaki for €20...
Tiller + Grain
23 Frederick Street South, Dublin 2
The food: Salads, sandwiches
Tiller + Grain's owner/chef Clair Dowling worked for Ottolenghi and Skye Gyngell in London, before bringing her flavour-popping salads and sandwiches to Dublin city centre...
41 Pearse Street, Dublin 2
The food: Café, Bakery
Eoin Cluskey’s temple to bread on Pearse Street opened in a storm of publicity in September 2018, and we wonder what we ever did for bread in the city centre before they arrived...
6 Aungier Street, Dublin 2
The food: Spanish
Spanish sister restaurant to much-loved Etto, which opened at the end of 2018 to a glut of gushing reviews...
13-17 Dawson Street, Dublin 2
The food: Brasserie
The infamous Ivy's first foray into the Irish market, adding to their 30 locations already in the UK...
The Fitzwilliam Hotel, 128 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2
The food: Fine dining
One of the most talked about restaurant openings in Dublin for years...
18 Merrion Row, Dublin 2
The food: Italian, Irish
Big flavours in a small space, Italian inspired Etto, run by husband and wife team Liz and Simon, is a must-try on the Dublin food scene...
109A Baggot Street Lower, Dublin 2
Michelin-starred dining on Baggot Street from chef patron Derry Clarke and wife Sallyanne...
The Garden Room
The Merrion Hotel, 21-24 Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2
The food: Contemporary Irish, All Day Dining
Light and airy dining space in the Merrion hotel, with floor to ceiling windows facing out onto the gardens...
11 Merrion Row, Dublin 2
Contemporary Irish dining off St Stephen’s Green...
140 Baggot Street, Dublin 2
The food: Italian
Neopolitan woodfired pizza and daily handmade pasta a couple of minutes walk from Stephen’s Green...
12b Merrion Court, Merrion Row
The food: Italian
Entertaining the glitterati since 1938, The Unicorn is still turning out good Italian food in swish surroundings...
22 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2
The food: Seafood, small plates
Seaside vibes in the city with some pretty inventive food...
Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud
21 Upper Merrion St, Dublin 2
The ultimate in luxury at Ireland’s only two star Michelin restaurant...
51 Dawson St, Dublin 2
The food: Steak
Steak. Sides. Simples...
21 Dawson Street, Dublin 2
Michelin starred dining with an Irish/Scandi influence from chef Mikael Viljanen...
5/6 Molesworth Place, Dublin 2
Old school, opulent dining with French flair in a refurbished 18th century coach house...
The Pig's Ear
4 Nassau Street, Dublin 2
Seasonal, modern Irish dining in a bright, airy room overlooking Trinity College...
19-20 Wicklow St, Dublin 2
The food: Vegetarian, Vegan
One of the city’s best vegetarian and vegan restaurants for over 30 years...
14-15 Trinity Street, Dublin 2
The food: Irish, French
Reliably good, modern bistro just off Dame Street...
Lemon & Duke
1 Royal Hibernian Way, Duke Lane Upper, Dublin 2
The food: European, Asian
The second bar from rubgy players turned pub landlords Jamie Heaslip, Rob and Dave Kearney, and Sean O’Brien...
10 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2
Classic Italian dishes and an outdoor terrace perfect for people watching...
The Conrad Hotel, 2 Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2
The food: Irish, International
A hotel brasserie that’s a cut above in the Conrad Hotel...
16 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2
The food: Bistro
Plush basement bistro across from St Stephen’s Green...
The Blind Pig
18 Suffolk Street, Dublin 2
The food: Italian, European
Underground cocktail bar with food...
6 Merrion Row, Dublin 2
Classic French/Irish bistro that's been quietly going about its business since 2007...
The Westbury Hotel, Harry Street, Dublin 2
Fine dining in The Westbury Hotel, in a luxe, high-ceilinged room that’s supposed to emulate the glamour of the 1930’s...
Restaurant Forty One
Residence, 41 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2
Classical fine-dining in former member’s club Residence on Stephen’s Green...
45 Pearse Street, Dublin 2
The food: Healthy eating
Healthy, happy food, the kind you feel better after eating...
20 Merrion Street Upper, Dublin 2
Upmarket French bistro run by couple Sebastien and Kirsten since 2000...
The Saddle Room
The Shelbourne Hotel, 27 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2
Fine dining at the iconic Shelbourne Hotel...
53 Dame Street, Dublin 2
Nico’s has been going for over 50 years - an incredible feat for any restaurant...
The Restaurant by Johnnie Cooke
Brown Thomas, 88-95 Grafton Street, Dublin 2
The food: Cal-Ital
Department store, all day dining on the third floor of Brown Thomas...
The Dean Hotel, 33 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2
The food: American, Italian
Glass-walled, rooftop restaurant in The Dean Hotel, with a stunning outdoor terrace and views across the city...
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