WHERE TO EAT
22 Newtown Park, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
The food: Modern Irish
Ex- Etto head chef Barry Sun’s first solo restaurant Volpe Nera (meaning black fox) opened in between Blackrock and Foxrock in 2019, and every critic who walked through the doors was wowed...
4 Lower Kilmacud Road, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin
The food: Italian/Irish
Italian/Irish neighbourhood restaurant in Stillorgan, with an impressive focus on provenance and a local, friendly vibe....
28 George's Street Lower, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
The food: Ramen
Casual ramen shop on Dun Laoghaire's main street that opened in summer 2018 and quickly gained a loyal fanbase...
63 Deerpark Road, Mount Merrion, Co. Dublin
The food: Seafood, small plates
The follow up and little brother to southside seafood destination Michael's...
Blackrock Market, 19a Main Street, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
One of the most hard to get tables in Dublin, everything changed for 22 seat Heron & Grey when Michelin awarded them a star in 2016...
4a The Crescent, Monkstown, Co. Dublin
The food: French
Upmarket French bistro in Monkstown from chef Temple Garner (formerly Town Bar and Grill and San Lorenzo's) and Conor Kavanagh (formerly of The Old Spot)...
Unit 30, 19A Main St, Blackrock Market, Blackrock, South Co. Dublin
The food: Indian
Some of the most exciting Indian cooking in Dublin in a no frills dining room in Blackrock market...
17 Railway Road, Dalkey, Co. Dublin
The food: Seafood
Long running seafood restaurant in Dalkey recently taken over by Jérôme Fernandes...
57 Deerpark Rd, Mount Merrion, Co. Dublin
Local seafood restaurant serving incredibly fresh fish caught off the coast each day...
4 Kilmacud Road Lower Stillorgan, Co Dublin
The food: Casual dining
Sister restaurant to the long-standing and ever reliable Gotham Café, and The Independent Pizza company...
Kelly and Coopers (formerly Ouzo's)
39 Main St, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
The food: Steak and Seafood
Long-standing restaurant Ouzo's in Blackrock announced a change of name and setting at the start of January 2018, becoming pub and kitchen Kelly and Coopers...
63-65 Main St, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
The food: Bistro
Chargrilled meats, steak and seafood take centre stage at this Blackrock bistro...
1a The Crescent, Monkstown, Co Dublin
Steak and seafood reign supreme in this sleek Monkstown bistro that moved from Blackrock in 2016...
101 Monkstown road, Monkstown, Co. Dublin
Fresh, Irish Lobster served five different ways, as well as local seafood and steak...
25 Castle St, Dalkey, Co. Dublin
Steak, seafood and more than a few nods to the Parisian bistro...
21 Castle St, Dalkey, Co. Dublin
Modern, Indian cooking, encompassing some great Irish produce, like tandoor charred Irish lamb rack...
The Silver Tassie, Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin
The food: European
Wine emporium-cum-café/restaurant in South Dublin...
Unit 2, Johnstown Road, Cabinteely Village, Dublin 18, Co. Dublin
Authentic, flavour packed Indian food in Cabinteely...
The food: Spanish
Spanish tapas in a cosy cavern in Blackrock market...
Beaufield Mews, Woodlands Avenue, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin
Part of Beaufield Mews, famous for being Dublin’s oldest restaurant (family run since the 1930’s), Loft Brasserie is set in a cosy upstairs dining room with wooden beams, stone walls and an open fire...
64 Glasthule road, Sandycove, Co. Dublin
The food: Cheese, charcuterie, small plates
Bustling neighbourhood wine bar and shop with a short, daily changing menu for lunch and dinner....
Nova Restaurant (formerly Wanderlust)
111 Coliemore road, Dalkey, Co. Dublin
The food: Fusion
Three words. Cheeseburger spring rolls. That’s all anyone talked about when Wanderlust opened in 2016...
68 Deerpark road, Mount Merrion, Co. Dublin
The food: Brunch, burgers, pizza, pasta
Neighbourhood café with all day dining from the same people behind Angelina’s, Sophie’s and Wowburger...
71-72 Glasthule road, Glasthule, Co. Dublin
The food: Italian
Italian chain from late chef Antonio Carluccio, with almost 100 branches in the UK, but just two in Ireland, the other on Dawson Street in the city centre...
35 Deansgrange road, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
Bone fide Italian wedged between a car garage and a pet shop in Deansgrange...
9 George's Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
The food: French, bistro
Old school French bistro in Blackrock with classics like frog’s legs, bouillabaisse and boeuf bourgignon...
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