Restaurants in Dublin

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There was a time not so long ago when the reputation of Dublin dining was far from shining. But gone are the languishing restaurants serving run-of-t... Read More

There was a time not so long ago when the reputation of Dublin dining was far from shining. But gone are the languishing restaurants serving run-of-the-mill Irish fare—nowadays, the dining scene in the city is vibrant, imaginative, and varied. After the dust of the recession settled, a number of impressive new restaurants popped up, with an emphasis on creative food at a reasonable price. Whether you want an expertly crafted pastry or a Michelin-starred meal, you’ll find something delicious in the city.

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  • Balfes Restaurant in Dublin Courtesy of The Westbury
    Balfes

    There’s a sleek, European feel to Balfes, with its striped awning and monochrome chairs on the terrace (complete with blankets for chilly Dublin weather... Read More

  • Bow Lane Restaurant in Dublin Courtesy of Bow Lane
    Bow Lane

    It's relatively new to the scene, but Bow Lane has already secured a reputation as a stellar restaurant and cocktail bar. With a location just beyond... Read More

  • Brother Hubbard Restaurant in Dublin Courtesy of Brother Hubbard
    Brother Hubbard

    Back in 2012, Dublin was crying out for a transformation of its rather stagnant café culture; Brother Hubbard answered the call. Up on Capel Street—a... Read More

  • Catch 22 Restaurant in Dublin Courtesy of Catch 22
    Catch 22

    Many of those who visit Dublin want to tuck into a plate of fish and chips, but it’s a surprisingly tough dish to get right. One place that does is... Read More

  • Chapter One Restaurant in Dublin Courtesy of Chapter One
    Chapter One

    The entrance to Chapter One, one of Dublin’s finest restaurants, is far from conspicious. In a low-key location in the basement of the Dublin Writers... Read More

  • Fallon & Byrne Restaurant in Dublin Courtesy of Fallon & Byrne
    Fallon & Byrne

    The opening of Fallon & Byrne in 2006 was something of a turning point for the foodie scene in Dublin. An emporium in the vein of Dean & DeLuca,... Read More

  • Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud in Dublin Barry McCall
    Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud

    For more than 30 years, Cognac native Patrick Guilbaud has dominated Dublin’s culinary landscape—and with good reason. The only restaurant in Ireland... Read More

  • Rolling Donut Cafe in Dublin Kerrie Mitchell Burke
    Rolling Donut

    It can take a while for a trend to catch on in Dublin, but when it does, it explodes. The city is currently besieged with donut shops, but the Rolling... Read More

  • The Greenhouse Restaurant in Dublin Shane O'Neill/www.aspectphotography.net
    The Greenhouse

    The Greenhouse was awarded a Michelin star just three years after opening. Mickael Viljanen is one of the finest chefs in Ireland, and he runs a... Read More

  • The Ivy Restaurant in Dublin Courtesy of The Ivy
    The Ivy

    Right across the street from City Hall, The Ivy is a lively evening hangout that’s part bar, part restaurant, where bustling groups mingle between cozy... Read More

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