Restaurants in Ireland

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This cozy, casual room turns out Galway's best local food, with global flourishes; house made ice creams are not to be missed. Read More

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

In the back are stained-glass windows, designed by the early-20th-century craftsman Harry Clarke, glowing with parrots and feathery foliage. Clarke was... Read More

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

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

The chefs at Café Paradiso turn out perfect fried samphire with raita and a zesty tomatillo-and-cucumber green gazpacho. Read More

At Michelle Darmody's Cake Café, a restaurant in the Portobello neighborhood, the building was designed to be sustainable and with materials that... Read More

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

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

As one-third of the Ely group of restaurants, this wine bar supplies guests with 400 options by the bottle, of which, nearly 100 are served by the glass... Read More

The Quartier Bloom is Dublin’s small, but busy Italian district. It is home to a handful of shops and restaurants, one of which is the wine... Read More

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

The restaurant occupies the second-floor mezzanine of a lofty three-story hall with clerestory windows and a vaulted ceiling in the English Market... Read More

Reservations aren’t accepted at this superb, if slightly self-conscious bistro, which is unmarked by signage of any sort (you’ll find the... Read More

No visit to Dublin is complete without a taste of the city’s signature treat: a bag of greasy, deliciously crunchy fried cod and chips. And there... Read More

Just south of Galway, Ireland, on a weir beside a creek that runs into Galway Bay, this 18th-century tavern-all burnished wood and thatch-was... Read More

Simple, compelling preparations of fish and shellfish from local waters are owner Peter O'Brien's calling card. Book early as reservations go fast. Read More

Simple, compelling preparations of fish and shellfish from local waters are owner Peter O'Brien's calling card. Book early as reservations go fast. Read More

A must for any oyster lover - meaty with a coppery edge. Read More

A dramatic restaurant setting can often mean underwhelming food—but Quay 16 is a happy exception to this rule. Set aboard the MV Cill Airne, a... Read More

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

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 Irish comfort food at Roly’s is served in a dining room with yellow-painted walls, white linen-covered tables, and maroon banquettes. Located... Read More

This upmarket yet relaxing steakhouse is the brainchild of Irish-American talk-radio tycoon John M. Shanahan, who followed his dream of building a... Read More

In just a decade, Ireland's booming economy has taken it from a rural backwater to a sophisticated country that has surpassed Scandinavia for highest... Read More

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

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

Featured on television and in books, Chef Kevin Thornton had made his mission clear to incorporate Irish ingredients into modern cuisine. Having moved... Read More

Down a few steps, into what was once Mitchell’s Wine Merchants, this underground cellar is now the location of the upscale Italian restaurant,... Read More

Chef Aine Maguire is one of the rising stars of the Irish food scene (a fact that Michelin recognized by awarding The Winding Stair its Bib Gourmand in... Read More

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