Our top restaurant recommendations in Dublin
From classic Irish pub fare to Michelin-star fine-dining experiences, Dublin is a diverse and eclectic foodie hotspot that offers something for every type of palate.
The restaurant scene in Dublin is experiencing something of a renaissance and has never been as good as it is right now! Whether you’re on the hunt for the perfect Sunday lunch treat or would love to sample the city’s oysters to accompany a delicious pint of Guinness, you’re really spoilt for choice. Wondering where to start your next culinary adventure? Here are some of our current Dublin eateries!
Seafood is on the menu tonight!
While the Temple Bar is famous for its bustling nightlife atmosphere, it’s a little surprising to find one of the best seafood restaurants right in the middle of this tourist hotspot. If you’re looking for pure, unadulterated Irish seafood, then Klaw should definitely make it onto your itinerary. Make sure to kick things off with a plate of extra-special native oysters and get ready to go big or go home if you choose to order the giant seafood platter! If you’re looking for something a little smaller, then a buttery lobster roll is a match made in heaven.
On the hunt for authentic Italian cuisine?
Terra Madre is famed for its classic Italian fare. This spectacular Italian restaurant offers a simple, easy to follow menu with rich and intense flavours like black truffle ravioli and duck ragú. With its welcome and homey vibe and perfect pastas, you’ll immediately feel transported to the Tuscan countryside as soon as you step through the door.
Sample buttery scallops at Bastible
Located in the unofficial foodie district of the city, this restaurant is bright and airy and offer elegant and delicate dishes. The family-style lunch offered on Sundays is the restaurants modern take on a classic Irish meal and is not to be missed!
Go on the hunt with Mr. Fox
Mr Fox is one of the newest kids on the block in Dublin and is well worth a visit. Located in a spectacular Georgian basement off Parnell Square, this dining experience falls on the fancier end of the Dublin foodie experience. With powerful dishes that include smoked paprika mayo, their menu is difficult to define, but irresistibly delicious! One thing’s for sure, you will love the rich and indulgent food on offer at this restaurant.
Look out for Luna
Luna has painstakingly been decorated to resemble the sleek steakhouses of the 1950’s. Its brushed concrete walls and dark industrial ceilings help to create some serious ‘Mad Men’ vibes, making this one of the hottest spots in the city. The menu is short and to the point, with. Great and welcome modern Italian edge that people will love!