Let us reassure you, Dublin offers way more than traditional Irish dishes. As a buzzing capital, it has attracted some of the best chefs into its restaurant, adding a twist to the traditional Irish cuisine. Many places have opened recently, offering unusual culinary experiences and offering high-quality food. Have a look at our list below and pick your next treat, we promise you not to be disappointed.
Murphy’s Ice Cream
These guys are from Dingle and are offering the best of the peninsula into ice-cream. They even use the rain to make their sorbet. Even during winter, we advise you to try their unusual flavours such as brown soda bread or potatoes, trust us, it is a delight.
For really great coffee and pastry, you should head to Roaster Brown located in the same building as Filmbase in the centre of Temple Bar. They also have a brunch menu with breakfast burritos and pulled pork sandwich.
Queen of Tarts
Stop for a tea and treat at Green of Tarts one of the locals favourites. This nice and brightly painted red café located across the street from Dublin Castle. It is a cosy place that serves delicious pastries and scones.
Dollard & Co
This is probably the ultimate place for foodies in Dublin. This New-York style food hall recently opened on Dublin’s Wellington Quay. It is a giant 10,000sq feet space including a food market and an open-plan kitchen called The Grill.
If you are looking for a Michelin star experience you should book a table at Chapter one located in the basement of the Writers Museum in Parnell Square in Dublin 1. This restaurant has excellent reviews and has won numerous awards for both food and service.
Coppinger Row is a Mediterranean restaurant in the heart of the City off SouthWillian Street. They are renowned for their simply prepared Mediterranean food as well for their signature cocktails. The hardest task for you will be to choose your dish from their amazing menu.
This award-winning restaurant is situated in Merrion Row. This Italian restaurant offers a daily changing and seasonal menu. There is a fine dining atmosphere served up in a cool and casual environment. It is also one of the Dubliners’ favourite spot.
Fallon & Byrne
Fallon & Byrne is the other new food hall addition, this time located in Dublin 6 in Rathmines. Make sure to add it to your stop places while in the area, there is a wide range of food to eat and you can find high-quality ingredients on the shelves.
We could add more places to this list but this is a good start on your hunt for tasty food. If you are coming over to Dublin you can stay in one of the City centre hotels and be only a short stroll away from these restaurants. The Stephen’s Green Hotel located next to Stephen’s Green offers comfortable bedrooms for an affordable price, have a look at their website.