Dublin is the place where many new food concepts come to life. It offers a wide variety of food experiences for everyone. In Dublin, chefs are in constant search of quality, creativity and are dedicated to locally sourced ingredients. The Irish agriculture and the quality of our seas provide top class raw materials for delicious dishes that you would only find in some of the most sophisticated cities. Some of Dublin’s treasures include many markets, coffee shops, ice-cream manufacturers and restaurants that are a must try for all foodies!
Brown soda bread is an institution in Ireland, but Brown Bread ice-cream is definitely something to try at Murphy’s Ice Cream. Another favourite is homemade ice cream from Dingle, they don’t use any colourings, flavourings or powdered milk. Milk is fresh from the farm, the eggs are free range, the sugar is organic and they even make their own sea salt from Dingle sea water! We think you will agree that it may just be one of the best ice cream you have ever tasted.
If you want to experience the modern Irish cuisine, then one of the best places to go is Chapter One. Located in the basement of the Dublin Writers Museum, the Michelin-starred restaurant welcomes you in a warm and elegant dining room. Each dish is inspired by the Irish landscape and created with artisanal ingredients, such as Lough Erne lamb and Clare Island organic salmon.
If you are a meat lover F.X. Buckley Steakhouse promises you to have the best steaks in Dublin. The beef comes from two-year-old grass fed traditional breeds and are dry-aged in a meat locker for a minimum of 28 days. Mentioned in the famous Ulysses by James Joyce, this steak house has six generations of expertise.
One of the best cups of coffee can be found at Roasted Brown. A cutting-edge place, where coffee beans and milk are well treated. Located in the heart of Temple Bar on the second floor of Filmbase, a member’s led organisation to support Irish filmmakers. The coffee is also gathering the art community of Dublin and has truly become a point of common interest.
Come into the quirky but charming Queen of Tarts and try one of their pastries. The bakery opened its doors in 1998 and is famous for its daily made assortment of home baked goodies. You will be tempted by their savoury scones, carrot cake, apple crumbles, chocolate treats and plum tarts…
The Greenhouse is one of the new waves of fine dining in Dublin. The goal of this place is to offer “a memorable dining experience”. We do agree and you will be delighted by their lavish menus. The Greenhouse’s head chef Mikael Viljanen is one of the most highly regarded in Ireland and is showcasing an inventive contemporary Irish cuisine using regional produce.
Looking for a little touch of glamour? You should have dinner at the multi-award winning Trocadero. Located in two 18th century red-brick houses it also provides a cultural insight into Dublin city. The menu is influenced by the love of Irish and European cuisine of the Chef.
Dublin is surely the place to be for a food lover, there is a restaurant in Dublin for every taste and you will be amazed by the quality of its food.