coda eatery The Gibson Hotel, Point Village, Dubl
in 1 01 681 5000 thegibsonhotel.ie Thai Orchid 7 Westmoreland St Temple Bar Dublin 2 (01) 671 9969 www.thaiorchiddublin.com It’s the final studio album by rock giants, Led Zeppelin and it serves pretty legendary food too! Hit up the gibson’s coda restaurant, which has been made famous thanks to playing host to television show First Dates Ireland. At coda eatery the ingredients speak for themselves, using seasonal, locally sourced ingredients created under the watchful eye of Executive Head Chef Igor Cikarev and his team. Top quality food in a relaxed setting makes it a great date spot for any occasion. The Thai Orchid Restaurant, established in 1996 is Dublin’s first authentic Thai restaurant, trading for over 20 years. They pride themselves in using only the freshest ingredients to give their customers the real authentic taste of Thailand. All of their dishes are free of MSG’s and they cater for all types of diets with many Gluten free and vegan options available on our menu. From hearty Noodle soups to spicy Seabass salads and everything in between, they have something for everybody to enjoy. Speranza at The Mont 1-4 Merrion Street Lower Dublin 2 www.themonthotel.ie (01) 607 3800 @themont_dublin Speranza’a woodfire pizza restaurant is the perfect spot for a tasty lunch or dinner with friends. A buzzing and social hub of activity, this restaurant looks set to become one of Dublin’s most popular eateries, thanks to its tasty food and modern décor. The ideal location for a gathering, guests can look out on to the bustling streets of Dublin from the impressive bay windows. Enjoy delicious cocktails and choose from their Italian style menu of woodfire pizzas and tasty pasta dishes with something to suit everyone. GIRL AND THE GOOSE RESTAURANT 10 Merrion Road Ballsbridge Dublin 4 01 667 4446 www.girlandthegooserestaurant.ie Girl and the Goose Restaurant serve traditional and contemporary dishes in an uncomplicated way that relies on freshness, taste, and presentation. The restaurant opens early every day until late in the evening - catering for Brunch, Lunch, Dinner and Private dining, welcoming bookings and walk-ins. The aim of the team is to serve high quality food and wine in a warm, relaxed and friendly atmosphere without any fuss. This charming restaurant is upstairs from Crowe’s Pub in the heart of Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Umi Falafel 4 Mary St, Dublin 1 96 Botanic Avenue, Belfast 13 Dame Stree, Dublin 2 180 Rathmines Rd Lower, Dublin 6 George’s Street Arcade, Dublin 2 www.umifalafel.ie // @UmiFalafel // 01-670 6866 Charlotte Quay Charlotte Quay Dock, Millenium Tower, Dublin 4 01 9089490 charlottequay.ie Umi Falafel is undoubtedly the most authentic and fresh falafel around served in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. Their mouth-watering falafel is prepared fresh daily on-site with an old family recipe. The word ‘Umi’ is the Arabic word for mother, after all. Umi Falafel is a fantastic eatery for vegetarians and vegans as they serve delicious salads as well as other Palestinian and Lebanese favourites. The Palestinian sandwich is their signature and most popular item on the menu. Also, the Baba Ghanoush, Quinoa Salad and Halloumi sticks are not to be missed for a truly wholesome meal. Charlotte Quay is the newest venture from the Bereen Brothers, who have made their name with the popular city centre eateries Coppinger Row and the South William. Based in Grand Canal Dock, across the water from the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and a stone’s throw from Dublin’s thriving “Silicon Docks”, Charlotte Quay’s kitchen is headed up by celebrated chef Killian Durkin and their menu focuses on contemporary Irish cuisine with a twist of continental influence. Already winning rave reviews, the combination of high-end food, a spectacular location and a chilled ambiance has marked Charlotte Quay out as one of Dublin’s must-visit restaurants. Rosa Madre 7 Crow Street, Temple Bar, D2 rosamadre.ie 01-5511206 Nestled in the heart of Temple Bar, Rosa Madre brings a burst of flavour to the neighbourhood. This relatively new Italian delivers the traditional fare (Bruschetta, Polpette, Carpaccio) to impeccable levels but it is around fish where it truly excels. The Grigliata mista Di Pesce (mixed grilled fish) is a dish which swims ashore to the plate like a most welcoming mermaid. There’s pan fried cod, scallops, calamari, lobster and Dublin Bay prawns matched with pairings which explore their flavours. The Rosa Madre philosophy revolves around the quality of ingredients and this is truly evident on the plate. The Sin Bin The Mont Hotel 1/4 Merrion Street Lower Dublin 2 01-607 3800 www.themonthotel.ie/the-sin-bin Located on Merrion Square’s doorstep, The Sin Bin is Dublin’s newest place to be. A sports bar offering the tastiest food to enjoy while watching your favourite team on the big screen, The Sin Bin is the perfect spot for meeting friends. The Sin Bin offers food to share (or for one if you’re feeling extra greedy), with spicy Chicken wings and barbeque ribs set to be a local favourite. Pizza are wood-fired, burgers are generous and focaccias are crispy. Enjoy delicious cocktails and choose from the extensive menu of craft beers in the buzzing hub of activity. The Iveagh Restaurant at Camden Court Hotel Camden Street, Dublin 2 01-4759666 www.camdencourthotel.com Twitter: @camdencourt Tucked away inside the Camden Court Hotel, The Iveagh Restaurant serves creative, modern and delicious Irish food in a relaxed ambience. All produce is locally sourced and it offers an extensive menu of Irish and European dishes served with a flair. Try the inventive take of the Classic Crab and Shrimp cocktail starter, served upside down. Pair it with a glass of wine from their extensive and carefully selected wine list. Open 7 days a week. McGuinness’s of Camden Street 84 Lower Camden Street D2 firstname.lastname@example.org www.mcguinnesstakeaway.ie Ireland’s first and only vegan chipper with GF options and a traditional Irish chipper menu which caters to all food pallets. Irish owned and operated for the last 18 years. We use a separate pan for all vegan food. We pride ourselves on using the very best ingredients, the majority of the vegan menu is made by hand. Our non vegan customers are even loving our cashew cheese pizza, our chips have been hailed the best in Dublin as we chip our potatoes in-house. Check us out at www.mcguinnesstakeaway.ie. mexico to rome 23, East Essex St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. 01 6772727 www.mexicotorome.com COPPINGER ROW Coppinger Row, South William Street, Dublin 2 01 6729884 www.coppingerrow.com facebook.com/mexico2rome // @MexicotoRome Across from the Temple Bar Pub, is Mexico to Rome, the Bandito’s Grill House. They serve up wonderful mouth-watering Mexican dishes with a twist with tasty European and Italian dishes available. On the menu are sizzling fajitas, burritos, tacos, chilli con carne, steak, fish, pasta dishes and their famous Tex-Mex baby back ribs with Southern Comfort BBQ sauce. The extensive menu suits big and small groups. All cocktails are €5 and there is a great Early Bird (starter and main for €13.50) and a Lunch Special (starter, main and a glass of wine for €9.95). Well worth a visit! Coppinger Row, named for the lane off South William Street where the restaurant is located is in the heart of the city centre’s shopping district and is known for it’s Mediterranean cuisine, it’s relaxed, funky chic and also it’s cocktails. The menu relies on simple values of quality taste and seasonal change to keep the dishes fresh and appropriate. Between the food and ambience, Coppinger Row is an ideal spot in which to start a night out in the city centre. RAGE RESTAURANT 63-65 Main Street, Blackrock, Co. Dublin 01-2056655 INFO@RAGERESTAURANT.IE Rage Restaurant is located in the heart of Blackrock. They offer ingredient focused dishes brought to you by their head chef Colm Corcoran where they focus on the best produce and techniques to deliver fresh seafood, meats, salads, pasta and farm-to-table cooking. Enjoy a carefully selected menu of wine, craft beers and cocktails to compliment their dishes and ensure you have a relaxed, enjoyable time at a reasonable reflective price. Enjoy a lunch, dinner or early bird at Rage’s lovely location near the seafront.