The quality of restaurants in Dublin befits that of a cosmopolitan European capital. Whatever cuisine appeals to you, you’ll find it in one Dublin’s fine restaurants. Below you will find details of some of the most popular.
Coolbanagher, Swords, Dublin
The Old Schoolhouse is a capable, enthusiastic restaurant, founded on a well-understood notion of service, very much tuned into the demands of its suburban clientele and expert at catering to the needs of the ever-growing population of Swords who want cooking which is familiar and yet challenging.
The Cock Tavern
Main Street, Swords, Dublin
This traditional style pub is less than three miles from Dublin airport and is the winner of the North Dublin Pub Front Award for 1990, 1991, 1992 and 1994. The interior is decorated in a traditional cottage style, and lunch is served daily from 12.30 to 2.30. Probably the oldest pub in the locality, it dates back to 1859 and was once used as a stop-off point for those travelling by horse and carriage.
9 James Terrace, Malahide, Dublin
This restaurant’s delightful and invigorating décor combines with the international menu to ensure an occasion to remember, whether it is for business, an anniversary, a celebration, or some personal special reason to be wined and dined.
Marina Village , Malahide, Dublin
Cruzzo Restaurant is located in the picturesque Malahide Marina. The service provided by the restaurant staff is both professional and efficient and delivered in the friendliest manner. After a leisurely meal, your can retire downstairs to the Cocktail Bar, where there is live entertainment every weekend evening.
The Lobster Pot
9 Ballsbridge Terrace, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Dublin
As comfy and ageless as a gentleman’s club, the Lobster Pot formula extends beyond the trite food fashions of the day. The restaurant brews bisques, offers the catch of the day cooked whatever way you like – but preferably with a sauce rich in wine and cream – and look after you in such a way that every visit is a treat. That’s their secret, really; they make you feel special, and the food does exactly the same.
7 Ballsbridge Terrace, Dublin 4, Dublin
Roly’s Bistro is one of Dublin’s great restaurants, greeting and meeting in inimitable style, marshalling this delectable dining room, making Roly’s not merely a great place, a great restaurant, but a great institution.
1 Portobello Road, Dublin 8, Dublin
This restaurant is elegantly simple, the service sublime, the music fabulous, and the purity, passion and the artistry evident here evokes a Beethoven sonata.
Newtownpark Centre, Newtownpark Avenue, Blackrock, Dublin
The Blue Orchid is truly the home to Ireland’s finest, authentic, Thai cuisine. The Blue Orchid experience is not simply one of dining in one of Ireland’s finest restaurants, but also an experience of utter delight where the almost mystical taste of Thai cuisine is captured in full, and then offered to the discerning diner.