Found toscana by accident, the food at toscana was really nice, great portions, nice presentation and great value. I loved the atmosphere, very busy for a tuesday night, seemed to be filled with... more
This white clothed indian restaurant south of the liffey on the busy commerical street. It is a good place to get good if slightly pricey food especially late on Sunday night when many places are... more
Busyfeet is a centrally located low-key cafe that blends just the right mix of patrons and fare to make everyone feel welcome and satisfied. Everything is made from organic stuff, the rye bread... more
Eden provides a great dining experience. Apart from the excellent food, there is something special about the atmosphere that is difficult to put one's finger on, but I've never left the place without... more
Neary's was once a popular hangout for certain literary figures including Brendan Behan in the 1950s. The interior is really cool and I like the exterior facade shown in this photo. Stop in for a pint... more
MAO offers an interesting mix of different Asian cuisine, like the Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, and Vietnamese. Ok, if you’re a purist of any of these culinary schools, this wont be a place you,... more
This was the site of our main VT meeting dinner during our Dublin trip January 24, 2004.
Was walking past here the other day and Poco Loco seems to be gone. Not sure if I was mistaken or if it has... more
Its kind of a tapas bar and kind of a pub! I love this place, the food is gorgeous, good staff who dont leave you waiting long, nice surroundings. Its a really nice place to drop in for a pint and a... more
Tried nepalese for the first time so can not compare to any other. The food was wery much like indian food an we were satisfied. Can recommend this place as a great place to start a night out in the... more
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I Love Belgo, it is apart from the Shack, my favourite restaurant, and I have many memories from here - even though they may be... more
A great ambience in a fantastic restaurant - the decor is wonderful. A converted ballroom it has mirrors and is candlelit and is, to be frank, indescribable. The bar is at the front, there is a long... more
Trentuno for great coffee and good Italian food. It's a place that's good fun at any time. It's small, therefore intimate and the staff is very helpful. The pizza's are very good and during the day... more
.If you're in Dublin on a Saturday morning head to the Meeting House Square in Temple Bar just behind Eustace Street. You can buy freshly baked bread, fresh vegetables and home made cheese or have a... more
Just off of Grafton Street on Anne Street, you'll find this pub. Here's what I wrote in my journal about it:
"The bar is dim and the wood is worn. I ordered a pint (that's all you have to say in... more
The Lord Edwardis Dublin’s oldest seafood restaurant and tavern. It's located on the second floor, above the Lord Edward Pub. The restaurant claims that if "serves the finest of fresh fish in an... more
O'Briens is The Sandwich Bar of Ireland. Sort of like Subways, but not on a submarine bun. The one I was in had no seats, so more for on the go. I do believe some of them have seating. Quick, easy and... more
Chill Bananna drumcondra......very nice thai......best thai ive been to so far in Dublin.
Staff are very friendly and polite...they are not long over to you when your rice runs out or when you look... more
This is not the cheapest option to get dinner in Dublin, but it's worth it. On the ground floor they have the famous large cooking spaces where the cook prepares the food in front of his guests... more
This Korean and Chinese restaurant is great. The restaurant was full of Korean people...meaning it must be good Korean food.
I had a seafood dish with boiled rice and my husband had a lamb dish with... more
This WAS undoubtedly the best Italian Pizzeria in Dublin. NOT ANYMORE. I went for family lunch on, Sunday 4th Nov 2007. The was no ham for the Cotto pizzas, So we opted for 1 Funghi, 1 Margherita with... more
Ouzo (formely known as Mocha Monday) is great for a good lunch and a hearty dinner. The restaurant is small, but well decorated with aquaria and wooden divisions. The menu is diverse and not very... more
A nice cosy restaurant, nothing flash. Could do with a little TLC though (the continually banging door as customers entered or left was a pain in the you-know-what!) and some refurbishment. The... more
Czar Ivan's, for a touch of Russia!
The staff are great and the menu is very diverse. There's no lack of atmosphere, especially not after having some vodka to loosen up! The Beef Stroganoff is to die... more
This coffeehouse chain has several cafés in central Dublin, the addresses of two of which I have listed below. Nice place to have a coffee break during a shopping spree... Cheesecake!! Choice of... more
This little shop in the Temple Bar, just down the street from the Clarence (if I remember correctly) is a wonderful, cheap little crepe cafe that is a great place to satisfy any late night cravings.... more
An Old Irish Blessing
May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
A story from the Sunday Times (31/8/03) I think neatly sums up the kind of affect that Dublin and its famous black liquid can have on people :
RED FACES OF THE WEEK :
Three Italian tourist enjoyed a...