Restaurants & Bars
Our top recommendations of the best restaurants in Dublin.
New York– San Lorenzo’s
Italian food with a New York twist. Open for dinner Thursday to Friday 5-10pm. Located on George Street, about 15-20 minute walk from The Wilder
Authentic Italian food. Open every day from 12pm. Located on Baggot Street
Steak– FX Buckley Steakhouse
Traditional Irish Steakhouse, perfect for any guest who wants a proper steak. Open Wednesday – Sunday (Lunch served on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday). Located on Pembroke Street
Modern steakhouse with an excellent variety of different types and cuts of beef. Open Monday – Sunday 5pm – Late. Located on Essex Street.
Modern steakhouse perfect for lunch or a casual dinner. Open Tuesday – Sunday from 12pm. Located on Dawson Street.
Fish–Matt the Thresher
Seafood bar and restaurant. Open Monday – Saturday 12pm to 4pm (Lunch) 5 to 9.45pm. Located on Pembroke Street.
Open 7 days a week – Dinner all week, Lunch only on Friday’s and brunch on the weekends. Located in The Lennox Building on Richmond Street.
Chinese Hang Dai
Open Tuesday – Sunday 5pm – Late (Closes at 9.30pm on Sunday). Located on Camden Street.
Open Wednesday-Saturday for dinner and Thursday and Friday for lunch. Located on Pembroke Street, about 5 minutes from The Wilder.
Pichet is a modern take on a classic bistro, combining both French influence and modern Irish cuisine. Open Tuesday-Thursday 4.30-11pm and Friday & Saturday 12-4pm and 5-11pm. Located on Trinity Street.
Modern Irish– Locks
Locks offers brilliant contemporary Irish food. Open Tuesday – Sunday (Tuesday - Thursday 5.30-9.30pm, Friday-Sunday 12:30-2:30pm, 5:30-9:30pm) Located in Portobello, a short 15 minute walk along the canal from The Wilder.
Richmond is a gorgeous neighbourhood restaurant that offer good Irish food with modern twists. Open Wednesday- Friday 5.30-9.30pm and on weekends from 11-2.30pm and 5.30-9pm. Located on Richmond Street.
Peploes offers a European menu and a huge wine list. Their passion is for simple good food, fine wine, and art. Open Tuesday – Saturday 12pm-late and Sunday 12pm-8.45pm. Located just off Stephen’s green in an old Georgian building.
Modern European– Susseystreet
Susseystreet is an upmarket restaurant that services contemporary dishes using the fresh Irish ingredients. Open from Wednesday-Friday 12-2pm & 6-9pm and on Saturday 6-9pm. Located on Fitzwilliam Place.
Vegetarian and Vegan–Glas
Glas believe in using seasonal vegetables and local produce to create sustainably – sourced gourmet food. Glas is the vegetarian and vegan restaurant for everyone to enjoy. Located on Chatham Street. Open Monday-Friday from 5-9pm and on weekends from 12-3.30pm & 5-9pm.
Pubs & Bars
Whether you’re looking for the best cocktail bars, speakeasies or those who specialise in the craft beer trend the Dublin bar scene has it covered. Here are our top 15 recommendations of the best pubs and bars to go to in Dublin.
- O’Donoghue’s, Merrion Row
- Searson’s, Baggot Street
- Keogh’s, South Anne Street
- Doheny & Nesbits, Merrion Row
- Bruxelles, Harry Street
- Grogan’s Castle Pub, Clarendon Street
- 37 Dawson Street, Dawson Street
- No Name Bar, Fade Street
- Baggots Hutton Wine Bar, South William Street
- Bow Lane, Aungier Street
- Soder & Ko, Georges Street
- Vintage Cocktail Club, Temple Bar
- Peruke & Periwig, Dawson Street
- Dingle Whiskey Bar, Nassau Street
- 777, Georges Street
- 9 Degrees Below. St Stephen Green.