Travel2ireland has great admiration for all the chef patrons that have opened and are opening restaurants in Dublin. Their courage in opening new restaurants at this time is inspiring and one of the reasons why Dublin is always high on the list of places to visit. The culinary scene in Ireland is exceptional due to these great visionaries. These are just five of a long list of new openings in the city – we take off our hat to you and wish you the very best.
Five New Restaurants in Dublin City
Wildflower – South Richmond Street, Dublin 2
Chef Adrian Martin opened his fine dining restaurant this month on South Richmond Street. It is in a newly refurbished Georgian house which retains much of the period details. The restaurant is on two floors with entry through a gorgeous champagne bar leading then to the Gold Room downstairs. The focus is to provide fresh natural food as nature intended. Book here.
Table Wine – 50 Pleasant Street, Dublin 8
Opened on Pleasant Street by Brian Ó Caoimh and Kevin Powell, this little restaurant serves the finest of Irish produce with Kelly’s oysters from Galway, Ballyhoura Mountain mushrooms, produce from Elmhurst and McNally farms, meat from Higgins Butchers and Fumbally sourdough. The restaurant serves delicious small plates and all the wines are natural. Book here.
Hen’s Teeth, Blackpitts, Dublin 8
This is not just a café, but also a gallery, studio and art and lifestyle store based in Blackpitts, Dublin 8. Watch their calendar for buzzy events. The menu, designed by Executive Chef Killian Walsh, comprises of sharing plates, bar snacks, and a roast on Sundays. Open from Wednesday to Sunday, opening in the evenings from tomorrow February 11. Book here.
Tír Deli – Hatch Street, Dublin 2
Just opened this month in a quirky space in Dublin, Tír Deli’s new place is under the arches at Hatch Street. Formerly railway arches they have now been repurposed. Find the best sandwiches in Dublin here, where the rule is deliciousness, sustainability and Irishness. On the menu are melt-in-the-mouth toasties such as smoked roasted beef or roast pumpkin. Tír is open for breakfast and lunch. Book here
Mama Yo – Camden Street Upper, Dublin 8
With a memorable opening date of Valentine’s Day, Mama Yo is going to be busy. Located on the lively Camden Street it is going to be the go-to place for friends and groups. The fabulous space will be perfect for those long-fingered events we have to catch up on. It will be open every day for dinner and serves a contemporary Chinese menu. Book here.