5 Dublin Restaurants you should check out this weekend

Dublin has been going through a restaurant renaissance these past few years, with emerging talented chefs opening new restaurants both in the city and on the outskirts. With all this new variety and talent, it can be difficult to choose which is best. Luckily for you, we have put together five top restaurants that have proved themselves with customers and ardent food lovers across the city.

Location: 18-19 Glasthule Road, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin


Restaurant owner Nisheeth Tak has long been revolutionising the Indian food scene in Dublin, serving high quality Indian cuisine since November 2003. Nisheeth creates his authentic Indian dishes with his specially blended fresh mixed and roast spices providing you with a rich dining experience.


Location: 6a Sandymount Green, Dublin 4

BuJo which opened in 2018 is a burger joint with a difference, operating fully on renewable electricity, all packaging is compostable and staff uniforms have been ethically made. Almost every ingredient that BuJo use is Irish, from grass fed beef to potatoes from North Dublin.  BuJo is constantly going above and beyond creating limited edition burger styles with their own signature flavours so you never get bored of the menu.


Location: 43 Lower Camden Street, Dublin 2

Chef Sunil Ghai’s, remains true to his Northern Indian roots with his style of cooking. Enjoy tasty Indian dishes that are bursting with flavour, Pickle is a firm favourite for vegetarians due to the incredible flavour Sunil creates with his vegetarian dishes proving they can taste just as exciting with created with the right flavours.

Gaillot et Gray

Location: Clanbrassil Street Lower, Dublin 8

Serving up some of the best pizza in Dublin in the evening and tasty baked treats by day.  Gaillot et Gray serves pizzas made in the French style instead of Italian, that is, made with Emmental cheese instead of mozzarella. Apart from its tasty food, this family friendly restaurant is also in a busy location if you want to take a stroll after eating.

Forest & Marcy

Location: 126 Leeson Street Upper, Dublin 4

If you are looking for modern Irish food created using fresh Irish produce in the capital, then this neighbourhood wine room and kitchen is the place for you.  With its signature item on the menu, their fermented potato bread with cabbage and bacon cream being a firm favourite in their reviews. Combine that with their stellar service and friendly approach to dining for an amazing experience.

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