It’s an exciting time for new restaurants in Dublin, with new offerings popping up in the capital frequently
Brand new from the people behind Coppinger Row, Charlotte Quay has just opened its doors on, eh, Dublin’s Charlotte Quay. Featuring what Coppinger Row does best with a Middle Eastern twist and a fab water’s edge location, it’s one to check out.
Fresh to gay heart of the city is Beef & Lobster, on Parliament Street. Created by Oliver Dunne (Cleaver East, Bon Appetit) the menu is minimalist with four dishes only, and it does exactly what it says on the tin serving Irish beef and lobster.
Several restaurants have come and gone from this busy corner location, Florentino being the last, so let’s hope this one fares better.
Also new(ish) on Parliament Street we have Aperitivo, which is already making its name for yummy vegan fare.
Their vegan sandwiches, pizza and desserts are everything a total non-animal product eating person could wish for, and all their breads and cakes are made fresh in the store every day.
Check out their €10 pizza and beer deal.
From new restaurants in Dublin to vintage as Japanese stalwart Yamamori gears up to celebrate 21 years serving the best sushi, noodles and more in Dublin city.
Expect music, drinks and debauchery and make sure you have nothing too strenuous planned for the following day.
Full details to be announced very soon via the restaurant’s social media pages and the news section on their website, yamamori.ie.
Two great festivals make September an interestingly foodie month. There’ll be markets and demonstrations, cookery competitions, food trails, workshops, historical tours and more at A Taste of West Cork from between September 9 to 18.
A total of 18 guest chefs are lined up to bring their expertise to the festival, including Derry Clarke, Rachel Allen (pictured), Louise Kelly, Kevin O’Connell, Matt Williamson and Martin Shanahan.
Ireland’s biggest vegan food and lifestyle festival Dublin Vegfest (September 11 at the Griffith Conference Centre on South Circular Road) features diet and nutrition talks by experts, demonstrations, live music performances and lots more. Get the full lowdown at dublinvegfest.com