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Eating Out in Dublin

Posted: Jun. 25th, 2012  |  By Amy Hughes
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Trying to find an amazing place to eat while in Dublin, Ireland?  The capital of Ireland, located near the midpoint of the east coast, was originally a viking settlement and is one of Europe's top vacation spots.  With tons to do and many places to eat, you are not going to want to pick randomly; you will definitely want some help to make sure you are experiencing the best of the best restaurants in the area.

Ely Bar and Brasserie

With three different Dublin locations, Ely is a town favorite. This restaurant offers a huge cocktail, artisan beer and wine menu and uncomplicated slow food.  With a bright airy and modern setting, great value and the aura of a classy wine bar with the focus of a small provincial restaurant, Ely is definitely a must try when dining during your stay in Dublin.

One Pico

This fine dining restaurant is of national and international renowned, having been consistently rewarded with best restaurant accolades.  One Pico serves modern classic cuisine with innovative touches using the best of local produce.  With menu options which change monthly and innovative value set menus, One Pico is commended by everyone, loved by locals and tourists and is a restaurant you will regret passing up if you do not stop by for a meal of one of their signature dishes such as Confit of Duck, Carrot & Star Anise Puree or Savoy Cabbage and Hazelnut.

The Pig's Ear

Owned by celebrity chef Stephen McAllister, The Pig's Ear combines traditional Irish food with modern cooking methods.  A diamond in the rough, The Pig's Ear is identified by a simple canopy outside marking the entrance, but inside you will find good, honest Irish fare with amazingly interesting takes on classics like Beef 'tongue n' cheek' Guinness Pie with Rosemary Roast Potatoes, or Vanilla Cheesecake with Hob Nob Biscuit & Homemade Jam. For a meal you will not forget, check out The Pig's Ear.

KOH Restaurant

Set in Dublin's Italian Quarter and located on the modern, sleek Millenium Walkway, just yards away from old Dublin and the Ha'penny Bridge, KOH Restaurant offers diners the delicous taste of the far east, providing their own twist on classic Asian fare.  On their menu you will find influences from  Thai, Chinese, Malaysian and European cuisine, with favourites like Massaman Lamb and Aromatic Chilli Pork.  If you are looking for a break from the Irish cuisine, look no further than KOH Restaurant.

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