Last week, new public health measures were announced that would see Ireland gradually move out of lockdown over the coming weeks.
With this in mind, we wanted to highlight just some of the capital's eateries that are providing take-away, delivery, and outdoor dining.
Woolen Mills, Dublin 1 Centrally located in Dublin's city centre, this historical eatery has both outdoor street seating as well as an incredible rooftop terrace looking onto a beautiful cityscape. The restaurant's outdoor options will be available soon and booking ahead will be essential.
L'Gueuleton, Dublin 2 If you need another people-watching spot to sit at while you munch on lunch, look no further than L'Gueleton on Fade Street. The French bistro will be open for walk-ins but booking is advisable. If you're walking by in the meantime, check out their Hatch Bar which will be open on weekends from 1pm - 9pm and from 3pm - 9pm from Tuesday to Friday. Serving cocktails, beers and hot food to go.
Saba, Dublin 4 Saba's Secret Garden on Upper Baggot Street has been fitted with a canopy to ensure that bad weather won't spoil your outdoor dining experience. Walk-ins are welcome but reservations are advised, you can make your booking on their website here.
Angelina's, Dublin 4 Situated along the canal, Angelina's Restaurant and Deli are offering outdoor dining with brunch, lunch, and dinner menus as well as stunning waterfront views. To book your table, visit firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01-660 2262.
The Bridge, Dublin 4 Located in the heart of Ballsbridge, The Bridge 1859 has outdoor seating available for their full food and beverage service from midday till late, seven days a week. You can make a booking here. Additionally, they have opened The Window, a takeaway hatch serving food and drinks during the same time period.
Circa Dublin, Dublin 6 This Michelin Bib Gourmand awarded restaurant have a bright, covered and heated garden terrace available for lunch and dinner seatings. You can also order your meal online or call & collect on (01) 5342644. Menus change regularly so as to use the most in-season Irish produce available so keep an eye on their social media for updates.
Gaillot et Gray, Dublin 8 This family-owned restaurant is serving up French- style, wood-fired pizza and rustic bread alongside craft beers and natural wine. Located on Clanbrassil St with quaint, candle-lit outdoor seating, this is a spot worth checking out. Call 01-4547781 for more details.
The Brass Onion, Dublin 9 Located in Grace Park, The Brass Onion serving up an impressive range of brunch options ranging from breakfast baps and poached eggs to fruit scones and chocolate brownies. Outdoor dining is available as well as takeaway services. E-mail email@example.com to book your table.
Restaurant 104, Dublin 9 Immortalised by James Joyce in Ulysses, this Drumcondra restaurant serve up the best of Irish produce. Located just 10 minutes from Dublin city centre, this spot is ideal for date night with its cosy brasserie vibe and terraced seating. Walk-ins are welcome but seating is limited, call 01-7978936 to book.
King Sitric, Dublin 13 This seafood joint with scenic views is located in beautiful Howth. Open Thursday to Monday from 1pm-8pm, the team have a feast of seafood on offer including crab rolls, lobster rolls, fish & chips, fish burger and lots more. Once restrictions ease, there will be terraced outdoor seating options on offer. Booking is not available but walk-ins are welcome.
Rudy's Restaurant, Dublin 15 Located in Blanchardstown village, Rudy's has outdoor dining to accommodate customers. Places are limited so booking is essential and you can make yours by calling 01-9685040. They currently have takeaway and delivery options on offer from Monday - Friday, 12.30pm - 10pm and Saturday - Sunday, 10am -10pm.
Casper Giumbinis, Dún Laoghaire If you're celebrating something special, head over to Marine Road for a night of seafood and steak. Open seven days a week, they have limited outdoor seating available on the terrace for al fresco dining - simply call 01 4432699 for reservations.
NB: Remember, if your heart is set on dining out in Dublin, you must keep up to date with the restrictions, ring the venue ahead of time, and don't forget your mask. For more information on the current restrictions in your area, visit gov.ie.
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