7 great places to dine this weekend in South Dublin
Food undoubtedly brings people together, and at Dundrum Town Centre there is something for everyone. Dundrum Town Centre hosts beautifully designed restaurants to eat and drink for any occasion. Enjoy classic favourites and taste new discoveries that celebrate local and international cuisines. Dine in Dundrum where there are so many options to choose from this February, including Ananda, The Flying Duck, The Port House Ibericos, Jamie’s Italian, Donnybrook Fair, Siam Thai and Dunne and Crescenzi.
Ananda in Dundrum Town Centre
Indian cuisine has offered the world endless gastronomic greats and is renowned worldwide for its wonderful use of herbs and spices. Ananda in Dundrum Town Centre offers authentic Indian dining along with the friendliest service led by Anand. Crafted from rich ingredients, traditional dishes served in Ananda are incredibly tasty. Ananda’s Indian name can be translated to the word ‘bliss’, which is fitting for both the flavours and atmosphere in the restaurant. With unparalleled quality, it is no surprise that Ananda was recognised with a Michelin mention in 2022.
Take a culinary trip around India with Ananda’s first tasting menu of the year at – The Railway Journey. Book online now.
The Flying Duck
The Flying Duck offers mouth-watering seafood dishes such as Smoked haddock fishcakes and Prawn gambas pil pil. Their food offers a touch of glamour and a varied mix of local and international inspired dishes. Entertainment takes place every Friday and Saturday night and ranges from up-and-coming Irish talent to show-stopping tribute experiences. Every weekend is sure to be a celebration of entertaining music and exquisite food.
The Flying Duck presents a diverse two or three course lunch menu served 12pm-3pm Monday to Friday. The Flying Duck situated beside Harvey Nichols at Dundrum Town Centre.
Since 2012, Jamie’s Italian has brought families in Dundrum Town Centre closer through rustic Italian dishes. Jamie’s Italian prides themselves in making their pasta fresh onsite, every single day. Having perfected the people’s favourites – Carbonara, Bolognese and Linguine among many other delicious dishes, they have also mastered the wood-fired pizza.
Bringing you classic Italian dishes with a Jamie Oliver twist at Dundrum Town Centre, bookings for Jamie’s Italian can be made online or by phone.
The Port House Ibericos
The Port House Ibericos is located in Dundrum Town Centre’s Pembroke District. The cosy cottage restaurant offers an exquisite range of food, wine, port and sherry, with a large open area for spring al fresco dining. This authentic Spanish tapas bar is the perfect option for a weekday date night or weekend group dinner. The Port House Ibericos have an incredible lunchtime offer where customers can enjoy 2 delicious tapas from their lunch menu selection with a glass of wine/ sangria/ beer or a soft drink for just €12.00.
Donnybrook Fair in Dundrum Town Centre pride themselves on using locally sourced meat as well as organic fruit and vegetables. These can be found in store or throughout their restaurant meals. Irish leaders in food retail and restaurant quality, Donnybrook Fair is perfect for a sit-down occasion or a stop-by take home meal. The D|F Cookery School is passionate about teaching culinary skills to last a lifetime, this February they are hosting a Couples Cooking class – the perfect date night idea. Join their executive chef and spend Valentine’s Day getting to know your partner, date or bestfriend through the magic of food.
Donnybrook Fair located in Pembroke Square, features a fresh food market on the ground floor and a stylish restaurant & bar on the first floor.
Dunne and Crescenzi
Dunne and Crescenzi provides a traditional dining experience by serving simple Italian food with the best quality ingredients, authentically Italian hospitality, and excellent Italian wines. They are renowned for their extensive range of purple-labelled house wines, consistently suggesting the perfect wine pairing for each meal. Dunne and Crescenzi also offers a delicious breakfast menu 10:00-11:30am, Monday – Sunday.
Offering Ireland’s finest quality Thai food, Siam Thai is highly recognised for its restaurant and has also won multiple cocktail awards for its Candlelight Bar. Siam Thai’s philosophy is to sell delicious and remarkable Thai food, that meets the highest standards of quality and freshness and combines both modern, creative, and traditional Thai styles of cooking. Visit Siam Thai now to discover delicious food and incredible cocktails upstairs in its modern 1920's speak easy style late piano bar with music from Thursday to Saturday, the perfect spot to sip a signature cocktail.
Whatever the occasion, Dundrum Town Centre is the ultimate food and retail destination.