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Dublin Shortlists Revealed for 2017

Dublin Shortlists Revealed for 2017

Below we reveal the shortlist of the top restaurants in each awards category for county Dublin. By reaching the next stage of judging, Dublin shortlist finalists can expect to receive a mystery guest inspection at any time from this Monday, 6th March.

Winners of the Dublin shortlist will be announced at the All-Ireland Finals on Monday ,8th May at the The Clayton Hotel, Dublin.

The Dublin shortlists are as follows;


Best Wine Experience

Sponsored by CLASSICdrinks

64 Wine

ely Wine Bar

Forest & Marcy

Green Man Wines

Mc Hughs Wine & Dine


One Pico

Piglet Wine Bar

Stanley’s Restaurant And Wine Bar

Whelehans Wines



Best Customer Service

Sponsored by Peroni

Chapter One

China Sichuan



Forest & Marcy

Green Man Wines



Pickle Restaurant

Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud


Best Emerging Irish Cuisine

Sponsored by Odaios Foods





Fish Shop

Forest & Marcy

Heron & Grey


Mr Fox

The Winding Stair


Best Newcomer

Sponsored by BWG Foodservice

Charlotte Quay



Forest & Marcy

Gaillot et Gray

Hang Dai


Mr Fox

Pickle Restaurant

Piglet Wine Bar



Best World Cuisine

Sponsored by Dubliner Cheese



China Sichuan

Hang Dai

Il Vicoletto

Montys Of Kathmandu

Pickle Restaurant


Rosa Madre

Saba – Baggot Street


Best Gastro Pub

Sponsored by Coca Cola

Anglers Rest

Bison Bar & BBQ

The Excheque

L. Mulligan Grocer

The Magpie Inn

Matt The Thresher

Mulligans Of Sandymount

The Cellar Bar at The Merrion Hotel

The ChopHouse

The Old Spot



Best Kids Size Me

Sponsored by Heinz

Avoca Rathcoole

Bay Restaurant Clontarf



Jamie’s Italian

Michael’s Italian


Overends Restaurant at Airfield Estate

Saba – Clarendon Street

The Washerwoman


Best Café

Sponsored by Illy

147 Deli

Assassination Custard

Brother Hubbard

Silk Road Café

The Kilkenny Café at Kilkenny Shop

Meet Me in the Morning

The Pepper Pot Cafe

Queen Of Tarts

Dolce Sicily

The Fumbally



Best Hotel Restaurant

Sponsored by Elavon

1780 Restaurant at Portmarnock Hotel

Tavern at The Dylan Hotel

Francesca’s Restaurant at Brooks Hotel

Seasons Restaurant at InterContinental Dublin

The Cellar Restaurant at the Merrion Hotel

Sophies at The Dean Hotel

The Brasserie at The Marker Hotel

The Coburg Brasserie at The Conrad

The Saddle Room at The Shelbourne Hotel

Wilde at The Wesbury

Local Food Hero

Sponsored by Rewarding Times

Erik & Michelle Robson – ely

Brid & Colm Carter – Honest2Goodness

David Llewellyn – Fruit and Vine

Jenny & Patrick Mc Nally – McNally Family Farm

Ciaran Hartnett – The Dublin Honey Project

Pub of the Year

Sponsored by Bushmills

Finnegan’s Of Dalkey

The Hacienda Bar

Hole In The Wall


The Long Hall


The Old Stand

The Palace Bar

The Royal Oak

The Stag’s Head


Best Casual Dining

Sponsored by San Pellegrino

Craft Restaurant

Da Mimmo Italian Restaurant


Fish Shop

Il Vicoletto


Rosa Madre

Union 8

Vintage Kitchen

Wildeside Café


Best Restaurant Manager

Sponsored by Tindal Wine Merchants

Kevin Hui – China Sichuan

Liz Matthews – Etto

Aoife Walsh – Hang Dai

Andrew heron   – Heron & Grey

Sallyanne Clarke – l’Ecrivain

Declan Maxwell – Luna

Benny Jacob – Pickle Restaurant

Stephane Robin – Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud

John Healy – Suesey Street

Paul Young – The Greenhouse



Best Chef

Sponsored by Pallas Foods

Paul McNamara – Etto

Ciaran Sweeney – Forest & Marcy

Karl Whelan – Hang Dai

Damien Grey – Heron & Grey

Stephen Gibson – Pichet

Sunil Ghai – Pickle Restaurant

Graham Neville – Restaurant Fortyone

Katie J. Sanderson – The Fumbally

Mickael Viljanen – The Greenhouse

Stephen Mcallister – The Pigs Ear


Best Restaurant

Sponsored by Dalcassian Wines & Spirits and Cielo Wines

Chapter One

Forest Avenue

Heron & Grey



One Pico

Pearl Brasserie

Restaurant Fortyone

Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud

The Greenhouse

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