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Irish Restaurant Awards

Thank you!


The Irish Restaurant Awards 2017 have now concluded. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all parties involved in making this years awards such a success. From the members of the public who voted in January, to … Read More

Best Cocktail Experience 2017 Sponsored by Ketel One


The Irish Restaurant Awards held the Best Cocktail Experience competition on Tuesday 11th April 2017 in the Arroll Suite of the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin. 55 establishments, nominated by the public in January, competed for the title … Read More

Irish Restaurant Award Winners 2017 Revealed


CHAPTER ONE, Dublin wins best restaurant AT THE IRISH RESTAURANT AWARDS 2017


Tuesday, 9th May 2017, Dublin.

The Restaurants Association of Ireland is pleased to announce that the … Read More

Irish Restaurant Awards – Chef Team Selection

The Irish Restaurant Awards 2017 Chef team is selected based on those who were regional Best Chef category winners in 2016 for Ulster, Connaught, Leinster, Munster and Dublin.

This has been the selection process for the past 9 years of … Read More

Competition Winners

We are delighted to announce our two competition winners who have both won two tickets to The Irish Restaurant Awards 2017

Belfast Bites – Honorary Food Blogger

After living in Edinburgh for a few years, we fell … Read More

Introducing our 2017 Chef Team

The RAI are proud to introduce this year’s exceptional team of top chefs, from across the country. Our chefs will be preparing a six-course meal for over 900 guests at the All Ireland Awards final on the 8th of … Read More

National Category Shortlist Announced

We are pleased to announce the finalists in the National Categories for the Irish Restaurant Awards 2017.

The following categories have been shortlisted by the National Academy Judging Panel and are eligible to win the All Ireland titles which will … Read More

Irish Restaurant Awards Announce Depaul as Charity Partner for 2017

The Restaurants Association of Ireland are proud to announce Depaul as their charity partner for the 2017 Irish Restaurant Awards. Every year the RAI takes the opportunity to fundraise at its All Ireland Awards event in Dublin, hoping to make … Read More

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