This is the Perfect Place to Refuel During Your Christmas Shopping

Balfes, the chic centrally located all day dining bar and brasserie located at the heart of Dublin’s creative quarter provides the perfect respite from the cold for busy seasonal shoppers. Located in the heart of Dublin, the stylish setting and delicious seasonal additions to the Balfes menu mean one of our firm favourites has never been more tempting – a delicious haven from the Christmas shopping crowds!

Winter has been embraced by Balfes kitchen and the new menu reflects the best local produce and quality ingredients that define the season. The Balfes Josper Grill takes centre stage to present tender grilled saddle of lamb, served with chickpea mash and roast aubergine with red wine jus.

Other new additions include a deliciously chicory salad with Christmas favourite Crozier blue cheese, balanced perfectly with the sweetness of pickled pear, walnut and honey and grilled chicken breast with cumin ballotine, puy lentils and a rich parmesan polenta.

Winter is all about comfort and a little bit of indulgence and the new dessert choices scream treat yourself with a choice of mixed berries served with champagne sabayon, a rustic pecan torte with salted caramel or a rich sticky toffee pudding served alongside almond ice cream.

Celebrating the brasserie’s dedication to providing the perfect social setting, the Winter menu dishes also include Balfes signature sharing plates and include tasty cured Charcuterie sharing plates – perfect if you just fancy a drink and nibbles. Burrata with roast cherry vine tomatoes, semi sundried tomato crème and traditional country loaf as well as a fresh seafood platter boasting grilled gambas, cured organic salmon and Castletownbere crab are all on offer and ideal for a casual catch up.

Those looking to sit back and relax can watch the festive season unfold from Balfes’ heated terrace with a warming Hot Toddy from a dedicated menu of winter warmers. Choose from a selection of hot whiskeys with a classic Balfes twist of apple and cinnamon infusions, warming hot ports with star anise and the always popular Baileys and Irish coffee choices – perfect for keeping the chill at bay.

For chic all day dining and late dinner until 10pm with an impressive cocktail menu, Balfes is the perfect choice to make winter evenings last longer and make lasting memories this Winter – drop your bags and settle in for a fantastically festive experience.

To book your table, call 01 646 3353 or visit

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