Le Plancha, Monkstown
Le Plancha is a cosy neighbourhood bistro serving a Portugese, Spanish and French inspired dishes at reasonable prices. Opened in 2011 by husband and wife duo Andrew Lawlor and Eimear Brannelly, Le Plancha is located in the picturesque seaside village of Monkstown, taking pride of place in the Crescent.
Eimear and Andrew followed their mutual passion for food opening Le Plancha together having been inspired by their shared dining experiences around the world. With Andrew as Head Chef and Eimear at front of house as manager, there is a personal touch and warmth to the experience.
This restaurant prides itself on using local and seasonal produce and hand-making ingredients in so far as possible, so expect everything from the ice cream to your cheese crackers to have been made in house from scratch.
1a The Crescent
T: 01 2845860
Available all night Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday and until 7pm Thursday to Sunday, Le Plancha’s 2 course set menu offers fantastic value with a wide range of tempting dishes to choose from. Why not try Smoked Paprika & Manchego Arancini followed by Steak Frite cooked a la plancha for just €23?
As you are dining in the beautiful seaside village of Monkstown, kick off your meal with a sampling of today’s catch, Seafood Plate with house-cured salmon, dressed crab and poached king prawns. Choose from delicious mains such as Roast Thornhill Duck Breast with a confit leg & squash hash, carrot anise puree & duck gravy or Housemade Gnocchi with seasonal mushrooms, porcini cream & parmesan for a real taste of what Chef Andrew can do. With an extensive wine offering, there is something for everyone at Le Plancha.