Here Are The Six Celebrities Donning Aprons For The New Series of TV3’s The Restaurant

Fans of TV3’s The Restaurant will be delighted to hear that the six celebrities taking part in the new series have officially been revealed.

The six celebrities will be donning aprons for the brand new series of The Restaurant, which airs on Wednesday, February 21st, at 9pm.

First up in the kitchen will be weather and National Lottery presenter, Nuala Carey. Joining Nuala over the six-part series will be Irish musicians Paul Harrington, who famously won the Eurovision song contest with ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Kids’, and Irish jazz & folk singer Mary Coughlan.

Health expert and broadcaster Dr Ciara Kelly, TV Star Aoibhinn Garrihy and Munster and Ireland rugby legend Donncha O’Callaghan will also be taking part.

Each celebrity chef will be tasked with creating a top-class three course menu and will have to impress the palates of critics Marco Pierre White and Rachel Allen.

During service, the chefs will get instant feedback from the remote cameras and microphones covering the dining room in Marco Pierre White’s Courtyard Bar & Grill in Donnybrook, Dublin 4.

The Restaurant

Brand new critic Rachel Allen (Centre) with Paul Harrington, Aoibhin Garrihy, Dr Ciara Kelly and Nuala Carey were today revealed as this years celebrities who will be donning aprons for the brand new series of TV3s˜The Restaurant which will commence on the 21st February at 9pm. Picture: Brian McEvoy Photography

The identity of the celebrities will remain a secret to the diners and the critics until service is over, at which point the celebrity will step out of the kitchen and face the critics in front of the diners to find out their star rating (from 1–5).

The programme is produced by Vision Independent Productions and voiced by well-known presenter Sean Moncrieff. 2018 will be the third year MPW Restaurants Dublin will collaborate with VIP. This is the thirteenth series of The Restaurant, which is proudly sponsored by Gas Networks Ireland.

Tune in to The Restaurant on Wednesday 21st February at 9pm on TV3. For more information, visit

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