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Soak up the Sunshine while Reconnecting with Friends and Family over Cocktails and Delicious Bites on the Terrace at Balfes at The Westbury this Summer

Reopening June 7th, The Terrace at Balfes – one of Dublin Cities largest outdoor dining terraces – is the perfect spot to catch up with the ones you’ve been missing. Sip your favourite cocktails as you bask in the sunshine on those long summer evenings. It’s been a long wait, but at last, iconic bistro Balfes is reopening on …

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Win a Scrumptious Brunch for You and a Friend at Balfes – Closed

Located just off Dublin’s infamous Grafton Street, Balfes is fast becoming known as one the best places to eat brunch in Dublin. Balfes is proud to offer the best brunch in Dublin City Centre. Their extensive brunch menu includes a selection of delicious and stylish dishes ranging from their healthy brunch options Body Byrne Eggs …

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Spoil Your Mam This Mother’s Day with An Amazing Offer from Balfes

Are you looking to spoil your mam this Mother’s Day? How about a spot of shopping followed by a brilliant brunch in one of Dublin’s most stylish spots? This year Balfes is offering diners an amazing offer of a Mother’s Day gift card promotion. Customers will receive a free pancake and coffee when they purchase …

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St.Patrick's Day

Celebrate St.Patrick’s Day with a Seafood Offer Too Good to Resist at Balfes

Balfes, the chic centrally located all day dining bar and brasserie located at the heart of Dublin’s creative quarter will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with one of the most iconic Irish parings; Oysters and Guinness. Celebrate in style in the beautiful surrounds of this city centre hub. Balfes are offering diners six fresh oysters and …

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Celebrate in Style with an Exclusive Offer From TheTaste and Balfes

TheTaste and Balfes have teamed up this year to bring readers of TheTaste an exclusive offer. When you buy a voucher for the value of €70 or more you will receive two complimentary glasses of bubbles, perfect to kick start your Valentine’s Day celebrations. Located on Balfe Street, where Grafton Street and the Creative Quarter …

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Refreshing Summer Wines

Celebrate the Best Organic, Biodynamic and Sustainable- Growing Wines in Ireland with BALFES

BALFES is launching a new wine menu, taking inspiration from top eateries and wine bars accross the world, such as New York and London. Their aim is to support Organic, Biodynamic, Vegan-friendly, and Sustainable-Growing wines on offer in Ireland. In the UK and Ireland, organic wine sales alone have seen an increase in sales in …

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Balfes Host a Summer Soiree on The Terrace to Launch New Summer Cocktail Menu

Last night Balfes hosted a sumptuous Summer Soiree on The Terrace and celebrated the official launch of the expertly-created aperitif cocktail menu, designed by the new Bar Manager, Alan McGillivray. Alan brings a fresh and vibrant energy to Balfes bar, as well as an in-depth knowledge of mixology, stemming from his international experience at The …

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Bucket List Brunch – Our Guide to Dublin’s Best Brunch Venues

Brunch is a staple weekend activity these days. The perfect mix of food, drink and socialising, this is one mealtime we’ll never want to abandon. While 23 venues may seem like a lot, we’re confident that our ultimate bucket list brunch options for Dublin will satisfy those hunger pangs and still leave you hungry for …

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This Stylish City Centre Bar Has a Hot Toddy Menu and it's a Winter Must

This Stylish City Centre Bar Has a Hot Toddy Menu and it’s a Winter Must

Balfes is constantly staying in tune with the latest seasonal trends, from the coolest summer spritzers to the hottest winter warmers, the stylish bar in the heart of Dublin’s creative quarter is always on top of its game. To surprise drink enthusiasts in the happiest of seasons, they’ve launched a festive Hot Toddy menu filled …

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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 …

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Happy, Hungry Mondays – Restaurants Open on Monday Night in Dublin City

You’ve arranged a baby sitter, planed your outfit to a tee, and sussed out where you’ll park, and get home afterwards, however despite your careful planning your dinner plans might be compromised due to one crucial matter, the restaurant of your choice is closed on Mondays. As is often the case, it’s only when you …

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These Irish Bars Are Mixing the Winter Warmer Cocktails you Need to Try this Season

Winter warmer cocktails do more than just heating your hands. In fact, they don’t even have to be hot drinks but they do have to give you a warming feeling as you sip them on a chilly day. Spices, creamy textures and seasonal flavours converge in combinations that will wrap your taste buds like the cosiest …

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Enjoy a Sophisticated Taste of Autumn with Balfes' Halloween Specials

Enjoy a Sophisticated Taste of Autumn with Balfes’ Halloween Specials

Balfes is always surprising us with irresistible, seasonal delights and this Halloween is not the exception. They’ve launched a terrific special menu with colours and flavours inspired in the spookiest and probably the most fun holiday of the year. For those with a sweet tooth, their Pecan Pie is a must-try. The delicious dessert is …

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All Hail the Espresso Martini - How did the Caffeinated Cocktail Took Over Irish Bars

All Hail the Espresso Martini – How did the Caffeinated Cocktail Take Over Irish Bars?

Wake up and smell the coffee: If there’s a drink that has divided and conquered the Irish cocktail scene, it’s the Espresso Martini. Unlike the Cosmopolitan or the Old Fashioned, the drink has climbed its way to the top without the help of a Carrie Bradshaw or a Don Draper and while it’s not that new, …

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The Sidecar at The Westbury, Dublin - #TasteCocktailFest

The Sidecar at The Westbury, Dublin – #TasteCocktailFest

Is there anything better than sipping on an expertly crafted cocktail on a summer’s evening? We think not. With that in mind, TheTaste Summer Cocktail Festival takes the hassle out of the hunt for Ireland’s finest shaken and stirred favourites. With hotspot cocktail bars around the country showcasing their skills with a special cocktail to …

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Balfes and BodyByrne Fitness Team Up to Deliver a Hot New Healthy Menu

The number of healthy eateries in Dublin continues to grow, but Balfes collaboration with BodyByrne Fitness continues to make them stand out as the place to eat sin-free in style. Now Balfes have teamed-up once again with Dublin’s renowned BodyByrne Fitness to create a selection of new, light additions to the summer menu, with health-conscious …

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Business with Pleasure: 10 of the Best Restaurants for a Smart Business Lunch in Dublin [March Edition]

Business with Pleasure: 10 of the Best Restaurants for a Smart Business Lunch in Dublin

Choosing the perfect venue for a business lunch can lead to a life-changing handshake. While great food is of course important, it’s just one of many boxes the ideal place must tick and the right atmosphere, tone of music and style of service are just as important. To help you seal the deal before dessert arrives, we have compiled …

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7 Great Places in Dublin for Your Pancake Fix | Pancake Tuesday Dublin

Seven Great Places in Dublin to Flip for on Pancake Tuesday

Next Tuesday 28th of February there will be pancakes, many, many pancakes across our Fair City. And to help you honour the tradition of indulging in these little blankets of deliciousness, we have compiled a list with some of our favourite places to visit on Pancake Tuesday Dublin. Combining Irish favourites, Provençal charm and a …

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Dublin at Christmas: Five Perfect Spots to Eat and Drink Around Grafton Street

Dublin at Christmas offers plenty of things to see and do. Yesterday 13th of November, Dublin’s City Centre lit up with Christmas joy. And we mean it literally, as the Grafton Street Christmas lighting ceremony gathered huge crowds of attendees eager to enjoy the live music and festive cheer in an event that for many has become …

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