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Cliff Diving – Behind the Scenes in the Cliff Townhouse Kitchen with Chef Sean Smith

Friday night and the lights are low, couples savouring a romantic date night knocking back oysters and groups of friends devouring platters of seafood, they knew well the place to go. Although I have savoured the delights of the deep here myself, when I arrive to the marble clad dining room on this occasion I’m …

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Summer Seafood

Treat Yourself to a Summer Seafood Masterclass With Chef Sean Smith At The Cliff Townhouse

The Cliff Townhouse will be running a series of Summer Seafood Masterclasses with head chef Sean Smith. The seafood masterclasses are designed to be a fun and enjoyable way for guests to learn more about the different styles of cooking and preparing seafood. Donegal born Sean honed his talents working as Head Chef under Richard …

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The Cliff Townhouse Celebrates 2 AA Rosettes with Brand New Summer Menu and Kitchen

Sean Smith, the talented chef at Cliff Townhouse, is delighted with his newly refurbished kitchen. More spacious, allowing him to be even more creative, he is celebrating the new space – and the recent two AA Rosettes award – with a flurry of new summer dishes on the Cliff Townhouse menu. From fresh starters like …

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Chef Sean Smith

Celebrate Lobster Season with a CLIFF Academy Masterclass with Chef Sean Smith

CLIFF Academy, located at Cliff at Lyons, is one of the most scenic cookery schools in Ireland and offers a programme of masterclasses delivered by some of the most talented chefs in the country. Following on from a sold out masterclass with CliffHouse Executive Chef Martijn Kajuiter last month, June will see seafood masterchef Sean …

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Dublin Bay Prawns with Pernod by Chef Sean Smith

Dublin Bay Prawns Recipe with Pernod by Chef Sean Smith

This prawns recipe marries Pernod with delicious fresh Dublin Bay prawns. When the infamous absinthe was banned in France by government decree in 1915, one of its chief manufacturers, Henri Pernod, began making a more acceptable, lower strength alcoholic drink. With its aniseed flavour and without the offending wormwood of its predecessor, Pernod was created. …

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Chicken, Chorizo and Prawn Paella Recipe by Chef Gearóid Lynch

Chicken, Chorizo and Prawn Paella Recipe by Chef Gearóid Lynch

This chicken, chorizo and prawn paella recipe is a one-pot wonder and a real crowd pleaser. It’s very convenient if you’re entertaining, as you can just pop it on the table for everyone to help themselves. The basic paella ingredients are rice, saffron and olive oil, but you can vary the other ingredients any way you wish. Serves …

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A Pearl of a Treat this September at the Cliff Townhouse

The Cliff Townhouse are providing a luxurious treat for seafood lovers this September as they host their fourth annual Oyster Festival. Diners can enjoy exceptional seasonal produce from Michael Kelly’s famous Galway oysters to Carlingford oysters, plus delicious Harty oysters from Dungarvan which are sourced just minutes away from its sister, The Cliff House Hotel. …

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Cliff Townhouse

Cliff Townhouse, Dublin 2

Cliff Townhouse, a luxury guesthouse in Dublin city centre is located at 22 St. Stephen’s Green in the centre of Georgian Dublin, close to Grafton Street shopping district. An architectural jewel in the city’s heart, includes modern fine dining Restaurant and Oyster & Champagne bar. The food, created daily by the Head Chef Sean Smith …

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