Oliver Dunne

You Dine We Donate – Oliver Dunne Restaurants Donates €6,000 to Charity Partner Aware

The ‘Oliver Dunne Restaurant Group’ is a proud charity partner of Aware. Aware undertakes to create a society where people affected by stress, depression, bipolar disorder and mood related conditions are understood, supported, free from stigma, and are encouraged to access appropriate therapies.  As a group, we support Aware’s message of hope: recovery is possible and …

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Cleaver East Looks to the East for Inspiration Behind New Food Offering

Oliver Dunne and his team have given the food and drink concept at Cleaver East a complete overhaul by introducing a new Eastern-influenced offering. The Temple Bar restaurant has retained its bold and playful approach to food and cocktails, while the new menu offers a wide mix of creative and adventurous Eastern-inspired dishes. Oliver said, …

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No Shows

Dealing With Restaurant ‘No Shows’ – Are Deposits The Future of Dining Out?

If you booked an appointment with your doctor, dentist or hairdresser, would you just decide not to show up without even giving them a quick call? Many wouldn’t, so why treat restaurant bookings any different? Deposits are often needed for holiday bookings and even a stay in a hotel. With a rise in restaurant no …

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It’s The Most Wonderful Time For a Beer – Say Hello to Decemberfest

‘’Christmas time, mistletoe and stein!’’This Christmas something very special is coming to Dublin, a new and exciting venture called Decemberfest! The brand new pop up comes from restauranteur Oliver Dunne, who has partnered up Erdinger Ireland to bring December Festive Beer Lodge to Dublin this winter. The festive beer lodge is set to open on …

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This Dublin Restaurant is Giving You 50% Off Food And Wine Every Monday

You may hate Mondays right now, but that could all be about to change thanks to an unbelievably tempting new offer at one of Malahide’s best restaurants. Oliver Dunne’s Bon Appetit is a bustling neighbourhood restaurant and tapas bar suitable for all occasions. Whether you’re after an intimate night with a loved one, a midweek …

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New Restaurants

Ireland’s Newest Openings – Add These New Restaurants to Your Foodie Bucket List

The Irish restaurant scene is showing no signs of slowing down, with the booming sector seeing one new restaurant open after another. While this is great news for food lovers far and wide, it can be difficult trying to narrow down your choices and figure out which of the country’s newest openings you want to …

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Win a 2 Course Dinner for 2 with Cocktails at Beef and Lobster

Weekend Plan Sorted – Beef and Lobster Malahide Opens Today

Oliver Dunne’s popular Dublin restaurant, Beef and Lobster, is getting a second location in the capital, much to the delight of Dublin diners. Beef and Lobster Malahide opens on Thursday May 17th, just in time for the weekend. Like the original on Parliament Street, Beef and Lobster Malahide will offer simple classics done right, serving steak …

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A Blooming Brilliant Line Up Has Been Announced for this Year’s Bloom Festival

Bord Bia’s Bloom Festival returns for its 12th year in the Phoenix Park Dublin from 31st May – 4th June. The exciting five day event will see the best of Ireland’s horticulture and food industry on display. There will twenty spectacular show gardens, food vendors, live music, interactive demos and much more. There will be over 200 retail exhibitors, where eager green …

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Bon Appetit Malahide

Experience a Taste of Summer With Bon Appetit Malahide’s New Menu

Looking for a deliciously seasonal menu to sink your teeth into this summer? Bon Appetit Malahide has debuted their new menu and it looks absolutely delicious. Embracing the season, visitors to Bon Appetit will get the chance to taste new dishes like Seared Yellow Fin Tuna, Citrus Ponzu Dressing, Avocado Puree, Saffron Mayo. You can …

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Chefs to Follow TheTaste.ie

Follow the Flavour – 12 Chefs in Ireland You Need to Follow on Social Media

Thanks to social media we have now constant access to the real-time musings of chefs all across Ireland. 280 characters at a time, or square by square on Instagram, those who devote their lives to food fill in the gaps between our visits to their restaurants not only with a generous serving of new dishes …

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People Encouraged to Support Local Businesses as Restaurants Cope With Fallout From Storm Emma

The chaotic weather brought on by Storm Emma and the ‘Beast From the East’ is putting incredible strain on our restaurants. With people confined to their homes and public transport at a standstill, there seems to be very little that can be done. Oliver Dunne, chef and owner of four restaurants in Dublin, has said …

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Oliver Dunne

Chef Oliver Dunne Takes Ownership of This Much-Loved South Dublin Restaurant

Irish chef Oliver Dunne has today taken over ownership of Donnybrook institution, O’Connells Restaurant. A popular neighbourhood restaurant in the heart of south Dublin, the restaurant’s previous owners, Tom and Annette O’Connell, will exit the business. The rest of the team will remain, as will the restaurant’s name, which will continue to operate as is. …

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5 Course Dinner for 2 at Bon Appetit Malahide for €75

One of Our Favourite Dublin Restaurants Has Launched a Vegan Menu

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock this January, you will have heard that embracing plant-based foods is the order of the day for many, with #veganuary taking over our feeds. That said, finding vegan menu options in your favourite eateries can be a bit of a struggle. While we’ll never forego a good steak …

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Cleaver East Restaurant, Dublin 2

Cleaver East restaurant by Oliver Dunne and Cleaver East Suites are situated in the heart of Ireland’s capital city in the popular Temple Bar area. Open for Breakfast, Brunch, Not Afternoon Tea, Lunch and Dinner with an Early Bird Menu and Group Set Menus available, Cleaver East is a destination for all occasions. Open seven …

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Michelin Star Chefs Launch The Dublin Cookbook in Aid of Temple St Hospital

Michelin Star Chefs Launch The Dublin Cookbook in Aid of Temple St Hospital

Patrick Guilbaud, Kevin Thornton, Oliver Dunne and Derry Clarke last week visited the hospital to launch The Dublin Cookbook, produced by Concept Marketing. The Cookbook is a compilation of over 130 recipes from Dublin’s top chefs and restaurants, and it is hoped it will raise over €50,000 to help Temple Street! Kevin Thornton, Head Chef and owner …

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Young Irish Chef Mark Moriarty Crowned Ireland & the UK Winner of the San Pellegrino Young Chef 2015

Young Irish Chef Mark Moriarty Crowned Ireland & the UK Winner of the San Pellegrino Young Chef 2015

Last week, a panel of leading chefs from Ireland and the UK – who hold five Michelin stars between them selected Mark Moriarty, Sous Chef at The Culinary Counter as the best emerging chef talent from Ireland & the UK at a live cook-off in london for the San Pellegrino Young Chef 2015 competition. Mark …

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