Ireland has brought us a rich a colourful array of famous fathers from the infamous Father Ted Crilly to godfathers of Rock like Bob Geldof and Bono. It’s capital city Dublin is packed to the rafters with fabulous eateries and at ResDiary we like to consider ourselves a kind of godfather of dining . So grab your coat and join us as we discover the best Father’s Day dining in Dublin.
Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea at The Morrison Hotel : For the Gentrified Dad
When you initially think of Father’s Day dining in Dublin ; afternoon tea might not be the first thing that comes to mind, but we promise it’s a treat that your Dad won’t forget in a hurry. The Gentlemen’s Afternoon Tea at the Morrison Hotel swaps finger sandwiches and china cups for delicious steak sandwiches, beer sliders, smoked rasher scones and whiskey chocolate truffles that can be washed down with a refreshing pint of Wicklow Wolf. That’s the ticket!
Where: The Morrison, Ormond Quay Lower, Dublin 1, Ireland
Price: €25 pp
Masterson’s Steakhouse : For the Carnivorous Dad
Masterson’s is an award winning, family run Steakhouse in the heart of the Dublin suburb of Swords. Here you will find the finest Irish Beef & locally sourced produce. The serve out of this world steaks ( the clue is in their name). We know that recommending a steak for Father’s Day Dining in Dublin is perhaps a bit predictable, but if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it! Treat your Dad and go all out on the signature 1kg cote de boeuf to share ,with all the trimmings – so big your Dad will need a sword to slice it.
Where: 17 Main Street, Swords, Dublin, Ireland
Price: €10 – €60
The Asador Dublin: For the boy scout Dad
The ethos at The Asador is simple, source the best of Irish produce and cook in the most ancient of ways – over flames. The living, breathing heart of their open kitchen is a bespoke 1.2 tonne ‘Asador’ grill packed full of flavoursome lump-wood charcoal and oak & apple hard woods. They combine these with maple and hickory wood chips to add further flavour to their famous steaks. Their chefs have spent time in Spain, Portugal & Argentina learning all about the craft of delivering exquisite barbecued food. All meats, shellfish, fish and game are cooked to perfection over fires – this will definitely appeal to every Dad’s inner boy scout.Where: 1, VIctoria House, Haddington Road, Dublin 4, Dublin, Ireland Price: €22 – €69
Saba Baggot Street: For the Thai loving Dad
Saba is a Thai and Vietnamese Eatery withxh serves authentic cuisine at reasonable prices. Thai food is already pretty exciting, but it is this restaurant’s name which really brings a smile to our faces. Saba means “happy meeting place” so a great place to spend time with Dad. The Saba Way is about being good and doing good, staying true to who they are and treading lightly on the planet, and it runs through everything they do, from setting a table, to the kind of ripples they send out into the wider world, in terms of ethical choices and the charities they support. If this Father’s Day Dining in Dublin pick doesn’t make your Dad’s heart sing, he is made of stone!
Where: 22 Upper Baggot Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Dublin 4
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