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Mermaid or Eden or Grangecon?

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susandresner Oct 16, 2007 04:42 PM

One night open for dining in Dublin? Which one would be best for fresh food beautifully prepared, good value, setting? Mermaid Cafe or Eden or Grangecon Cafe in Wicklow?

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    jendolan RE: susandresner Oct 17, 2007 01:58 AM

    Eden would get my vote. Food is great and there is a buzzy atmosphere. The food is also good in the Mermaid, but the last couple of times I was there it was a bit atmosphere-less. I haven't heard of the Grangecon Cafe, but Wicklow is probably a bit far out of town unless you are driving.

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      desperate diner RE: susandresner Oct 18, 2007 09:03 AM

      Both Eden and the Mermaid Cafe are really good.
      For fresh food, locally prepared, good value, setting etc, have a look at the Winding Stair Restaurant. It is right by the ha'penny bridge. It is on a par with both of these restaurants

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