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BPym27 Jan 6, 2013 05:27 AM

I'll be spending an evening on my own in Dublin soon and would like to have a tasty meal. When dining solo, I most enjoy restaurants that have a bar where I can sit and eat. I am an adventurous eater but would love to find something with traditional Irish influences or ingredients I wouldn't encounter elsewhere. Thanks for any thoughts you might have!

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    BPym27 Jan 9, 2013 01:14 PM

    Thanks for the tips! I ended up having a wonderful late lunch at Winding Stair.

    1. zuriga1 Jan 8, 2013 11:11 PM

      At Fade Street Social or some of the other Dublin restaurants, you'll get a bit more interesting food than at Johnny Fox's, but if you want a good meal and interesting adventure, you can take the bus (I'm not sure how that works) up to Fox's in the hills above Dublin. I thought the food was very traditional, plus they had some music.

      http://www.jfp.ie/

      We stayed down the street from Fade St. and it was packed the night we walked by. We ate at www.lgueuleton.com/, which sounds very French, but there were some good, Irish dishes on the menu, too.

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        BrianGilligan Jan 8, 2013 12:35 PM

        For eating at the bar you could try Fade Street Social http://www.fadestreetsocial.com/
        I haven't been yet however the chef is talented and the reviews are good. There are a few dishes that are derived from traditional recipes / combinations.
        Dining solo in Dublin is nothing to be afraid of. The Pigs Ear and The Winding Stair offer different takes on Irish cooking and are both informal with good food.

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