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13 of Dublin's most exciting new restaurants for 2016

What a year it was.

THIS LAST YEAR has seen some excellent new food come to Dublin.

1. Dublin Pizza Company, Aungier Street

You won’t get a seat here, but you’ll get some fine pizza delivered to you out of a hatch and a stellar view of Aungier Street as it passes you by.


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2. Cotto, 46 Manor Street, Stoneybatter

This trendy spot opened at the start of the year and has been serving up delicious pizza and brunch ever since.

3. Wishbone, Montague Street

This new chicken wing joint hidden off Camden Street has been getting some good buzz since it opened in October. It helps that the wings are delicious.

4. Hang Dai, Cameden Street

This new Chinese restaurant is designed like the inside of a subway carriage which is pretty damn impressive.

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5. The Yarn, Liffey Street

This place specialises in pizza and booze and has a fab view over the Ha’penny bridge.

What more could you possibly want?

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6. Gutterball, Queen Street

This retro cafe specialises in hoagies and has a bowling theme to it.

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7. Thundercut Alley, Smithfield

Selling amazing cocktails, flatbreads, bits, and 1980s bangers, Gutterball’s sister Thunder Cut Alley is certainly a new restaurant with some character to hit the Dublin scene.

8. Tang, Dawson Street

In collaboration with yoghurt giant Yogism, Tang is a greek-inspired little deli of surprisingly brilliant food.

Top notch salads today 👌🏻 #tangfood #salads #irishfitfam

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9. Cirillo’s, Baggot Street

Another pizza place. It truly was the year of the pizza. Cirillo’s offers the most authentic Italian antipasti and pasta dishes you could hope to find in this nook of the city. Their pizzas are unreal too.

A little night shot

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10. Union 8, South Circular Road

This Kilmainham neighbourhood eatery does a fabulous brunch and an even better dinner.

#interiordesign #sunnyday #dublin8

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11. Richmond, Richmond Street

If you’re looking to splash out, this gorgeous little spot in Portobello is some of the finest dining you can get in the city.


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12. Bang Bang, Phibsborough

This tiny cafe on Leinster Street has a specialty to die for. The brunch burger, try it.

Breakfast burgers + Coffee ☕️ @bangbangd7

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13. Pickle, Camden Street

This new Indian restaurant opened in May and is an absolute must-try. The menu alone is enough to get you salivating.


Last night I got spoilt with a real flavour flashback. #therealdeal #happybirthdaytome #irishindian

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