Classic French food is hard to find in Dublin. This perfect neighbourhood restaurant nails it

In this Monkstown courtyard you get a night out and a three-course, fixed price menu for €60

At Bresson, it’s French food, cooked skilfully. It’s a fixed price menu, but critically, there are plenty of choices and it really feels like good value.

At Bresson, it’s French food, cooked skilfully. It’s a fixed price menu, but critically, there are plenty of choices and it really feels like good value.

As we continue to lay claim to the prime outdoor spaces, formerly the preserve of smokers – who have been shunted off, fuming, into faraway corners – there are other pandemic changes afoot. Not all of them good.

We won’t be turning down your room. Covid. No tablecloths. Covid. 90-minute time slots, no-choice, and fixed price menus. All kinds of Covid. And everything covered in plastic.

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