Frank’s, 22 Camden Street, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The one-page menu is a rarity: an accessibly priced list of things you'll really want to eat

Lignum: Thrilling food, a load of skill, pitch perfect service and a truly beautiful room. Photograph: Julia Dunin Photography

It has thrilling food, pitch perfect service and a truly beautiful room

Hen’s Teeth, Blackpitts, Dublin 8. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Chef Killian Walsh is a real talent, the space is amazing, but slow service lets Hen’s Teeth down

Cush Restaurant, Ballycotton, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Restaurant review: Simplicity is at its best at this smart place with exemplary fish cooking

The grain store at Killruddery, Bray, Wicklow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Killruddery’s own produce shines at seasonal supper in Bray estate’s magical grain store

Orwell Road Restaurant at 8 Orwell Road, Dublin 6: A smart room with tightly packed tables. Photograph: Alan Betson

Clever and innovative dishes from the Coppinger Row team will attract the crowds to this Rathgar dining room

The Glass Curtain, Thompson House, MacCurtain Street, Cork.

Review: Delicious dessert rounds off a disappointing evening in The Glass Curtain

Forest Avenue Wine Bar, 8 Sussex Terrace. Photograph: Alan Betson

Restaurant review: Forest Avenue Wine Bar has an impressive by-the-glass list to try

 Bastible restaurant. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Restaurant review: Head to Bastible in Dublin 8 for confident, clever and delicious cooking

 Yoi Izakaya restaurant, 71 Mespil Road, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Restaurant review: Yoi Izakaya has an impressive range of tasty dishes – and hot sake

Juniors restaurant, on Bath Ave, Dublin 4. ‘Owners Paul and Barry McNerney have a good eye for detail.’  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Restaurant review: Juniors in Beggar’s Bush is a standout place for breakfast, lunch or dinner

We’ve selected 50 women in Ireland’s food sector to highlight their valuable – and often very tasty – contributions

We name 50 women who make Ireland’s food business the vibrant sector it is today

Taco Libre, North King Street. Photograph: Alan Betson

Restaurant review: Very tasty indeed, and ideal for a casual bite with friends

 Hegarty’s cheese risotto with roast butternut squash, frazzled sage and toasted hazelnuts

Oliveto in Dún Laoghaire takes the classic Italian route – generous and welcoming

Bland tastes, cold food, slow service and a wild element that feels like a marketing concept

Mickael Viljanen, chef patron at  Chapter One, which now has two Michelin stars. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times.

Michelin awards 2022: Aimsir is unequivocally at three-star level, says Corinna Hardgrave

Table Wine, 50 Pleasants Street, Saint Kevin’s, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

Restaurant review: Top marks for the delicious small plates at this local gem in Dublin

Inside the Roundwood Stores on the Main Street of Roundwood, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Alan Betson

Get to this Roundwood shop, bakery and cafe early. It’s a popular spot

Big Fan on Aungier Street is a low-stress environment with a highly creative menu

Goldie restaurant in Cork city. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Restaurant review: This city centre dining room's global flavours add spark and originality to local produce

Bread 41 restaurant, 41 Pearse Street, Dublin 2. Photograph: Damien Eagers

Revew: The new dining area at Bread 41 on Pearse Street is perfect for a casual catch-up

It’s a comfortable room, where you feel the genuine warmth and hospitality of being a guest, not just a paying customer. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Bethlehem captures the experience of being invited to someone’s home

At Dorian, the  format   is somewhere between small sharing plates (with a few larger ones that change daily), and a traditional three-course route. Photograph: Mel MacLaine

Review: With a Roaring Twenties vibe, this restaurant will come into its own once restrictions are lifted

In South America, there are problems with rainforests being cleared to make way for soybean plantations. Photograph: iStock

Sometimes, when we try to eat healthily, our choices can have undesirable consequences

Meal of the year winner Mickael Viljanen, Head Chef of Chapter One, has mastered the art of applying French technique seamlessly so that his food just glides, tantalises and delights. Photo: Tom Honan

Corinna Hardgrave on Ireland’s best eating-out experiences over the past 12 months

Dublin Bay prawns, which are also known as langoustines or scampi, look more like mini lobsters. Photograph: iStock/Getty

Almost all of Ireland’s wild prawns are exported. So where do all the ones that we eat come from?

 Six by Nico on Molesworth Place, Dublin, served up six course of fun. Photograph: Tom Honan

Review: This new restaurant is the Dublin outpost of a well-oiled machine. How’s the food?

Library St in Dublin 2. Photographs: Naoise Culhane

A revamped Dublin city centre space has smart, delicious cooking that’s true to its roots

The prawns, all six of them, taste of nothing, and I later discover they’re from India. Not a good idea when there are sweet-tasting Dublin Bay prawns just a few food miles away. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Restaurant review: I’ll happily dine in this relaxed, friendly room. As long as I’m not paying

Avoca, Ballsbridge

Grocers and delis, both new and long-established, where you can buy great food locally

Sheridans cheesemongers, Galway

Grocers and delis, both new and long-established, where you can buy great food locally

There can be few more spectacular places to welcome in the new year than Clare Island Lighthouse.

Walks, reading a book by a log fire and quiet cosy dinners may be just what you need

On the Pigs Back, English Market, Cork city. Photograph:  Joleen Cronin

Grocers and delis, both new and long-established, where you can buy great food locally

Lotts & Co, Clontarf Road. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Grocers and delis, both new and long-established, where you can buy great food locally

Avoca,  Ballsbridge

Grocers and delis, both new and long-established, where you can buy great food locally

Kwanghi Chan. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A temperature probe is essential, and a Microplane is the best grater around

 Chef Vincenzo d’Elia and Tamara Barbato in Bell Pesto Café. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Three courses of regional Italian food, including vegan options, for €28 on James’s Street

Delicious desserts: Clanbrassil House’s blackberry baked cream

Our food experts Corinna Hardgrave, Lisa Cope and Ali Dunworth reveal their favourites

Family meal: Jess Murphy (second left) and staff during a break at Kai, in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

This food is not just off-menu: it’s simply never available to regular diners like you and me

Vegetable edge: Tang bean salad

Our food experts Corinna Hardgrave, Lisa Cope and Ali Dunworth reveal their favourites

Fish and chips at Fish Shop

Our food experts Corinna Hardgrave, Lisa Cope and Ali Dunworth reveal their favourites

Restaurant review: This former pub, full of colour and music, now serves delicious ramen

Great Irish food: dishes from (top row) Mamó, Solas Tapas, Hen’s Teeth and (bottom row) Glas, Daddy’s and House Restaurant

It’s the ideal time to try one of Ireland’s top-notch new restaurants, or visit old favourites

Perfect pizza: the ’nduja pie from Little Forest. Photograph: Lisa Cope

Our food experts Corinna Hardgrave, Lisa Cope and Ali Dunworth reveal their favourites

Super steak: West Cork Angus rib-eye at Pilgrim’s, in Cork

Our food experts Corinna Hardgrave, Lisa Cope and Ali Dunworth reveal their favourites

Perfect pasta: the pumpkin cappellacci at Host, in Dublin

Our food experts Corinna Hardgrave, Lisa Cope and Ali Dunworth reveal their favourites

There has been much publicity around cocktail-making robots and Servi, a robot that uses cameras and laser sensors to carry plates of food from the kitchen to diners. Photograph: Getty

Robowaiters, drinks online, QR codes: dining’s faceless future or a solution to the staff shortage?

Table Forty One, Gorey, Co Wexford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A Bib Gourmand is not a Michelin star, but this is solid, good value cooking

Dining in Woodruff restaurant, in Stepaside, was nothing short of an absolute pleasure. Photograph:  Alan Betson

It has a wine service you don’t often get: informed and unintimidating

Tang restaurant on Dawson Street, Dublin 2. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Review: This Dublin cafe offers zingy salads, vegan bites and delicious cakes

 Liz Matthews of Uno Mas and Etto. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

As the nights grow cooler, we recommend places with crackling fires and hearty dishes

 Clanbrassil House on Clanbrassil Street upper, Dublin. Photograph:Nick Bradshaw

This kitchen has a reputation for letting chefs blossom and, once again, it pays off

Restaurant Lady Anne in Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny, is resolutely special-occasion territory

Well-executed food and excellent service is guaranteed at this Castlecomer restaurant

Yotam Ottolenghi with his test kitchen colleagues Noor Murad (left) and Verena Lochmuller

What to do with all the ingredients lurking at the back of your cupboard

Ean wine bar on Druid Lane in Galway city. Photograph: Julia Dunin Photography

Top marks for originality at this stripped back small plates restaurant in the west

Outdoor dining at Bonobo restaurant in Dublin 7. Photograph: Damien Eagers

Review: A pizza and cocktail haven for a casual meal in Dublin 7

Outside of Locks Restaurant, Windsor Terrace, Dublin 8. Photograph: Alan Betson

A new chef elevates the offering at this popular restaurant with a bright future

‘It’s not really about food, it’s about people chatting when they come round that really matters.’

Dodgy music, simple food and great company are the makings of a successful night

Gregan’s Castle in Ballyvaughan is perfect for a special occasion

If you're looking for a treat, you'll find it here. Well-defined flavours from a creative kitchen

Nannetti’s on Dawson Street ‘may not be white linen Italian dining, but it is a load of fun’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The perfect place to book for a group of friends with a range of choices to appeal to all

Chef Gráinne O’Keefe’s new restaurant, Mae, above The French Paradox in Ballsbridge, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Some dishes lacked spark during opening night but this chef is clever and skilful

Jonny Boyle is bringing “flavour bombs on sticks” to restaurant staff to thank them for their work during the pandemic.

Jonny Boyle of Sticks is repaying places that kept him smiling in lockdown by cooking for their staff

Private Dining Room at Chapter One by Mickael Viljanen  where it is plush, but not a bit hushed.

We can't award Michelin stars but this faultless lunch earns a perfect 10/10 score

Afuera,  777’s  dining space off George’s Street, Dublin

Where to eat, what to wear and what dishes to order, to make outdoor eating work in autumn

The Olde Glen Bar & Restaurant in Glen village, near Carrigart, has a simply worded menu with a few unannounced surprises.

Flavour-packed dishes using local produce, from Forest & Marcy’s former head chef

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