Saturday 23 September 2017

Restaurant reviews: Three to try

Marriages Made in Heaven

Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill: 51 Dawson St,Dublin 2.Tel: (01) 677-1155



Style

Conrad's new neighbours, and a great alliance between Marco Pierre White and the Fitzers Fitzpatrick family. Roasts and grills, fish and steaks, and a little je ne sais quoi has made this a really cool spot

Price

Mains, €19.95-€35

Try

16oz T-bone with Boston-style, poivre noir grilled oysters

Wine

From €24

Thornton's Restaurant

128 St Stephen's Green,

Dublin 2.

Tel: (01) 478-7008

Style

Kevin Thornton took up the space vacated by Conrad Gallagher at the Fitzwilliam Hotel; it's a marriage that seems to have stood the test of time

Price

Dinner & tasting menus, €79; €95-€125. Pre-theatre, €49, 6-6.30pm

Try

Hake with golden potato rings, Dublin Bay prawns, garden peas and pea sauce

Wine

From €35

Gordon Ramsay at Powerscourt

The Ritz-Carlton

Powerscourt,

Enniskerry,

Co Wicklow.

Tel: (01) 274-8888

Style

Not having made the 'wedding' at the 2007 opening, Gordon Ramsay was over recently for a 'renewal of vows' at the five-star Ritz-Carlton Hotel to relaunch the brand and new chef Peter Byrne

Price

Mains, €30-€40

Try

Hand-cut tagliatelle with asparagus and wild mushroom cream

Wine

From €28

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