Saturday 27 May 2017

Restaurant reviews: Three to try

The Farm Gate, CRACKBIRD, 34 South William St,Dublin 2, Twitter: @CrackBIRDdublin





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Crackbird's second pop-up restaurant appearance is at the old Maloti premises on South William Street. Peck on waffle crisps and fried chicken, chicken wings, or brochettes, with sides and sauces. Drop in, or tweet your request for up to four people to @CrackBIRDdublin to dine at 2pm, 4pm, 6pm or 8pm on your chosen date

Price

Mains, €4.95-€17.95; sides, €3.95; sauces, two for €2

Try

Half soy-garlic chicken

Wine

From €19

GREEN BARN BISTRO

Killeagh,

Youghal,

Co Cork.

Tel: (024) 90166

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You can dine al fresco, see the pet chickens, and visit

their great garden centre and lifestyle store. A pretty, friendly restaurant with wholesome, modern food from East Cork. From fishcakes and classic shrimp cocktail to beer-battered fish and chips, and a daily roast. A great stop-off

Price

Mains, €10.95-€15.50

Try

Thai green chicken curry with aromatic rice

Wine

From €16.50

THE PIG'S EAR

4 Nassau St,

Dublin 2.

Tel: (01) 670-3865

Style

Stephen McAllister of TV's The Restaurant runs a

pretty good restaurant in real life. It's a lovely airy space overlooking Trinity's playing fields and does good food with the best of Irish

Price

Mains, €17.95-€26.95; early bird 2/3-course, €19.95/€24.95

Try

Lemon roast-chicken breast with potato puree, young

leeks and mushrooms

Wine

From €20.95

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