Tuesday 19 September 2017

Three to Try

Grill & Fill

Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel,

1 Ormonde Street,

Kilkenny

Tel: (056) 777-1888

Style

At the heart of the great Kilkenny city in a former bank building, this is a busy, buzzy grill bar. From fish cakes to pastas, steaks to flame-grilled big burgers

Price

Mains, €12.95-€28.95; Special four-course menu including glass of wine, €24.95

Try

Marinated rack of pork with baby potatoes, courgette and cherry tomato confit and a red wine jus

Wine

From €21.95

Freddy's Bistro

Theatre Lane,

Lower Glentworth Street,

Limerick

Tel: (061) 418-749

Style

Red-bricked walls and wooden floors create a warm ambiance in this fine restored 19th-Century building. Great steaks, braised lamb shank, Jamaican Jerk chicken, and chargrilled lime and chilli marinated sea bass

Price

Mains, €15.95-€28.95; Early Bird €19.95/€24.95

Try

Medallions of fillet steak with crispy onion rings

Wine

From €19.95

Canters Restaurant

9 Fairview Strand,

Fairview,

Dublin 3

Tel: (01) 833-3681

Style

A contemporary bistro cum brasserie restaurant doing good modern-Irish food with plenty of variety. Everything from barbary duck legs with Toulouse sausage to excellent steaks

Price

Mains, €16-€27; Early Bird, €26

Try

Rack of lamb with ratatouille and feta

Wine

From €21

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