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Published 04/07/2010 | 05:00

The Arch Bistro

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Above The Glenside Pub,

Landscape Road,

Churchtown,

Dublin 14

Tel: (01) 296-6340

Style

A busy, buzzy place with contemporary decor, doing excellent, well-executed French-style food at really good prices for lunch and dinner

Price

Mains, €13-€19.50; Early bird, 2/3 course €15/€18

Try

Roast rump of lamb with potato fondant, spiced turnip puree and sauteed spinach

Wine

From €20

Gouman's Restaurant

95 Main Street,

Castleisland,

Co Kerry

Tel: (066) 716-3784

Style

A new, casual French bistro with a wide menu from French chef David Gouman, who cooks French and Irish food with an occasional twist of Asian thrown in. Frog's legs to coq au vin

Price

Mains, €10.95-€24.95; Early bird, 2/3 course €14.95/€17.95

Try

Pan-seared king scallops with wholegrain mustard mashed potato and beurre blanc sauce

Wine

€19

The Russell Restaurant

15 Ludlow Street,

Navan,

Co Meath

Tel: (046) 903-1690

Style

Very reliable, confident, well-executed, luscious food in this comfortable, contemporary restaurant

Price

A la carte mains, €18.95-€29.95; Early bird 2/3 course, €25/€30

Try

Prawns Thermidor: fresh Dublin Bay prawns sauteed in brandy and mild mustard cream, with pilaff rice

Wine

From €20.95

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