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Camden Kitchen

  0.27 miles from Kilronan House 69 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Tucked away off busy Camden St, this inviting little bistro prides itself on its fresh, seasonal menu. The wine menu is on the expensive side but is balanced by reasonably priced food.... — Lonely Planet

This bistro-style restaurant always makes an appearance on Dublin's best-restaurant rankings. It's intimate and chic, and serves lunch and dinner (if you are feeling hungry in the late... — Condé Nast Traveler

Simple, modern, neighbourhood bistro set over two floors; watch the owner cooking in the open kitchen. Tasty dishes use good quality Irish ingredients prepared in classic combinations.... — Michelin Guide

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the Cake Cafe

Cafés   0.29 miles from Kilronan House 73 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

At Michelle Darmody's Cake Café, a restaurant in the Portobello neighborhood, the building was designed to be sustainable and with materials that were apparently "healthy and organic." — Travel + Leisure

When the former head of the Slow Food Dublin movement opens a café, expectations are going to be high. Michelle Darmody's dreamy little Cake Café fulfills every one of them. — Fodor's

This adorable new venture has already won itself a loyal following. — Time Out

Dublin's best-kept pastry secret is this great little cafe on a tiny lane parallel to Camden St. — Lonely Planet

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The Canal Bank Cafe

  0.35 miles from Kilronan House 67 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

This smart and easy-going café on Upper Leeson Street has young, sassy staff and an American-influenced menu featuring omelettes, soups, burgers, steak sandwiches and quesadillas, as well... — Time Out

Life is good at Trevor Browne’s airy American-French style bistro, just off the canal. Moules frites share the menu with burgers and fish and chips, but there’s nothing mundane about the... — Lonely Planet

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Forest Avenue

  0.35 miles from Kilronan House 72 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

This rustic neighbourhood restaurant is named after a street in Queens and has a fitting 'NY' vibe, with its jam jar and antler light fittings and stags' heads lining the walls. Top... — Michelin Guide

In Dublin terms, it’s a little out of town, but this neighborhood restaurant is well worth the short hike from St. Stephen’s Green. The tasting menu gives you a chance to explore some of... — Condé Nast Traveler

Named after the street in Queens where chef-owner Sandy Wyer grew up, Forest Avenue is the new and rising star on the Dublin food stage. A floor-to-ceiling glass frontage allows the light... — Fodor's

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Shanahan's on The Green

Steakhouses   0.39 miles from Kilronan House 74 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

There are those who believe this classy steakhouse to be the finest restaurant in the city. — Time Out

You could order seafood or a plate of vegetables, but you'd be missing the finest cuts of juicy and tender Irish Angus beef you'll find anywhere. — Lonely Planet

Georgian townhouse overlooking the green; the basement 'Oval Office' bar features one of JFK's old rocking chairs. — Michelin Guide

This upmarket yet relaxing steakhouse is the brainchild of Irish-American talk-radio tycoon John M. Shanahan, who followed his dream of building a temple to his favorite food: Irish beef. — Travel + Leisure

This American-style steak house in a restored Georgian town house offers a sleekly elegant setting in which to chow down on some of the tenderest Irish Angus beef this side of the Atlantic. — Fodor's

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ely wine bar

Burgers   0.41 miles from Kilronan House 74 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Scrummy homemade burgers, bangers and mash, or wild smoked salmon salad are some of the dishes you’ll find in this basement restaurant. — Lonely Planet

Cosy and smart, with brick walls, oversized armchairs and little nooks and crannies to sink into, Ely boasts a vast wine list that is possibly the best in the country. — Time Out

Owners Erik and Michelle Robson also run an organic farm in Clare, and supply beef and vegetables for entrees on the lunch and dinner menus. — Travel + Leisure

This cosmopolitan, clever place does everything right. — Frommer's

Dishes tend to be simple—for example, the panfried cod with potato terrine, samphire (a local coastal herb), and clam chowder—but incredibly fresh and succulent. — Fodor's

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The Unicorn

Italian   0.42 miles from Kilronan House 69 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

In the art of creating the perfect place to get slightly sozzled over some quality eats, the Unicorn is a master. — Fodor's

The Food Emporium offers takeaway food that includes gourmet sandwiches, ‘designer’ salads and smoothies. — Insight Guides

Saturday lunch at this Italian restaurant in a laneway off Merrion Row is a tradition for Dublin’s media types, socialites, politicos and their cronies. — Lonely Planet

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Bang Restaurant

International   0.42 miles from Kilronan House 77 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Almost as much art gallery as eatery, this elegantly bohemian joint is a thing to behold. — Frommer's

Cool minimalist interiors with brash art, chandeliers and a menu that is full of dishes you want to eat. — Time Out

Fashionistas and foodies alike have been aficionados of this stylish spot for over a decade, which changed hands a few years ago. — Lonely Planet

Stylish, three floor restaurant with a pale blue colour scheme: the basement is intimate, the ground floor, light, and the top floor, elegant. — Michelin Guide

Across the road from the Shelbourne Hotel, this hip restaurant is the essence of stylish minimalism, reflected in its food as well as the decor of natural tones and dark wood furnishings. — DK Eyewitness

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Etto

  0.44 miles from Kilronan House 67 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

A superb restaurant and wine bar that does contemporary versions of classic Italian cuisine. All the ingredients are fresh, the presentation is exquisite and the service is just right.... — Lonely Planet

The name of this rustic restaurant means 'little' and it is totally apt! Blackboards announce the daily wines and the lunchtime 'soup and sandwich' special. Flavoursome dishes rely on... — Michelin Guide

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Thorntons Restaurant

International   0.45 miles from Kilronan House 77 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Featured on television and in books, Chef Kevin Thornton had made his mission clear to incorporate Irish ingredients into modern cuisine. — Travel + Leisure

One of the most talked-about fine-dining restaurants in Dublin, Thonton's is the culinary seat of celebrity chef Kevin Thornton,. — Time Out

Forget the stretched metaphors: if you're passionate about food, this place is a must. — Fodor's

Chef Kevin Thornton's culinary genius is to take new French cuisine and give it a theatrical, Irish once-over. — Lonely Planet

Elegant restaurant overlooking St Stephen's Green, on the first floor of the Fitzwilliam Hotel. — Michelin Guide

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Peploe's

International   0.45 miles from Kilronan House 74 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

There is a reason - no, make that several reasons - why Peploe's is considered to be the best wine bar in town. — Time Out

In the vast basement of a Georgian building, this wine bar and restaurant is so chic even the waitstaff are nattily attired. — Frommer's

Atmospheric cellar restaurant - formerly a bank vault - named after the artist. Comfy room with a warm, clubby feel and a large mural depicting the owner. — Michelin Guide

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Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud

French   0.47 miles from Kilronan House 89 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Looking every bit as stellar as its two Michelin étoiles would suggest, Guilbaud's is pretty much the top table in town. — Time Out

Ireland's most award-winning restaurant (with two Michelin stars) holds court in elegant quarters at the equally elegant Merrion Hotel. — Frommer's

For almost 30 years, Cognac native Patrick Guilbaud has dominated Dublin’s culinary landscape—and with good reason. — Travel + Leisure

Also known as "Dublin's finest restaurant," this do-be-impressed place on the ground floor of the Merrion Hotel boasts a menu described as French. — Fodor's

The food is innovative without being fiddly, beautifully cooked and superbly presented. — Lonely Planet

Pearl Brasserie

French   0.47 miles from Kilronan House 72 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Formal basement restaurant with a small bar-lounge and two surprisingly airy dining rooms; sit in a stylish booth in one of the old coal bunkers. — Michelin Guide

Great attention to detail that has gone into the design of this elegant little restaurant. — Time Out

The decor is contemporary, with eclectic flourishes like Belle Époque light fixtures and vaulted little alcoves. — concierge.com

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Cellar Restaurant

  0.48 miles from Kilronan House 67 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

With its dramatic vaulted ceiling, its discreet, secluded vibe and its excellent wines, the Cellar certainly lives up to its name. It's an immaculate operation serving casual and... — Time Out

Menu: 22€ (lunch) - 30€ - Carte: 35€-65€ — Michelin Guide

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The Greenhouse

  0.5 miles from Kilronan House 71 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

If you can only have one meal in Dublin, you'd best make it count. The Greenhouse is a recipient of a brand-new Michelin star. Head chef Mikael Viljanen brings a Nordic touch to dishes... — Condé Nast Traveler

Stylish restaurant with turquoise banquettes and smooth service. Menus include a good value set lunch, midweek set and tasting menus and a 5 course 'Surprise' on Friday and Saturday... — Michelin Guide

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L'Ecrivain

International   0.51 miles from Kilronan House 82 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

One of the best restaurants in the city, L’Ecrivain combines classic formality with contemporary cool. — DK Eyewitness

Classic Irish dishes get a truly gourmet twist at this stalwart of Dublin's fine-dining scene: the oysters in Guinness sabayon are legendary. — Time Out

A well-regarded and busy restaurant with a glitzy bar, a whiskey-themed private dining room and an attractive terrace. — Michelin Guide

Hidden away in Dublin's Georgian neighborhood, L'Ecrivain is a small restaurant built on a split level, with a high, peaked ceiling and blond woods that lend it a Scandinavian feel. — concierge.com

This is one of Dublin's truly exceptional restaurants, from start to finish. The atmosphere is relaxed, welcoming, and unpretentious, and chef Derry Clarke's food is extraordinary. — Frommer's

One Pico

International   0.54 miles from Kilronan House 75 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Chef-owner Eamonn O'Reilly cuts quite a dash, but it's his sophisticated, daring, contemporary cuisine that tends to seduce visitors to his little restaurant. — Fodor's

Stylish, modern restaurant tucked away on a back street; a well-regarded place that's a regular haunt for MPs. — Michelin Guide

About a 5-minute walk from St. Stephen's Green, on a wee lane off Dawson Street, this is a sophisticated, grown-up place, with excellent service and fantastic food. — Frommer's

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Steps of Rome

Italian   0.55 miles from Kilronan House 67 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Discerning natives flock to this place for a cheap lunch or a good takeout. Just a few steps from Grafton Street, this Italian eatery is also popular for a late-night bite. Slices of... — Fodor's

One of the best open secrets in town is this tiny kerbside cafe just off Grafton St, where you can take away rustic pizza slices or sit in and rub elbows with the Italian frat pack over... — Lonely Planet

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Bunsen

  0.57 miles from Kilronan House 67 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Beautifully simple American style burger joint that boasts arguably the best burger in the city. It has a stark menu with only a few items, leaving not much room to get it wrong. The hand... — On the Grid

The latest branch of Bunsen's ever-expanding artisan burger empire — Lonely Planet

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Saba

Thai   0.58 miles from Kilronan House 69 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

The name means 'happy meeting place' and this Thai-Vietnamese fusion restaurant is just that, a very popular eatery with Dubliners who tuck into a wide selection of Southeast Asian dishes. — Lonely Planet

Trendy, buzzy Thai restaurant and cocktail bar. Simple, stylish rooms with refectory tables, banquettes and amusing photos. — Michelin Guide

Don't judge Saba by the uninspired decor (dark wooden tables and lighting that casts a dull orange glow)—just wait for the food. — concierge.com

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