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6 Restaurants to try in the Grafton Quarter

  • Fri, 10 Mar 2017

Behold, a list of delicious restaurants to try in The Grafton Quarter. But be prepared to be very hungry after reading this!

Gotham Café

Since 1993, the Gotham Cafe located just off Grafton street , consistently offers Dublin diners a relaxed & friendly dining atmosphere which is unusual for a city centre eatery.

Famed for their pizza, Gotham Cafe aims to deliver top quality food with lots of great Irish ingredients in a relaxed casual setting where you can relax, chill out & enjoy yourself with friends & family without feeling too worried about the size of the bill at the end!


Carluccio’s aim is to provide great quality, authentic Italian food at sensible prices whilst providing excellent customer service. Carluccio’s is the perfect place to indulge in rich Italian food, in a clean and classic setting. They also have a take away pasta bar at lunch time, alongside an array for home-baked goods and not to mention their fabulous coffee!

Marco Pierre White

When you walk through the doors into the vibrant dining room of Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill on Dawson Street or through the lush cloistered gardens and heated terrace of Marco’s new Donnybrook restaurant Courtyard Bar & Grill into the relaxed luxury of the smart, inviting rooms, you’re met with a warm welcome.

A place where diners can enjoy simple yet exquisite cuisine that perfectly embodies what Marco calls Affordable Glamour. Marco Pierre White’s chefs have all been trained in London by Marco himself. They use only the finest ingredients to create simple, classic fare like Hereford Steak with Bearnaise Sauce or Halibut Steak a la Provencal.


Fire Restaurant Dublin is located in the heart of Dublin city centre in the popular Dawson Street and St Stephens Green vicinity. Offering exclusive dining options in a historical dining room including the best private dining in Dublin. Fire Restaurant in consistently voted one of the best restaurants in Dublin.

Fire Restaurant also offers a great early bird menu, such as their Pre Theatre and Table D’hote menu. You can relax and rewind after dinner in Lounge Cocktail and Wine Bar. Fire Restaurant pride themselves on creating menus around locally sourced produce. We are firmly committed to supporting sustainable local Irish produce and serve the finest selection of meats and produce that Ireland has to offer.

Bunsen Burger

Bunsen Burger is the hip and trendy burger joint, situated in three prime locations around the city centre serving straight up burgers. Having sampled all major beef breeds in Ireland, they settles on having the beef supplied by FX Buckleys. Also, having experimented with over 50 cheeses, including making their own (Comte/Jack blend), they settled on the closest possible thing to traditional American hamburger cheese available in Europe. The closest thing to real American burgers! Locations include – 35 Wexford Street, 22 Essex Street East Temple Bar and 3 Anne Street South.

Sprout & Co

Sprout & Co is one of the relatively new healthy food options within the city centre, and it is constantly expanding. Sprout is an Irish seasonal kitchen and cold pressed juices. They have two eateries which include: 63 Dawson Street, Dublin and also Juice Bar in Avoca Rathcoole. Two of their signature dishes include ‘The Super Guacamole,’ and the ‘Satisfied Turkey Bowl.’

So, what are you waiting for? Get your bookings into these delicious eateries!