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Hidden Gems in the Grafton Quarter

  • Wed, 1 Feb 2017
Everyone knows how appealing The Grafton Quarter is for food, but chances are you’ve walked down Grafton Street and missed a couple of these hidden gems. Lucky for you, we have a list of these delights! 

La Cave

Tucked away on South Anne Street down a flight of stairs, La Cave is Dublin’s oldest and original wine bar. This gorgeous French restaurant is filled with curiosities and over 350 different wines.

All hail the divine bovine! This trendy new restaurant offers delicious steaks cooked to perfection, at such affordable prices. Juicy steaks, weekly specials and house cocktails with no fuss.

La Ruelle Wine Bar


La Ruelle Wine Bar is the ideal venue, perfectly located just off Dawson Street, in the discrete Joshua Lane, facing the Mansion House. Their wines have been carefully selected from small regional producers to well known wine-makers.
Afternoon Tea in the Fitzwilliam Hotel
This unique, contemporary take on the traditional afternoon tea is the perfect mid-week treat. Afternoon Tea is served from 2pm-6pm daily in the cosy comfort of Inn on the Green.
Chilli Club 
For those who love spice, Chilli Club is the place to go. Serving delicious, authentic Thai food in a small, intimate setting. Dublin’s first Thai Restaurant The Chili Club has been cosily situated in Anne’s lane off Grafton Street since 1991. Irish owned, it is a long-time favourite with Dublin’s restaurant-goers, serving delicious authentic Thai food cooked by the Head Chef Pornsak Wachum.
 Dolce Sicily 
An original Italian pâtisserie.
Number Twenty Two 
A unique and exclusive venue that combines the Library Bar, restaurant, club and theatre located on South Anne Street just off Grafton street. In the library bar you can sit by the blazing fire and soak up the atmosphere, while a talented culinary team serve delectable food and exceptional cocktails from 12pm daily. MASQUERADE and SPECTACLE, late night Theatre club doors open at 11pm every Saturday with the first performance to take place from 11:30pm.
WOW Burger
You’ll find this bustling burger hut hidden away upstairs at The Workmans Club (entry through Bison Bar & BBQ), downstairs at Mary’s Bar and Hardware Shop on Wicklow Street and at The Triangle in Ranelagh. Burgers, sides, sundaes, beers and banter!
We bet you’re hungry after reading that! If we’ve missed out on any let us know, and make sure to follow us on Instagram and Twitter for more updates are where to dine.