Four floors of foodie heaven

June 2, 2013

in Dublin

fallon & byrne

The cheese shop in Fallon & Byrne. I got an amazing Irish cheddar from Cork.

fallon & byrne

All the cheeses were labelled with where they were from and what they were made with.

OK, I am now officially obsessing about the food of Dublin. We had some amazing meals while I was there. And if truth be told, I was kind of surprised. I just didn’t expect that. It’s not like people typically go on about Irish food, after all.

At Fallon & Byrne, we had a fantastic afternoon of  food. Described as four floors of foodie heaven, Fallon & Byrne has a wine cellar, restaurant and food hall.

hamburger in dublin

The burger.

fallon & byrne

Asparagus salad.

At lunch in the upstairs restaurant, Zanne and I both tried the beef burger with mature cheddar and smoked bacon. One word: wonderful. Kathy had the asparagus, crisp speck and poached egg salad with truffle dressing. Also excellent.

And had we had enough then? No, then we went back down to the first floor food hall and shopped. Their web site says, “The food hall at Fallon & Byrne stocks the best of everything, and that’s all. Just-caught fish, well-hung meat, mighty coffee, sinful cakes, fine artisan foods of every kind, the freshest of fruit and vegetables.”

You know what? They did have some amazing stuff. We sampled and bought cheeses and butter and chocolate and tea. So good.


We arrived at the restaurant for lunch just before it got packed.


The pewter bar at Fallon & Byrne.



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1 Lou Lou June 3, 2013 at 21:13

I’ve heard this from many people, that Dublin is THE place to eat and drink. Sounds fab!

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