Sometimes you get lost in a big city like Dublin. Love is in the air, and you want to show that to your beloved one by taking him or her out for dinner. There are so many options that making a choice can be very overwhelming. Luckily, The Alex team have selected 5 very romantic restaurants for the perfect date… You’ll thank us later!
Chapter One – One Michelin Star Restaurant
8-19 Parnell Square N, Rotunda, Dublin 1
When feeling in the mood for a really fancy night out, we cannot recommend Chapter One enough. This one Michelin Star restaurants offers refined food in the perfect atmosphere for a romantic evening. Not only is the food magnificent, the wine arrangement will also make your mouth water. If you don’t want your date to end too early, you can make use of the pre-theatre menu. Enjoy a lovely four-course dinner and be on time for the evening theatre performance.
Bloom – Brasserie & Wine Bar
11 Baggot Street Upper, Dublin 4
This basement located restaurant is a top scorer on TripAdvisor, everyone seems to walk out happy from this place. On the outside, Bloom seems to be a small, hidden restaurant, but once inside it’s a big, bright and airy space. The place is owned by two brothers, who are dedicated to deliver a fantastic dining experience for their guests.
Pichet – Restaurant & Cocktail Bar
14-15 Trinity St, Dublin 2
Pichet is an award winning, leading modern bistro which holds a Bid Gourmand from the Michelin Guide. The bistro will offer you quality dining, in a chic but still informal atmosphere. The food is being described as French, but with an Irish twist. Except from the beautiful dishes that award-winning chef Stephen Gibson serves, a wide range of cocktails can also be enjoyed.
Port House Pintxo – Tapas & Wine Bar
12 Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
What’s not to love about an evening filled with your lover, good wine and tapas? Port House Pintxo has a warm romantic atmosphere, and except from wines, they also offer a wide sherry menu. Port House Pintxo is hidden in the busy Temple Bar, but once you’ve found it’s promised to be a date to remember.
La Caverna – Restaurant & Wine Bar
12 Fownes Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
An Italian restaurant can’t be missed on a list of romantic restaurants. La Caverna is a well-known Italian restaurant and loved by many. The restaurant is located in the heart of Temple Bar and has a great romantic atmosphere. This family run restaurant offers a large menu and an excellent selection of wines (all available by the glass).
After getting some inspiration for romantic restaurants from The Alex team, it’s up to you. Shine bright and make sure your romantic date succeeds… and don’t blame us if it doesn’t.