The most famous dish in Ireland is surely the good old hearty Irish stew, so here are five amazing spots to get your stew fix in Dublin.
The Irish are definitely making good use of the potato since its arrival in the 16th century, using it in all kinds of dishes such as the Shepard pie, colcannon and of course our world-famous Irish stew.
Everyone in Ireland is familiar with an Irish stew considering it was what you had at least once a week for dinner, and who would complain, it was – and is – delicious.
One of our favourite combinations is Irish beef and Guinness stew which has become a huge sensation since the perfect match was formed.
People visiting Ireland always crave a good Irish stew and of course they want it to be as authentic as possible so here at Ireland Before You Die we have our five amazing spots to get your stew fix in Dublin.
5. Gallagher’s Boxty House – more than just a good Boxty
This Victorian establishment does a mean Boxty but it also serves famous stews which keep people returning day after day.
Having been at the heart of it all in serving the people for over 25 years, Gallaghers Boxty House is certainly doing something right and their customers are not only loving the Boxty they make but their Irish stew is an absolute winner in the city.
Address: 20-21, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 ET66, Ireland
4. O’Neills Pub and Kitchen – Irish stew in a central location
Punters rave about the stew at O Neil’s just as much as they rave about their rooftop beer garden. This place is a winner if you’re looking for authentic Irish food at really affordable prices, leaving you with extra coppers to have a Guinness or two with that stew, eh?
Address: 2 Suffolk St, Dublin 2, D02 KX03, Ireland
3. The Brazen Head – stew in the city’s oldest pub
Want to enjoy a delicious home-made Irish stew in a great pub while listening to brilliant live music? Then this is the spot to be for your stew fix in Dublin.
This pub dates back to 1198 and makes it Ireland’s oldest pub, so can you imagine how many Irish stews have been served since then. What a place to go to complete the Irish picture!
Address: 20 Lower Bridge St, Usher’s Quay, Dublin, D08 WC64, Ireland
2. Darkey Kelly’s – one of the best spots for stew fix in Dublin
You don’t want to miss out on a stew here, just as much as you don’t want to miss out on the tales of Darkey Kelly herself. A pub, set in one of the oldest parts of Dublin, Darkey Kelly’s provides traditional Irish music as well as yummy Irish food.
Sit back and revel in the history as you listen to live traditional Irish music on stage and of course, get your perfect Irish stew fix in Dublin. This joint has live music every night of the week, so every day is a good day for a stew and a sing song.
Address: 19 Fishamble St, Christchurch Pl, Temple Bar, Dublin 8, D08 PD8W, Ireland
1. Old Mill Restaurant – Irish stew in Dublin’s famous cultural quarter
Here you can have a delicious, hearty Irish stew as well as cocktails and craft beers. They specialise in all traditional dinners such as Dublin coddle, beef and Guinness stew and we think that you’ve had their signature Irish stew, you will be back for sure!
Address: 14 Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
No longer will you crave that delectable Irish stew, because now you have been inundated with opportunities to try them all, if your appetite allows, and we think it will.
The Irish stew is traditionally made with lamb and served with a lovely buttery slice of Irish soda bread and a creamy pint of Guinness and is a meal that takes over two hours to cook.
You can be sure that when you sit down to enjoy your portion of this Irish bowl of love, you will be partaking in a piece of Irish culinary history. So put everything down, head to Dublin and get your Irish stew fix now!