Restaurants to Trot to Before or After The Dublin Horse Show
The Dublin Horse Show is One of Ireland’s largest events, a highlight of the Summer, each year welcoming tens of thousands of people from Ireland and all over the world. Filled with great fun, good food, fancy drinks & a little bit of dressing up! It runs in the R.D.S from Wednesday 07th August – Sunday 11th August 2019.
Within the R.D.S itself, there is a great selection of dining options offered to those attending, including; Champagne and Seafood Bar, Clyde Room Restaurant, Clyde Seafood and Wine Bar, Inspire Restaurant – Main Hall, Pembroke Restaurant & Simmonscourt Restaurant.
In addition to this, in the locality you are spoiled for choice with some of the City’s finest bars & restaurants to soak up the Horse Show Week atmosphere in Ballsbridge.
Some of our favourites are below:
Shelbourne Social by Dylan McGrath on Shelbourne Road, is located only a few minutes away from the RDS and has a full range of delicious menus to suit any group.
For LUNCH & BRUNCH, Kick off the Dublin Horse Show celebrations with their Brunch & Lunch Menu in a relaxed and informal dining room. From steak and eggs to waffles and ice cream. Order a main course each and avail of bottomless prosecco for only €15 per person. Dinner A la carte menu will be available from 5 pm daily. A specially prepared Set Menu is offered for the duration of the Dublin Horse Show. Set Menu starting at €35. Also offering THE LOFT BAR on the mezzanine level of Shelbourne Social, a perfect spot to catch up with friends or family before or after Dublin Horse Show and sip a glass of chilled champagne or one of their innovative cocktails in The Loft bar.
Roly’s Bistro, Ballsbridge Terrace, along with The Café & Bakery serves Breakfast, Bruch, Lunch & Dinner daily. Roly’s is a busy bustling Brasserie offering cracking reasonably priced smart food, with unstuffy semi-formal dining, a true Dublin institution.
The Old Spot, on Bath Avenue, serving lunch & dinner daily, The Old Spot is a classic & timeless Gastropub, owned & operated by a young & passionate team. Offering delicious food, quality wines, select craft beers, bespoke cocktails & great service in warm & friendly atmosphere. Recently awarded Best Gastro Pub in Ireland 2019.
The Chop House Gastro Pub, on Shelbourne Road, offers a new food concept within a Dublin 4 pub! With a focus is to produce high quality dishes using the best of Irish produce, the main ingredient is Irish Meat, the winner of which is their beef. Their famous “Meat Board”, showcases cuts such as Ribeye, Fillet, Sirloin, and Porterhouse, along with Lamb and Pork choices.