Does the thought of spending your Easter Sunday in the kitchen crafting an elaborate feast make you want to run for the hills? Embrace the ultimate lazy Sunday with a carte blanche to indulge in post-Lent delights by treating yourself to a delicious lunch or dinner in one of the below restaurants opening their doors for Easter Sunday.
Save yourself the hassle of wandering between restaurants and scouting out Easter Sunday opening hours by booking in to one of the eateries below for your Easter feast.
Fade Street Social is always a safe bet for fantastic food and cocktails, but their selection of lamb dishes in particular make it a perfect Easter Sunday spot. Share a deliciously charred Lamb T-Bone for two, a modern take on classic Irish Stew or a seared rump of Wicklow lamb, all without having to slave a over a leg of lamb yourself! Finish with a Chocolate Sphere with luscious melted hot chocolate and you’ll be in Easter heaven!
If you don’t feel like the traditional lamb dishes we all associate with Easter Sunday, you can have a seafood feast instead at Cliff Townhouse with a special menu on the day for €35 per person. Afterwards why not pop downstairs to sample their stylish new addition, Urchin, for hand crafted cocktails and perhaps a few inventive small plates – Easter is a time for indulgence afterall!
If you want something traditional and comforting to mark Easter Sunday but don’t have the time, energy or inclination to labour over a Sunday roast, The Old Spot offers a tempting Roast for Two for €39.95. The only job left for you is choosing between classic roast chicken or Pat McLoughlin’s Irish sirloin, both served with duck fat roast potatoes, roasted root vegetables, cauliflower cheese and red wine jus. For the day that’s in it, they will also be serving roast leg of lamb, so the decision struggle will be real.
If we’re blessed with a sunny Easter Sunday, there are few places as lovely to catch some rays with a delicious lunch than Angelina’s terrace on the canal. As well as a vibrant and enticing menu from Pulled Pork Carnitas to stone baked pizzas, Angelina’s serves up the perfect Easter cocktail – The Best Mate’s Old Fashioned. Jameson Stout Cask is blended with homemade salted caramel syrup, Jerry Thomas bitters, cocoa beans and a butterscotch, milk chocolate finish – form an orderly queue!
Enjoy a French inspired Easter treat in Marcel’s on Merrion Row. A francophile feast of Terrine of Duck Confit and Foie Gras, Milk Fed Veal and Milk Chocolate Pavé will allow you to celebrate Easter in Parisian style, beret optional.
Take a scenic Sunday stroll through coastal Malahide after popping into Bon Appetit for a special Easter feast. With the option of weekend brunch, tapas or a more formal dinner, Bon Appetit is the perfect spot to savour contemporary cuisine in stunning surroundings. Their Two Spoons One Plate dessert is sure to rival any Easter Egg waiting for you at home, with a luscious Valrhona chocolate brownie to share…or not.
For something a little different, celebrate Easter and Thai New Year in one at Saba. Both Clarendon Street and Baggot Street branches will be open and serving their signature authentic Thai dishes like Tangy Tempura Pak and Hake in Banana Leaf with rich and spicy red curry sauce. Spice up your Easter!