14 places you can get steak during Dine in Dublin
For some, steak is the quintessential fancy food and a night out for dinner isn’t complete without a steak and all the trimmings.
We here at ‘Dine in Dublin’ know this so we’ve pulled together a handy list of all the steaks you can get from participating restaurants throughout ‘Dine in Dublin’ week.
All our ‘Dine in Dublin’ menus offer great value, but keep in mind that some menus request a small supplement for the steak option, which is a cross that most steak lovers are willing to bear.
Darwins on Aungier Street is an intimate eatery that has been nominated for many awards including, wait for it, Best Steak! The good people at Darwins have created a ‘Dine in Dublin’ menu and it includes not one, but three cuts of steak from their award winning Boyne Valley Farm. You can choose from a centre cut T-bone, a New York striploin or a rib eye steak off the bone. All to be served with buttered mash potatoes and a selection of sides.
2) The Italian Connection
The Italian Connection on Talbot Street has an authentic Italian menu that offers traditional Italian fare as well as more innovative creations. In hounour of ‘Dine in Dublin’ week it is offering any starter or main course with a glass of house wine for 2 for €29. Its menu has a choice of five steaks to choose from, varying in cut and accompanying sauce. Bellissimo!
3) La Cave
La Cave Wine Bar isn’t just about wine you know? It also has a deelish menu on offer and now that ‘Dine in Dublin’ is upon us they have created a menu that tells you exactly what wine you should order with each course. As part of its menu there is a Prime Irish Sirloin steak on offer that has been paired with Cahors Malbec Cedre Heritage 2011, which is marvellous because if you’re anything like me you like to go out on an evening and have the necessity to make as few decisions as possible.
4) Mexico to Rome
If for some reason you had to walk from Mexico to Rome you’d want to ensure you had a good meal in you and no better meal than a steak. Mexico to Rome have a ‘Dine in Dublin’ menu bursting with treats, but for you steak lovers it has a Prime Irish 8oz Sirloin steak. It’ll be served up with all the trimmings, sauteed onions and mushrooms, a side salad, choice of sauce and a choice of gratin potatoes or fries. After all that you’d need a good walk!
5) Boulevard Cafe
Boulevard Cafe is situated a minute’s walk from Grafton Street. If you happen to be out shopping this ‘Dine in Dublin’ week, why not take a break and go treat yourself to a steak from the Boulevard Cafe’s ‘Dine in Dublin’ menu? It is offering a Rib Eye steak served with field mushrooms and fries. The perfect way to refuel after a day’s bartering.
6) The Marker
The Brasserie in The Marker hotel combines modern, slick interior with traditional, simple dishes done well. Its ‘Dine in Dublin’ Pre Theatre menu is a fine example of its culinary offerings and of course, it has a steak. The Brasserie offers a John Stone Butcher’s Secret 8oz served up with a cauliflower gratin and pickled walnut jus. I can’t tell you what the ‘secret’* about the steak is though, you’ll just have to go and find out for yourself.
*may not be any secret.
7) Rustic Stone
Rustic Stone offers simple, delicious food with all the fun of cooking it yourself on a hot stone. Its steak offering for ‘Dine in Dublin’ is an 8oz rump of beef with basil and pine nuts. Cook it exactly to your liking on the sizzling stone and enjoy!
8) The Blackboard Bistro
The French are renowned for their foodie credentials so if you’re looking for a steak with a slightly French twist this ‘Dine in Dublin’ week then look no further than The Blackboard Bistro. It is dishing up a grilled Irish Rib Eye steak with Pommes Salardaises, that’s potatoes cooked up with garlic and fat to you and me, and mixed leaves and garlic butter.
FIRE at the Mansion House offers a stunning backdrop for your dining experience. It was originally the Lord Mayor’s supper room so if you fancy eating like a Lord Mayor this ‘Dine in Dublin’ week then pop in for an 8oz Irish Hereford Prime Aged Sirloin steak. It will be served up with tobacco onions and Pont Neuf chips, which is basically French for delicious, chunky chips.
10) Millstone Restaurant
Millstone Restaurant is located on Dame Street and it specialises in, wait for it, steaks! On a regular dining day they offer up seven different cuts of meat. Its ‘Dine in Dublin’ menu has a 7oz Prime Irish Fillet steak on offer with all the trimmings and choice of sauces.
11) The Kitchen
The Kitchen’s regular menu is innovative and exciting, its ‘Dine in Dublin’ menu is no different. Its steak offering is a grilled Lambay Prime Irish Rib Eye steak. It will be served up with sauteed lardons, duck fat potatoes, a Bearnaise sauce and sprouting broccoli. You can mention the broccoli in your New Year diet diary, maybe leave everything else out.
12) Le Bon Crubeen
Le Bon Crubeen offers modern French cuisine in the heart of Dublin’s Northside. Its ‘Dine in Dublin’ menu offers its award winning cuisine and great value. Its steak is a Chargrilled Dry Aged 8oz Rib Eye steak, which will be served up with Fois Gras butter and chunky chips.
13) The Church
The Church Restaurant and Bar offers unique surroundings with its beautiful stained glass windows and Renatus Harris built organ. It has 2 steak options on its ‘Dine in Dublin’ menu; an Irish Fillet steak or a 10oz Prime Irish Sirloin.
14) Gotham Cafe
Gotham Cafe offers a chilled out environment with quality food using Irish ingredients where possible. It’s steak offering this ‘Dine in Dublin’ week is a Charcoal Grilled Fermanagh Sirloin steak served up with Portobello mushrooms and hand cut fries.
There you have it steak lovers, a list of where to go during ‘Dine in Dublin’ to get a great steak and great value.
*Images are not exact representations of what the restaurants offer.