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Here’s what it’s like inside the top 10 restaurants in Ireland

No spicebags here.

TRIPADVISOR HAS DECLARED the top ten restaurants in Ireland. Cafe Paradiso came out trumps, with the Cork vegetarian restaurant impressing users of the review site.

As for the countdown, what better time to glare at some food porn?

10. Zuni, Kilkenny

This European cuisine haven in Kilkenny is praised as having superb service, food, and atmosphere.

Anyone for some beetroot gnocchi?

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The seafood platter:

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And for dessert… chocolate ball with brownie, vanilla ice cream and brownie inside. Can’t cope.

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Or a lemon meringue Alaska.

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Wait, we have nine more of these to go?

9. The Pig’s Ear, Dublin

If you didn’t go specifically looking for this place, it’s easy to walk by, but it hides some amazing food.

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The toilet is quite out of the way.

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As for the food? Cured Irish salmon with cucumber and caviar won’t fill you up, but it will taste delicious.


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Or does some crab mayonnaise tickle your fancy?

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We’ll take it all.

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8. Freddy’s Bistro, Limerick

A tourist on Tripadvisor called this one of the best meals they had eaten in Ireland.

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A look at the steak, and you’d believe them.

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7. Ristorante Rinuccini, Kilkenny

As you could guess, this place has an Italian speciality, and the pasta is some of the best you’ll ever have.

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6. Eala Bhan, Sligo

They do a serious steak.

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And afternoon tea.

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But what’s really important here, is that their desserts look ON POINT.

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5. Kai, Galway

One reviewer said:

The Best food I have ever eaten!!

High praise.

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The two Vs, Vino and Venison.

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Dat cone though.

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We’ll leave  you with this fig cake.

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4. An Port Mor Restaurant, Mayo

This place serves some of the best seafood you can get in Mayo, with one reviewer saying it’s worth finding, even if you have to search.

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Yup, looks about right.

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Seafood salads and a coffee. Anyone getting hungry?

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3. Sabor Brazil, Dublin

This Camden Street joint serves the best of Brazilian.

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Just look at that sushi set up!

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You know you’re posh when you get a sorbet in between courses.

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2. Chapter One, Dublin

Of course this Dublin hotspot would make the list. All the slebs go there.

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For venison like this.

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Stuffed pig tail?

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Its Irish coffee is next to none.

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It’s basically the ultimate culinary experience.

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1. Cafe Paradiso, Cork

The top spot goes to Cork vegetarian restaurant, Cafe Paradiso. It’s easy to see why.

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One review said

This is a superb vegetarian restaurant. Inspired food combinations presented with flair.

Like the Baked Alaska.

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Meat? What meat?

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A well deserved winner.

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This article was written by Nicola Byrne and originally posted on

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