Dive into the features you want to see

Abortion alcohol alcohol free america Art artist spotlight awards beer Belfast best best looking Best New Music booze Brexit British Cannabis cbd Cheese chocolate Christmas climate change closure Coffee collaboration College Green Comedy cooking counter culture counterculture Cover Story Covid Culture DC Films Derelict Ireland Direct Provision Drink drug Drugs Dublin Dublin City Council Dublin International Film Festival easter Entertainment Environment equality Fashion feature feminism Festival Film First Listen Food gaeilge Gaming General News gift gifts Gigs Graphic Design guinness harm reduction Harry Styles healthcare Heaters Heatwave heist Hennessy Homelessness Housing HSE ice cream Identity instagram Interview introduction to ireland Irish Irish coffee Irish News irishmade justice Justice League Kanye West launch Leonardo DiCaprio LGBTQ+ List Lists Literature Living Hell Lockdown Index Made by District Made in Ireland magdalene laundries meme Mental Health menu merch metoo Michelin mural Music narolane new menu New Music News nightclub nom non-binary nphet One of everything Openers opening openings Opinion Pairing pancakes Photography Pints Podcasts Politics pop up pop ups potatoes Premiere presents Pride queer Ray Fisher reservations Restaurants restrictions rugby Science Shebeen Shite Talk shitetalk signature dish Skateboarding small batch Social Media Space Subset sustainability tacos Taxis Technology Television The Big Grill theatre Thumbstopper tiktok To Be Irish Top 10 Tracks Top Ten Tracks Traffic Trans rights Transport Travellers trends TV Ukraine Ultimate Food Guide vegan Visual Art vodka Weed where to eat whiskey wine Women's rights Workman's youtube
Food / September 20, 2022

Dublin Restaurants Clean up at All Ireland Final of Irish Restaurant Awards

Food / September 20, 2022

Dublin Restaurants Clean up at All Ireland Final of Irish Restaurant Awards

The All Ireland Final of Irish Restaurant Awards 2022 took place in the Convention Centre Dublin last night, and Dublin restaurants won about half the awards.

Chapter One took home the biggest honour of the evening, winning Best Restaurant.

Almost 900 restaurant and hospitality business owners and staff celebrated their hard work and achievements at the Awards Event. The ceremony saw many well-known restaurateurs, hospitality business, and staff turn out to see prestigious award winners.

Speaking at the Irish Restaurant Awards All Ireland Final, President of the Restaurants Association of Ireland, Paul Lenehan, said; “This has been an outstanding year for the Irish Restaurant Awards, its 13th Year now after a two-year break due to COVID we have surpassed previous years online public nominations with over 100,000 received in June and our Regional Events held in August and September in Meath, Cavan, Cork and Leitrim had almost 3,000 attendees. The Awards are an opportunity to celebrate the existing and up-and-coming talent in the sector and are a reminder that hospitality is nothing without the dedicated and passionate staff in the industry. We are delighted to have the Awards back up and running again, and it has been a fantastic display of what the industry has to offer here tonight in the Convention Centre Dublin (CCD).”

Food outlets were nominated under the categories of Local Food Hero, Best Free From, Best Emerging Irish Cuisine, Best Restaurant Manager, Best Wine Experience, Best Café, Best World Cuisine, Best Newcomer, Pub of the Year, Best Casual Dining, Best Hotel & Guesthouse Restaurant, Best Customer Service, Best Gastropub, Best Chef, and Best Restaurant and finally a new award category for 2022 Best Sustainable Practices.

All of the Regional and All Ireland Winners were announced at the Irish Restaurant Awards All Ireland Final on Monday. The Dublin winners on the night were:

Best cafe – Tiller + Grain, Dublin

Best newcomer – Orwell Road Restaurant, Dublin

Best customer service – Uno Mas, Dublin

Best restaurant – Chapter One, Dublin

Best restaurant manager – Nightmarket, Dublin, Conor Sexton

Local food hero – Bread 41, Dublin, Eoin Cluskey

Best Digital Marketing Michael’s, Mount Merrion, Dublin  

Elsewhere on CHAR: Why I Hate the Word Foodie.