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DUBLIN: ALL OF THE RESTAURANTS PICKED BY ANTHONY BOURDAIN ON THE LAYOVER

When Anthony Bourdain visited Dublin on his show The Layover Season 2 Episode 6, he and his crew picked many restaurants. Here are all the addresses and the dishes showcased on The Layover – Anthony Bourdain Dublin, all in a convenient list:

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DISH – Coddle, and Pig’s Trotters

WHAT IS IT?

Coddle – hardy stew of sausages, bacon, onion and potatoes, slow-simmered in stock; Pig’s Trotters – slow-cooked pig’s feet simmered in cider.

WHERE IS IT?

Kavanagh’s – The Gravediggers
1 Prospect Square
Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland

ANTHONY BOURDAIN DUBLIN NOTES

Kavanagh’s in Glasnevin is more than 150 years old and known locally as “The Gravediggers” due to its proximity to a graveyard.

DISH – Full Irish Breakfast

WHAT IS IT?

A plate of bacon rashers, sausages, black pudding, eggs, fried mushrooms and tomatoes.

WHERE IS IT?

Slattery’s
129 Capel St
North City, Dublin 1, Ireland

ANTHONY BOURDAIN DUBLIN NOTES

Slattery’s can be found a few short blocks north of the Liffey, and opens at 7:00am.

DISH – Eggs and Soldiers

WHAT IS IT?

Thin strips of toast and a soft-boiled egg.

WHERE IS IT?

The Cake Cafe
The Daintree Building, 8 Pleasants Pl
Saint Kevin’s, Dublin, Ireland

ANTHONY BOURDAIN DUBLIN NOTES

While Tony did not visit The Cake Café on this episode, he suggested it as a breakfast option if you want Eggs and Soldiers, crepes, cakes and the like.

DISH – Irish Breakfast Roll

WHAT IS IT?

Sausages, black pudding, fried egg, rashers and hash browns in a bread roll.

WHERE IS IT?

O’Donovan
44 Pearse St
Dublin, Ireland

ANTHONY BOURDAIN DUBLIN NOTES

Although Tony did not stop by O’Donovan convenience store in the Dublin Docklands, he suggested it for “an efficient delivery” of the full Irish breakfast.

DISH – Popeseye Steak and Rosary Steak

WHAT IS IT?

Popeseye Steak – full-face rump steak; Rosary Steak – also called flanken steak, it is steak cut across the ribs.  

WHERE IS IT?

BEAR
LSB College / Eastern Tandoori, William St S
Dublin 2, Ireland

ANTHONY BOURDAIN DUBLIN NOTES

This steak house is reported to be now closed.

DRINKS – Irish Whiskey

WHAT IS IT?

Whiskey made in Ireland.

WHERE IS IT?

The Palace Bar
21 Fleet St
Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland

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ANTHONY BOURDAIN DUBLIN NOTES

The Palace Bar offers over a hundred selections of Irish whiskey. Tony also suggested the bar at The Four Seasons (now InterContinental Dublin), the hotel where he stayed for this episode. Another suggestion was Coppinger Row for hand-crafted cocktails.

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DISH – Meat Charcuterie, Spicy King Prawns, Rolled Lamb’s Belly, and Porterhouse Steak

WHAT IS IT?

Meat Charcuterie – a plate of cured red deer and Irish mortadellas, served with a Clementine mustard; Spicy King Prawns – pan-seared king prawns with lemon, chili, garlic and smoked paprika butter; Rolled Lamb’s Belly – with sweetbreads and fresh asparagus, served with soubise; Porterhouse Steak – short loin steak cut meant for sharing.

WHERE IS IT?

The Chophouse
2 Shelbourne Rd
Dublin 4, Ireland

ANTHONY BOURDAIN DUBLIN NOTES

While Tony had dinner at The Chophouse in Ballsbridge, he also suggested Chapter One for a more traditional fine dining experience with modern Irish cuisine. Another suggestion was The Winding Stair, a combination of book shop and cafe, with an emphasis on organic ingredients and an extensive wine list.

DRINKS – A Pint of Guinness

WHAT IS IT?

A pint of dark, Irish dry stout.

WHERE IS IT?

The Long Hall
51 South Great George’s Street
Dublin 2, Ireland

ANTHONY BOURDAIN DUBLIN NOTES

Aside from the Long Hall, Tony also had a pint at Hogans across the street. Although he did not visit Mulligan’s, he mentioned it as a place where you can have good conversations and good beer.

DISH – Smoked Cod and Chips, Taco Chips, and Spice Burger

WHAT IS IT?

Smoked Cod and Chips – smoked cod fillet and fries; Taco Chips – fries with taco toppings; Spice Burger – a type of Wurly burger made of spices.

WHERE IS IT?

Roma II
28 Wexford St
Dublin Southside, Dublin 2, Ireland

ANTHONY BOURDAIN DUBLIN NOTES

While Tony stopped by this “chipper” spot, he also suggested The Gigs Place for late-night breakfast.

DISH – Oysters

WHAT IS IT?

Raw half shell oysters served on ice with dipping sauces.

WHERE IS IT?

Matt The Thresher
31-32 Pembroke Street Lower
Dublin 2, Ireland

ANTHONY BOURDAIN DUBLIN NOTES

Matt the Thresher in the Merrion Square area was where Tony sought for a cure to his hangover.

DISH – Sausage Roll

WHAT IS IT?

Pastry roll filled with ground meat.

WHERE IS IT?

Lolly and Cooks
Drury St
Dublin, Ireland

ANTHONY BOURDAIN DUBLIN NOTES

Tony stopped by Lolly and Cooks in George’s Street Arcade for a sausage roll. For more snack options, he suggested Fallon & Byrne, a three-story mall for food lovers.