A fine local eatery serving a satisfying brunch.
Keavan’s Port hotel on Upper Camden Street opened in August 2021, in a row of eight Georgian houses at the top of the street, that had been in various states of the dereliction for decades.
Urbanity must be on some sort of ‘best places to brunch/breakfast in Dublin’ list, because, when I got there, at 10 this morning, the place was heaving.
It’s located in the quaintly named Coke Lane, between Smithfield and the Liffey, in a modern building with a glass frontage. Award plaques and tasteful neon adorn the front. It’s advertised as a walk-in place so that’s what I did.
Yes. I know it’s been a while. Eventful times. Anyway, it’s good to be back. Just over a week ago, Kitchen 101 opened in Terenure village, just beside Marios on Terenure Road East. There have been at least four, maybe five, restaurants on that site since Marios opened. It’s a […]
Matt the Rashers
This venerable institution in Sundrive has almost legendary status and quite the fan base. According to its Facebook page, it has over 3500 followers, and I couldn’t find a negative comment on its review page. Sundrive is not a pretty place. Dominated by SuperValu … … it’s a hodge podge […]
Although Mayfield seems to have been an institution in Terenure for ever, it opened only in 2010 in a former butcher’s shop. Now the main part of it occupies a former abattoir. A promotion of sorts, I suppose. From being a prime location for banks, estate agents and hairdressers before […]
The Art of Coffee
It’s been a while. Sorry. The day job gets busy in May and June and restricts the time I have available to write things. This breakfast experience also happened a few weeks ago. I updated WordPress on my site as I was about to write this and the whole site […]
As middle of the night whims go, this was one of my better ones. I woke at 3.30am, mind flooding with all sorts of interesting thoughts. As I tossed and turned and tried to make sense of things, two items floated to the forefront of my mind: firstly, a work-related […]
Don’t judge me till you’ve tried it. McDonald’s Double Sausage and Egg McMuffin is a wondrous creation. Junk food at its absolute best. For this episode I was joined by the OH, Christine, and the younger lad, Edward. For the younger lad and me, journeying to a McDonalds for a […]
Bishop’s Gate Hotel, Derry
Every so often I have to travel to Derry as part of my job. I love Derry. I love the people there. I love the accent. I love the sense of history (albeit troubled) that you get walking its walls. And of course, there are the murals. Here’s the lastest […]