Expect dry-aged beef and carefully sourced produce from small suppliers, such as Thomas Salter's rare breed pigs from Co Carlow - and other quality fare, including fresh fish, organic vegetables and wines.
Ennis Butchers has been part of the Rialto scene since 1946, but it took a change of course when Derek Bolger bought the business in 1997 and applied his passion for quality and carefully selected suppliers to its development.
Since then he's built up a great reputation for his craft butchers shop, which now stocks a wealth of good things .
Great meats include dry-aged beef and carefully sourced produce from small suppliers, such as rare breed free range pigs from Thomas Salter at Fenagh, Co Carlow, but there's also plenty of other quality fare, including fresh fish, organic vegetables and wines.
Aside from the good things sold, their unusual promotional material - striking shopping bags, recipe leaflets etc - is of interest too; the result of a relationship with a local art and design business, everything is designed to be a talking point - and it works.
Open Mon-Sat 8-7. Closed Sun.
Might also like
Dublin 6, Dublin City
Husband-and-wife-team Dave Brown (formerly of The Big Cheese Co.) and Cara Lloyd brought their lifelong love of food and baking to fruition when they gave up their respective careers and opened The Corner Bakery on their own home patch in 2005.
Later joined by Dave's si ...
Dublin 2, Dublin City
Husband and-wife team Valentina and Owen Doorly are behind Il Valentino and are passionate about Italian food. Their Grand Canal Basin bakery may boast a modern, super stylish interior – with oranges, pinks, modern plastic seating and leather banquettes – yet ...
Dublin 9, Dublin City
Café / Deli / Restaurant / Wine Bar
Formerly the famous Youkstetter’s pork butcher shop, this handsome tiled shopfront with dark green paintwork, matching awning and outside seating, is now home to Aidan and Karen McNeice’s popular deli and café/restaurant, The Cheese Pantry.
With its c ...
Dublin 4, Dublin City
Genuine Italian fare is what you'll find at this small café-restaurant, a younger branch of the well-known Dunne & Crescenzi Dublin 2 establishment (see entry).
Convenient to the RDS and Aviva Stadium, this is a good spot for a meal before or after an e ...
Ballymore Eustace, Co. Kildare
Producers Shop / Pub / Restaurant
It’s the fantastic food that draws people to the O’Sullivan family’s pub and it’s wise to book well ahead to get a taste of the wonderful things this fine country kitchen has to offer.
The neatly painted cream and navy exterior, the clipped trees ...