Ireland Guide

- ireland -

Graphics Version | 

One Pico Restaurant

Eat

Restaurant

4 euro Restaurants Offering Consistent Excellence Overall Denotes genuine Irish food culture, ie special Irish food products/companies/producers, and highlights the best places to shop for regional and artisan foods; the selection excludes obvious 'non-Irish' elements regardless of quality, eg ethnic restaurants and specialists in coffee, wine and other drinks, unless relevant to local production or history. Eat & Stay establishments are chosen for their commitment to showcasing local produce and Irish hospitality. Previous Georgina Campbell Guides Award Winner The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade
Address:
One Pico Restaurant
5-6 Molesworth Place, Schoolhouse Lane , Dublin 2 Dublin City
Dislike Like
100%
17 votes
Tel: +353 1 676 0300

Please mention ireland-guide.com when enquiring.

Consistently good food, informed service and well-priced menus keep foodies returning to the stylish and comfortable One Pico
  • Cookery Classes
  • Wine Courses
  • Location - Town Centre
  • Contemporary Irish
  • French (Modern)
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Vegetarian Friendly (always at least 1 starter & 1 main course)
  • Vegetarian Menu

One Pico Restaurant

Quietly located in a laneway near St. Stephen's Green, just a couple of minutes walk from Grafton Street, Eamonn O'Reilly's recently refurbished One Pico is one of Dublin's most popular fine dining restaurants.


The surroundings are elegant, with crisp white linen and fine china and glassware, and the cooking is exceptionally good: sophisticated, technically demanding dishes are invariably executed with confidence and flair.


This Dublin restaurants range of menus includes lunch and pre-theatre menus which, as usual in restaurants of this calibre, represent great value, an 8-course Tasting Menu, a vegetarian menu (on request), and an à la carte, with about ten quite luxurious dishes offered on each course, plus optional side dishes which should not be necessary as each main course is individually garnished.


There is an occasional small nod to Irish traditions, but this is classical French cooking with a modern twist, albeit based for the most part on the very best local produce (suppliers are noted on the menu).


Eamonn O'Reilly cooks with first class ingredients, turning them into classic dishes with lovely clean flavours, and his own unique style on each dish. Examples include creative seafood dishes - perfectly cooked pan roasted sea bream with wild garlic, gnocchi, white turnip purée roasted salsify and jambon iberico, perhaps - and also upbeat versions of traditional meat dishes such as medallions of beef with asparagus and parma ham, fondant potatoes and béarnaise sauce.


To finish, it may be difficult to decide between an innovative and delicious cheese menu, or beautifully presented desserts that taste as good as they look - such as a gorgeous poached meringue with toasted nuts, lemon curd and vanilla cream, perhaps.


Service is professional and friendly.


A well chosen wine list offers some 80 bottles, with a dozen or so available by the glass. This is a fine restaurant and has earned its place among the city's best.


*A sister restaurant is The Greenhouse - see entry.

Seats 65 (private room, 46); air conditioning. open daily noon-11.30pm. Set L €25, early bird D €25, set D €39, also á la carte. House wine €28. SC discretionary. Closed bank hols, 24 Dec-5 Jan. Amex, Diners, MasterCard, Visa, Laser. abbreviations
Last Updated: 06-07-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

Might also like

Davy Byrnes

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Pub
Distance: 0.2km
Davy Byrnes Pub
100%
5 votes
1 euro

Just off Grafton Street, Davy Byrnes is one of Dublin's most famous pubs - references in Joyce's Ulysses mean it is very much on the tourist circuit. Despite all this fame it remains a genuine, well-run place and is equally popular with Dubliners, who find it a handy me ...

Brooks Hotel & Francescas Restaurant

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Hotel / Restaurant
Distance: 0.4km
Exterior 04.jpg
100%
3 votes
3 euro Denotes genuine Irish food culture, ie special Irish food products/companies/producers, and highlights the best places to shop for regional and artisan foods; the selection excludes obvious 'non-Irish' elements regardless of quality, eg ethnic restaurants and specialists in coffee, wine and other drinks, unless relevant to local production or history. Eat & Stay establishments are chosen for their commitment to showcasing local produce and Irish hospitality. Highly Recommended as a Special Place to Stay Serious About Seafood Previous Georgina Campbell Guides Award Winner The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade

One of Dublin's most desirable addresses, especially for business guests, the Sinnott family's discreetly luxurious Dublin hotels a gem of a place - an oasis of calm just a couple of minutes walk from Grafton Street. A ground floor bar, lounge and restaurant all link to ...

The Blackboard Bistro

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Restaurant
Distance: 0.4km
IMG_0162.jpg
100%
9 votes
2 euro A selection of establishments outside the standard categories that should enhance the discerning travellers experience of Ireland

Tucked away in a tiny basement near the Lincolns Inn entrance to Trinity College, you’ll find this unusual bistro offering modest French dining served with a personal touch. Steep cast iron steps lead promisingly down to a welcoming bright red door and, as you ste ...

Le Petit Parisien

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Café
Distance: 0.4km
image coming soon
100%
1 votes
1 euro

Recreating the charm and elegance of a 1920’s patisserie, this delightful French-style café strives for authenticity. Pass by the counter of delicate pastries and rustic breads before taking a seat in the intimate interior where low lights, sepia notes, fabr ...

Dax Restaurant

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Restaurant
Distance: 0.7km
Dax Restaurant & Winebar
80%
10 votes
3 euro For Cooking & Service Well Above Average The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade

Despite its popularity Dax manages to feel delightfully exclusive, like a well-kept secret amongst foodie friends. Its low-key basement setting on the quieter end of Pembroke Street doesn’t attract passers-by after dark, so the regularly packed restaurant is the re ...

Directions

2 mins walk off St Stephens Green/Grafton Street near government buildings.

Trip Planning Tools

My Ireland Guide

Local Recommendations

Hospitality

  • By Distance
  • By Category

Comments

There are currently no comments

Leave a comment

You must be logged in to leave a comment
Not a member? Register for your free membership now!
Or leave a comment by logging in with:

Facebook & Twitter Recent Activity

Apps and Books