Kitchen 62, Dun Laoghaire

Always keen to try out new places, when I saw a new restaurant had opened in Dun Laoghaire (one of our favourite places to go for walks and the market) I knew it wouldn’t be long before we found ourselves visiting Kitchen 62 so we booked in for brunch one Sunday recently.

Breakfast at Electric Diner, London

In looking for restaurants around Notting Hill online, I came across Electric Diner. Thinking it looked like a good spot, we booked in for a breakfast during our few days in London recently. This was definitely an excellent decision!

The Coffee Shot, Beacon South Quarter, Sandyford

Regular visitors to The Coffee Shot during the week, it’s normally just a pre or post gym coffee to go. The Coffee Shot is a nice little spot, an independent cafe amongst all the big chains. On the odd occasion we’ve had a pastry or something sweet if we visit at other times. On this…

Breakfast at Cafe Zest, House of Fraser

Hidden away at the back of the top floor in House of Fraser in Dundrum is Zest Cafe. Its actually a really lovely space, with one of Dundrum’s best kept secrets in that terrace. If its a sunny day, its a lovely spot for lunch with a glass of wine. Back to breakfast, we were…

Brunch at the Vintage Cocktail Club

A recent Sunday morning, bright, clear & crisp – the perfect autumnal day; we grabbed a quick take out coffee and wandered along Grafton street, on our way to look at the Brown Thomas Christmas windows which had been unveiled a few days before. The windows are undoubtedly very beautiful, with a theatrical theme, celebrating all…

Brunch at The First Floor Brasserie, Harvey Nichols

The First Floor Brasserie is on the top floor of Harvey Nichols, Dundrum; get a table at the window so you can look out over the fountains and outside area as people mill around, great people watching from up there. On our visit for brunch we arrived at exactly 12, so we were the first people there…