Grapevine ~ Dalkey

Wine shops cum wine bars seem to be increasingly popular, from Green Man Wines in Terenure, Blackrock Cellar in Blackrock, 64 Wine in Glasthule to name a few but the one we love the most is Grapevine in Dalkey. Wine shop wine bar … @grapevine_dalkey the best one there is! Last night we enjoyed a…

Wanderlust, Dalkey

Once upon a time we lived in Dalkey and Nosh was one of our favourite spots. Shortly after we moved away from Dalkey, it closed. Since then it’s been empty a while, there was a brief interlude when it was The Mermaid and now it’s reopened as Wanderlust. We were keen to visit to try…

A Snapshot of August on Gin & Griddle – Top 5

Little later than normal but here’s the round-up for August! 1. M&L Chinese Restaurant… the best chinese food in Dublin? Corn deep fried in egg yolk, dumplings, seabass, green beans and more… amazing. Read about our visit to M&L. 2. Sweet Treats! Salted Chocolate Krispie Squares & Rocky Road 3. Days out! We had a…

A Sunday Afternoon ~ Dun Laoghaire to Dalkey and back!

A recent Sunday late morning we ventured out towards Dun Laoghaire… walked the pier, ate nice things, wandered along the coast, enjoyed a glass or 2 of wine, had lunch in The Mermaid in Dalkey, back to Dun Laoghaire for Teddys! A pretty lovely day… We started off with a walk on the pier. I…