A visit to the Guinea Pig located in the charming Dublin suburb of Dalkey, is an enticing mix of old world charm in a traditional dining setting with captivating French cuisine combined with a wealth of the very best of local Irish ingredients. Visitors to the Guinea Pig can expect fresh fish caught locally including Black Sole and Lobster at affordable prices, alongside traditional French dishes such as Coq Au Vin and Boeuf Bourguignon. All these fresh Irish ingredients work in harmony to create a magical dining experience!
Founded in 1957, Guinea Pig has been a constant presence throughout decades past, enduring through the ups and downs of modern Ireland. It has always been held in high regard by diners for its excellent food & drink offering. It has attracted stars of stage and screen from Hollywood and beyond, including screen icons, John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara along with Irish stars such as Bono and Liam Neeson.
No matter the guest, the team at the Guinea Pig will provide a warm welcome ensuring you enjoy a relaxing and immersive dining experience. An intimate dining space, this restaurant is adorned with classic crisp white linens and a silver service, harking back to the illustrious dining settings of days gone by.
Guinea Pig is now under the ownership French Chef de Cuisine, Jérôme Fernandes, whose immense experience and expertise has well prepared him for taking over the Guinea Pig, retaining its excellence and reputation and adding his own signature style. Jérôme, a native of Burgundy, France, blends his traditional French style cookery skills with the best Irish and local ingredients to bring a ‘show stopping’ food experience to diners.
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