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Shopping in Dublin, Our Top 5 Picks!

By | Things To Do In Dublin City Centre

Fancy a day out in Dublin with the Girls? Or a mooch around Town, just you & Mum? Book a table at Morelands Grill. Delicious Crevettes, a juicy steak from the Josper Grill… And our Signature G&T. Followed by a moreish Morelands Sundae? Relax and unwind at a nearby restaurant.

Let’s go shopping! Here’s our Top 5 Shopping Picks for Fashion & Lifestyle in Dublin:

Temple Bar

Shopping? In Temple Bar? Who knew… So many hidden gems in Dublin’s Cultural Quarter! Go off the beaten track & get into Urban Outfitters, Folkster & China Blue. Cow’s Lane is a Hipster haven with the brilliant Gutter Bookshop, April and the Bear & Cows Lane Designer Studio, a hub of Irish design talent. Chill out at Tamp & Stitch or Indigo & Cloth. Is it a cafe? Is it a store? Both, actually! These lifestyle shops offer fashion, coffee & slice of cool.
If Vintage is your thing, Temple Bar is your Mecca! Get your 90s on at Nine Crows & Flip, your fab frocks in Lucy’s Lounge & Eager Beaver.
Temple Bar is beautiful outside as well as inside. Check out the Temple Bar Food Market & Designer Mart every Saturday & Temple Bar Night Market every Wednesday. Watch out for quirky Pop-Up shops too! Relax at Melt Natural Healing Centre with a well-earned massage. You’re just minutes away from Morelands Grill where tasty food, a glass of wine and good times await at our nearby restaurant.

Morelands Grill - Dining adjacent to Temple Bar. Perfectly Central Shopping

Brown Thomas

Dublin’s leading Department Store, Brown Thomas, is not just a shop. It’s an experience. Five floors of top Luxury Brands, fresh from the catwalk, Brown Thomas has it all. Womenswear, Menswear, Homewares, Accessories & a vast Beauty Hall. Oh, and Shoes! Christian Louboutin is exclusive to BT’s (what we affectionately call it!) flagship Dublin store. Ditto Victoria Beckham, Louis Vuitton, Hermes & Chanel. Accessories are the name of the game at Brown Thomas; Prada, Miu Miu, Mulberry & Michael Kors…
Looking for the perfect gift? Brown Thomas stocks the best homewares! Go for a NutriBullet or a seriously slick Lavazza coffee machine. Domestic Goddess? Why not treat yourself to that Candy Apple red Kitchen Aid you’ve always wanted! Or simply, a Jo Malone candle? Brown Thomas is unmissable!
Brown Thomas, Grafton Street, Dublin 2

Only 5 minutes walk from Brown Thomas. Post Shopping or Pre-theatre dining

Grafton Street. Enjoy watching the world go by from a nearby restaurant

Nothing beats the magic of a stroll on Grafton Street. People. Music. Life! Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy a browse… Dublin’s main thoroughfare features some our best-loved brands; River Island, Tommy Hilfiger, Disney Store. Watch out for Victoria’s Secret, opening in summer! Heaven scent… Explore Space NK, Molton Brown & Lush for cult products. Sheridan’s Cheesemonger on South Anne Street is must for foodies!
Stunning St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre is the jewel in the crown of Grafton Street, featuring a host of international brands, including Benetton, Tiger & TK Maxx. Looking for elegant Irish style? Powerscourt Townhouse Centre is home to Design Centre, an eclectic mix of home-grown boutiques and jewellery studios.
There’s plenty more happening behind the scenes too, with neighbouring Topshop, H&M, Zara, Warehouse & Avoca. And Morelands Grill, of course! Time for a tempting lunch…at a nearby restaurant.

Just off Grafton Street. Moreland Grill. Drinks, best enjoyed with friends!


Arnotts is Dublin’s original Department Store. Big, bold & beautiful, Arnotts is the perfect mix of old school glamour & contemporary style. With everything for wardrobe & home under one roof, top brands include; Coach, Chloe, DKNY, Marc Jacobs & Ralph Lauren.
Fancy a Makeover? Get gorgeous at Charlotte Tilbury or M.A.C, with a make-up masterclass. Got a wedding coming up? Arnotts has the best range of Irish Designers; Orla Kiely, Aideen Bodkin & Helen McAllinden. Or a stunning Susannagh Grogan silk scarf to finish that outfit… Keep it casual with GAP or stay cool with Puma Fenty by Rihanna. If you’re shopping for he, not me… Arnotts Menswear range is top notch. Choose Armani, Hugo Boss & Fred Perry.
Pick up a Green Juice from Alchemy & have a wander through one of Arnotts seasonal events. Art exhibitions and fashion shows are a regular feature here!
Arnotts, Henry Street, Dublin 1 

Creative Quarter

Have you heard of the Creative Quarter? It’s that cool part of Dublin right behind Grafton Street, buzzing night & day. We’re talking Wicklow Street, South Great George’s Street, Drury Street & South William Street. Cafes, boutiques, bars, salons… What’s not to love? Hit the streets for Couture at Costume, Loulerie for luxe jewels & Siopaella for designer exchange. Go vintage at Jenny Vander & Om Diva. Tales for Tadpoles do fairytale kids gifts.
Try Cocoa Atelier for handmade Irish chocolates, or Laduree for French macaroons. Sweet! Wanna cosy Hygge home? Check out lifestyle stores Industry & Stock for Scandi-inspo. Then kit out your crib at L’Occitane & Kiehls.
Skinfull Affairs is the go-to for organic skincare & an all-natural manicure. Why not reboot your make-up bag at Benefit & Make Up Forever… Ready for dinner at Morelands Grill?
Creative Quarter area Dublin 2

All shopped out? Put those bags down and let us take care of you at Morelands Grill

creative quarter and a bite to eat at a nearby restaurant | Morelands Grill



Dessert in Morelands Grill - Morelands Sundae

Locally sourced restaurant – the best of Irish food production

By | Food From Our Steakhouse Restaurant

At Morelands Grill we firmly believe that your food’s journey from producer to plate should be a short one. Our menus champion the best of locally sourced high-quality seasonal ingredients. We’d like to introduce you to some of the award-winning Irish food producers and suppliers that we are delighted to work with – you’ll have the pleasure of sampling their fare when you visit to dine with us.

Bretzel Bakery – the ‘real’ bread makers

Dublin’s famous Bretzel Bakery supplies us with our bread, including gluten-free options. The Bakery was founded in 1870 in Portobello, and continues to use artisan methods in the preparation of its breads, scones and pastries.

Bretzel is a member of the Real Bread Ireland group, a network of craft bakers who promote great baking and real bread. And what exactly is real bread, you ask? Well, it is bread made from flour, water and fermentation. No additives or preservatives are included. In other words, it’s the good stuff.

These boards may be my new favorite thing

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McLoughlins, a family tradition meets Peter Hannan for some Himalayan inspiration…

Now in its 3rd generation, McLouglins have put the relationship between farmer and customer to the forefront since 1965 and we are delighted to work with them as they source Peter Hannan’s 30-day Himalayan salt aged Irish beef. McLoughlins provide the top restaurants in the country with premium meats. It is no mean feat that they count Michelin Stars among the restaurants they supply! Customer satisfaction remains paramount to this family craft butchers and this results in excellent meats, where the taste tells its own tale!

Peter Hannan, set up his multi-award-winning company in 1991 and has won numerous awards for their system of dry-aging meat in a specially designed cold chamber. The chamber comprises of a 12ft wall of 1,000 hand–cut Himalayan rock salt bricks. The salt is known for its exceptional flavour-enhancing qualities. The dry-aging process takes place over a period of 28–45 days, which concentrates the flavour of the meat, and seals in the natural juices.
All our meat dishes are prepared on our Josper Grill – read more about the process here to whet your appetite for how we cook our premium beef dishes.

Rib of beef (Cote de Boeuf) just going down. #glenarmshorthornbeef #himalayansaltaged

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For the Fish Lover!

The restaurant’s fish supplier is Wrights of Marino, a family business with over 110 years of hands-on experience and knowledge in selling fish. Wrights source their fish from local fishing ports whose boats use sustainable and responsible fishing methods. They deliver fresh fish to our restaurant six days a week.
You will have a multitude of seafood menu options at Morelands Grill. For lunch, you can choose between the Josper Baked Crevettes, Morelands Crab Cakes, Lobster Roll or Morelands Traditional Fish and Chips (with Sole fillets).
If you are paying us a visit at dinner time, you can choose between the Risotto of Wild Irish Lobster, Josper Grilled Crevettes, or Lobster Bisque for your appetiser. For mains, you can opt for the Grilled Organic Clare Island Salmon, Morelands House Made Spatzli with native Irish lobster, prawns and fresh crab. You also have a side-dish option of buttered prawns or seared scallops with your Josper-grilled meat.

Locally Sourced Restaurant In Dublin

A signature ice cream for a signature dessert

Morelands Signature Sundae includes premium ice cream produced by the Taylor Family on the Glastry Farm in Co Down. They have been farming dairy cows since 1856. Their diversification into ice cream production is relatively recent, beginning in 2007, but they have already won several quality awards for it. The milk used in their ice cream comes from the Taylors’ own pedigree herd. Like the Bretzel Bakery, you won’t find any artificial additives, artificial stabilisers or artificial ingredients in the Glastry Farm range.

The ice cream we use in the Morelands Sundae is Glastry Farm’s Yellowman Honeycomb, a rich handmade ice cream, which won Double Gold in the 2012 Great Taste Awards. Yellowman Honeycomb ice-cream is also suitable for vegetarian diets.

Morelands Grill - Sumptuous Sundae with Real Dairy Ice Cream
Now that you have been given a flavour of some of our top-quality ingredients at our locally sourced restaurant, why not book in a visit to Morelands Grill to try them first-hand?