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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.

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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?

Urban. Dublin. Discover the city with Morelands Grill Top 5 Destinations!

By | Things To Do In Dublin City Centre

Map of Dublin? Check! Walking shoes? Check! A reservation at Morelands Grill? Check!

Here are our Top 5 Destinations

Explore Dublin, see the sights and soak up some culture before enjoying a delicious meal freshly prepared here at Morelands Grill, right in the heart of the city centre. Here are some of must see places on your day out discovering Dublin City:

Trinity College Dublin  & The Book of Kells

The land of saints & scholars… Trinity College is a font of Dublin history. See the world-famous Book of Kells, a beautifully illustrated manuscript written around 800 BC by Irish monks and at Trinity College Dublin since 1653.
The Old Library features the stunning Long Room, Brian Boru Harp and many of Ireland’s most ancient texts. An enchanting place! Well-known alumni include Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett. Why not take a 30-minute guided tour around the elegant grounds, pavilion and classical and modern buildings with one of today’s enthusiastic students?
Round off a relaxing morning stroll through Trinity College with a tasty lunch here at neighbouring Morelands Grill.
Find out more: Trinity College, Dublin 2 

Temple Bar

Dublin’s very own Cultural Quarter, Temple Bar, is the beating heart of the city. Bars, clubs and buskers keep the party going all night, while boho boutiques, art galleries and charming cafes bring an alternative vibe by day.
The cobblestone streets are electric at all times! Temple Bar has a rich tradition of artists, musicians and street performers. Check out the Project Arts Theatre and Smock Alley Theatre for cutting-edge plays. And the IFI for cult movies! Discover Viking Dublin at Dublinia, in Temple Bar’s Old City- also home to the magnificent Christchurch Cathedral. This area is steeped in history, seek out traditional Irish music at one of the many local pubs and enjoy a pint of Guinness! Try fresh Sligo oysters at Temple Bar Food Market on a Saturday afternoon, browse the Temple Bar Designer Mart and explore the hipster hub of Cow’s Lane. Then escape to Morelands Grill for a juicy Josper grilled steak & a glass of wine or two!
Where to next? Temple Bar, of course! Make a night of it in Dublin’s ultimate party-zone. Settle in at super-chill bar or get your dancing shoes on at Club M. Finally, wind down your day with a nightcap at The Mint Bar
Find out more: Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Moreland Grill - Urban Chic adjacent to temple bar

Dublin Castle & Chester Beatty Library

Historic Dublin Castle boasts Viking, medieval and modern heritage. A colourful collection of eclectic buildings includes a Medieval Under croft, remains of a Viking Fortress and an original 13th Century Castle. The State Apartments, still in use today, were built as living quarters of the Viceregal Court, offering a fascinating glimpse into times-gone-by. Dublin Castle is also home to the Chester Beatty Library, a rare museum of world treasures from Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, collected by Sir Alfred Chester Beatty on his many travels.
Wander through the vivid mosaics and sculptures at the quirky Dubh Linn Gardens. Why not top this cultural afternoon off with A Most Peculiar Afternoon Tea in The Atrium Lounge or delicious Lobster Roll in Morelands Grill?  
Find out more: Dublin Castle, Dame Street, Dublin 2

Morelands Grill | Only a short walk to Dublin Castle

National Gallery of Ireland, National Museum of Ireland & Little Museum of Dublin

The National Gallery of Ireland hosts a collection of over 2,500 Irish and European paintings, with works from Picasso, Van Gogh and Jack.B.Yeats. The National Portrait Collection is essential viewing!
The National Museum of Ireland features Celtic relics the Ardagh Chalice and Tara Brooch, with cultural artifacts ranging from Viking to Victorian to Georgian.
Small but perfectly formed, the Little Museum of Dublin is a nod to 20th Century Dublin. Housed in a Georgian townhouse, this curious mix covers the 1916 Rising to JFK to U2. The spirit of Dublin is brought to life with a fun guided tour.
Take in nearby St Stephen’s Green, before heading to Morelands Grill to sit back and relax with our Signature Gin & Tonic.
Find out more: NGI, Merrion Square West, D2,  NMI, Kildare Street, D2,  Little museum of Dublin, St Stephens Green, D2

National Gallery of Ireland | Only a 5 minute walk from the door of our restaurant

Powerscourt Townhouse Centre

This gorgeous shopping centre is a Dublin hidden gem! The perfect place to hunt for gifts (to self?), Powerscourt Townhouse Centre is filled with home-grown boutiques, jewellery studios, and international brands. Design Centre is THE go-to for Irish fashion, showcasing Philip Treacy among others. Fabulous lifestyle store, Article, recently featured in Vogue! The original Georgian house has been restored to its former glory, with the stone steps on South William Street serving as one of Dublin’s best-loved people-watching spots! Enjoy live piano music, browse seasonal art exhibitions or pop across the street to legendary Dublin pub Grogans and join the locals for a pint of Guinness.
Powerscourt Townhouse Centre, Dublin 2 

Dublin City, we came, we saw. We ate! Morelands Grill. Good food. Good times!

Best Steak In Dublin – taste our Prime Irish Beef from the Josper Grill

By | Food From Our Steakhouse Restaurant

In the heart of Dublin City.

Morelands Grill is only a stone’s throw from Trinity College Dublin, adjacent to Temple Bar and a whole host of hotspots including some of Dublin’s best bars, restaurants and clubs. In that sea of dining options, the question for us was: how do we make sure that we stand out from the crowd? The answer, as it turns out, was simple – invest in a Josper Grill.

Our Dublin 2 eatery decided that the best way to instil a moreish taste in the menu was to install this state-of-the-art grill in our kitchen. It was first created in 1970 by restaurateurs and chefs Josep Armangue and Pere Juli as a combination grill and oven for their own restaurant in Spain. These days, its reputation for producing flavoursome and mouth-watering dishes precedes it, and so the Josper Grill – which gets its name from its creators – can be found in restaurants the world over.


Cooked at temperatures of up to 500 degrees, perfectly seared, cooked to perfection.

Executive chef John Hickey explains more about why Morelands Grill opted for the Josper Grill when planning the kitchen set-up: “It gives excellent flavour on grilled meats from a charcoal oven. You are cooking at temperatures of up to 500 degrees, which is ideal for searing or cooking steaks quickly. You also use less butter or oils while cooking.’’

“The result is less fat on the meat as it is rendered away through grill bars, and there is more moisture in the meat, as it has been sealed in at such a high heat.’’

“I like using it because it’s faster than an open grill, so it prevents food from drying out or burning. As it is a closed-door system, it also means that there are fewer flames, and less heat in the kitchen which makes it more comfortable for team to work in.’’

Smoked Meat, Searing or barbecuing

“When it comes to devising menus, it allows for versatility in terms of food styles and recipes. For example, it can also be used to smoke overnight, so it does great smoked chicken, fish, or brisket. It definitely adds a unique flavour to the meat.”

So, the tools of the trade are top-notch, what about the ingredients? In terms of its beef offerings, our menu follows a time-honoured line of choice – fillet, rib eye and striploin steak. The beef is sourced from a small group of farmers in the South Leinster region. Their livestock is reared on lush, green grass – which Ireland thankfully has in abundance – and grains. No artificial growth promoters or additives are used.

Already a firm favourite on our menu is the 10oz Rib Eye Steak, which is a salt-aged Irish beef by Peter Hannan of Hannan Meats. Using a cold chamber lined with blocks of Himalayan Salt, the beef is dry-aged for 30 days. This process has already won his company numerous awards for producing wonderfully flavoursome meat.

Josper Grill - Best Steak In Dublin

When it comes to what sauce to serve on the side, you can opt for the traditional accompaniment to steak, Green Peppercorn and Brandy sauce, a richer Béarnaise option, a classic French Bordelaise, or a Prawn Butter sauce.

Not just steak, our seafood is exceptional

For those who have a combined craving for seafood and meat, you can also order some buttered prawns or seared scallops. Our seafood, like our beef, is sourced locally.

So, in a nutshell, what can we guarantee you in the ultimate steak experience at Morelands Grill? Prime grade Irish beef, aged to perfection, and cooked on the best grill in town to give you the best steak in Dublin!

Why not book a table and come taste it for yourself if you don’t believe us.


Morelands Grill Steakhouse in Dublin 2

By | Morelands Grill News

Morelands Grill Opens

Located in the heart of Dublin’s city centre, Morelands Grill Restaurant is Dublin 2’s newest arrival to this already thriving area. Morelands Grill offers guests an exceptional dining experience by grilling their signature dishes on a Spanish Josper Charcoal Grill. The Josper Grill boasts temperatures exceeding 500 Degrees Celsius while giving dishes a unique charcoal flavour. The grill is the hottest indoor barbecue available in Ireland and it has the capacity to enclose heat, resulting in succulent meats and flavoursome grills.

Positioned on imminent Cross City Luas line and beside the Westin Dublin, Morelands Grill is the perfect place to begin a night out on the town or use as a private venue for parties, events and birthday celebrations, while the table seating along the windows looking out at Westmoreland Street and Temple Bar is a great spot to enjoy pre-dinner drinks and watch the world go by. Guests can also explore a vast selection of over 50 wines & champagne from around the world from their exquisite wine display that will no doubt be a talking point when dining at the restaurant.

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Dinner at Morelands Grill

Dinner is a delectable affair with a variety of dishes to pair with a glass of wine from their select wine collection or indulge in their Gin & Tonic Signature Aperitif where you can customise your own by choosing from a range of gins, tonics and garnishes to suit your individual taste buds. The Crispy Duck Leg Confit or Braised Pork Cheek Gnocchi provide the perfect post-work treat. Star dishes such as Josper Grilled 8oz Beef Fillet, made with Paul Hannan’s award-winning Himalayan salt-aged beef which seals in the natural juices producing totally unique, sweet and flavoursome beef, and Morelands House Made Spätzli take centre stage in the restaurant, not to mention the customer favourite dessert dish – Morelands Chocolate Brownie Baked Cheesecake.  With fresh daily deliveries of the finest premium Irish meat and fish, Morelands Grill is a food lovers’ dream.

The lunch menu at Morelands Grill contains a hearty mix of classic appetisers, salads, sandwiches & grills and sides including; Josper Baked Crevettes and the Focaccia Crostini. While the Morelands Sourdough Club Wrap from the grilled sandwich selection makes for a great midday bite, the Josper Grilled Lamb Burger and the Lobster Roll will leave you feeling deeply satisfied and ready for something sweet. The dessert selection at Morelands Grill has something for everyone with the Morelands Sundae, made with Glastry Farm honeycomb ice-cream, already a huge hit.

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