Gin & Jazz Lunch Saturday is the perfect antidote to a hectic Friday night and ideal if you want to take time out to enjoy with your friends and family, over delicious food from the Josper Grill, tingling G&Ts, expertly crafted cocktails and moody jazz.
A two-course lunch special is available at €24.95, including arrival mini cocktail taster of our Gin cocktail of the day! Choose from a variety of starters & mains and compliment them with our Signature Gin Cocktails for €9.95.
Tempting dishes, fresh cocktails and smooth vocals of Cary Posavitz duo make for a perfect weekend treat! With Gin & Jazz Lunch, a terrific lounging Saturday afternoon is on the cards. Please note: There will be no live performance for the month of August 2019. Live performances will return in September 2019. Lunch will be served as normal throughout this time.
Signature Gin Cocktails
Compliment your Gin & Jazz Lunch with one of our Signature Gin Cocktails!
Rose & Mary
Beefeater Gin, Rose Liqueur & Aperol, Thomas Henry Indian Tonic, Orange, Flowers, Rosemary & Rhubarb
Cherry Blossom Refresh
Beefeater Gin & Cherry Bitters, Thomas Henry Cherry Blossom Tonic, Fresh Mint, Cherries & Pink Pepper Corns
Very Berry & Flowery
Beefeater Gin & Dandelion Bitters, Thomas Henry Elderflower Tonic, Mixed Berries
First things first… The meat. Here at Morelands Grill, we source our prime cuts of 30-day Himalayan salt dry aged Irish beef from well-known butcher Pat McLoughlin. Ask your butcher for fillet, rib eye or striploin steak. Or choose lamb or pork chops. Quality is your main ingredient; go with your butcher’s recommendation. Homemade burgers are best and so easy to make. All you need is salt, pepper and good minced beef. Add classic Bearnaise sauce and sandwich in a warm crusty white roll.
02. Make your Favourite Marinade
When it comes to seasoning, anything goes. Fancy Cajun? Or Mediterranean? Try olive oil, salt, lemon, herbs & spice for a simple rub. This helps to tenderise and flavour the meat. Or go for a tasty marinade. Teriyaki and Jerk are best paired with chicken, while a Whiskey Glaze will seriously up your steak game.
Soak your meat overnight to mop up the flavour. Michael Liu, Chef at Morelands Grill, loves to barbeque Spicy Lamb Skewers. Marinade in sesame oil, soy sauce and spices, then thread with mixed pepper and onion. Just add heat!
03. Don’t Forget the Veggies
Cooking for vegetarian friends? Barbeque is not just for meat-lovers! Tuck in to grilled halloumi skewers, corn on the cob, blackened sweet potato & seared stuffed peppers.
Nothing tastes better than freshly griddled vegetables. And the charred stripes look great! Get creative with sides, too. All kinds of ‘slaw, creamy potato salad & colourful cous cous. Boille Irish goat’s cheese is a favourite of our Executive Chef, John Hickey. Try it melted over grilled polenta or portobello mushroom. Pair with some fiery rocket and fresh tomato salsa!
04. Equipment / Sauce Brush
A chef is only as good as his tools. Half the fun of barbequing is buying the kit! A sturdy oven glove & tongs are barbeque must-haves. Have everything ready, before you start. A brush for your marinade is vital when it comes to packing flavour. Coat your meat generously to allow for plenty of overnight soakage. Add more while cooking, to caramelise.
05. Building the Perfect Barbeque Fire
Heat is the name of the game! Your barbeque should be red hot. Pack the charcoal together for intense, direct heat. Don’t forget to put a lid on it to trap all of that smoky goodness.
Add coal regularly to keep the grill burning hot & spread around for even temperature. Try adding wood chips for extra smoky flavour. Once the flames die down, you’re ready to go.
Timing is key; make sure your meat is cooked through, but not cremated! Add more marinade during cooking to seal in moisture and ensure to rest the meat before serving.
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The last of our barbecue tips; don’t be afraid to experiment. You are the pitmaster! At Morelands Grill our Josper Grill sizzles with tasty Crevettes, Dexter Beef Burger, Fillet of Irish Beef and juicy Lamb Chops…
Clarify the butter by melting it in a small, heavy-based saucepan over a low heat. When the butter is foaming, remove the pan from the heat and leave it to stand for a few minutes so that the white solids sink to the bottom of the pan. Sieve the butter through a fine sieve and discard the solids.
Pour the vinegar into a non-reactive saucepan. Add the shallots, chopped tarragon and salt, to taste. Heat gently over a medium heat until the volume of liquid has reduced by more than half. Strain and set aside until completely cooled.
Lightly beat egg yolks with one teaspoon of water. Stir the egg yolk mixture into the cooled vinegar, then add the lemon juice.
Pour the mixture into a bowl suspended over a pan of simmering water (do not allow base of the bowl to touch the water). Whisk constantly until the sauce has thickened enough to coat the back of a spoon and has increased in volume.
Remove the bowl from the heat and slowly pour in the clarified butter in a steady stream, whisking continuously, until the mixture is thick and smooth. Fold in the tarragon leaves and season to taste, with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Dinner, Drinks & Dancing! A Great Night Out in Dublin starts here!
Fancy a big night out in Dublin? Get the party started at top Barbeque Restaurant Morelands Grill. Whether it’s Date Night or a Girly Get-together we offer the perfect ingredients for a great night out. With all of Dublin’s best Bars & Clubs on our doorstep, make your booking today!
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Farrier & Draper Got your dancing shoes on? Then get down at Farrier & Draper. One of Dublin’s hottest dance floors, Farrier & Draper has it all. Home is the fab Powerscourt Townhouse, where opulent Art Deco style meets serious tunes from Resident DJs. The bartenders here mix it up all night long! Powerscourt Townhouse
The Black Door Looking for somewhere with an extra touch of class? The Black Door is impossibly chic. At the top of lively Harcourt Street, this late night wine bar offers live music from some of Dublin’s best players at their baby grand piano, classic cocktails & a tempting Champagne selection… Harcourt St, D2
The Mint Bar A great meal at top Dublin Barbeque Restaurant Morelands Grill makes for an unforgettable night. Why not keep the good times rolling with live jazz music at The Mint Bar next door? Get your gin on at Cool As A Cucumber, every Friday night, or try a Mint Bar Cocktail Masterclass… College Green, D2
Drury Buildings New kid on the block, Drury Buildings is Hip. With a capital H. Exposed brick walls, colourful graffiti, reclaimed bars, church benches… It’s all happening! A serious cocktail menu, talented mixologists & a real sense of adventure make for one of Dublin’s hottest spots right now. Drury St, D2
Vintage Cocktail Club Enter through the secret door on Crown Alley & into the glamorous world of Vintage Cocktail Club. Luxe speakeasy is the vibe, decadent cocktails are the star. Settle into a plush velvet chaise & treat yourself to a Whiskey Smash or Ceylon In The City. Pure indulgence… Crown Alley, Temple Bar, D2
Dakota Dakota is the boss of South William Street. Big, bold & beautiful, this place has all the elements for a great night out. Prop up the sleek bar with a craft beer or grab a booth & get stuck into the cocktail list. Dakota is totally rocking at the weekend with their resident DJs spinning ’til late. South William St, D2
Lemon & Duke Looking for a unique bar experience in Dublin? Lemon & Duke, just off Grafton Street, ticks all the boxes. Cool Tank Beer on draught, a great range of bottles & delicious cocktails. Owned by some of Ireland’s best-loved Rugby Stars, you never know who you’ll bump into at the bar… Duke Lane, D2
The Bar With No Name Dublin’s best kept secret, No Name on Fade Street is as cool as they come. A funky, modern bar with great tunes & a large smoking terrace, No Name is famous for its fresh cocktails. The crowd here is laid back & super-stylish. Perch on a vintage leather sofa with a Cosmopolitan. Fade St, D2
The Church Go big or go home! The Church on Jervis Street brings the party every time. It’s all in the name, housed in a former church, this is an impressive venue. Hit up The Church for live music events, Irish dancing & trad sessions. Or enjoy a cold one in their Beer Garden on a hot summer’s day. Jervis St, D1
The Gin Palace All the gin! What’s not to love? The Gin Palace on Abbey Street is home to the largest collection of gin in Dublin. This plush Victoriana bar is the perfect setting to sample rare gins, imaginative combos & skilful mixing. Kick off with a Signature G&T at Morelands Grill, of course… Middle Abbey Street, D1
Whatever your vibe tonight, kick-start your Dublin nights out with great food, Jopser grilled delicacies and signature G&T in Morelands Grill! Where will your night take you?
If wine is your preferred tipple of choice when eating out, we are sure you will agree that it is a beverage built for food, which can add a texture and richness to it.
There are certain elements you need to get right to elevate your wine choice from being a good one to a great one. To give you a crash course in what you need to consider: when it comes to wine, you are focusing on its properties in terms of acidity and tannins. When it comes to your dish of choice, you are looking to match the wine’s properties with the salt and fat components of the food.
While there is no wine that goes with everything, we are firm believers that there is a wine for every dish. With that in mind, we have compiled a short guide to some food and wine pairings that you might like to consider when you dine with us at Morelands Grill.
If you decide to order the Grilled Organic Clare Island Salmon, with champ, grilled asparagus, tomato and brown shrimp cream sauce, then we would recommend you pushing the boat out a bit and trying the Louis Latour, Domaine de Valmoissine, Pinot Noir. Now, that might sound like we are breaking the traditional rule of fish with white wine, but hear us out. Wines with low-tannins that are light and juicy, like this pinot noir, work nicely with a relatively meaty fish like fresh salmon. The richness of the salmon is complemented by the acidity of pinot noir, with the grilling process accentuating the oakiness of the wine.
If the Risotto of Wild Irish Lobster, with seared king scallops, sea rosemary and Parmesan catches your eye, then you must try theCakebread, Chardonnay, California,a silky new world white wine which is delicious with shellfish. Both elements share buttery flavours, a rich, creamy texture and good intensity of flavour. The acid in the wine helps enhance the sweetness of the lobster and scallops, while also cleansing the palate.
Zinfandel is one of the few wines that can handle a good, old-fashioned smoky, intense barbecue. The sweetly fruited flavours of a big Zinfandel, like Morgan Bay, are a natural complement to barbecued meats.
We would be remiss not to mention the 15 Champagne and Prosecco options on the menu. Sparkling wine is so versatile with food. A Brut Champagne like our Taittinger Brut Réserve NV has a touch of sweetness, which makes it extra-refreshing when served with salty foods, like our Morelands Crab Cakes.
And last but certainly not least on the suggestions list is our recommendation to try a Rosé — people tend to assume that it’s only for summer drinking, but it is truly versatile year-round. A Rosé, like ourCasa Roja Rosado Rosé Garnacha, 2015, Spainmakes an excellent accompaniment to richer dishes, like our Morelands House Made Spatzli. The Garnacha grape is generally a spicy, berry-flavoured variety that is soft on the palate. Light in colour, this Casa Roja Rosé makes for a fresh and fruity glass of vino, with its delicate nuances of redcurrant and raspberry.
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Organic Clare Island Salmon
Domaine De Valmoissine
low-tannins, light & Juicy, accentuates the oakiness
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:
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.
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
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.
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
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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
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
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
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
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!
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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