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Welcome to The Blackboard Bistro!

The Blackboard Bistro is a bijou French restaurant in Dublin’s historic Georgian Quarter right on the edge of picturesque Merrion Square. Considered to be one of the very best French restaurants in Dublin serving honest, rustic French cuisine. The National Gallery of Ireland is located opposite the restaurant and the American College, the old home of Oscar Wilde, is a few yards along the road. Trinity College’s Lincoln Green gate is just around the corner from the restaurant and their close proximity to the Mont Clare, Davenport, Alexander and Merrion Hotel’s makes it a great location for dining out on a city visit. The Blackboard Bistro serves lunch Tuesday to Friday and Dinner Tuesday to Saturday.
Review The Blackboard Bistro
The Blackboard Bistro understands the simple art of a Risotto and a starter of leek & bacon risotto with fresh oregano, lemon zest and creme fraiche proves this point beautifully with all the flavours balanced, expressive and just right.  Everything else that comes from the Kitchen is just as precise! – Mc Kenna Guide Best Irish Restaurants 2013

Restaurant of the Year Awards

Posted on April 21, 2014 by TBBBadmin
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  It’s time to vote for the FOOD&WINE Magazine Restaurant of the Year.   The Awards highlight the very best of the Irish restaurant scene. The voting begins with nominations from the public, the restaurants that have the most nominations go forward to a judges panel which select the best of the nominees for the […]

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50% off wine by the bottle on Tuesday & Wednesday nights!

Posted on February 12, 2014 by TBBBadmin
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50% off wine by the bottle on Tuesday & Wednesday nights! At The Blackboard Bistro we realise that much of the cost of a restaurant bill is the wine and with the recent introduction of additional taxes we wanted to ensure that early week diners could always avail of good value when dining with us. […]

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Mail on Sunday Review

Posted on January 28, 2014 by TBBBadmin

We were delighted to get reviewed recently by Ronan O’Reilly in the Mail on Sunday.  He had a pork main course and he said of the restaurant: this was a tender, moist and beautifully cooked piece of meat that was as good as I’ve ever had…The Blackboard Bistro achieves what it sets out to as well as any […]

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Blackboard Bistro Open Over Christmas

Posted on December 27, 2013 by TBBBadmin

We are open over the Christmas Period on the following days. Friday 27 th Dec for Lunch and Dinner Saturday 28th Dec for Dinner Monday 30th December for Lunch and Dinner Tuesday 31th December for Lunch and Dinner Closed from 01 January 2014 and will reopen for Lunch and Dinner Friday 10th January 2014  

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The Taoiseach visits The Blackboard Bistro!

Posted on December 14, 2013 by TBBBadmin
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The Blackboard Bistro was delighted to welcome the Taoiseach Enda Kenny who had lunch on Thursday last.  Left to Right: The Taoiseach is with Jean Heyraud (owner), Declan O’Neill (Manager) and Head Chef of The Blackboard Bistro Pierre Heyraud.

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Listed as one of Dublin City’s Coeliac Restaurants!

Posted on November 2, 2013 by TBBBadmin

The Blackboard Bistro is now listed as one of Dublin’s Best Coeliac Restaurants with the Coeliac Society of Ireland.  We are delighted to welcome coeliacs and are happy to cater for you.

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Christmas Dining at The Blackboard Bistro

Posted on September 24, 2013 by TBBBadmin

Our Christmas menu is now on line for you to view; please see the page here We are taking bookings for small groups now and please book early as availability is limited.  

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Lughnasa Voucher

Posted on August 1, 2013 by TBBBadmin

We are delighted to bring you a special offer in celebration of our new look this August.   Yes, The Blackboard Bistro has undergone a wonderful transformation in décor this summer, with a big thank you to Cormac Rowell of Rowell Design who has tastefully re-invented our interiors giving a more homely, lighter and warmer feel to […]

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June Bank Holiday Weekend

Posted on May 31, 2013 by TBBBadmin

We hope that you enjoy the June Bank Holiday Weekend.  Weather is forecast to be good.  We are open as usual – if you are around town why not drop in for a great meal!

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Rustic Fish Soup

Posted on May 8, 2013 by TBBBadmin

Calling all Seafood Lovers! On our current Menu we have a Rustic Fish Soup with a Tomato Base.  Full with Fresh Fish – Smoked Haddock, Hake, Trout and Mussels, Garlic and Parsley.  Served with Our Homemade Brown Bread and Rosemary Ciabatta.

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