Gillian Nelis

Gillian Nelis

Gillian Nelis has been managing editor of The Sunday Business Post since 2012, having previously been assistant editor and property editor. She specialises in long form interviews and news features, and has a particular interest in the food industry, writing the paper’s restaurant reviews as well as a weekly food news page in the magazine.

Far from cheap, but this Wicklow wonder is still bargain of the year

Far from cheap, but this Wicklow wonder is still bargain of the year

Open since 2005 and owned by restaurateur Asheesh Dewan of the Jaipur Group, Chakra has survived the economic ups and downs of those 14 years by serving up consistently good food

Whiskey giant toasts Generation X’s taste for finer things as premium brands soar

Whiskey giant toasts Generation X’s taste for finer things as premium brands soar

The future of the sector in Ireland is bright if makers here continue to focus on quality rather than quantity, says the chief executive of Jameson’s owner Irish Distillers

Warm hospitality gives a sublime taste of the true West

Warm hospitality gives a sublime taste of the true West

West at The Twelve's Connemara scallops with leeks, smoked black pudding, a potato and dried seaweed terrine, and a scallop roe cream was one of the best dishes I’ve eaten so far this year

Find yourself in the soup on South William Street

Find yourself in the soup on South William Street

The Ramen Bar’s version of Tonkotsu - probably Japan’s most famous variety of ramen - was priced at €11.50 at lunchtime and was a deep bowl of deliciousness

Caterers to Dublin GAA score with 100 jobs

Caterers to Dublin GAA score with 100 jobs

The food business that counts the Dublin senior football team among its customers is set to creat...

Sublime food from fine local sources in Athlone

Sublime food from fine local sources in Athlone

Lunch at Thyme was really superb value given just how well we’d eaten, and the effort that had gone in to sourcing really excellent ingredients from Irish suppliers.

Reach for the bars: What makes a great Irish pub?

Reach for the bars: What makes a great Irish pub?

As so often with a question like this, the answer can vary widely depending on what you're looking for, be that a quiet pint, a well-made cocktail or a bite to eat

Bite Size

Bite Size

Gareth Mullins’s grazing board, Limerick's Lobsterfest and Bia Rebel hits the rebel county.

Make me an island in the sun: Gillian Nelis takes a trip to Fuerteventura

Make me an island in the sun: Gillian Nelis takes a trip to Fuerteventura

All-inclusive holidays aren’t to everyone’s taste, but you’ll struggle to find a better one than in the resort of Corralejo on Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands.

Restaurant Review: A rural retreat that’s full of Wild flavour

Restaurant Review: A rural retreat that’s full of Wild flavour

I ate incredibly well in the Wild Honey Inn which, because it operates on Lisdoonvarna time, forces you to relax and sink blissfully into a mild culinary stupor

Views to die for, and the food’s not bad either

Views to die for, and the food’s not bad either

From the mini loaf of bread with wild mushroom butter that came to the table at the start, right through to elegant desserts, The Seaview served up food that more than matched this restaurant’s wonderful views

Bite size

Bite size

FOOD FESTIVAL : A simple question of wine and cheese “All the fun without the intimidation” i...

A new highway to pizza happiness in Wexford town

A new highway to pizza happiness in Wexford town

The pizza renaissance in Dublin over the past couple of years has been well documented. In Crust, Richard Whitty and Laura Kelly have created somewhere that more than stands up to what the capital has to offer

Smooch shares the love to nearly 200 locations

Smooch shares the love to nearly 200 locations

Philip Delaney, managing director of Dairyglen, said an investment in a 4D Bluetooth system for the ice cream machines it supplies to retailers had played a big part in its growth

The Sunday Interview: Michael Duffy, chief executive of the Royal Dublin Society

The Sunday Interview: Michael Duffy, chief executive of the Royal Dublin Society

Michael Duffy, chief executive of the Royal Dublin Society, is actively looking to encourage more people to get involved in the organisation’s economic and cultural activities