Dining Out

Gillian Nelis: Simplicity is at the heart of Bastible’s spectacular fare

The seven-year-old restaurant on Dublin’s South Circular Road serves up a set menu that manages to defy all superlatives

Bastible Restaurant on South Circular Road in Dublin 8 produces utterly delicious food and offers incredible value. Earlier this year, it won a Michelin star, with the guide praising its use of “top-class Irish ingredients which are given the space to shine”, bold flavours and generous servings. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Bastible, 111 South Circular Road, Dublin 8, 01-4737409, bastible.com, Chef: Barry Fitzgerald

I should apologise in advance for the fact that this review is going to be so gushing that Barbara Cartland’s editor would probably have turned it down for being a bit over the top. But even the late, great lady in pink would have struggled to keep a lid on it if she’d eaten the meal I did in Bastible last week.

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