Dining Out

Restaurant Review: Look after your gut, and your taste buds, at Dublin’s Fairmental deli

Healthy food has rarely tasted better than it does at this cafe in Dublin 4

Fairmental: delicious, healthy food at a great price. Picture: Fergal Phillips

For as long as I can remember, my GP – a man who has always been ahead of the curve on new discoveries around such matters – has told me to go out and buy some probiotics any time he’s prescribed me antibiotics.

“You have to look after your bacteria when you’re taking those yokes,” he’d say. I may not have known the first thing about my microbiome, or anyone else’s microbiome, back then, but ...