Dining Out

Review: This buzzy Dún Laoghaire restaurant’s dessert made for a memorable night for the wrong reasons

A great start, and delicious French onion soup couldn’t quite save Jordan Mooney’s evening at Casper & Giumbini’s

Casper & Giumbini’s, Marine Road: the devil is in the detail when it comes to hospitality, and it’s obvious that the detail is being overlooked a little here

It’s a miserable Monday evening, and I’m battling the elements to make it to Casper & Giumbini’s in Dún Laoghaire. When the sun is out this seaside town is a great place to be, but it can be an absolute wind and rain trap too, so you can understand why I arrive looking a little like a drowned rat.

Thankfully the restaurant is warm and comforting, with its mood lighting and brass fittings. We’d booked ...