Dining Out

Gillian Nelis: Fun flavours make for plates of pure joy at Liath in Blackrock

If you’re after a solemn, hushed experience, Ireland’s newest two Michelin-starred restaurant isn’t the place for you – but if you’re after fun and excitement, you’ll love it

Liath restaurant in Blackrock Market: the food will challenge, excite and intrigue you in equal measure. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Liath, Blackrock Market,

19a Main Street,

Blackrock, Co Dublin

01-2123676, liathrestaurant.com

Chef: Damien Grey

“Far too much fun.” The message from a friend, on hearing I’d been to Liath, summed up the experience way better than I suspect I’ll manage here. But since you’re reading this anyway, why not stick around to see how I do?

You’ll probably know by now that this tiny place in Blackrock in south Co Dublin became Ireland’s newest two ...