Restaurant Review

Jordan Mooney: Great steaks and duck fit the bill as Luna gets to shine again

The owner has changed, but the name’s the same and the chic decor remains and, with just a few tweaks, this can be a great dining experience

Luna, Drury Street: perfect setting for a cold and wet Friday night in October. Picture: Fergal Phillips

In its former life, Luna was the jewel in restaurateur John Farrell’s crown; the pinnacle of his offerings with a sharp kitchen team running the show and decor to match. In 2019, the hammer fell and Farrell’s empire collapsed – Luna was sadly no more.

Late last year, Declan O’Rourke’s restaurant group Telfer took over, installing Ben Dineen, formerly of l’Gueuleton – which, alongside Hogan’s, is also owned by the group – in the kitchen. ...