Restaurant review: A little piece of heaven where the stars appear limitless

Aimsir in Celbridge collected two Michelin stars within months of opening and, on this evidence, looks set to become the first Irish restaurant ever to have three

Jordan Bailey of Aimsir restaurant at Cliff at Lyons, Co Kildare. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Aimsir, The Cliff at Lyons

Celbridge, Co Kildare


Chef: Jordan Bailey

“I think the tendon was one of the best bits” is not a sentence I’ve uttered before about anything I’ve eaten. But that’s Aimsir for you: the restaurant where even a cow’s connective tissue can be turned into something utterly delicious.

It’s been puffed up to look a bit like a prawn cracker, then topped with a piece of shorthorn beef that’s ...