Dining Out

Roman-style pizza and fresh pasta make this Foxrock favourite a winner

A warm reception at Pala Pizza set the tone for a truly hospitable dining experience – and it was great value too

Pala Pizza, Foxrock village: extremely warm welcome for customers with great food and incredible value. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Walking into Pala Pizza in Foxrock, Co Dublin, last week I was given the most friendly welcome of my life. My sister whispered that the staff must have clocked me as a reviewer, but once we were seated we realised that all diners received the same warm greeting.

The family-run restaurant was formerly Bistro One, an old school-style eatery perfect for its locale, but it was revamped into Pala during the pandemic and now offers ...