More hits than misses in Bray’s little corner of Portugal

Galito: not everything here works, but the things that do are pretty good Pic: Fergal Phillips


113 Main Street, Bray, Co Wicklow


Some years ago, a friend on a romantic holiday with her Italian boyfriend triggered the premature end of the relationship by asking the manager in the seaside ristorante where they were eating if he had any French wine on his list. Both the manager and the boyfriend took it as a personal insult, and things went rapidly downhill from there.

I can’t say I blame ...