Swanky seafood at terrifying Tiger prices

In its current guise, Sole is the ghost of the Celtic Tiger come back to haunt us

Sole on South William Street in Dublin 2: the staff provide top-notch service, but the prices are hair-raisingly high


18/19 South William Street, Dublin 2

01-6794020, sole.ie

Chef: Richie Wilson

What a difference a week makes. On this page seven days ago, I was extolling the great value offered by the chef’s tasting menu at Locks. On offer on Tuesday and Wednesday nights, it’s €45 for five courses, plus some little extras.

A week from eating that gorgeous meal, I am in a large restaurant on South William Street gazing in ...