Contemporary Dublin Dining: Michelin Star Tasting Menu for Two at l'Ecrivain

  • Add matching wine pairing for two people +
    £100
  • Add on an extra guest +
    £80

Contemporary Dublin Dining: Michelin Star Tasting Menu for Two at l'Ecrivain

Dublin, Ireland

£180
  • Add matching wine pairing for two people +
    £100
  • Add on an extra guest +
    £80

“The emphasis here is on combining the finest ingredients with the lightest of culinary touches, and the results can be inspirational” The Telegraph

Why we love it

Located in the heart of Dublin City, l'Ecrivain is one of Ireland's most celebrated restaurants. With celebrity chef Derry Clarke at the helm, l'Ecrivain's contemporary Irish and French cuisine has earned a Michelin star for the last decade.

What's Included?

  • Eight-course tasting menu for two people at Michelin star restaurant l'Ecrivain
  • Glass of champagne each upon arrival
  • Optional: Add matching wines to the menu, for a supplementary cost

Exclusive to TRULY

  • Take home a complimentary commemorative menu, signed by the Head Chef

Description

Frequently cited as Dublin's finest restaurant, Michelin star masterpiece l'Ecrivain is one of Ireland's leading establishments.

A Dublin institution since 1989, l'Ecrivain is famed for its contemporary take on Irish and French cuisine. At the helm is celebrity chef Derry Clarke, known for his judging role on RTE One's Fáilte Towers and other television appearances on The Restaurant and The Afternoon Show.

Dining at l'Ecrivain is an experience that begins the second you arrive, with the restaurant stood on the site of two old Georgian coach houses in its own charming courtyard. Almost as renowned for their hospitality as they are their award-winning food, the staff all ensure that every occasion in the restaurant is a memorable one.

Derry's ethos is based upon sourcing fresh seasonal produce from small Irish producers, bringing them together to create food that is both modern and simple. The end result has seen Derry inducted into Food & Wine Magazine's "Hall of Fame" and generated a huge list of accolades for l'Ecrivain - most notably in the form of a coveted Michelin star.

The tasting menu at l'Ecrivain spans eight courses of Derry's finest and most up-to-date creations, such as a fillet of dry aged Hereford prime beef with oxtail raviolo and root vegetables. As per his principles, the menu varies according to the best fresh seasonal produce available, ensuring that every delicious mouthful showcases the very best of Ireland.

Description

Frequently cited as Dublin's finest restaurant, Michelin star masterpiece l'Ecrivain is one of Ireland's leading establishments.

A Dublin institution since 1989, l'Ecrivain is famed for its contemporary take on Irish and French cuisine. At the helm is celebrity chef Derry Clarke, known for his judging role on RTE One's Fáilte Towers and other television appearances on The Restaurant and The Afternoon Show.

Dining at l'Ecrivain is an experience that begins the second you arrive, with the restaurant stood on the site of two old Georgian coach houses in its own charming courtyard. Almost as renowned for their hospitality as they are their award-winning food, the staff all ensure that every occasion in the restaurant is a memorable one.

Derry's ethos is based upon sourcing fresh seasonal produce from small Irish producers, bringing them together to create food that is both modern and simple. The end result has seen Derry inducted into Food & Wine Magazine's "Hall of Fame" and generated a huge list of accolades for l'Ecrivain - most notably in the form of a coveted Michelin star.

The tasting menu at l'Ecrivain spans eight courses of Derry's finest and most up-to-date creations, such as a fillet of dry aged Hereford prime beef with oxtail raviolo and root vegetables. As per his principles, the menu varies according to the best fresh seasonal produce available, ensuring that every delicious mouthful showcases the very best of Ireland.

Sample Menu (Changes Seasonally):

  • Amuse Bouche
  • Seared Scallops, Fermented Cabbage, Apple, Hazelnut
  • Roast Quail, Crushed Artichoke, Truffle, Fermented Barley, Garlic
  • Palate Cleanser: Kale Granité, Black Pepper Espuma
  • Roast Stone Bass, Carrot, Fennel, Chicken Jus, Liquorice
  • Sika Deer Loin, Beetroot, Juniper Cream, Chard, Blackberries
  • Blue Cheese Mousse, Orange, Fig, Malted Bread Crumb
  • Moelleux Au Chocolate, Salt, Brown Butter, Tonka

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue.

Includes the eight-course tasting menu for two people, with a glass of champagne each upon arrival, and a signed menu to take home. Other drinks, e.g. wine pairing, are not included. Any additional products or services consumed can simply be paid for on site. Wines paired to each course available for a supplement on the day.

Service charge (tip) is not included. A discretionary service charge of 12.5%, based on the full value of the menu, will be added to your bill on the evening. This charge is optional and does not need to be paid if you are dissatisfied.

l'Ecrivain is open Monday to Saturday, 6.30pm to 10.30pm (last tasting menu time 9pm).

l'Ecrivain is able to cater for most dietary requirements. Please inform of any needs at the time of booking.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least four weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

Sample Menu (Changes Seasonally):

  • Amuse Bouche
  • Seared Scallops, Fermented Cabbage, Apple, Hazelnut
  • Roast Quail, Crushed Artichoke, Truffle, Fermented Barley, Garlic
  • Palate Cleanser: Kale Granité, Black Pepper Espuma
  • Roast Stone Bass, Carrot, Fennel, Chicken Jus, Liquorice
  • Sika Deer Loin, Beetroot, Juniper Cream, Chard, Blackberries
  • Blue Cheese Mousse, Orange, Fig, Malted Bread Crumb
  • Moelleux Au Chocolate, Salt, Brown Butter, Tonka

Additional Information

This experience is valid for redemption within six months from the date of issue.

Includes the eight-course tasting menu for two people, with a glass of champagne each upon arrival, and a signed menu to take home. Other drinks, e.g. wine pairing, are not included. Any additional products or services consumed can simply be paid for on site. Wines paired to each course available for a supplement on the day.

Service charge (tip) is not included. A discretionary service charge of 12.5%, based on the full value of the menu, will be added to your bill on the evening. This charge is optional and does not need to be paid if you are dissatisfied.

l'Ecrivain is open Monday to Saturday, 6.30pm to 10.30pm (last tasting menu time 9pm).

l'Ecrivain is able to cater for most dietary requirements. Please inform of any needs at the time of booking.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least four weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

How it works

  • Choose your experience

    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

Location

109a Lower Baggot St, Dublin 2.

l'Ecrivain Restaurant 109a Lower Baggot St, Dublin 2.

Contemporary Dublin Dining: Michelin Star Tasting Menu for Two at l'Ecrivain

  • Add matching wine pairing for two people +
    £100
  • Add on an extra guest +
    £80

Reviews

  • Lovely meal out

    Dinner here was excellent. Staff knew immediately the deal we had bought and our glass of champagne came without asking when we were seated. The food at l'Ecrivan is excellent and service as you would expect for a Michelin starred restaurant.

    An Evening to Remember.

    It was a fantastic night with amazing food, staff were professional, courteous and the attention to detail throughout the evening was, without doubt, exceptional. We look forward to doing it again for the next occasion.

  • The service at L'Ecrivain was first class

    Everything went very smoothly and the service etc. in Lecrivain was first class. However somewhat disappointed that when the bill was presented the 180 food bill covered by the reservation was subjected to a 12.5% service charge. Not a problem of Truly's making but feel that the Restaurant voucher should not have been subject to service charge

    Lovely evening with great food

    The food and service in l'Ecrivain was superb. Two relatively small issues prevented the experience getting the top score, however. One, when the bill was presented it was for the full amount - I had to give the maître a print out of my "experience" so he could know that the Tasting Menu for two had already been paid. Secondly, we did not receive a signed (by the chef) copy of the menu! Despite that, though, it was a lovely evening with great food!

  • Amazing from Start to Finish

    From start to finish, one of the finest meals my wife and I have ever eaten, including a 3* Michelin in Paris. The prawns are simply magnificent. Superb wine recommendation, friendly un-stuffy staff, its all so relaxed and sophisticated. Probably the only reason I can think of to be another year older!

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