“Regional and classic Italian cooking in a grand house” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's View
This grand old house dates from the mid-17th century but has all the expected mod cons. The Talavera restaurant serves up smart Italian food – especially from Lombardy – in a series of rooms with either traditional country-house decor or more contemporary chic.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 150
- Private dining available
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Open all year
- Dinner served from: 5.30
- Dinner served until: 10
- Wines under £30: 3
- Wines over £30:
- Wines by the glass: 11
- Cuisine style: Italian
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About The area
It is often visited on a weekend trip, but rushing around is not the best way to experience Dublin. When Ireland joined the European Union, an economic boom began that flourished in the ‘Celtic Tiger’ years of the 1990s – fashion, the arts, food and Irish culture all blossomed, turning Dublin into one of the world’s hottest city destinations. Its transformation has continued into the 21st century with a technology boom.
There is something very special about this small city with its split personality – exhilarating and chic on one side but traditional, with an older generation still hanging on to pre-EU values, on the other.
One of the city’s irresistible charms is its welcoming people; so take time to relax in the pubs and cafes while absorbing the craic that is synonymous with the Irish. Slide away from the touristy themed pubs to discover the real heart of Dublin in its less well known taverns and in conversation with the locals.
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