Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud

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Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud
Restaurant information
Owner(s)Patrick Guilbaud
Head chefGuillaume Lebrun
Rating2 Michelin stars Michelin Guide
Street address21 Upper Merrion Street
WebsiteOfficial site

Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud is a restaurant in Dublin, Ireland. It is a fine dining restaurant that was awarded one Michelin star each year in the period 1989–1995 and two stars each year from 1996 to present.[1][2][3] Egon Ronay Guide awarded the restaurant one star in the period 1983–1985 and 1987. It was mentioned in the Guide in 1988 and 1989.[4]

The restaurant's proprietor is the acclaimed French professional chef, Patrick Guilbaud, who lives in Ireland. Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud claims to be Ireland's most award-winning restaurant. It was established by Guilbaud in 1981 in James's Place East, Dublin 2, before moving to the Merrion Hotel in Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2.[5] The restaurant was the first in Dublin to receive two Michelin stars[6] and has been praised by The New York Times.[5] It has been named the most expensive restaurant in Dublin.[7]


In February 2004, Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud was mentioned in The New York Times, where it was reported that lunch cost $36 and dinner was available for $124. Guilbaud's food was described as "seriously good" and was served in "seriously elegant surroundings", with "reservations advised" by the newspaper. Food on offer included roast quail coated with hazelnuts.[5]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Michelin Online Republic of Ireland Archived 2011-10-10 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Michelin Great Britain & Ireland 2000. 2000. p. 898. ISBN 2 06006579 8.
  3. ^ "Irish restaurants keep their Michelin stars". Irish Independent. 25 September 2014. Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  4. ^ The emergence, development and influence of French Haute Cuisine on public dining in Dublin restaurants 1900–2000: an oral history. Thesis DIT by Máirtín Mac Con Iomaire, 2009. 3 downloadable volumes. Part 2, p. 346
  5. ^ a b c O'Byrne, Robert (29 February 2004). "In Dublin, Lots to Talk About". The New York Times. Retrieved 25 April 2009.
  6. ^ "I'm deadly serious, McGrath is a muppet, says Corrigan". Evening Herald. 15 September 2008. Retrieved 25 April 2009.
  7. ^ "The brutal legacy of the PDs' rampant Thatcherism". The Sunday Business Post. 19 April 2009. Archived from the original on 23 April 2009. Retrieved 25 April 2009.

Coordinates: 53°20′18″N 6°15′11″W / 53.338384°N 6.252964°W / 53.338384; -6.252964