Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud

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Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud
Restaurant information
Established 1981
Current owner(s) Patrick Guilbaud
Head chef Guillaume Lebrun
Rating 2 Michelin stars Michelin Guide
Street address 21 Upper Merrion Street
City Dublin
Country Ireland
Website Official 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]

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