Shiro (restaurant)

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Restaurant information
Closed 2001
Head chef Kei Pilz
Food type Japanese and Sushi
City Ahakista, County Cork
Country Ireland
Seating capacity 18

Shiro is a former restaurant in Ahakista, County Cork, Ireland. It was a fine dining restaurant that was awarded one Michelin star in the period 1996-2001.[1][2] The Michelin Guide awarded the restaurant the "Red M", indicating 'good food at a reasonable price', in the period 1988-1995.[3] The Egon Ronay Guide awarded the restaurant one star in the period 1988-1989.[3]:345

The kitchen style was Japanese and Sushi.[4][5]

The restaurant had only a short menu, no staff (the owners were also head chef and waiter), one seating a night and was located in a typical Irish Cottage.[5][6]

Head chef of Shiro was the late Kei Pilz.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Michelin Maps & Guides: maps, atlas, travel guides, Michelin Guide". Archived from the original on 10 October 2011. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  2. ^ O'Doherty, Caroline (19 January 2012). "Michelin guide awards four stars in State". The Irish Times via HighBeam Research. Retrieved 16 June 2012.  (subscription required)
  3. ^ a b Mac Con Iomaire, Mairtin (2009). "The emergence, development and influence of French Haute Cuisine on public dining in Dublin restaurants 1900-2000: an oral history.". Part 2. Dublin Institute of Technology: 348. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "The Southwestern Peninsulas". 
  5. ^ a b "Shiro Japanese Restaurant, Ahakista West Cork Ireland". 
  6. ^ 1980s, Shiro, Ahakista

Coordinates: 51°35′58.29″N 9°37′50.36″W / 51.5995250°N 9.6306556°W / 51.5995250; -9.6306556