Food & Drink Guide

Restaurants

The Minerva Restaurant

Set in the stunning and historic Minerva Suite, the Minerva Restaurant will re-open for the 2017 Dublin Horse Show. This beautiful pre-bookable fine dining restaurant has proven to be a very popular destination with visitors to the show. Presenting an array of classical dishes created by Garrett Duff, one of Irelands finest chefs. Garrett has a passion for using only the finest ingredients from a range of specialist suppliers rare breed farmers and artisan producers. The Minerva Restaurant offers Fine food complimented by an adventurous wine selection from various regions in an elegant dining room situated at the front of the RDS complex on Merrion Road. Escape from it all to this classical restaurant by calling 087 439 6441 for reservations.

Minerva Restaurant Menu.

Champagne and Seafood Bar

Facing Ring 2, this really is a premium location offering seafood platters, fine wines and Louis Roederer champagne.

Clyde Room Restaurant

On the Band Lawn, this self-service restaurant is the home of the traditional roast meal coupled with family value deals and quality meals for junior visitors.

Clyde Seafood and Wine Bar

Located on the Band Lawn this new addition to the bar portfolio has proven to be a huge success. Please call 087 437 6441 for reservations.

‘Inspire’ Restaurant

Located in the corner of the main hall as you enter the show, the newly remodelled Inspire Café is a real family hit. Lots of seating, roast meal options, family deals and lots of kids’ favourites.

Pembroke Restaurant

Located upstairs at the clock tower, this restaurant is steeped in the rustic charm of the RDS. Open from 7:15am to 8pm, there is an abundance of culinary delights to be found here.

Simmonscourt Restaurant

Located in the Simmonscourt Pavilion, there are many hot and cold meal choices available in this self-service restaurant.

Members’ Club

For members and their guests, a dining room and bar service with dinner available on Friday evening. 

 Food and Dining

Bars

The Triple Bar

A traditional bar offering quality draught beer. Located beside the Band Lawn.

Ring Bar

The epicentre of all that is the Show, where old friends meet and new ones are made.

Grand Stand North Bar

Located at the Anglesea Road end of the Grandstand. The prime location for a break with a cool pint of draught.

The Arches Bar

Located at the Anglesea Road end of Ring 2, this is the ideal location to keep an eye on the main arena action and the outcomes in Ring 2.

Simmonscourt Bar

The bar beside the Simmonscourt Jumping arena is awash with fun and fine fayre.

Grandstand South Bar

Located between the pocket and the grandstand this bar immerses you in the atmosphere at the Show.

Members’ Bar @ The Main Arena

A bar and snack service for RDS Members and their guests, open from 11am until the end of the last jumping competition each day.

Pembroke Bar

Located on the first floor of the clock tower, this is a great location to rest those weary legs, have a drink and sample some traditional fayre.

 

Light Meals/Snacks

Ring Inspire

Located facing Ring 2, this is a great place to grab quick, freshly-made snacks, a coffee to go, or one of its infamous ‘breakfast rolls’ from 8am.

 

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Food Courts (Outdoors)

Band Lawn

The Pagoda Village is located on the Band Lawn and offers authentic Thai food, pimped up burgers, fish & Chips with a lick and heavenly pizzas

 

Anglesea Stand

Various mobile units providing a selection of drinks, snacks and confectionary.

Anglesea Food Village

A purpose built food market between Blocks C & D of the Anglesea stand, offering grilled meats crepes and boxed salads.

Simmonscourt

Located in the Simmonscourt area, there is an array of units offering everything from homemade ice-cream to Artisan steak sandwiches.

Simmonscourt Pagoda Village

Located in Simmonscourt this area offers a mix of culinary delights, such as pimped up burgers, heavenly pizzas and sticky chicken gougons.

 

Mobile Food Units

A huge array of mobile food units are located throughout the grounds offering everything from Steaks to Curries to Ice creams.

 

MINERVA RESTAURANT MENU

2 course  €37.50

3 course €42.50

Starters

Goatsbridge gin cured trout, pickled heirloom carrot, compressed cucumber, radish, shallot, Guinness brown bread crisp and micro cress

Chuulchoill torched goat’s cheese, beetroot purée, tapenade, rocket, O’Neills bacon crumb, flax seed tuille, Newgrange gold rapeseed oil

Caesar salad croquettes, baby gem, shaved Parmesan, spinach and romaine leaf purée sourdough crisp, roast garlic aioli

Poached sumac hens egg, grilled asparagus, cured ham, Pat Clarkes micro cress, Lakeshore grain mustard dressing

 

Main course

Slow roasted Golden Vale beef sirloin, horseradish potato gratin, carrot purée, braised baby leek, crispy shallots, veal jus (GF)

Baked Manor Farm chicken supreme, puy lentils and smoked bacon cassoulet, celeriac purée, honey glazed parsnip, baby broccoli (GF)

Crispy Rosdara pork belly, apple purée, heirloom carrots, sprouting broccoli, David Llewellyns apple balsamic vinegar jus, crackling (GF)

Dunmore East lemon butter glazed hake, artichoke purée, clams, chorizo, parsley, cherry tomato, white wine chowder (GF)

 Desserts

Wild Irish foragers Gorse flower syrup crème brûlee, poached peach, Flahavan’s tuille, white chocolate cremeux (GF)

Killowen lemon curd yoghurt, lime and basil pannacotta “jar”, candied ginger, mini basil meringues, oat caramel crumb, calamansi and orange gel.

Keelings strawberry and Coole Swan cream tart, vanilla cream mousse, almond sponge, wild strawberry jelly and gel

Mileeven honey and mascarpone mousse, The Chocolate Garden of Ireland dark chocolate croquant, spiced cherry compôte, dark chocolate cremeux (GF)