51 Elmwood Ave., Ranelagh, D6
Tel: 01 497 9163

About Brioche

a French tasting plate restaurant


elcome to the website of Brioche, a French tasting plate restaurant located in Ranelagh which is just south of Dublin city centre on the Green LUAS line. On this site you can find out more about Brioche including our philosophy, read reviews of Brioche, discover our menus, make a reservation enquiry, find our map location. Details of our opening times can be found at the end of the page and we give you news of our up coming events and any special offers we have via our Brioche Blog. Also you can purchase gift vouchers on line through our dedicated shop as presents for family and friends.

French Tasting Plates



rioche Ranelagh serves a concise menu of modern French tasting plates. Each dish is the size of a traditional starter, allowing you to experience a wider selection of dishes. We seek only the best in-season produce to ensure flavour is at a maximum. The menu showcases the very best of seasonal Irish produce with classic French techniques in a modern style.

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Gavin McDonagh



hef/Patron Gavin McDonagh has an impressive career path including stints with Michelin Starred restaurants L’Ecrivan and Patrick Guilbaud here in Ireland; he is well travelled too having worked in France, Germany & The UK. His passion for fine French cuisine reveals itself in the care and attention to detail that each dish shows.

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Private Dining Dublin



rioche, has introduced a new menu for group dining. The restaurant’s popularity as a destination for gastronaughts seeking to explore the exquisite French tasting plate menu has drawn requests from corporate organisations and others looking for up scale client entertainment that offers something a little different. The result is the introduction of a five course tasting menu priced at 45 euros per person. The menus are available for groups of six or more.

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Gavin McDonagh & Brioche

Chef Gavin McDonagh discusses his philosophy behind Brioche.

The Art of Saturday Lunch

A relaxing and contemplative lunch awaits at Brioche Ranelagh; get lost in the flavour profiles of some of Ireland's finest produce cooked to perfection and delivered as dishes that entice the eye and the palate. Brioche serves lunch on Saturdays from 12:30pm in the heart of Ranelagh; we are only 2 minutes stroll from the Ranelagh LUAS Stop between Dublin city centre and Dundrum Shopping Centre. In our view its a perfect pause to re-fuel for the shopping or before you watch the afternoon game.

New Year Blog

…..Chinese New Year that is! Hello Brioche peeps! Well we are truly into our second year and wow, first things first, last year was our... Read More

Brioche Gift Vouchers

Visit our on line shop to view our special offer vouchers and gift vouchers which make ideal presents for friends, family and colleagues.

Gift Vouchers

Food Critics' Reviews

Reviews of Brioche from some of Ireland's most respected food writers and restaurant critics.