Your shopping cart is empty.


All the best places to eat, shop and stay in Ireland. A local guide to local places.

Gina Murphy is one of the great Irish restaurateurs. She implicitly understands all the virtues that make for a great restaurant – the imprimatur that the food on the plate must eat clean and considered; the stylish élan in design that gives the customer a boost of energy the instant they walk through the door; the correct measure of service which means that it is both utterly professional, and utterly unforgettable. To master these skills is no small feat, but Ms Murphy brings them all to the fore in Hugo’s, where she has created one of the most special restaurants in Dublin, and has done so for almost fifteen years. Hugo’s is special because all the elements conjoin to make it greater than the sum of its parts. The classic French-inflected cooking – guinea fowl boudin with chestnut mushrooms; chicken with cavolo nero and roast chicken cream; a peerless sticky toffee pudding – delivers satisfaction on every plate, and binds together with the charm of the room and the comfort of the service, to create a great Irish restaurant, helmed by one of the great Irish restaurateurs.

Photos credit @byrnechef

53.338458, -6.254492
Gina Murphy
6 Merrion Row, Dublin 2
+353 1 6765955

More from the wonderful County Dublin

Long Mile Road, Walkinstown, Dublin
1-2 Chancery Place, Dublin 7
Fish Restaurant and Accommodation, East Pier, Howth, Co Dublin
The Rise, Mount Merrion, County Dublin.
Balbriggan Road, Skerries
The Green Door Market
Unit A1, Bluebell Business Centre, Old Naas Road, Dublin D12 XCY2

Thank you for sharing

Megabites Sign Up Here!

Sign up for our Megabites Newsletter, a blog which brings you all the latest contemporary news of the best food and food people in Ireland, including all that’s new on the Wild Atlantic Way.

This question is to prevent automated spam submissions.
Enter the characters shown in the image.