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The Ivy Dawson Street is the first international brasserie from The Ivy Collection

Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

On Monday night, a host of VIPs and local residents turned out to celebrate the arrival of The Ivy Dawson Street in Dublin.

Hosted a week before the official opening on Tuesday, July 24 – guests were invited to explore the brasserie’s interiors whilst enjoying an evening of Champagne and cocktails.

Guests on the night included Picture This, Louis Walsh, Lucy Kennedy, Erin McGregor, Samantha Mumba, Yvonne Connolly, and Keith Barry.

Band members from Picture This | Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
Lucy Kennedy and Pamela Flood | Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
Erin McGregor and Helen Steele | Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

The Ivy Dawson Street is the first international brasserie from The Ivy Collection, and is located in the heart of Dublin’s city centre.

Catering for every occasion, The Ivy Dawson Street will be overseen by Jamie Belton as General Manager, and Head Chef Nick Lentini.

Positioned on one of Dublin’s most fashionable streets, the brasserie-style restaurant and bar can accommodate up to 200 guests, and features an all-encompassing menu complete with breakfast, weekend brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, light snacks and dinner.

Clementine MacNiece and James Patrice | Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
Jodie and Will Matthews | Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
Darren Kennedy | Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
Louise O Reilly and Ellen Kavanagh | Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
Keith Barry and his wife Mairead Foley | Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

The brasserie also features a private dining room named ‘The Jonathan Swift Room,’ seating up to 36 guests and offering an ideal space for events, birthdays or stylish working lunches.

The Ivy Dawson Street will serve food from dawn until dusk, incorporating a selection of classics including shepherd’s pie, crispy duck salad and an indulgent chocolate bombe, alongside a selection of locally inspired dishes such as Dublin Bay prawns and Dungarvan oysters.

Samantha Mumba | Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
Rob Kenny | Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
Yvonne Connolly | Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
Karl Broderick and Alan Hughes | Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland
Jamie Belton and Carol Byrne | Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

Jamie Belton, General Manager at The Ivy Dawson Street said, “Bringing The Ivy Collection’s first international brasserie to Dublin is without doubt the most exciting point of my career.”

“With fantastic food, beautiful interiors and consistent, friendly service, our Irish brasserie will offer a touch of glamour whilst also welcoming guests to visit us anytime, whatever the occasion. The team and I are really looking forward to welcoming our new neighbours and visitors to the area this summer.”

For further information or to make a reservation, you can call 01 695 0744 or visit theivydublin.ie

Lia Stokes, Aislinn O Toole and Katie Allen | Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

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