The Lovin Dublin Awards Short Lists


Over 3000 nominations have been cast over the last week from Dubliner’s submitting their all time favourite food spots and chefs in seven very important categories. Brunch was by far and away the most popular with 1000 nominations alone and today we are very happy to announce the short lists for the awards. We’ll be handing the awards themselves out on the 24th November in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in one inspirational evening featuring some quality speakers. It should be very special indeed. So get voting…

Lovin Dublin Live - Be Inspired

The awards will form part of one very special evening in the Bord Gais energy theatre with speakers including Marco Pierre White, Jamie Heaslip and Lloyd Grossman. Along with the awards we’ll have a €25k start up competition and are creating an evening that will leaving Dubliner’s feeling truly inspired.


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The Judging Process

We find that awards ceremonies are never really that transparent so with that in mind and in a bid to find truly the best if each category we are splitting the vote down as follows…

50% public vote here on the site, 25% vote from our expert judges and 25% vote from 2,200 foodies on the night in Bord Gais Energy Theatre.

Public online voting closes midnight Friday the 21st November

Written By

Niall Harbison

Niall founded Lovin' Dublin with a few fairly simple aims: discover new places to eat in Dublin and share simple recipes cooked up in his kitchen.