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PICS: The Grafton Lounge Reopened Today As Lemon & Duke – And Here's What It Looks Like Inside

By aidan

December 20, 2016 at 12:10am


And here we have it – another addition to one of the most vibrant areas in town right now.

What used to be the Grafton Lounge is open for business again after a pretty extensive fit-out – backed by the same team who run The Bridge in Ballsbridge, including Leinster rugby stars Jamie Heaslip, Rob and Dave Kearney and Sean O'Brien.

And, based on a quick visit this morning, we have to say it looks pretty feckin' class.

Here's what it's like inside...

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In terms of the food offering, it's all very heavily focused on the food offering at The Bridge – and the dishes that have worked best for the team there.

A few dishes that caught our eye...

  • Shrimp Po’boy on Hoagie Roll €10 (served with shredded Chinese leaf, vine tomato, jalapeno relish and miso-lime aioli)
  • Grilled Honey Chicken €8/€10 (a salad of sweet potato and red lentil, candied walnuts, pumpkin seeds and lemon and ginger vinaigrette)
  • Lemon & Duke Beef Burger €16 (Brioche bap, bacon jam, pimento cheddar, tobacco onions, sweet potato fries, sriracha aioli)
  • Pan-fried Hake €20 (Tomato and mussel broth, samphire, capers, brown butter).

There's also unpasteurised Pilsner Urquell at the bar – same deal as in The Bridge, which is one of the standout elements of that bar.

Definitely one to try out this weekend...

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