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Bon Appetit
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Ranked #19 of 58 Restaurants in Malahide
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$17 - US$57
Cuisines: European, Irish
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Good for: Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Bon Appetit is synonymous with good food! Located in a classy Georgian Townhouse in the popular costal village of Malahide, just north of Dublin City Centre with close proximity to Dublin Airport; Bon Appetit offers a unique dining experience with a centre of culinary education in the form of Oliver Dunne's Cookery Masterclasses. Diners have a choice of...Bon Appetit, our newly renovated, contemporary and stylish restaurant located on the lower ground floor and our chic Wine and Tapas Bar, located on the ground floor. Bon Appetit also has two Private Dining Rooms, located on the first floor of the building, which are available for Weddings and Private and Corporate Parties for up to 60 guests. Our Private Rooms are available on request during Lunch and Dinner, 7 Days a Week
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

What a great little find! First of all be careful about parking on the street where the restaurant is. It’s very narrow and there is no turn around. I would recommend parking on the main street. That being said once you’re in the restaurant it is great! The staff is courteous and helpful. The food was outstanding! It has The feel of an old home with the first floor being a bar and downstairs hosting a restaurant. Our meals were delicious. You won’t go wrong here.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Annieberyl
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Graham D, General Manager at Bon Appetit, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hey Annie,

Many thanks for your kind words. Glad to hear you had a fantastic time in Bon Appetit recently. Our ground floor bar is home to Bon Appetit Tapas Bar, with 2 party rooms on the 1st floor and our fab restaurant on the lower grounbd floor so there really is something for everyone. Dont forget our sister restaurant Beef & Lobster has opened just around the corner on Townyard Lane so why not give it a try next time and yes Beware of the Parking!!

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Had the most delicious meal here the other night. As a group of 4 we booked a table for Monday evening, and when we arrived the place was buzzing. I had the Goats cheese mousse to start and it was presented so beautifully! For mains - the fillet of hake, cooked to perfection and served on a bed of potato gnocchi, with a rich sauce; just the perfect amount.
The service was also amazing; a special mention to our Italian waiter who was so chatty and attentive at all times.
I would most certainly recommend this place, the quality is outstanding, already looking forward to my next visit.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Thank Mary N
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Graham D, General Manager at Bon Appetit, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hi Mary,

Thank you for taking the time to give us this very fabulous feedback. We here at Bon Appetit are delighted you enjoyed our "Marvellous Mondays" recently. At 50% off all food and wine sure whats not to love!!! I will of course be passing on your kind comments to all the team especially our fine Italian waiter :)
Thanks again for the recommendation and dont forget to tell all you friends!

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Four of us (2 adults and two teenagers) had brunch at Bon Appetit on Sunday last. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience. The table was booked for 11.30am and we were the first customers to arrive. The service was friendly and the "bottomless brunch" option well-explained. As I wasn't the designated driver I opted for this - basically for €16 extra one can have "bottomless" mimosas or bellinis. Seemed a good idea at the time but for €16 one feels that it is necessary to have a few of the cocktails - not such a good idea at midday! The choices on the brunch menu are outstanding and it really was difficult to decide. However a friend had mentioned to me a few days earlier that the fried buttermilk chicken with waffles is particularly good so I opted for that. He wasn't wrong, it was truly delicious. Our party included 2 vegetarians - one opted for the smashed avocado on toast with poached egg (this is usually accompanied by bacon for non-vegetarians). The other opted for the mushrooms on toasted sourdough bread. The final member of our group had the pancakes. All of us had dessert as well - 2 had the apple crumble and 2 the salted caramel profiteroles. All plates were scraped clean and we left very happy customers. Brunch at Bon Appetit will be a more regular occurrence for me as I live relatively nearby.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Thank ClaremcDublin
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Graham D, General Manager at Bon Appetit, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi There,

Many thanks for the fabulous feedback. I was delighted to read you had a most enjoyable brunch with us recently in Bon Appetit. The Buttermilk Chicken & Waffles is certainly a fan fave at the moment. Glad your vegetarian friends were impressed too. I will be passing on your kind words to all the team and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
Thanks again.

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We came here yesterday to use our thetaste.ie offer we had purchased and we were very impressed. We had 9 tapas without detailing each one the duck pate and duck confit were our winners. All of the food was delicious and served in waves with our hostess been very attentive and very friendly. I had 3 cocktails over the few hours we were there and each one of them delicious. Although we had purchased an offer and then further tapas when we were there, it is very reasonable for the high standard of food and service. I have been to Bon Appetit many times over the years and they changed from a Michelin star restaurant to what it is today and each one them really high standards of food and service regardless of time or day. Highly recommend, we will be back very soon!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Boroukee
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Graham D, General Manager at Bon Appetit, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hi There,

Many thanks for such wonderful comments. Delighted to read you had a most enjoyable time in our Tapas Bar recently. I will of course be passing on these very kind comments to all staff concerned. I have to say my personal fave is the Duck Confit also:)
Thanks again for the recommendation and we look forward to seeing you back again soon.

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here on 25th August and had a really great evening, food was superb and staff friendly and attentive without being intrusive. Great place to eat, we’ll be back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TonyMurrayAshbourne
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Graham D, General Manager at Bon Appetit, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hi Tony,

Many thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback on a recent visit to Bon Appetit. Delighted all went well and you enjoyed a super evening with us. Looking forward to seeing you again in the future.

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