"Superb restaurant in all respects"
Chapter One is not rated the number one restaurant in Dublin, but I doubt there is a better restaurant in the city. My wife and I frequent many top-level restaurants and I can tell you this establishment deserves its Michelin star. Though it has a Michelin star, it is not pretentious or stuffy - in fact the feel is very friendly and relaxed. Impeccable service, great ambiance, and wonderful food. We had the pre-theater menu which had ample options. Our starter was roasted asparagus with lardo and sheep's cheese that had robust and savory flavors. My wife an I also had the cod main dish (substitute for Brill that night) and it was beautifully prepared and and very tasty. Dessert was chocolate mousse - also delicious and perfectly balanced. The restaurant is located below the Writer's Museum in Dublin just off of O'Connell Street. It's below ground level in what was, I think, John Jameson's former townhouse (of Jameson whiskey). The design is fresh, tasteful and comfortable. We thoroughly enjoyed the food and experience and I can't recommend Chapter One strongly enough. Just fantastic.