Fodor's Expert Review The Hungry Monk

$$ Bray Seafood Fodor's Choice

The cloisters-and-refectory-style decor is definitely tongue-in-cheek at this upbeat, fun restaurant in sleepy Greystones, an old-fashioned seaside resort a couple of miles south of Bray. Dinner is served by candlelight and the menu specializes in uncluttered seafood dishes in summer and wild game on cold winter nights. Owner Pat Keown is a great host, and his laughter and love of good food and fine wine are contagious. The Seafood Symphony is a particular favorite, as is the roast haunch of Wicklow venison with red cabbage roulade. Sunday lunches, in the bar area, are famous for their length (they often last into the early evening) and for the lively atmosphere.

Seafood Lively Lunch Dinner $$ Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

1 Church Rd.
Greystones, Co. Wicklow  Ireland


Known For:
  • Fresh seafood
  • Candlelight dinners
  • Leisurely Sunday lunches
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Wed. No lunch Thurs.–Sat. No dinner Sun.

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