Review on Ananda Restaurant

The popular Ananda Restaurant can be found on Sandyford Road in Dundrum Shopping Centre. It is a joint partnership between Asheesh Dewan, owner of the well-regarded Jaipur restaurants, and critically acclaimed chef Atul Kochhar who also owns Michelin starred Benares in Mayfair. Ananda has a modern contemporary setting with intricately-carved Indian wood panelling and smart polished wood tables set against chairs and banquettes in a variety of pretty colours, walls are adorned with colourful canvasses depicting vibrant rural scenes.

Executive chef Sunil Ghai previously worked for the Jaipur restaurant group for a number of years, as well as spending several months honing his skill in Benares. Richness, intensity and concentrated flavours are the hallmarks of the menu at Ananda which picked up the Good Food Ireland Newcomer of the Year award for 2011 - 2012. Typical starters on the à la carte menu could be free-range Barbary two-ways duck tikka with passion fruit and date chutney and potted duck leg confit, plum and anise jelly, before a main course of pan-fried Howth lobster in a traditional Goan style sauce, with tamarind rice.

There is an excellent wine list, carefully chosen to match the dishes with a good selection available by the glass, together with a well-crafted cocktail menu.

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Cuisine

Indian

Chef

Sunil Ghai

Restaurant Opening Times

Lunch: 12.30 - 2.45pm Fri-Sun
Dinner: 5.30 - 11.00pm

Accepted credit cards

Visa, Master Card

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Facilities at Ananda Restaurant

  • Vegetarian menu
  • 85 covers
  • Family Friendly

Address

Ananda Restaurant
Sandyford Road
Dundrum Town Centre
Dundrum
County Dublin
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