Press Release

The Saddle Room at The Shelbourne Hotel wins Best Hotel Restaurant in Dublin at

the Restaurants Association of Ireland Irish Restaurant Awards 2017

 

Dublin’s favourite 5-star hotel scooped a major prize at May 8th’s RAI Irish Restaurant Awards, with The Saddle Room at The Shelbourne Hotel awarded Best Hotel Restaurant in Dublin.

Now in their 9th year, the Restaurants Association of Ireland Irish Restaurant Awards showcase the depth of talent that Ireland’s hospitality industry has to offer. The Best Hotel Restaurant Award encompasses all the qualities of great hospitality – exemplary customer service, top quality food and a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere.

“We are very proud that The Saddle Room at The Shelbourne has been awarded the Best Hotel Restaurant in Dublin at the prestigious Irish Restaurant Awards,” said Gary Cahill, Restaurant Manager of The Saddle Room. “This is a terrific achievement considering the high standard of restaurants shortlisted in this category and it’s a fantastic way to recognise the dedication and contribution from each and every staff member. From our wonderful Executive Chef Garry Hughes and his incredible team, to our award-winning sommelier Nisea Doddy, to our exceptional Executive Pastry Chef Katie McLoughlin, to every member of the front and back of house team, we couldn’t be more delighted.”

Gary Cahill has been Restaurant Manager of The Saddle Room since last year, having joined The Shelbourne after managing many prestigious restaurants and bars in hotels across the U.S. including the St. Regis San Francisco, and elevating the bar at the Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica into a premier cocktail and nightlife destination in Los Angeles.

At The Saddle Room at The Shelbourne, Gary manages an outstanding team and helps ensure guests of the restaurant have a first class experience. The Saddle Room is an old favourite reinvented as a modern classic, with an open kitchen and a lavish Oyster Bar adding to the drama of the dining experience. With dark oak walls and rich splashes of gold, the assured surroundings are echoed in Executive Chef Garry Hughes’ confident way with fine Irish ingredients.

For  enquires call +353 1 6634500 or dine by booking online

The Shelbourne Dublin, A Renaissance Hotel, 27 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland

www.theshelbourne.ie