Guinea Pig, fish restaurant, is situated in the medieval, heritage
town of Dalkey, home to the rich and famous of sport, stage and
screen. Walk along the coast to Bulloch and Coliemore Harbours,
once the main ports of Dublin. Visit the Heritage Centre and soak
up the atmosphere of this unique town, with its written history
traced to 727ad.
restaurant was first opened in 1957; it was soon the established
haunt of locals and the stars of screen filming in Ardmore Studios
in Bray. Regular stars were John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara,
John Ford and Peter Ustinov.
Stewart (Chef de Cuisine) and his family purchased the restaurant
in 1978 and continued this tradition. Regulars included Hugh Leonard,
Maeve Binchy, Enya, Lisa Stanfield, Bono, The Edge, Liam Neeson,
Sir Cliff Richard, Meryl Streep and many more.
attracts our customers is the timeless atmosphere and consistent
good food prepared by our Chef and his kitchen team and equally
the courteous service, supervised by Kevin O’Gorman.
Fernandes (Chef de Cuisine) has just recently, November 2017,
signed for the purchase of the Guinea Pig and is now in the process
of building on the great work done by his predecessors. Please
bear with us, as we will be renovating in the New Year.