Lunar Feasts with Carrolls Irish Gifts

Presented in association with Carrolls Gifts

Did you know that many Chinese delicacies are associated with good luck? So, what better excuse to go and sample all of the tasty dishes that Dublin’s Chinese restaurants have to offer!  A whole two weeks of feasting awaits you at the following restaurants, who will be offering a special set menu for the Year of the Pig!

If you plan to enjoy a lunar feast on Friday 8 February – you could be extra lucky and experience a special visit by the festival’s Lion Dancers at the following locations between 6pm – 9pm!

海兰江 Hailan Chinese & Korean Restaurant | 45 Capel St D1 | T 01 8748677 

Hailan showcase the punchy flavours of China and Korea with their generous dishes.  To celebrate the Year of the Pig, the Kimchi pork soup or the braised pork belly with broccoli and Kimchi rice are a must!

老湘好 Sichuan Chilli King Chinese Restaurant | 100 Parnell St, D1 | T 01 878 3400

If you like bold and spicy food you must try this restaurant. Their speciality is the Sichuan-style Sea Bass served on a hot stone. Enjoy!

李记 Lee Kee | 100a Parnell St,  D1 | T 01 5671814

This Parnell Street restaurant specialises in Northern Chinese cuisine. Over the festive period enjoy a serving of multi-flavoured spare ribs or the classic Peking roast duck with pancakes.

朋来超市 Peng Lai Supermarket | 101 Parnell St, D1

Bring Chinese cuisine into your home. Add this to your shopping list! Shop for all the best ingredients from Peng Lai Supermarket. You can also find great kitchen supplies and Chinese New Year decorations here.

海底捞 Lao Hot Pot | 102 Parnell St, D1 | T 01 877 9666

Have an authentic Chinese experience with Lao’s speciality hot pots from the Sichuan and North East Chinese regions. And karaoke for desert?

潮福城 Han Yang BBQ | 103 Parnell St, D1

Barbeque and hot pot options with a Fujian twist. The Fu Qing noodles are a popular choice or, for those with an extra appetite, an all you can eat Hot Pot.

井冈山饭店  JoJo’s Chinese Restaurant | 104 Parnell St, D1 | T 01 874 7957
Jojo’s will be serving a special Kung Pao dish in celebration of the Year of the Pig!

巧面馆 Lee’s Charming Noodle | 105 Parnell St, D1 | T 01 8729340

All things noodles to be found here. Make sure to try the special Lanzhou hand-pulled noodles – not an average bowl of noodle soup. Yum!

食旺运  Shi Wang Yun Chinese Restaurant | 106 Parnell St, D1 | T 01 874 9690

Try out the crispy sliced sweet & sour pork to celebrate. The chef’s family recipes makes this an especially authentic option for Chinese cuisine in Dublin!  

盒饭 Wok Station | 107 Parnell St, D1 |

Best place for some quick and easy comfort food. Think pork steamed puffy buns!

Mosa Tea & Restaurant |  139 Parnell St, D1 | 083 474 4561

Enjoy some bubble tea and so much more. We recommend the Honey Dew Milk Tea!

Pho Viet | 162 Parnell St. | T 01 878 3165

Did you know they also celebrate the Lunar Year in Vietnam – called Tết Nguyên Đán. Make sure to try Bánh Xèo – crispy, flaky pancake with a mixture of prawn, pork, bean sprouts. Also great is the Bun Thit Nuong Cha Gio – grilled pork and spring rolls with rice vermicelli.


  • Venue Various Locations
    Date Friday 1 - Sunday 17 February 2019
    Time various
    Fee Visit restaurant for prices
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