Ananda is Ireland's premier fine dining restaurant. Ananda's impeccable pedigree, enviable location and stunning interior design made it Dublin's most anticipated restaurant opening of 2008.
A series of superlative restaurant reviews quickly cemented its reputation as one of Ireland's finest dining experiences.
Ananda’s décor redefines customer’s expectations of Indian restaurants. The dining room features a number of striking design statements, which are quietly opulent while complementing the comfortable welcoming warmth of design theme. The eye is drawn up to the glowingly rich, honey-coloured, water lily inspired chandeliers, while aubergine, lime and cerise velvet upholstery adds vibrancy and life to the seating.
Executive Chef Sunil Ghai is not only the foremost Indian chef in Ireland, but Food & Wine’s Chef of the Year 2009 – the ultimate professional accolade for a chef in Ireland. Sunil had already garnered an impressive array of awards, and fans, for his bold, contemporary cooking style, including the Best Chef in Leinster Award.
Born in Gwalior in central India, Sunil gained experience with the world famous Oberoi group, before coming to Ireland to join the Jaipur group in 2001. Sunil regularly spends time working with the team at Benares in London under renowned Michelin starred chef Atul Kochhar. Atul and Sunil together designed and developed Ananda’s opening menu.
Opening Hours5.30-11.00pm Monday-Sunday
12.30-2.45pm Friday-Sunday (Lunch)
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