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The award winning bar & restaurant Mother Reilly’s, is located in the heart of the Dublin City suburbs in the town of Rathmines.

Our menus are continually updated to offer you the best seasonal foods all year round. We offer an extensive a la carte menu with a wide variety of cuisines to suit all taste buds!

We have a private function room which holds up to 50 people seated.  Our private function room caters for all types of events such as intimate weddings, christenings, communions, birthday parties, fundraisers, quiz nights and graduations.

Please call us on (01) 497 5486 or e-mail us at  to discuss your party needs.

Our Menus

  • A la Carte Menu

    New Restaurant & Bar Menu
    Vegetarian Soup of the Day – Ask your server
    Homemade soup served with freshly baked bread rolls
    Smokey Seafood Chowder
    Classic appetiser of a cream and tomato based seafood broth with mixed seafood pieces and smoked cod, finished with lime juice. Served with crusty bread rolls
    Prawn Pili-Pili
    Tiger prawns pan friedn with rosemary, basil, pili pili chillies, garlic, olive oil. Finished with fresh lemon juice and with a garnish of fresh salad. Served with a ciabatta roll.
    Salt & Chilli Baby Back Pork Ribs
    Garlic marinated pork back ribs, slow cooked, & tossed in a pan of fresh chillies & sea salt. Coated in a lime and BBQ sauce. Messy!!
    Classic Dublin Mussels (Mother Reilly’s Style)
    Market “in-shell “ mussels, poached with a mild satay & coriander marinade. Finished with broken red peppercorns, & served with a crispy bread roll to mop up the juices.
    Garlic Bread with Black Pepper & Rosemary
    Baked Ciabatta, halved, toasted with a garlic & rosemary butter, sprinkled with black pepper. With dressed mixed leave lettuce.
    Caesar Salad
    Cos lettuce, bacon lardons, garlic croutons; all tossed in our Caesar dressing. Topped with parmesan shavings.
    Rustic Chicken Supreme
    Garlic & herb marinated chicken breast, filled with a fresh sage & lemon stuffing, roasted at high heat, served with crispy baby potatoes, a selection of market vegetables, & a wild forest mushroom sauce.
    Gourmet Beef Burger
    8oz beef burger, made with finely diced onions & our own recipe seasoning, pan fried & served with a peppery mixed leaf salad in a jumbo bap. Served with chunky home fries or classic chips. Add toppings of mature cheddar, crispy streaky bacon or fried onions for €1.50 each.
    Thai Style Coconut & Basil Curry (beef/chicken/vegetarian) 
    A light coconut based curry, inspired by Traditional Siamese recipes, with julienne of peppers & onions, basil leaves, & cooked with our in-house prepared Thai paste. Served with basmati rice.
    Slow Cooked Herb Marinated Pork belly
    Tender belly of Irish pork, marinated for 24 hours in rosemary, garlic & thyme, slow cooked until tender, finished at high heat until crispy, served with mashed potato infused with roasted red pepper relish and a Bulmer’s & black pepper gravy.
    9oz Pan seared sirloin steak
    Succulent full bodied Irish sirloin, cooked as you like, with crispy fried onions, & chunky homemade rosemary chips. With a side of black pepper jus.
    Mother Reilly’s Skillet Potatoes (vegetarian on request) 
    Variation of an old Gaelic favourite, this is made of sliced potatoes pan fried with garlic, chillies, bacon pieces, onions, rosemary & olive oil, topped with a fried egg. Served sizzling!
    Stir Fried Chinese Greens
    Chinese style vegetarian dish of pak choy, bok choy, Chinese broccoli, spinach, onions, green pepper, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, oyster sauce and served with basmati rice.
    Foil Baked Salmon Steak with Lime 
    Salmon baked in foil with baby tomatoes, seasoning and a little butter. With a crispy gratin potato cake, honey roasted pepper and rocket salad. Finished with lime shavings and a drizzle of cream and white wine jus.
    Classic Fish & Chips
    A fillet of fresh cod, coated in a light fresh herb batter, deep fried until crispy outside and juicy inside, served with chunky homemade fries, splashed with lemon juice.
    Italian Meat Balls with Linguini Pasta
    A simple classic from the Mediterranean region, made with tender minced beef balls slow cooked in our own tomato sauce & with a moulding of poached linguini pasta. Served with parmesan shavings & crispy sliced Ciabatta bread.
    Spaghetti Aglio (suitable for vegetarians) 
    Regional classic, made with spaghetti pasta tossed in a pan with pureed garlic, sliced chilli peppers, olive oil & broken black peppercorns. Served with a tomato concasse topping.
    Traditional Beef Lasagne 
    An old standard, of minced beef cooked with tomatoes, onions, garlic and herbs, layered with lasagne pasta and topped with melted cheese. With fries or salad – your choice.
    Chicken Caeser Salad (vegetarian on request)
    Marinated chicken breast, pan fried, sliced & served on a bed of cos lettuce, bacon lardons, garlic croutons; all tossed in our Caeser dressing. Topped with parmesan shavings. Also available as a starter €6.95
    Slow Cooked Chicken Wings (6 or 12)
    Double jointed wings cooked in our garlic salt & spice coatingSauces for dipping Buffalo hot, Smokey Barbecue, Garlic Mayo, Blue Cheese
    Combination Platter (single or double)
    Herb breaded mushrooms, prawns, crab claws, chicken strips, fish goujons, pepper rings, chicken wings and potato wedges. With dips of garlic mayo and sweet chilli
    Chicken or Fish Gougons & Chips
    Your choice of chicken or fish, in a seasoned fresh herb breadcrumb coating, served in a basket with fries & garlic mayo dip.
    Mixed plate (vegetarian on request)
    Warm crusty bread, topped with a selection of chargrilled red pepper, olive tapenade, parma ham, coriander hummus and tomato salsa
    Choice of tuna, ham, cheese, salad, chicken or bacon on white or brown bread, toasted or not or in panini bread.
    Sandwich with 3 fillings €5.95
    Panini with 3 fillings €6.95
    Extra fillings each €1.50
    All sandwiches with salad garnish and potato crisps
    CHILDREN’S MENU (chips may be substituted for veg or mash)
    Sausage & Chips €5.95
    Chicken Fingers & Chips €5.95
    Fish n’ Chips €5.95
    Kid’s Classic Burger & Chips €5.95
    Selection of ice-cream with chocolate sauce €2.95
    KIDS SIZE ME – a child size portion of any adult dish for half the listed price.
    Boiled new potatoes with parsley butter €3.25
    Chunky Homemade Chips €4.0
    French Fried Onion Rings €2.95
    Steamed Mixed Vegetables €4.25
    French Fries €3.50
    Mashed Potato €3.50
    Basmati Rice €3.50
    Bread Basket €1.00
    Almond Banoffi Pie
    A crushed nut and biscuit base with caramelised milk, banana slices and whipped cream with broken almond
    French Apple Pie
    With strawberry and mint couli and whipped sweet cream
    American Chocolate Pie
    Served with a vanilla ice-cream ball and ground sugar
    Banoffi Pie
    Crunchy biscuit base smothered with toffee, banana & whipped cream
    Deep Fried Ice-cream
    with mixed berry coulie and dried coconut sprinkles
    Selection of Ice-cream
    With sauce of your choice
    Tea (Irish breakfast / herbal) €2.30
    Coffee €2.70
    Cappuccino/latte €3.00
    Espresso €3.00
    Irish / Liqueur Coffee €6.25
  • Function Menu

    Canopies on arrival – prawn in tempura, duck spring rolls with sweet chilli dip, blinis with smoked salmon crème fraiche & dill, bite size quiches, teriyaki chicken skewers with minted yogurt, coriander & lemon chicken gougons with garlic aioli, chicken satay skewers.
    €15.95 per person
    Special Platters
    Selection of herb breaded golden fried chicken gougons, prawns, crab claws, fresh button mushrooms, pepper rings, chicken wings and wedges. With selection of available dips (sweet chilli, garlic mayo, marie rose, chilli mayo).
    €7.95 per person
    Soup & Sandwiches €10.90 per person
    Tea/Coffee & Biscuits €3.50 per person
    Buffet with two choices from the following list

    • Thai Chicken Curry & Rice
    • Beef Stroganoff & Mash Potatoes
    • Corsican Beef Stew & Penne Pasta
    • Meatballs Peperanata served with Mash Potatoes
    • Hunters Chicken with Wild Mushrooms and Tagliatelle
    • Authentic Irish Beef and Guinness Casserole with Champ Mashed Potatoes
    €15.00 per person
    Set Dinner Menu
    2/3 course set dinner menu available on request.
  • Wine Menu

    Cono Sur Tocornal Sauvignon Blanc 2010, CHILE
    Crisp and elegant; full of citrus aromas andflavours of gooseberry and lime. Will complimentwhite meats, salads & seafood.
    Vicar’s Choice,Sauvignon Blanc 2010, NEW ZEALAND         
    A fresh, crisp wine with flavours of gooseberry, passion fruit &grapefruit. Enjoy it on its own or with seafood or grill chicken.
    Vaja Pinot Grigio, 2009 ITALY    
    This ripe and fruity wine fuses tropical flavours like melon andpineapple to produce a delicious wine with a lively, zesty finish.
    Arniston Bay Reserve Chenin Blanc, 2009 SOUTH AFRICAThis ripe and fruity wine fuses tropical flavours like melon andpineapple to produce a delicious wine with a lively, zesty finish. €25.95
    Macon Lugny, Louis Jadot 2006/07, FRANCE   
    A beautiful lively fresh wine & can be disguised by its aromasof apple & white flowers with hints of lemon.
    Trivento Chardonnay Torrontes 2009, ARGENTINA
    The nose is fresh and fruity with citrus and honey notes plusnuances of roses and violets. The palate again is fruity with softtropical flavours and a clean lively finish.
    Cono Sur ChardonnayCrisp, ripe & tropical with flavours and aromas of lemon zest, mango & pineapple. Ideal with creamy pastas, white meats & shellfish. €5.60
    Cono Sur Sauvignon BlancRefreshingly crisp and elegant; full of citrus aromas and flavours of gooseberry & lime. Will compliment white meats, salads, vegetarian dishes & seafood. €5.60
    Cono Sur MerlotThis round plump merlot is packed with fruity aromas and flavours of plum & blackberry, mingling with spicy chocolate notes. Will make an outstanding match for red or white meats & cheeses. €5.60
    Cono Sur Cabernet SauvignonThis robust wine is packed with forest fruit aromas; blackcurrants, blackberries & black cherry. Ideal to partner red meats, cheeses and hearty pastas. €5.60
    Sutter Home RoseA delicate blush pink color introduces this fresh, lively wine. On yourpalate, light creaminess surrenders to a refreshing crisp finish of strawberries and melon. Enjoy chilled as an aperitif, or partnered with all types of foods €5.60
    Arniston Bay Chenin BlancZestful pineapple and ripe melon flavours on the nose following through to a limy full middle palate finishing in a crisp freshness. Enjoyed alone or with seafood and salads. €5.60
      RED WINE
    Cono Sur Tocornal Merlot 2009/10, CHILEThis vivid ruby red wine seduces with a nosefull of fruit notes of cherry, berries and plum, while in mouth it reveals round, full-bodied and long. €9.95€20.95
    Peppoli Chianti Classico, 2008, ITALY   
    Intense red fruit aromas, especially redcurrants and raspberries, are amplified by light hints of vanilla and coffee sensations.
    Fleurie, Domaine de Poncereau, 2009, FRANCE         
    Fruity as well as floral. It is mellow & elegant but also a racy wine, with a silky texture and a structure of lovely finesse. Full, ripe red fruits are balanced by a supple freshness and acidity on the palate, ending in a harmonious finish.
    Trivento Shiraz/Malbec, 2010, ARGENTINA
    A ripe fruity bouquet. A Medium bodied wine with soft fruitflavours, a very easy drinking red.
    Lindemans Shiraz Cabernet Vintage 2008, AUSTRALIAThis shiraz is a rich, ruby coloured wine with flavours of plumsand blackcurrants. €22.95
    Torres Ibericos Rioja, 2008, SPAINDeep red cherry colour. On the nose it reveals notes of black ripened fruits and spicy aromas (cocoa and nutmeg) from the wood. Silky entrance in the mouth with pleasant tannins. Long and spicy aftertaste. €26.95
    Beaujolais Villages, Louis Jadot 2007, FranceThis brilliant garnet wine is bright and fresh, with ripe, supple crushed strawberry flavors underscored by zesty nuances of peppercorns, gentle tannins and a clean acidity, finishing on a succulent, refreshing note. €27.95
    Riondo Prosecco   A light, fruity, floral and unpretentious semi-sparking wine, which respects the wine traditions of the Veneto region. Ideal as an aperitif and a versatile accompaniment to light dishes. €24.95
    Proseco Conti d’Arco Brut    Very lively fresh mousse, lots of fresh green apple flavours. €37.00
    Champagne Montvillers, FRANCEFrom the House of Bollinger. Aromas of vanilla, apple, toast and citrus, with some brioche. The palate is fresh and combines power and finesse, with good acidity. €69.00
    Vaja Pinot Grigio Blush, 2009/10 ITALYThis is an eye-catching salmon-coloured wine. Dry on the palate with layers of lovely ripe fruits (strawberries, peaches) with a delicate citrus acidity.  A wine to sip gently by the glass or to be enjoyed as a match for salads and chicken dishes. €22.95

  • Christmas Dinner Menu
    €35.00 Per Person
    10% service charge on tables of 8 or more
    Vegetarian Soup
    Ask your server – served with a warm bread roll
    Salt & Chilli Baby Back Pork Ribs
    Served with a drizzle of BBQ & honey jus, and a dressed mixed leaf lettuce
    Crispy Chicken Wings Splashed with Lime Juice
    6 large double jointed coated wings, served with a chilli mayo dip
    Winter Potato Skins with Caramelised Mozzarella
    Potato Jackets, filled with seasoned mash potatoes, streaky bacon bits & scallion, topped with toasted mozzarella. (request no bacon if you like it vegetarian)
    Tiger Prawn & Crab in Lemon Salad
    Prime shelled tiger prawns and crab claws, pan tossed in hot garlic butter, served with a peppery rocket leaf salad. Finished with fresh lemon juice.
    Classic Roast Stuffed Turkey & Ham
    Roast breast of turkey, with sage & lemon stuffing, accompanied with Wicklow ham. With a rosemary and black pepper gravy.
    Festive Sage & Thyme Marinated Chicken Crown
    Supreme of chicken, on the bone, marinated in seasonal herbs & garlic, oven roasted and served with roasted cherry tomatoes and a rich gravy made from the cooking juices.
    Pan Flamed 8oz Sirloin of Steak (€5.00 Supplement)
    Pan seared to your liking, served with crispy fried sliced onions, & with a whiskey & pepper jus.
    Vegetable Goulash
    Hungarian inspired vegetarian stew, perfect for the seasonal weather, of diced market vegetables, red lentils, potatoes & a mild red paprika spice. Served with a side of fresh crusty bread rolls.
    Coconut & Coriander Salmon Steak
    Fresh Irish salmon steak, coated in a light coconut & coriander dressing, grilled at high heat, and served with dressed rocket lettuce ball & a side of a reduced lemon cream sauce.
    All served with seasonal roasted potatoes, mashed potatoes and a side of market fresh vegetables.
    Rustic Apple Pie
    served warm with vanilla ice cream
    White Chocolate Mousse
    served with raspberries & whipped cream
    Eton Mess
    crunchy meringue, fresh fruit, berry campote & Greek yogurt
    Chstimas Pudding
    served warm with Cognac custard
    Tea / Coffee served with mince pies OR an Irish Coffee


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