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Italian Sunday Lunch Menu

Enjoy a Leisurely Italian Sunday Lunch

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Longer Sunday opening hours at Ristorante Rinuccini

Ristorante Rinuccini would like to wish all our customers a happy New Year! We are delighted to let you know about some changes within the restaurant this year.

Due to an increased demand for longer and more leisurely Sunday dining, we have extended our Sunday opening hours.  We’re now bringing you a Sunday lunch experience that you can enjoy all afternoon! (more…)

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Food and Wine Pairing Event

Rinuccini Food and Wine Pairing Evening on November 10th

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We are very proud of our exclusive wine offering here at Rinuccini. Each wine that is carefully handpicked by the family from some of Italy’s finest wineries. To celebrate the grape in style this November we have invited Marco Campagnola from Verona’s San Rustico winery, to offer you a new dining experience. (more…)

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Top ten Restaurant in Ireland

Rinuccini listed amongst top-ten restaurants in Ireland

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TripAdvisor’s Traveller’s Choice Awards gives 7th place to Rinuccini

The results of TripAdvisor’s Traveller’s Choice Awards are in! Ireland’s best restaurants have been decided. We are delighted to say that Ristorante Rinuccini has made it into the coveted top-ten restaurants list as voted for by TripAdvisor’s customers.

The award is based on the reviews and opinions of a global travel community and less than 1% of the restaurants on TripAdvisor win this award every year. With an average of four and a half stars out of five on our TripAdvisor page from almost 800 reviews, we are very proud of this achievement and we would like to thank each of our customers who took the time to write a review. (more…)

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Partners with Ristorante Rinuccini

Vote Rinuccini for The Blog Awards Ireland 2015

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Rinuccini shortlisted for ‘Bloggies’

#Rinuccini25 | #Bloggies2015

Rinuccini has been shortlisted in the ‘Best Marketing and Communications Blog’ category in the Blog Awards Ireland 2015, known as the ‘bloggies’! Our blog was chosen for shortlisting from thousands of entries from around Ireland and the diaspora.

We would love your vote as public voting is now open and worth 30 per cent of the overall score! You can click here to vote for Rinuccini!

As regular readers will know, we’re celebrating our 25th anniversary this year and we would love the accolade of ‘best blog’ during this milestone year. Over the last 25 years we have come to know our customers extremely well and we appreciate your loyalty and support. We use our blog to let you know about news from the restaurant, trips to suppliers, special ingredients and to share the odd family recipe!

Vote RinucciniThe Blog Awards Ireland celebrates the best in Irish blogging and criteria for shortlisting including being regularly updated, layout and design along with demonstrating a passion and knowledge on its chosen subject.  Once the public vote closes on Monday, September 21st, the top blogs will be put forward for adjudication by industry experts who will determine who the winning bloggers will be.

It’s great to be shortlisted for this award and we hope you will give Rinuccini your vote.

Thank you! | 056 7760575 |@rinuccinikk  | #Rinuccini25



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Rocket & almond Pesto recipe

Chef Antonio’s Tagliatelle with Almond & Rocket Pesto

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Everyone will be familiar with the traditional and quintessentially Italian ‘basil pesto’ but at Ristorante Rinuccini, Chef Antonio loves to create dishes with his special twist on Italian classic flavours! Rocket is a delicious peppery salad leaf, often mixed into salads with goat’s cheese, olive oil and other mesclun leaves. Rocket, known as rucola in Italy, is in abundance in Irish gardens this time of year; however, we get our organic rocket from one of our supply partners, Vincent Grace, who grows it in the nearby town of Callan in Co. Kilkenny. Chef Antonio has created this fantastic dish, ‘Tagliatelle con Rucola é Mandoria’ for you to try at home! (more…)

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