If you catch yourself daydreaming of a juicy barbecued steak, sitting around a table rejoicing without worrying who will clean the grill or dishes, it’s time to kickback and gather some friends. Ireland is a country rich in culture and cuisine. While Irish stew and potatoes have been traditional Irish dishes for nearly two centuries, Ireland is also one of the major meat markets in Europe. Read on to find out more about where to get the best BBQ in Ireland.
American Food With an Irish Twist
Attracting barbecue businesses and food enthusiasts across the region with traders investing in charcoals and barbecue grills. It comes as little surprise that Dublin is home to one of the best barbecue joints in the country. While Irish cuisine is traditionally known to preserve the natural flavours of food with little use of spices and sauces, they have really won the hearts of many with their exquisite take on barbecued foods. Popularly, barbecued food has always been thought of as a dish originating in the United States with each American state featuring its own barbecue twist to the recipe. With Ireland’s fastest growing economy in Europe, Dublin competes with its own versions of barbecued foods with the freshest meat available on market.
Bison Bar & BBQ
What started as another annex to The Workman’s Club, Bison Bar & BBQ at Wellington Quay has now expanded to a fully functional American barbecue Bar and diner. They serves their take on the Texas style barbecue with their pulled pork sandwiches, sausages and beef brisket. The special homemade fries have become one of the most famous items on their menu. This popular restaurant tops the chart of the best places to have barbecue in Ireland.
My Meat Wagon
Two friends, Cian and Donal geared themselves up for a barbecue lover’s dream touring Memphis, New York, New Orleans, Texas and Chicago. Fulfilling their love for perfect meat they found the purpose to set up their own smoke joint, ‘My Meat Wagon’. The meat served is inspired by North Carolina’s version of barbecue. By slow roasting the meat for 14 hours it comes out with that succulent, melt in the mouth flavour. Located in Smithfield Market Square, it offers its own twist to the typical barbecue menu. They serve homemade burgers alongside pulled pork and beef briskets as well as some popular desserts. Their most famous dessert is the peanut butter and jelly ice cream which is served with a chocolate bacon cookie.
Situated at Haddington Road, Asador serves up its own variety of delicious barbecued food. Three friends who wanted to bring a new twist to age old dishes established Asador. The menu was inspired by Spainish and South Mercia diners like the Scallop and black pudding skewers. This Irish restaurant is also popular because of its vegetarian friendly options available to order. Whatever, the barbecue style preference all food enthusiasts will truly enjoy an unforgettable barbecue experience in Ireland.