After a busy afternoon in Dublin, whizzing between meetings and getting some retail therapy in, I was in need for some good food. My husband was teaching an Indian workshop in Cooks Acadamy, so it was lunch for 1.
I don’t mind going to lunch by myself but I always find popping into Zaragoza very friendly and comfortable. It’s next door to Cooks Acadamy, so handy as I usually finish up in time to collect my husband.
I arrived and was greeted by a friendly French ( I think ) waiter and asked for a table for 1. Even before I could suggest somewhere quite, he advised that I could sit anywhere I like and left the choice to me. Great. If I’m not working I prefer to sit around people but I think when your typing away and on your phone you should not disturb people’s meal. There was a nice buzz in the restaurant from couples dining to business lunches.
Quick look at the menu and decision was made. Chilli Mussels, Fish of the day and of course Patatas Bravas. No Spanish meal is complete without Patatas Bravas and Zaragoza do the best Iv tasted in Ireland.
Every thing was how it should be. The mussels my new favourite. Incredible value for lunch.
I have to point out that the service here was spot on. Non intrusive, friendly and the staff looked genuinely happy. I can’t wait to go back.