“A FANTASTIC Indian restaurant that serves sublime food and where a bottle of Bollinger only costs €50. The decor is tasteful and simple. Try the prawn puri (€8.90) and don’t miss their lemon rice (€2.50). The price, food and service are all excellent.”
“I can’t reccomend the food and service at Konkan enough and another bonus is the price. You could easily have a full meal with a beer for about €20 and that’s certainly worth a visit.”
Evening Herald( 2007 )
“Some restaurants, mainly small and family-owned, ploughed a lone furrow, offering fare of better quality and dishes of greater authenticity…….
Konkan’s food is unpretentious, honest, and generously doled out. Service was unobtrusive but informative when we needed it to be.”
Evening Herald( 2008 )
“If you live in Dublin 6/8 area,check out Konkan (right) on Clanbrassil street. they serve the Best Samosas in town and the biryanis are exceptional.”
Irish Independent ( 2007 )
I’m fortunate to have Konkan — possibly the best and cheapest Indian takeaway around — .
Irish Independent ( 2008 )
The Inviting looking Indian on the canal end of Clanbrassil Street is the kind of ethnic restaurant every neighbourhood should have. Tucked away of the beaten track, you can almost always get a table, making it perfect for impromptu dinners. The early bird is a steal (Euros15 for two courses until you realise that the whole menu is excellent value with mains from €9.90 to €16.90
Food & Wine ( 2008)
This new Indian restaurant is a welcome addition to the south inner city, filling a much-needed niche; excellent food at knock-down prices.
InDublin Magazine ( By Guy de Pontier )
…complex flavours replace the expected blast of curry heat. Check out the hare masale ka jinga, a stew of prawns, greens and mustard sees so langourously rich it’s almost Cajun….Even the bhaji shows care in execution – it actually looks like an onion. Gregarious service, relaxed atmosphere
WHILE THE UK has a plethora of indentikit Indian restaurants, often run by Bangladeshi families buying generic sauces from national suppliers, we have largely escaped this phenomenon largely unsullied. To quote one Indian restaurateur: “The Irish have a curiously well-honed and sophisticated palate when it comes to Indian food.” Why is this?
Since the mid-1990s, we have seen the development of both the Jaipur group and the growth of Bombay Pantry outlets. There is also Konkan on Clanbrassil Street in Dublin 8;
Cooking of the standard found in these establishments requires the skills inherent in somebody for whom the food is their native cuisine….