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Thornton's Restaurant (proprietors Kevin and Murie Thornton) is located on the first floor of the Fitzwilliam Hotel, 128, St. Stephen's Green,Dublin 2. It is open Tuesday to Saturday for dinner from 6pm to 9.30pm (last orders) and for lunch Thursday to Saturaday 12.30p.m. to 1.30 p.m . (last orders)
Kevin and Muriel Thornton’s first establishment was the Wine Epergne located in Upper Rathmines from 1989 – 1992. Thornton’s opened in Portobello, Dublin in 1995 and moved to its present location on St. Stephen’s Green in 2002.
Kevin Thornton is the great philosopher of Irish food. His passion, understanding and drive to bring excellence to the plate has made him Ireland’s highest achieving chef. He was the first Irish chef to achieve two Michelin stars. His cooking, while contemporary, is informed by the distinctive flavours of local produce, and by his vivid memories of the food of his childhood. Just as important to Kevin is the keen appreciation of nature which inspires both his cuisine and his photography. Kevin is also a food writer, teacher and photographer.
Taken from Thornton's Restaurant website 25th. of March, 2013.
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