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YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD EATERY

Union8 is a contemporary neighbourhood Eatery situated in the heart of the vibrant residential, cultural & business district of Dublin 8. Close to Kilmainham Gaol, IMMA, St. James’s Hospital and Hilton Hotel Kilmainham.

The name reflects our goal – to become the hub and focal point of our community & for those from further afield! We also chose it because of our location (union of roads) and our belief as to what a truly local restaurant should be (union of people).

We are interested in achieving prominence based on consistency & quality rather than publicity. The seasonal dishes are modern & well-balanced, with just a few ingredients. The wine list is adventurous and keenly priced, and the service is professional while appearing casual and friendly. All of which can be enjoyed in a stylish contemporary space.

We are open 7 days every week. Our food offering is served throughout the morning, day and evening. From Morning Coffee,Lunch & Day menu to Casual neighbourhood eatery by night. Not to mention our Saturday & Sunday brunch served from 10.30am to 3.00pm.  Our Winter Early Bird menu is available every evening (Mon-Sun) from 5pm-6.30pm. Our A La Carte Dinner is served each evening from 5pm onwards.  

–Selection of Wines, Cocktails , Beers & Spirits available–

 

PHONE
01-6778707

EMAIL
[email protected]
[email protected]

LOCATION
740 South Circular Rd
Kilmainham
Dublin 8

HOURS
Mon,Tues & Wed 9am-3.00pm & 5pm-9pm
Thurs & Fri 9am- 3.00pm & 5pm-9.30pm
Sat
 10.30am-3.00pm & 5pm-9.30pm
Sun 10.30am-3.00pm & 5pm-9pm

Buy Voucher

Seasonal Set Lunch

CHRISTMAS SET LUNCH

3 COURSE & TEA/COFFEE

€24.50 PER PERSON

TO START

Ham hock Terrine, Fig chutney, Brioche toast
Today’s UNION8 Soup – Please ask you server
Pickled pear,Lentil and gorgonzola salad
Dublin bay prawn cocktail, Marie rose

MAIN COURSE

Creamy Leek and Seafood pie, Parmesan mash
Lamb Shank – Honey roast roots, Aromatic cous cous
Today’s UNION8 Vegetarian Dish – Please ask your server
Traditional Turkey and Ham – Duck fat potatoes, Honey roast roots,Onion stuffing,Cranberry chutney

DESSERT

Selection of homemade Ice-creams
Bavarois Fruit slice with Raspberries
Plum pudding, Brandy butter, Mulled wine gel

TEA / COFFEE

CLEMENT & PEKOE
Irish Breakfast / Earl Grey / Camomile
Sencha Green Tea / Organic Peppermint
Lemon & Ginger / Rooibos

CAFFÉ MONKEY
Espresso / Macchiato / Americano
Café Latte / Cappuccino
Flat White / Mocha

Service charge of 12.5% applies to groups of six or more

Seasonal Set Dinner

CHRISTMAS SET DINNER

3 COURSE & TEA/COFFEE

€39.50 PER PERSON

TO START

Ham hock Terrine, Fig chutney, Brioche toast
Silky smooth pumpkin soup with chantilly,Onion confit and pumpkin seeds
Pickled pear, Lentil and gorgonzola salad
Dublin Bay Prawn cocktail, Marie rose, Iceberg

MAIN COURSE

Roast Venison – Blueberry and juniper crust, Fondant potato,Kale
Fillet of Beef Wellington – Honey glazed carrots, Braising jus
Roast Halibut – Fennel puree,Charred broccoli, Pistachio dressing
Today’s UNION8 Vegetarian Dish – Please ask your server
Traditional Turkey and Ham – Duck fat potatoes, Honey roast roots,Onion stuffing, Cranberry chutney

DESSERT

Selection of homemade Ice-creams
Bavarois Fruit slice with raspberries
Hot chocolate fondant, Pistachio ice-cream
Plum pudding, Brandy butter, Mulled wine gel

TEA / COFFEE

CLEMENT & PEKOE
Irish Breakfast / Earl Grey / Camomile
Sencha Green Tea / Organic Peppermint
Lemon & Ginger / Rooibos

CAFFÉ MONKEY
Espresso / Macchiato / Americano
Café Latte / Cappuccino
Flat White / Mocha

Service charge of 12.5% applies to groups of six or more

EARLY BIRD MENU

Mon- Sun

( 5:00pm – 6:30pm )

2 Course & Tea / Coffee €23.50

TO START

Ham hock terrine, Fig chutney, Brioche toast

Silky smooth pumpkin soup with Chantilly, Onion confit and Pumpkin seeds

Homemade ravioli with garden trimmings, Almond and garlic butter

Selection of Artisan Charcuterie

MAIN COURSE

Union8 Beefcheekburger, Crips bacon, Beef tomato, Aged cheddar, Skinny chips

Today’s Union8 Vegetarian Dish – Please ask your server

Smoked chicken stew, Baby vegetables, New potatoes

Sicilian-style linguini, Sardines, Chilli, Lemon zest, Bread crumbs

8oz Ribeye steak, Vine tomatoes, Peppercorn sauce, Skinny chips (€5 supplement)

DESSERT

Selection of homemade ice-creams

Salted caramel hot chocolate fondant, Honeycomb ice-cream

TEA / COFFEE

Clement & Pekoe

Irish Breakfast / Earl Grey / Camomile

Sencha Green Tea / Organic Peppermint

Lemon & Ginger /Rooibos

Caffé Monkey

Espresso / Macchiato  / Americano

Café Latte / Cappuccino

Flat White / Mocha

Saturday & Sunday Brunch

SATURDAY & SUNDAY BRUNCH

( 10:30am – 3:00pm )

GRANOLA
Velvet cloud sheep’s yoghurt, Fresh fruit  €4.50

SOURDOUGH TOAST
Homemade nutella, Raspberry jam  €3.50

FRESHLY PRESSED ORANGE,APPLE & BEETROOT JUICE  €3.50

SEASONAL FRUIT SALAD  €4.50

SELECTION OF FRESHLY BAKED

PASTRIES & SCONES

€3.50 each

BEST OF BRUNCH

Classic Nicoise Salad – Seared yellowfin tuna, Green beans, Anchovy, Egg,
Mixed leaves €15.00

Roast of the Day – See our “Specials Board

Haddock Smokies – Mature cheddar & parmesan glaze, Spring onion, Cherry tomato, Sourdough €13.50

UNION8 beef cheek burger, Fried egg top, Skinny fries  €14.50

Toast with two eggs, Smashed avocado, Chilli jam,Crisp pancetta  €12.00

Ham Hock Benedict – Hen’s egg, Chutney, Hollandaise  €13.00

Superfood Salad – Goji, Chia, Sweet potatoes, Pomegranate, Tenderstem broccoli, Feta cheese €11.50 (Add chicken breast €3.50)

UNION8 Irish Artisan Breakfast – Sausage, Sauce potato, Bacon, Pudding, Tomato, Egg, Portabello mushroom, Sourdough toast €14.50

Shakshuka – Spiced beans, Roast pepper, Carmeised onions, Natural yogurt, Fried egg, Sourdough €12.50

SIDES

Skinny fries / Green salad / Summer slaw €3.00

BREAKFAST LIBATIONS

Union8 – Bourbon,Ginger,Sparkling orange  €9.50

Bellini – Peach schnapps,Prosecco, Creme de cassis  €9.50

Coconut Mojito – Malibu,Fresh mint,Lime,Sugar syrup €9.50

Bloody Mary – Vodka,Tomato,Spices,Citrus,  €9.50

SWEET

Caramelised lemon tart, Raspberry and gin sorbet  €6.00

Artisan ice-cream selection  €5.00

Hot chocolate fondant,Honeycomb ice-cream  €6.00

LOOSE LEAF TEA

Clement & Pekoe

Irish Breakfast / Earl Grey / Camomile

Sencha Green Tea / Organic Peppermint

Lemon & Ginger / Rooibos €3.00

COFFEE

Caffé Monkey

Café Latte / Cappuccino / Flat White / Mocha  €3.25

Espresso / Macchiato  €2.50

Americano  €3.00

Hot Chocolate  €3.00

 LUNCH MENU

Mon – Fri 12:00 midday – 3:00pm

Pickled pear, lentil and gorgonzola salad  €12.50

Today’s UNION8 soup with brown soda bread — Please ask your server  €6.50

Creamy Leek and seafood pie, Parmesan mash €14.50

Buttermilk Chicken Brioche – Beef tomato, Peanut slaw, Baby Gem (Served with mini-soup or fries)  €12.00

Smoked beef shin pappardelle, Wild garlic, Parmesan  €12.50

Lamb Shank – Honey roast roots, Aromatic cous cous €14.50

Today’s UNION8 Vegetarian Dish — Please ask your server  €11.50

Superfood Salad — Goji, Chia, Sweet potatoes, Pomegranate,Tenderstem broccoli, Feta, Leaves €10.50 (Add buttermilk chicken breast  €3.50)

SIDES

Skinny Fries  €3.00

Green Salad  €3.00

Peanut Slaw €3.00

SWEET

 

Today’s Dessert Selection Cake – Please ask your server

SOFT DRINKS

Large Still Water  €3.00

Large Sparkling Water  €3.00

Coca-Cola / Diet Coke / Lemonades: Orange, Blood Orange, Lemon  €3.00

HOT DRINKS

Organic Teas — Irish Breakfast, Moroccan Mint,

Camomile, Rooibos & Caramel, Green Tea  €3.00

Americano / Latté / Cappuccino  €3.00-€3.25

Single Espresso  €2.50

SEASONAL DINNER MENU

TO START

Ham hock terrine, Fig chutney, Brioche toast €8.50

Silky smooth pumpkin soup with chantilly, Onion confit and pumpkin seeds €7.00

Pickled pear, Lentil and gorgonzola salad €8.50

Cured duck breast salad, Fig, Croutons €10.50

Ravioli with garden trimmings, Almond and garlic butter €9.00

Selection of Artisan charcuterie  €9.50(1) €19.00(2)

MAIN COURSE

Fillet of Beef Wellington – Honey glazed carrots, Braising jus €26.50

UNION8 Kitchen — Daily special

Roast venison, Blueberry and juniper crust, Fondant potato, Kale €28.50

Roast Halibut, Fennel puree, Charred broccoli, Pistachio dressing €24.50

10oz Ribeye steak, Vine tomatoes, Peppercorn sauce, Skinny chips €28.50

UNION8 Vegetarian Dish – Daily special

Smoked chicken stew, baby vegetables, New potatoes €23.50

UNION8 Beefcheekburger, Crisp bacon, Beef tomato, Aged Cheddar, Skinny chips  €19.00

Sicilian-style Linguine, Sardines, Chilli, lemon zest, breadcrumbs €21.50

Lamb Shank – Honey roast roots, Creamy mash €20.50

SIDE ORDERS

Herb mash  €3.50

Seasonal vegetables  €3.50

Mixed leaf salad  €3.50

Skinny chips  €3.50

DESSERT

Artisan ice-cream selection  €7.00

Selection of Irish farmhouse cheeses, Chutney and crackers  €9.50(1) / €19.00(2)

Salted caramel hot chocolate fondant, Honeycomb ice-cream  €7.50

Coconut and mango tapioca pudding  €7.50

Nougat mousse €7.00

*Our menu is very Coeliac Friendly (we are more than happy to substitute bread/pastry items where applicable)

**Service charge of 12.5% applies to groups of six or more

Wine Menu

WINE MENU

WHITE WINE

DOMAINE D’AUGERON VDF France  €6.50 / €26.00

PETIT PAUL Reserve VDF France  €7.00 / €28.00

CHATEAU HAUT GARRIGA Semillion Bordeaux A/C  €28.00

DOMAINE DE LA RENNE Sauvignon Blanc France  €8.00 / €32.00

 

TERRAMATER Chardonney Maipo Valley Chile  €7.00 / €28.00

DOMAINE BELLE MARE Languedoc Viognier Languedoc  €30.00

MOZARES RUEDA  100% Verdejo  Spain  €7.50 / €30.00

DOMAINE FELINES JOURDAN Picpoul France  €8.00 / €31.00

SAN SIMONE Pinot Grigio Italy  €8.00 / €32.00

ATLANTIK Albariano Spain  €34.00

CORIOLE Chenin Blanc Australia  €36.00

DOMAINE MASSION BLONDELLET Sancerre  €46.00

DOMAINE NICOLAS MAILLET Macon Village Chardonnay  €49.00

RANGA RANGA  Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough New Zealand  €9.00 / €36.00

CREGO E MONAGUILLO Godello Spain  €9.00 / €36.00

 

 

SPARKLING

VERDE Prosecco Italy  €9.00 / €35.00

CATTIER BRUT ICONE Champagne  A/C France  (Silver Medal Winner) €55.00

CHARLES ANDREU CAVA BRUT RESERVA Spain   €60.00

CHARPIENTER BRUT RESERVE Champagne A/C France  €88.00

RED WINE

PETIT PAUL Reserve VDF France  €6.50 / €26.00

PREIGNES LE VIEUX Cabernet Sauvignon Languedoc  €7.00 / €28.00

1605 Tempranillo Spain  €6.50 / €26.00

 

FLOR DE CRASTO Portugal  €7.50 / €30.00

HORGELUS  Merlot France €8.00 / €32.00

CLAVEL Le MAS  Granache / Syrah/ Mouvedre  Languedoc A/C France  €34.00

PAPER ROAD Pinto Noir Waiarapa  New Zealand  €9.00 / €36.00

PASSO ANTICO Cannonau Sardinia Italy  €7.50 / €30.00

VINO BONO Sangiovese Toscana  €7.50 / €30.00

GUERINDA TRES PARTES Garnacha Spain  €32.00

FOUR SISTERS Shiraz Australia  €8.50 / €34.00

VINASPERI CRIANZA Rioja Spain  €34.00

MACHO MAN Monastrell Spain  €9.00 /  €36.00

GOYENECHEA Malbec Roble Mendoza Argentina €9.00 / €36.00

 

 

DESSERT & PORT

 

CHATEAU JOLY ‘Jurancon’  €6.00

NOVAL 10 Year Tawny Port   €10.00

 

Boards & Bites

BOARDS & BITES

Available early until late every day

Smoked Almonds & Olives €4.50

Crispy chicken wings, Soy glaze, Coriander & Lime aioli €8.50(1) / €17.00 (2)

&

Irish Farmhouse cheeseboard, Chutney &crackers €19.00

Artisan charcuterie selection €19.00

Drinks

DRINKS

COCKTAILS

(All €9.50)

UNION8

Bourbon, Ginger, Sparkling orange

BELLINI

Peach schnapps, Prosecco, Crème de cassis

KIR ROYALE

Prosecco, Wild blackcurrant

COCONUT MOJITO

Malibu, Fresh mint, Lime, Sugar syrup, Soda water

ESPRESSO MARTINI

Vanilla vodka, Kahlua, Espresso

CUCUMBER COLLINS

Gin, Cucumber, Sugar syrup, Tonic

PASSION FRUIT MARGARITA

Tequila, Triple Sec, Passion fruit purée

BLOODY MARY

Tomato, Spices, Citrus, Vodka

SPIRITS

Dingle Gin
€6.00

Hendricks Gin
€7.00

Absolut Vodka
€6.00

Kalak Vodka
€7.00

José Cuervo Tequila
€6.50

Havana Club
€6.50

Teelings Whiskey
€7.50

Kilbeggan Whiskey – 8 year
€8.00

Green Spot Whiskey
€9.00

Knappogue Whiskey – 12 year
€9.00

Red Breast Whiskey – 12 year
€9.00

Hennessy Brandy
€7.00

VS Cognac
€9.00

NOVAL Tawny Port – 10 year
€10.00

BEER

Coal Face Black IPA (500ml)
€6.50

Poachers Pale Ale (500ml)
€6.50

Brazen Amber Ale (500ml)
€6.50

Hop House 13 (500ml)
€6.50

HuFi – Gluten Free (330ml)
€5.50

Heineken (330ml)
€5.50

Beck’s Alcohol Free (500ml)
€5.00

LIQUERS

(All €6.50)

Peach Schnapps

Grand Marnier

Amaretto

Baileys

DV8

Crème de menthe

Frangelico