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Skinflint – Pizza with edge

It may be one of four eateries owned by the same group but this is certainly no chain restaurant. Each of the four premises specialises in doing one particular type of food and doing it well. Skinflint’s focus is on pizza. Tucked away down a quiet alley off Dublin’s busy Dame Street this is one of the places I head to almost on a weekly basis as both the pizza and the atmosphere are guaranteed to be excellent.

Tables are fashioned from reclaimed doors covered with glass, with bags of flour and tinned tomatoes stacked against the walls. It’s a relaxed space playing pretty decent music and serving beer in cans. While the main menu is strictly pizza they also serve some really good small bites to start and a decent selection of meatballs as sides. Some of my favourites include the serrano ham cups filled with mac ‘n’ cheese or the French lentil balls with pink béchamel.

But on to the pizza. There are a handful on offer here with specials every week all topped with some of the best Irish cheeses, meat and veg. I usually opt for Viv: griddled spring onions, feta, chilli/garlic, tomato and capers. Or try Breda: spicy sausage, oregano, sautéed onions and smoked Irish cheese. Whatever you decide to go for if you’re going to eat pizza in Dublin then Skinflint is the place. And if you love the food as much as I do make sure to ask about their other spots!

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Address

19 Crane Lane, Dublin 2, Dublin

Telephone number

+35316709719

Opening Times

Mon - Tue 12:00 - 21:30, Wed - Thu 12:00 - 22:00, Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:30, Sun 12:00 - 21:00

Price

Pizza: € 11

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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)