"... if you want to taste a risotto made as it should be, you'll need to go to Il Primo." Paolo Tullio, Irish Independent
The restaurant is located in a romantic period house, which has been converted into a lively, homely bar area and a cosy and intimate dining room, located five minutes from St. Stephen's Green. The emphasis throughout Il Primo is on providing some of the finest wines from Tuscany with a range of simple and delicious Italian dishes in the heart of Dublin.
The beautiful paintings on display in the restaurant are by Odile Hendriks.
We are located at 16 Montague Street, 5 mins from Stephens Green between Harcourt Street & Wexford Street.
Our trusty photographer Terry McDonagh has just shot a virtual tour of the restaurant. So, get clicking and dragging that mouse and check out Il Primo inside and outside, upstairs and downstairs!
Anita prepares pasta
Anita Thoma prepares one of her specialities, creamy smoked haddock and chive risotto on RTÉ's Guerilla Gourmet TV show - see the video.