Hot pot is a sacred delicacy in China, making waves worldwide, including right here in Dublin. With so many fantastic Chinese restaurants to choose from, it was only a matter of time before this interactive dish became a go-to favourite across the city. Whether you prefer things on the mild side or with a spicy kick, there’s a hot pot restaurant for everyone in Dublin.
From sizzling broths to tender meats and vibrant vegetables, each hot pot has a harmonious balance of textures and tastes. Cook your own or get served up some delicious hot pot dishes, at these adored Chinese restaurants dotted around Dublin.
Step into the enchanting M&L Szechuan Chinese, where a delectable assortment of hot pots beckons. From Hot Pot Beef to lamb iterations, each hot pot is brimming with vibrant flavour combinations that transport your senses to unparalleled heights. We recommend the Guizhou-style Hot Pot Lamb, served with tofu in hot spicy sauce.
📍 13/14 Cathedral Street, Dublin1, D01 K8K3
For a fabulous fusion of Korean BBQ and Chinese cuisine, Lao boasts a remarkable variety of renowned dishes, all of exceptional quality using the freshest ingredients. Cook your own slices of meat, as well as an alluring selection of other staple ingredients, in your very own hot pot. It’s truly one of the most authentic, and immersive Chinese dining experiences in Dublin.
📍Ireland, IE Dublin IE 102 Parnell Street Dublin 1 D01VOF1
3. Kitchen 85
As the premier Catonese and hot pot hotspot, Kitchen 85 is one of Dublin’s favourite Chinese restaurants and is a go-to for many loyal locals. As well as the hot pot, we recommend ordering their mouth-watering duck for a full-on banquet. This place also serves up generous portions at a reasonable price, making it excellent value for your money.
📍Kitchen 85, Marlborough Pl, North City, Dublin 1, D01 H973
When it comes to drool-worthy Chinese cuisine in Dublin, it doesn’t get much better than Good World. The menu boasts an outstanding selection of hot pots that are a true feast for the senses. As well as the hot pots, expect an in-depth menu of delicacies served across China, including noodles, dim sum, and beyond.
📍18 South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2, D02 AE10, Ireland
So, if you’re on the hunt for some lesser-known Chinese delicacies, look no further than Dublin’s hot pot scene. With its wide range of flavors and tantalising hot pots, this city is a paradise for enthusiasts of Chinese cuisine. Be sure to keep these restaurants in mind for the next time you’re craving some drool-worthy hot pot. You can thank us later.