A love affair which began in the 90’s has resulted in a fine marriage. Not just between the two people who fell in love – but in the harmonious relationship of homegrown food and fine wines served in an Italian atmosphere.
Serving the best of local and home made food in casual surroundings, with a team of professionals out front and in the kitchen, is the ethos here. Maxwell’s has reached the modern day in a very organic way.
Back in the day, Italian restaurants in Ireland offered a basic menu of pizza and pasta. Most of them were little better than the so-called 'red sauce joints' so abhorred in the U.S., but then, something changed.
When Eileen Dunne And her husband, Stefano Crescenzi opened their unassuming wine shop on Dublin's Frederick Street, in 1999, they weren't to know how quickly it was to become a well-loved institution.