About us

Since 2004

Dax Restaurant offers unrivalled levels of elegant dining and fine French cuisine in Dublin’s historic Georgian quarter. The impressive mix of professional service and delicious food makes it a premier destination for client entertainment, Pre-theatre or casual dining. The modern Irish cuisine uses the very finest local produce delivering an experience of taste and culture that is renowned throughout the Irish Capital.

Olivier Meisonnave

The inspiration for Dax is born out of Olivier Meisonnave’s love for his Aquitaine home in south west France with its ancient mix of Occitan, Angevin and Basque the region has evolved a florid repertoire of classic, rustic cuisine. Dax exemplifies this search for the finest local produce and matches it with a deep love of wine. Olivier invites you to explore this passion for food & wine at Dax Restaurant.

Graham Neville

A stellar career that has seen Chef Graham Neville reach the top ranks of Irish haute cuisine. Beginning in the humble surrounds of DIT’s Culinary School at Cathal Brugha Street it soon went global via TRU restaurant and Les Nomades in Chicago, Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck in Bray, Le Caprice in London, La Pyramide in Lyon plus seven years with Kevin Thornton in his eponymous Dublin Restaurant.

As Head Chef at Restaurant FortyOne he was celebrated for his innovative style and collected a plethora of accolades including the prestigious Food & Wine 2014 awards for Best Restaurant in Dublin, Best Chef in Dublin and Best Chef overall in Ireland.

Graham Neville held the post of Commissioner General of Euro-Toques Ireland from 2016 to 2019

In 2019, Graham was lauded yet again with the award “Best Chef Ireland” at the Irish Restaurant Awards.