COSMO Restaurants Expands In The Republic of Ireland

Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD was on hand to announce the creation of 60 new jobs in Liffey Valley, with COSMO Restaurants opening a 280-seater restaurant in early December.  In addition to this, plans are also underway to open two further restaurants in the Dublin area within the next 18 months, bringing the total number of jobs to over 150.

COSMO is an award-winning restaurant chain with 16 branches across the UK, including a Belfast branch which opened in 2012.  The restaurant chain has a “cook fresh, eat fresh” philosophy and the new restaurant in Liffey Valley will offer a variety of cuisines from around the world as well as live cooking stations, including Teppanyaki, which will provide a theatre of tastes, aromas and sounds – a dining experience unlike any other.

In the spirit of doing business locally, Cosmo, where possible will source all its produce and supplies from local distributors. With the wide selection of food, live cooking stations enhancing the dining experience, the restaurant will appeal to families as well as groups of friends or colleagues looking for great value that’s a little bit different.

Speaking about Cosmo Group and the creation of 150 jobs for Dublin Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald TD stated, “I am delighted to welcome these 60 jobs to Liffey Valley and to the Dublin area, and pleased that COSMO decided to locate their first restaurant outside of the UK and Northern Ireland her in Liffey Valley. This is another welcome investment in Liffey Valley, creating jobs for local people and families throughout the West Dublin area. This investment and creation of such a large number of new jobs, shows great confidence in the area.  I wish the Management and staff the best of success, in particular in the build up to Christmas, which is always a popular time to enjoy a meal out with friends and family.”

Speaking about the Liffey Valley opening Bock Liang, Regional Director said,” We have been inundated with enquiries by our Dublin fans visiting the Belfast restaurant asking when we were bringing the restaurant concept to Dublin.  We spent about six years looking for a suitable location and are delighted that finally we will be opening the doors in a few weeks’ time.  It’s a very exciting time of expansion for the COSMO Restaurant group, with more new openings in the UK and we are also planning more Dublin locations in the city centre and South Dublin in the next 18 months.”

COSMO will be open seven days a week (closed Christmas Day) and customers can expect to enjoy unlimited courses for one set price, (prices for Lunch and Dinner vary).   For more information or to make a booking, please visit

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