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Wine Manager

Award winning sommelier and avid Champagne lover, Ian Brosnan, happily shares his years of experience and knowledge with ELY customers. Offering a variety of wine experience packages, Ian educates about food and wine matching, wine tasting along with wine production while most importantly keeping it fun, fresh and interesting.


Operations Director

Michelle, along with husband Erik, has established some of Ireland’s best wine bars and restaurants. A dedicated business woman, Michelle’s ethos is to deliver a consistent & quality product daily, which she does tremendously, while continuing to grow and expand the hugely successful ELY

Erik Robson

Sales & Marketing Director

Erik Robson likes to come up with a different answer, he’s not interested in thinking and doing the same thing that everyone does. This quality has seen ELY excel and grow, year after year. Erik, along with wife Michelle, has done a truly significant thing for Dublin, getting folks to drink the world’s most interesting wines.

Ryan Stringer

Executive Head Chef

Ryan hails from Dungannon in Co. Tyrone and has been part of the ELY team since nearly the beginning. Ryan’s experiences in Italy, Australia and California have been strong influences in his style of cooking, namely allowing the quality of the fresh produce shine through. He does a
tremendous job of creating indulging menus for all the ELY restaurants and venues.

Ely are playing at the top of not just the Irish table, but up with the global best

- Tomas Clancy, March 2019

Ely is Ireland's finest wine bar

- Sunday Business Post, August 2019

One of the most outstanding restaurant wine lists in the world.

- Wine Spectator's 'Best of Award of Excellence', July 2019