When did you first become interested in food and nutrition? I have been in the hospitality business from the age of 15, working in and managing restaurants. My parents ran Select Stores, a greengrocer in Dalkey, which supplied many local hotels and restaurants, so I was always surrounded by fresh produce growing up. I suffered […]

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Apr
2015

Green Smoothies

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Green smoothies are an invaluable addition to your daily menu in the winter. At a time when our bodies are likely to be confronted with colds and flu, green smoothies provide incredibly effective protection. Overall, green smoothies provide incredibly effective protection. Overall, green smoothies are alkalizing, cleansing, energising, healing and highly nutritious because the ingredients […]

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27
Apr
2015

Oats: an affordable super food

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Whole grain oats are one of the most economical, versatile and nutritious foods you can buy. A serving of organic oats from Select Stores offers an impressive medley of nutritional benefits. The thinner oats are, the quicker they cook. Make your own “instant oatmeal” by placing your rolled oats in the blender for a few […]

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26
Apr
2015

Sweeten Without Sugar

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Sugar is bad for you. Eating and drinking sugary foods causes tooth decay, weakens your immune system, destabilises blood sugar levels and causes fungal infections like candida. If you want to put on weight, eat complex carbohydrates like brown rice, whole meal pasta or potatoes. Sugar raises your blood sugar quickly, leading to the inevitable […]

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  • About Us

    Select Stores Dalkey was established as a family business in 1959 by Paddy & Margaret McCabe. Today it’s run by their youngest son Oliver, General Manager Whole Food Chef & Nutrition, Daughters Mairead, Front of House & Hilary, and older son Leo, Owner & Fuel Merchant.
  • Opening Times

    Monday to Saturday: 8am – 6pm
    Sunday: Closed - Oct to April
    Closed Bank Holidays

    - Kitchen, deli and bar close 60-90mins before closing time

  • Find/Contact Us

    1 Railway Rd
    Dalkey
    Co. Dublin
    tel: +353 1 2859611
    info@selectstores.ie
    find us on google maps