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Experts’ Choice Awards 2017 – Top 10 in Dublin

BANG Restaurant & Bar are thrilled and honoured to have been selected as one of the Top 10 Restaurants in Dublin by the Experts Choice Awards 2017.

 

It’s a really excellent list of restaurants that have been chosen and goes to show what a fantastic offering of restaurants Dublin has. You can read more about the awards here.

 

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The Irish Hospitality Awards 2017

We are delighted to have been nominated in the Irish Hospitality Awards 2017 for the Best Restaurant Team and Best Dining Experience. We work so hard to ensure that all of our guests have a great experience at BANG so it’s always good to have this recognised by the hospitality industry.

 

The awards take place in October and we are looking forward to it. We are located just 5 minutes from Stephens Green and open for lunch or dinner. Come by and try our pre-theatre menu or go all out and enjoy a tasting menu. Get in touch to book a table today.

BANG Restaurant as Featured in Life Magazine (Sunday Independent)

For those of you who read The Sunday Independent, you may have seen BANG being mentioned in the newspaper’s magazine, Life.

Although they didn’t define us as being Dublin’s best restaurant, they did say that we were a ‘high-end kitchen’.

BANG featured in The Sunday Independent's Life magazine

The snippet in the magazine describes us as being a “smart-casual fine dining” restaurant. This statement cannot be denied:

Our semi-private and private dining rooms are perfect to cater for any occasion, allowing for the catering of large groups.  When you choose to dine in our private areas you have the option of the following:

  • Scott Talllon private room — Described as one of the most stunning rooms in the city, this private dining area can hold up to 44 guests seated or 55 standing. It is the ideal location for corporate meetings due to the privacy and discretion it offers guests.
  • The Mezzanine — Looking out over Merrion Row, The Mezzanine has an ‘alfresco’ feel with wall-to-wall picture windows which open out onto the street. If you enjoy peering into the kitchen while your food is being prepared, then this is the perfect room for you.
  • The Bar — If you prefer a more relaxed environment then you should opt for The Bar. It can hold more guests compared to the Scott Tallon room or The Mezzanine with 60 people seated or 75 standing.  The Bar can also be cleared of furniture to make for a great dance floor.

Most of all, for our private diners, you have the option to either choose your own menu or select from our range of group menus.

Guest review- Lunch- 3.10.15

3rd October, 2015

Dear Sarah,

We would love to know what you thought of your visit to Bang.

Did we anticipate your needs, make you feel comfortable and cared for? Yes – nice touch to ask us between courses if we were pressed for time – as an “office team lunch” we technically were on our “lunchbreak” – but once we were there, we were all that bit more relaxed & happy to take our time & enjoy the experience.

Can we pass on a message to Niall, our Chef? Compliments to the chef! All courses were delicious! Black pudding was amazing – beef main was beautiful – chocolate cake dessert to die for (to name just a few)!! Table of 14/16 – as organiser there was a lot of pressure to ensure everyone was happy! I got a firm thumbs up J

Did you enjoy the atmosphere? Lovely atmosphere for a Friday afternoon – nice, bright, airy décor & vibe to the restaurant

We try hard to deliver an enjoyable experience, did you feel it was good value? Very much so as our group booking availed of the 2 for €26 lunch menu deal! (although we didn’t quite stick to it, with ordering some desserts & coffees etc – but not the restaurants fault!!)

What 3 things would you change if you owned Bang? More offers for repeat customers on mailing list etc. I’ve been a couple of times with my husband – as a result I got the emailed offer through to my personal email and booked Bang for our team lunch – you now have another 15 new satisfied clients who will most definitely be back & will spread the word of their experience in Bang.You’re welcome J J J

Please feel free to let others know of your experience at Bang by leaving a review on our

Google Plus page here: bit.ly/bangGplus

Thank you,

 

Joe

The Importance of Choosing the Right Venue for your Corporate Event or Business Meeting

There are few people who cannot be won over by a delicately prepared meal. The effect of a sumptuous meal on our senses is irresistible. Who is not more amenable after a delicious dish?

There is a good reason why the business lunch and the corporate dinner are such an important part of how many businesses operate. Sharing a meal with someone is a great way to get to know them. When that meal is exquisite and the atmosphere refined, these positive associations colour the relationship.

A business dining event can really make all the difference in closing a deal or bringing on a new client. That is why it is so important not to overlook the little details when you are choosing the location for your business meal.
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What Not to Forget when Booking a Restaurant for a Large Group

You’ve taken on the responsibility for organising dinner for a large group. Maybe it’s for a reunion, a wedding, an anniversary or a work related event. You set out to book a restaurant and suddenly realise there are so many things to take account of that you hadn’t thought of before.

We’ll take a look at some of the things you should keep mind when you are booking a restaurant for a large group. Some are relatively straightforward but others might take a bit of research. It is usually worth the extra effort if you want to make sure it is a night everyone remembers.

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Passionate BANG

Recently during a video shoot we did at BANG, it struck me that this is a great place of passion! I know that statement could be considered a bit risqué given the name of our lovely restaurant, but passion was definitely the word that came to mind at the end of the evening as we closed the doors and sat down, having seen our happy and contented guests off the premises for the night.

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Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup, Hazelnut Cream & Sage Dumpling Recipe

Chef Philip Yeung’s recipe for warming Roast Butternut Squash Soup
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Dark Chocolate Pave

Dark Chocolate Pave – A Classic Fine Dining Recipe

Kicking off our series of classic fine dining recipes is the exquisite Dark Chocolate Pave. This has always been one of the great favourites at BANG. We’ve persuaded Phil our Head Chef to share the secret of his wonderful chocolate dessert.

Base

  • 1 packet digestive biscuits
  • 100g cocoa powder
  • Melted butter (enough to bind mix)                                                        Dark Chocolate Pave

Mousse                                                                

  • 750g sugar
  • 250ml water
  • 6 whole eggs
  • 9 egg whites
  • 10 gelatine
  • 900g dark chocolate melted
  • 1500g whipped cream

Ganache

  • 300g choc melted
  • 500ml cream just brought to the boil


Method:

  1. Make base first, mould onto gastro tray and set.
  2. Heat water and sugar to 120 degrees.
  3. Whisk all eggs on highest speed for 15mins.
  4. When eggs are thick and pale add sugar mix slowly.
  5. Add melted gelatine to eggs.
  6. Divide mixture into 2 bowls, add chocolate to one then add remaining mix.
  7. Fold in cream, pour onto base mixture and set.
  8. For the ganache, melt chocolate and whisk in cream until glossy.
  9. Pour on top of pave and chill.

 

Find out more about the BANG fine dining experience >>.