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BANG Restaurant & Bar

11 Merrion Row, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 400 4229
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (56 reviews)
“octopus” (12 reviews)
“venison” (18 reviews)
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Irish, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
11 Merrion Row, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to Bang as a party of 7 for birthday dinner. Service was excellent, great balance of being attentive and suggestive but not over doing it. Delicious warm brown bread, and proper cocktails like breakfast old fashioned. Food was fantastic, portions not massive but after...More

Thank RobertBreen
BANG R, Manager at BANG Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Robert for the lovely review. So happy you had a memorable experience.

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The fact that this restaurant rates #136 in Dublin is an indication of the overall quality of restaurants in this city. I've eaten here twice now. Once for lunch with friends last July and the second time last night with colleagues and both times the...More

Thank alex g
Joe B, Manager at BANG Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hi Alex. Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review. It's great for us to get such good feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

3 of us went for a lunch today and everything was very very tasty for the 3 of us with excellent staff looking after us especially the girl who waited on us and Joe who greeted us, 3rd time here in the last couple of...More

Thank dubguy
BANG R, Manager at BANG Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review. Delighted to hear that you think we are BANG on the monday :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We eat regularly in Bang and absolutely love it so when it came to a family event we thought no better place to share with our family than Bang. We had a group of approx 20 people and the dining room upstairs was just the...More

Thank Aoibhe D
BANG R, Manager at BANG Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Aoibhe for the review. Absolutely delighted that you had such a good experience at BANG. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The private room was really perfect for a big business diner. But we had to wait for ever for food without any interest. Desert was just disgusting. Salt with chocolate and ice cream ... a real punishment.

Thank Jacques-Elie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great dinner here. Everything we ordered, tasted great. Service was very friendly. We would love to go back some day.

Thank Trees M
BANG R, Manager at BANG Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Trees. Thank you for taking the time to give us such a lovely review. Delighted to hear that you enjoyed.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Real good level of food, the fries are to die for, you have to side-order those! The menu has suggested wines, all very nicely chosen. The waiters very friendly and elegant. But you have to leave you email before you can internet and confirm with...More

Thank Neuropathische p
BANG R, Manager at BANG Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there. Thanks for the lovely review. Glad to hear you had a great experience. We will take on your internet feedback!

Reviewed 14 October 2017

To be remarked, The friendly and fast table service in our case. We arrived with a great delay at the group dinner, and they very fastly attended and served us. The atmosphere, romantic and warm. The food good enough, including a good wine list. Unfortunately...More

Thank 921antonio
BANG R, Owner at BANG Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for a lovely review. Delighted that you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had the tasting menu. The food was fine but nothing special. A celeriac dish with lovage and apple was very nice while the trout and accompaniments tasted like they could have come from a supermarket fridge. We weren't asked how we wanted the venison...More

Thank EllaMay2015
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Bang provided exceptional food and service for a private event (of 40 people) I organized. The service was impeccable (even when our party ended up being much larger than anticipated). The food was exquisitely good: preparations were flavorful but showed a light touch that highlighted...More

Thank JBEG_12
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Response from Andy C | Reviewed this property |
I concur with the other answers - smart casual, most women wear dresses.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Merrion Row, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 400 4229
  • E-mail
At BANG we pride ourselves on exceptional quality and great value food, served in a stylish and relaxed venue. Lunch served Tuesday to Friday. Pre-theatre menu available 7 nights.

Whether you join us for a date night for two, a special celebration, or a private event we work to exceed expectations and provide an experience to remember.

BANG has consistently been listed as one of Dublin’s top rated restaurants with 2017 recommendations from The Michelin Guide, 2 AA Rossettes, Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence and more. Nominated in Irish Restaurant Awards for best chef and best service as well as best cocktail experience.
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