Bang Restaurant

Bang Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bangrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 35314004229x00
  • Hours of Operation:
    Mon - Tues: 5:30pm to 10:00pm Wed - Sat: 12:30pm to 2:30pm. 5:30pm to 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Modern European
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: No
  • Additional Details: Banquet, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Bang Restaurant
It seems as though Dublin is very much the place to be if you’re opening a restaurant, clearly the owners of Bang think so. Amongst the most exciting dining establishments in town, Bang is a wonderful fusion of casual and gourmet, the food speaking for itself in gloriously simple surroundings. The philosophy owners Joe Barrett and Phil Yeung approach Bang with is impossible to argue with: high quality food at fair prices in relaxed and informal surroundings. It’s a philosophy they live up to every day. Recommended by experts such as Frommers and the Michelin Guide, this restaurant’s reputation precedes it - expect simplicity in your surroundings, the dining room offering an unpretentiously buzzy, bistro feel, the dining room littered with vibrant modern art from Irish artists, and excellence in the service. Head Chef Yeung strives to deliver a uniquely interesting and creative menu, working closely with the best local suppliers to source quality ingredients and inspire new ideas. Men
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Bang Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
11 reviews since 3 June 2014
Average Rating3.3
  • Food3.7
    Service3.2
  • Ambience3.2
    Value2.6
42% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasions (5)business meals (5)romance (4)fit for foodies (2)outstanding value (1)group bookings (1)pre/post theatre (1)Show More
  • What a terribel experience
    Tathameasy
    Dined on 18/3/2014
    The smell from the stairwell to the toilets was just disgusting! The service curt the food small and the price way too much. I have been going to Bang over the years since it opened and if they do not take a look at their service, clenlienss standard and the fact that while we were finishing our meal the Kitchen porters were dragging dirty linen across the restaurant floor just such a disappointment the entire eventing!
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  • Great food/meh everything else
    ireDave
    Dined on 1/3/2014
    I used toptable to book the restaurant on Saturday morning for Saturday night...not sure if that had any bearing on where we were seated. We arrived at 8.15 and got the worst seat in the house. Every time the front door was opened we got a nice frosty breeze. The waiter who served us wasn't great either, it felt like it was his first day. Without a doubt we'll try it again as the food was class!.
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    business meals, romance, fit for foodies
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  • Great meal, but overpriced drinks
    ednesog
    Dined on 22/2/2014
    4 of us had a very nice dinner on Saturday night at Bang restaurant. Good produce and nicely cooked, but quite poor value for money on the drinks' menu.
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    business meals, romance, special occasions
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food disappointing service
    Pandya
    Dined on 14/2/2014
    Would I recommend this restaurant, not sure. I booked this restaurant for valentines day. I was informed previously that this was a 6 course taster menu so we also ordered the paired wine. The food was very nice, however they missed out a course. The waitress said that it was only 5 courses due to the time we were seated...7pm! That was rubbish as surely we would have been told that before we started. The supervisor offered the paired wine we missed out on and an extra drink (the paired wine unfortunately was one we already had, by this time I had given up the will to bring this to their attention), the bill was reduced also accordingly. Business lunch yes, romantic meal no...by the way it was my birthday also. Great Food Poor Service.
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  • Great dinner with friends.
    Oliver
    Dined on 18/1/2014
    Friends reunion with 10 people, all enjoyed the great food and ambience at Bang.
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    special occasions
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  • Great Experience
    johnnyk
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Booked this restaurant after a recommendation from some friends. We chose the tasting menu and wines. The 6 course tasting menu was really reasonably priced and the wine tasting menu was superb (although the resultant hangover was horrendous!). My wife has some minor food intolerance and preferences which were deftly and subtly dealt with by our waiter. Staff couldn't have been more friendly and welcoming. Our waiter also kindly gave us a cheeky top up of our favorite wine which, whilst non necessary was noted and was very welcome.The complimentary Baileys and Chocolate was very welcome indeed at the time though I suspect this is what tipped us over the edge. We certainly would be heading back there again next time we were in Dublin.
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    business meals, romance, special occasions
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  • New Year
    Dane
    Dined on 31/12/2013
    We spend New Year's Eve at Bang and the 6 course menu was just fantastic
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    business meals, special occasions, pre/post theatre
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beware the cranny!
    JOGGERS
    Dined on 30/11/2013
    First the positive - service was very friendly, attentive and apologetic when the wrong bottle of wine was presented. Service charge is not added to the bill - another positive. The food was about average but not worth the price charged. The wine list is uninspiring. The big problem was the ambience - probably the worst table I have ever experienced. Table 16 (number waiter wrote on wine bottle) is at the end of a tiny off-shoot, facing a semi-opaque window into what seemed to be a cleaner's storeroom and a cheap lamp. The tables were cramped; conversation at the next table was overpowering, as was the music outlet overhead. Were we assigned this table randomly or does it reflect the restaurant's attitude to a Toptable reservation?
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  • Thanksgiving in Dublin!
    AlexInLA
    Dined on 28/11/2013
    My husband I were celebrating our honeymoon and Thanksgiving in Dublin. It was our first time to Dublin and we had no idea where to eat! Having done some research we came across BANG! They totally lived up to the expectation - great food, a nice romantic atmosphere with great service. The staff was very knowledgeable and the food was delicious. We'd go back there any day. The wine list and cocktails were well crafted and the staff was very helpful in providing suggestions or elaborating on a dish.
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    romance, fit for foodies, special occasions, outstanding value
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  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 2 ratings-only reviews submitted since 3 June 2014
    • Average Rating2.5
    • Food2.5
    • Ambience3
    • Service3
    • Value2
  • The following 5 reviews are from the Bang Restaurant reviews archive.
  • Valentine's Day
    Howard
    Dined on 14/2/2013
    We had a great Valentine's Day 5 course surprise tasting menu. Everything was perfect--food, ambiance and service. We will come back when in Dublin.
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    business meals, romance, fit for foodies, special occasions
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  • Excellent service, outstanding
    stuart
    Dined on 24/1/2013
    Excellent service, outstanding food and a great atmosphere. Not too pricey considering the standard set.
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    business meals, special occasions, pre/post theatre
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  • An Unusual Night
    idefix
    Dined on 4/10/2012
    Bang was recommended to me by a colleague who had dined there a couple of years ago. It is on two levels; we were seated in the lower level. The food was very good - in a different environment I could give the restaurant a better review. The service was casual, but what we did not know when we arrived was that they had agreed to host a private party of about 30 people in the lower level where we were seated and the private party started in the middle of our meal. The place doesn't have the greatest ambiance to begin with but when you end up trying to eat your meal in the middle of a cocktail party it is hard to focus on the fact that your fish has been very well cooked and presented.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • very good food. well-chosen
    gipper007
    Dined on 31/8/2012
    very good food. well-chosen wines. excellent service-we had 3 friends join us the very last moment and Bang accomodated them nicely.
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    business meals, good vegetarian options
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  • only the best
    lmkeegan
    Dined on 24/8/2012
    Our expereinces at Bang have been perfect.....perfect food, impeccable staff, delightful ambience. I recommend Bang to anyone looking for an oasis of civility and a delight for the culinary senses. The staff are wonderful....that perfect combination of attentive without intrusion. Can't wait to go back.
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    business meals, fit for foodies, special occasions, brunch, afternoon tea
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    I would recommend this to a friend.