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PostPosted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:53 pm 
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danthefan wrote:
I can't see the appeal of No Name Bar at all.


Are you taken?


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iarmhiman wrote:
danthefan wrote:
I can't see the appeal of No Name Bar at all.


Are you taken?


Alas.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:30 pm 
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Right, I have a stag at the weekend. Future brother in law, he's German and has 6 strapping beer drinking mates coming over at the weekend. I am not organising but there seems to be nothing arranged for Sunday evening, Sunday day is the usual paint balling/ activity crap. So suggestions for a bar crawl in Dublin welcome..


Keep it traditional:

(1) Kehoes
(2) McDaids
(3) O' Donoghues
(4) Toners
(5) Mulligans.

If you want a late night bar Go to No Name Bar.


A stag in no name? Go to coppers


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:36 pm 
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Coppers is dreadful.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:37 pm 
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It's a stag and a Sunday night - I like no name but it don't fit does it mush


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Bullettyme wrote:
I narrowed it down for my friend to the following:

Pygmalion
South William
The Liquor Rooms
The Jar
Against the Grain
No Name Bar

Come at me.

The upstairs area/balcony bar in the Jar is very good if you can get it booked.

The Liquor Rooms freaks me out. Ceilings are too low and I don't like how there's curtains and shit everywhere.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:13 am 
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No Name bar is far too packed to the tits usually to be comfortable for a stag.


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binge90 wrote:
Bullettyme wrote:
I narrowed it down for my friend to the following:

Pygmalion
South William
The Liquor Rooms
The Jar
Against the Grain
No Name Bar

Come at me.

The upstairs area/balcony bar in the Jar is very good if you can get it booked.

The Liquor Rooms freaks me out. Ceilings are too low and I don't like how there's curtains and shit everywhere.

Great place to bring female company though. Very dear mind.


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james garner wrote:
Right, I have a stag at the weekend. Future brother in law, he's German and has 6 strapping beer drinking mates coming over at the weekend. I am not organising but there seems to be nothing arranged for Sunday evening, Sunday day is the usual paint balling/ activity crap. So suggestions for a bar crawl in Dublin welcome..


Upstairs in the bull and castle.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:54 am 
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iarmhiman wrote:
james garner wrote:
Right, I have a stag at the weekend. Future brother in law, he's German and has 6 strapping beer drinking mates coming over at the weekend. I am not organising but there seems to be nothing arranged for Sunday evening, Sunday day is the usual paint balling/ activity crap. So suggestions for a bar crawl in Dublin welcome..


Keep it traditional:

(5) Mulligans
Bowes
The Palace
(1) Kehoes
(2) McDaids
(3) O' Donoghues
(4) Toners
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If you want a late night bar Go to No Name Bar.

Then Coppers once everyone's drunk enough


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hermie wrote:
Bullettyme wrote:
I narrowed it down for my friend to the following:

Pygmalion
South William
The Liquor Rooms
The Jar
Against the Grain
No Name Bar

Come at me.

Not a bad list. Liquor Rooms should be good. Was in the No Name Bar last weekend and it was better than I remember it to be. Never been to a private thing there though. Have heard good things about the Jar. Can't go wrong with the beer selection in Against the Grain. Hot staff too. Bit more down and dirty overall, assuming your mate doesn't mind that.


Cheers.

Binge, The Jar fell off the list because it's always like a sardine can. Nice place though, I like it.

We decided on Pyg but I'm sure people will move later on. Should be good. Thanks for the shouts!


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What's the name of the new restaurant at the end of Ranelagh, where An Bhialann used to be? Think it was mentioned a while back. Any good?


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What's the name of the new restaurant at the end of Ranelagh, where An Bhialann used to be? Think it was mentioned a while back. Any good?

Nightmarket.

It's Thai, run by a Cork guy and his Thai wife who previously had a restaurant on Capel Street.

It's fine, I've eaten there twice, and no doubt will go again, as it's now on our rota of neighbourhood restaurants (which An Bhialann never achieved).


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What's the name of the new restaurant at the end of Ranelagh, where An Bhialann used to be? Think it was mentioned a while back. Any good?

Nightmarket.

It's Thai, run by a Cork guy and his Thai wife who previously had a restaurant on Capel Street.

It's fine, I've eaten there twice, and no doubt will go again, as it's now on our rota of neighbourhood restaurants (which An Bhialann never achieved).


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Booked into DeSelbys tomorrow night. Anyone been there ?


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CM11 wrote:
What's the name of the new restaurant at the end of Ranelagh, where An Bhialann used to be? Think it was mentioned a while back. Any good?


I see there is a Bunsen there now across the road. Have to give that a whirl over the weekend.


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Boxcar Ira wrote:
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What's the name of the new restaurant at the end of Ranelagh, where An Bhialann used to be? Think it was mentioned a while back. Any good?


I see there is a Bunsen there now across the road. Have to give that a whirl over the weekend.


Have you been to Wow Burger? It's nicer.

Bunsen obviously trying to compete hard there, and tbf they're doing a decent job.


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Do you ever use your kitchen, Cam?


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Do you ever use your kitchen, Cam?

Frequently and skillfully.

There are, after all, 7 days in every week.


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Bullettyme wrote:
Boxcar Ira wrote:
CM11 wrote:
What's the name of the new restaurant at the end of Ranelagh, where An Bhialann used to be? Think it was mentioned a while back. Any good?


I see there is a Bunsen there now across the road. Have to give that a whirl over the weekend.


Have you been to Wow Burger? It's nicer.

Bunsen obviously trying to compete hard there, and tbf they're doing a decent job.


I haven't been to either. Good to know.

I've heard Wow Burger is the greasier, less healthy option which is how I like my burgers but the missus has other ideas.


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camroc1 wrote:
Nolanator wrote:
Do you ever use your kitchen, Cam?

Frequently and skillfully.

There are, after all, 7 days in every week.


I think Camroc you could be our Globus. Except there would be at least an element of truth in Camroc's lavish lifestyle.


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Boxcar Ira wrote:
Bullettyme wrote:
Boxcar Ira wrote:
CM11 wrote:
What's the name of the new restaurant at the end of Ranelagh, where An Bhialann used to be? Think it was mentioned a while back. Any good?


I see there is a Bunsen there now across the road. Have to give that a whirl over the weekend.


Have you been to Wow Burger? It's nicer.

Bunsen obviously trying to compete hard there, and tbf they're doing a decent job.


I haven't been to either. Good to know.

I've heard Wow Burger is the greasier, less healthy option which is how I like my burgers but the missus has other ideas.

Wow must be making money hand over fist, it's never empty. One of the very few in Ranelagh I've not tried.

The Brazillian BBQ place Rio Rodizio has closed down and Savills are now looking for € 135k pa rent for it !

Very difficult for any restaurant, I'd have thought especially a new non-franchise.


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camroc1 wrote:
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Do you ever use your kitchen, Cam?

Frequently and skillfully.

There are, after all, 7 days in every week.

:lol: :thumbup:


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Boxcar Ira wrote:
Bullettyme wrote:
Boxcar Ira wrote:
CM11 wrote:
What's the name of the new restaurant at the end of Ranelagh, where An Bhialann used to be? Think it was mentioned a while back. Any good?


I see there is a Bunsen there now across the road. Have to give that a whirl over the weekend.


Have you been to Wow Burger? It's nicer.

Bunsen obviously trying to compete hard there, and tbf they're doing a decent job.


I haven't been to either. Good to know.

I've heard Wow Burger is the greasier, less healthy option which is how I like my burgers but the missus has other ideas.

Who the fudge worries about healthy options when they're going for burgers? :?

Wow Burger is :thumbup:


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Lasses and benders. :thumbup:


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What on earth is a Wow burger? I lived in Ranelagh recently and I've never heard of it.


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What on earth is a Wow burger? I lived in Ranelagh recently and I've never heard of it.

Where itsa (and before that Starbucks) used to be.


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ZappaMan wrote:
What on earth is a Wow burger? I lived in Ranelagh recently and I've never heard of it.


U back soon for Tiffin and Black Truffle Martinis?


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waguser wrote:
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What on earth is a Wow burger? I lived in Ranelagh recently and I've never heard of it.


U back soon for Tiffin and Black Truffle Martinis?

12-30 July. First weekend will be down in Kerry, though.


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camroc1 wrote:
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What on earth is a Wow burger? I lived in Ranelagh recently and I've never heard of it.

Where itsa (and before that Starbucks) used to be.

Ah yeah, have it now.


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Boxcar Ira wrote:
Bullettyme wrote:
Boxcar Ira wrote:
CM11 wrote:
What's the name of the new restaurant at the end of Ranelagh, where An Bhialann used to be? Think it was mentioned a while back. Any good?


I see there is a Bunsen there now across the road. Have to give that a whirl over the weekend.


Have you been to Wow Burger? It's nicer.

Bunsen obviously trying to compete hard there, and tbf they're doing a decent job.


I haven't been to either. Good to know.

I've heard Wow Burger is the greasier, less healthy option which is how I like my burgers but the missus has other ideas.


:lol: they're both pretty greasy but that's why you get a burger isn't it?

Both are by far the best burgers in Dublin.

Rio Rodizo gone? Good. Thought it was very poor and overpriced when I was last there. And I asked for a pint and I see the guy pouring from a can behind the bar.


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camroc1 wrote:
Wow must be making money hand over fist, it's never empty. One of the very few in Ranelagh I've not tried.

The Brazillian BBQ place Rio Rodizio has closed down and Savills are now looking for € 135k pa rent for it !

Very difficult for any restaurant, I'd have thought especially a new non-franchise.

Not a terrible rent for that kind of locale.

Now to hope for some spectacular difficulties with the lease and a trip to a solicitor. :lol:

On a more pressing note - best delivery food for Ballsbridge for a hangover? Not in a good way at all.


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Just read a couple of this pages here

Is Cammy the irish globus?


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When it comes to the restaurant scene in Ranelagh, certainly.


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waguser wrote:
ZappaMan wrote:
What on earth is a Wow burger? I lived in Ranelagh recently and I've never heard of it.


U back soon for Tiffin and Black Truffle Martinis?

:uhoh:

I'd say your the truffle martini type alright waggy!


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There's only one daycent eatery in Ranelagh...

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Tribeca is good for the oul wings.

I hear Dillingers is good but the plum wanted me to queue for 45 minutes for brunch last time.


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camroc1 wrote:
Wow must be making money hand over fist, it's never empty. One of the very few in Ranelagh I've not tried.

The Brazillian BBQ place Rio Rodizio has closed down and Savills are now looking for € 135k pa rent for it !

Very difficult for any restaurant, I'd have thought especially a new non-franchise.


Rent in Ranelagh is becoming prohibitive for new independent places. It's why so many places are unexpectedly failing and you still have a number of empty units. Rathmines is starting to wipe the floor with it.


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I've said it before on here, but La Bodega is the absolute dogs bollix in Ranelagh. Just gets better and better.


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rfurlong wrote:
I've said it before on here, but La Bodega is the absolute dogs bollix in Ranelagh. Just gets better and better.


Ah g'way. Awful take on Spanish cuisine. Just garlic and oil on mediocre food.


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