Gillian Nelis: Crash, Bang and walloping big prices

Bang’s offering simply doesn’t live up to what its owners are charging for it

Bang, 11 Merrion Row, Dublin 2: trying to recreate the glory days Pic: Fergal PhilLips


11 Merrion Row, Dublin 2


Chef: Niall O’Sullivan

How appropriate, in a week when the overheating housing market has had many of us wondering whether we’re heading back to the bad old days of the boom, that I find myself in a room that, more than most, was associated with Celtic Tiger bling.

Bang, in the days when it was run by the Stokes brothers, was a hotbed of conspicuous ...