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Old 03-05-19, 08:34   #1621
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No I haven't looks like one for the list though.
For gettting away from it all itís excellent and the food and local walks are really nice. Bento box on one night and tasting menu the next if you stay for a weekend. No phone coverage and no TVs anywhere also.
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Old 15-05-19, 10:18   #1622
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Visited Two Cooks in Sallins last night with Strewelpeter. Excellent food, can highly recommend. Worth a trip for it.
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Old 15-05-19, 18:33   #1623
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Noticed Nico's Italian restaurant on Dame Street had given way to a new Bunsen, currently being fitted out.

Not many places in Dublin left that can lay claim to being over 50 years old.

Great news for the stag parties that there's another hot meat sandwich joint right beside Bobo's Burgers and opposite Rick's Burgers.

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Old 15-05-19, 18:43   #1624
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Noticed Nico's Italian restaurant on Dame Street had given way to a new Bunsun, currently being fitted out.

Not many places in Dublin left that can lay claim to being over 50 years old.

Great news for the stag parties that there's another hot meat sandwich joint right beside Bobo's Burgers and opposite Rick's Burgers.
Scandalous to try and lump Bunsen together with those establishments!!
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Old 15-05-19, 19:13   #1625
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Scandalous to try and lump Bunsen together with those establishments!!
It's a better burger, sure but it's still just something to eat before or after a rake of pints (at least where it's situated that'll be the draw).

I'd imagine the rent is pricey and given Crackbird closed just a few doors up not that long ago - at least in part due to rent pressure - Bunsen will need to sell a lot of burgers to make it work.

In saying that Thunder Road, TGI Friday, Bad Ass Cafe and Hard Rock are all within a tourist/stag stroll and all charge premium wonga for fairly ordinary fare so Bunsen could be a beacon in the fast food pea-souper that the Temple Bar/Dame Street area has become.
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Old 16-05-19, 08:09   #1626
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In Ananda last night.

Still there.
Still busy.
Still churning out top class food.

Still a podium Indian in Dublin imo.
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Old 16-05-19, 13:38   #1627
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In Ananda last night.

Still there.
Still busy.
Still churning out top class food.

Still a podium Indian in Dublin imo.
I have never been.

Still putting in a good word for Kerala Kitchen though. Great spot.
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Old 16-05-19, 14:02   #1628
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In Ananda last night.

Still there.
Still busy.
Still churning out top class food.

Still a podium Indian in Dublin imo.
Have never been, but Kinara, Pickle, AN Other IMO...
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Old 16-05-19, 14:35   #1629
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Ananda and Kerala are two different experiences imo.
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Old 16-05-19, 16:17   #1630
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In Ananda last night.

Still there.
Still busy.
Still churning out top class food.

Still a podium Indian in Dublin imo.
Yeah I wrote a review of them on here a while back, it was absolutely amazing and they just had whipped the menu up for one night.
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Old 17-05-19, 01:01   #1631
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Ananda is superb, but even still, slightly ashamed to say I once went there three times in six days...
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Old 17-05-19, 16:54   #1632
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Visited Two Cooks in Sallins last night with Strewelpeter. Excellent food, can highly recommend. Worth a trip for it.
There was a lovely restaurant in Naas once upon a time too, La Maison perhaps. Ever eaten there, how would it compare?

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It's a better burger, sure but it's still just something to eat before or after a rake of pints (at least where it's situated that'll be the draw).

I'd imagine the rent is pricey and given Crackbird closed just a few doors up not that long ago - at least in part due to rent pressure - Bunsen will need to sell a lot of burgers to make it work.

In saying that Thunder Road, TGI Friday, Bad Ass Cafe and Hard Rock are all within a tourist/stag stroll and all charge premium wonga for fairly ordinary fare so Bunsen could be a beacon in the fast food pea-souper that the Temple Bar/Dame Street area has become.
Bunsen is the best you can get in burgers for me, puts FergBurger to shame, Wahlburger probably comes closest but not as good. Itís just to fresh and no nonsense.
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