Lucinda O’Sullivan’s Restaurant Review: Babette Serves Picky Fish Fan ‘Best Calamari Ever’

It wasn’t quite when Harry met Sally, but when La Bodega met Babette, it was a very nice feeling indeed. Restaurants have bent forward, backward and sideways to deal with the effects of the pandemic over the past two years, turning into all sorts of different skins as needed.

One such place is La Bodega in Ranelagh which for the past decade has had a steady clientele who come from the affluent red brick houses of the area for gambas al pil pil, calamares a la Romana and a few bottles of wine. White. But, I guess things still have to change, and last December owner Ali Barker announced that the next chapter would be a new restaurant, new look, new cuisine, but still the warm welcome and familiar faces.

Back To Top