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New 'Art Diner' Opens On Dublin's Camden Street

Published on Jul 17 2020 10:40 AM in Restaurant tagged: Trending Posts / Dig In

New 'Art Diner' Opens On Dublin's Camden Street

A new "art diner" called Dig In has opened on Dublin's Camden Street.

The venue, which is located on the site of the former Green 19 restaurant, was created in collaboration with Irish contemporary visual artist Maser, and is co-owned by Steve Murray and Colin Dickson.

Dig In features an art collection that includes rare works from many post graffiti artists, including Banksy, Chloe Early and Invader, as well as the only original Conor Harrington painting in Ireland.

Food And Cocktails

Speaking about Dig In's food offering, Dickson said, "To compliment the rare art collection and extensive bespoke drinks menu, this season's menu is an eclectic mix including salt beef tacos, Indian pale ale mussels, and chicken and mushroom pie, with vegan and coeliac options included such as spinach, pumpkin, fennel and orange salad or lentil and chickpea curry with coconut and squash.

"And the lunch menu has probably the largest in-house smoked pastrami sandwich in Dublin."

Dickson has also created a menu of cocktails that have been inspired by the art pieces that are on display in the venue.

Health And Safety

Speaking about COVID-19 health and safety measures, Dickson stated, "We have created distance dining with tables one meter apart, provided privacy boots and private dining rooms. Pre-booking can be done through our website and website partners. There are QR code menu options. Takeout orders can be collected, without leaving your car, via our new innovative WhatsApp service.

"In addition, a lot of time has gone into staff training, following Fáilte Ireland's guidelines before opening."

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