‘Instagramming your food will result in you being violently removed from the premises’

Ross O’Carroll Kelly: Rude restaurants – in Ranelagh – are back and the family has a booking

I’ve never seen Sorcha and Honor so excited. We’ve managed to get a table – cue drumroll – in Il Sommo Poeta in Ranelagh.

For those of you who’ve never had the pleasure, it’s one of those restaurants that styles itself as an “exclusive dining club”. They don’t take reservations – they actually answer the phone with a straight, “Fock off!” – and yet there’s a 12-month waiting list for a table.

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