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Just before the streets of Berlin are at their Christmas quiet, gather your friends, put on your comfy pants and join us in the restaurant on the 17th for a long and late German Christmas Sunday roast. An informal feast over many courses, family style. Plates will be placed in the middle of the table replete with festive delicacies. Spätzle, roast duck, flaming christmas puddings…see the full menu below. There’ll ()


Hazy Pockets & Michelberger Present…
Bon Voyage Santa Island

(Ladies & Gentleman, start your blenders…) Breeze in for a positively louche, long, and lazy Sunday at that notorious port of call, The Warschauer Yacht Club (Michelberger Hotel!) with your favourite land-lubbers. Remarkably smooth AOR-Disco, island-funk, breezy jazz, crab-shack soul, FM Gold and more on the hi-fi, tropical drinks in the blender, and a few sunny surprises…Hazy Pockets and crew will be putting the July back in Christmas. DJs: Hazy ()



On each one in December in the lobby: Sunday 3/12 – Tea & Tunes with doopwop master Maarten playing records. Sunday 10/12 – In the hof next to the fire: Glühwein, cinnamon marshmallows for toasting, crepes with warm spiced apple compote. DJ Trujillo keeping it cosy in the lobby. 2pm Sunday 17/12 – In the bar: Bon Voyage Santa Island. Hazy Pockets & Friends in the lobby: putting the July ()

Volker square2


Usually the most inspiring people are also the most humble ones. Local legend Volker wears many colourful caps: carer, musician, restauranteur, DJ… but you’ll never hear him shouting about it! You can also add graphic designer to that list. Once in a while a crazy flyer turns up in our inboxes, always raising a smile. Here’s a collection of our favourites from down the years. Get well soon Volker!


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Das kleinste Pferd der Welt – POSTPONED

***Unfortunately we’ve had to postpone the concert this Sunday. Volker – one of our resident DJs and an integral member of PRACHT was in an accident last weekend. He’s recovering and we hope to have the band back next year. In the meantime, here’s some of Volker’s other work***   PRACHT – von der Zeit befreit Hell ist die Nacht, das kleinste Pferd der Welt geht auf Reise. 14 Jahre ()

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New Years Eve

Our restaurant these days has a casual and modern approach to dining – from the service to the share style menu. For dinner on the 31st December, Alan and his team have decided to go back to where it all began for them – a la carte cooking and classic French cuisine. The root of their training is based on this food and these techniques, and so they are looking ()


Ard Bia

Thank you to the entire wonderful crew from Ard Bia. That was a good one!


Pair – Thank you

It was wonderful to have Lukas Mraz cooking in our kitchen last night. He presented a beautiful and inspiring 8 course menu to 17 guests in the Whiskey Room, with paired wines selected by Emily. Thank you Lukas!


Ard Bia X Michelberger

One of Galway’s most beloved restaurants is coming to visit. On Sunday 26th November the folks from Ard Bia at Nimmos will take over our restaurant for the afternoon. They’ll be serving some of the top dishes from the epic Ard Bia brunch menu, with cocktails created by our bar team and tunes provided by ex Ard Bia and now Michelberger team player Byron Yeats. Ard Bia is a place close ()

The Pair-Invite-November Blog


We’re thrilled to be hosting Lukas Mraz for our next Pair dinner on Thursday 16th November. Lukas was head chef at the wonderful Cordobar in Mitte, from its opening in 2013 up until earlier this year when he left to focus on developing his next project. Those who visited Cordobar while Lukas was at the helm will know his cooking to be about invention, re-creation, creativity and respect for the ()