Dublin Clubs, Pubs & Restaurants

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Clubs, Pubs and Restaurants

Radio City Niteclub DublinDublin seems to have adopted some of the habits of their continental cousins with the appearance of tables and chairs outside cafés, pubs and restaurants, weather permitting. Dining out is one of Dublins favourite pastimes with a plethora of restaurants catering for all budgets from the humble backpacker to those who demand the finest cuisine. Having dined then enjoy a coffee or a pint of Guinness in one of Dublin's pubs, they seem to be on every corner. The nite club scene has grown with Dublins reputation as the in place for parties, stag and hen outings, and for those who just want a wild time.


Compared to cities like London or Paris, Dublin does not possess too many nightclubs. However they are usually of an excellent standard and well visited, especially on weekends. You will also find some pubs that turn into nightclubs at night. Dublin nights are generally memorable.

Break for the Border [ www.capitalbars.com ]

Lower Stephens Street
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 478 0300
Fax: 00353 (0)1 478 2910
Email: breakfortheborder@capitalbars.com

Break for the Border is located in the heart of Dublin. It is one of the city's largest and longest established venues. It has been completely refurbished and operates on three levels. The top floor includes a nice restaurant and a cosy chillout-area. The main floors house two comfortable bars and a huge dance floor.

Club M [ www.clubm.ie ]

Blooms Hotel
Anglesea Street
Temple Bar
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 671 5622

Club M is a nightclub operating on 2 floors. It is considered as an exuberant, extrovert and relaxed location with fantastic galleries overlooking the main area. There are 3 VIP areas that are available for private hire, such as corporate entertainment.

Rathfarnham Casino

Edmondstown Road
Dublin 16
Tel: 00353 (0)1 495 1703

The Rathfarnham Casino & Card Club is opened 7 nights a week from 20.00 till late. The house games include Craps, Roulette, Brag, Stud Poker, Black Jack and Texas Hold'em. The Casino offers a free buffet every weekend as well as complimentary drinks. It also offers free training schools on all games and a free membership.

Renards [ www.renards.ie ]

South Frederick Street
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 677 5876
Fax: 00353 (0)1 677 5665

Located in the heart of Dublin, Renards is one of the city's premier nightspots. It operates on three floors and also offers breakfast and lunch.

The Kitchen

6-8 Welligton quay
Tel: 00353 (0)1 677 6635

Owned by U2 The Kitchen is one of Dublin's finest nightclubs. It is considered as one of the best nightclubs in the world and has recently won the prestigious "Best Venue"-Award at the Smirnoff Dance Awards. The Kitchen has developed a strong and loyal following.

The Vaults [ www.thevaults.ie ]

Dublin 1
Tel: 00353 (0)1 605 4700
Fax: 00353 (0)1 605 4701
Email: info@thevaults.ie

The Vaults is a bar, restaurant and club. It is located in the city centre of Dublin and includes a wine and cocktail club. Every Friday and Saturday night top DJ's from the UK and Europe play the best of Funky House and Club Anthems.

5 Aston Quay
Temple Bar
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 672 5566
Email: info@viperoom.ie

Set on two levels, the Viperoom Theatre Bar & Club is a late night venue with live music, such as salsa and rhythm 'n' blues music.


There are a lot of pubs in Dublin. Some are traditional, some modern. There is definitely something that suits you. A lot of pubs offer live music in the evenings and serve lovely traditional Irish food. You should try more than one.

Davy Byrnes [ www.davybyrnes.com ]

21 Duke Street
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 677 5217

The Davy Byrnes is a pub that has been frequented by writers and artists. It is renowned for its seafood menus as the food is recommended by Georgina Campbell and the Dubliner.

Johnnie Fox's [ www.jfp.ie ]

Dublin Mountains
Tel: 00353 (0)1 2955647
Email: info@jfp.ie

Situated in the Dublin Mountains, Johnnie Fox's is the highest pub in Ireland. It offers dinner & entertainment, corporate events and private parties. With the Hooley Nights it houses the longest running show in Ireland. The gold medal chefs of the pub serve award-winning menus.

Patrick Conway's [ www.patrickconways.com ]

70 Parnell Street
Dublin 1
Tel: 00353 (0)1 873 2687

Established in 1745, Patrick Conway's is the oldest pub in Dublin's city centre. Breakfast, lunch and dinner menus are available and food is served all day until 20.00.

Merry Ploughboy Pub [www.mpbpub.com]

Edmondstown Road
Dublin 16
Tel: 00353 (0)1 493 1495

200 year old pub owned by acclaimed traditional group "The Merry Ploughboys" where they perform a nightly show of fast paced Irish music, song and dancing. Dinner and show. Located at foothills of Dublin Mountains. Highly entertaining evening.

The Brazen Head [ www.brazenhead.com ]

20 Bridge Street
Dublin 8
Tel: 00353 (0)1 6779549
Email: info@brazenhead.com

Established in 1198, the Brazen Head is the oldest pub in Dublin. There are traditional Irish music sessions every night and on Sunday afternoon. The restaurant offers traditional Irish a la carte menus.

Templr Bar Pub - DublinThe Temple Bar [ www.templebarpubdublin.com ]

47-48 Temple Bar
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 672 5286

The Temple Bar is situated right in the centre of Dublin and is the three times winner of the Traditional Irish Music Pub of the Year award. It offers entertainment to visitors and locals alike, such as daily live music.


Dublin has many restaurants offering all kinds of different culinary. Please find a short list below:

Aya food:bar

Clarendon Street
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 677 1544

Aya food:bar is Sushi Bar and contemporary Japanese restaurant. The restaurant is opened for lunch and dinner daily and the adjoining Sushi Bar is opened all day from 12.30-22.00.

BANG [ www.bangrestaurant.com ]

11 Merrion Row
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 676 1759

BANG is one of the TOP 10 restaurants in Dublin and serves and offers lunch as well as dinner.

Opening Hours:
  • Monday-Saturday 12.30-15.00, 18.00-23.00

3 Temple Bar
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 672 7289

Botticelli serves Italian pizza, pasta as well as meat and fish dishes. It is opened 7 days from 10.00 to 22.30.

Bon Appetit

9 St. James Terrace
Tel: 00353 (0)1-845 0314
Email: info@bonappetit.ie

The Bon Appetit restaurant offers food in a special Georgian ambience. They serve a variety of meat, fish and special weight watcher dishes.

Captain Americas Cookhouse and Bar [ www.captainamericas.com ]

44 Grafton Street
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 671 5266

Captain Americas Cookhouse and Bar is a restaurant offering high quality and affordable American style food. With its trendy pop art surroundings it has become one of Dublin's eating institutions number one.

Chili Club

1 Anne's Lane
South Anne Street
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 677 3721

The Chili Club serves Thai cuisine.

Opening Hours
  • Monday to Saturday 12.30-14.30
  • Monday to Sunday 18.00-23.00

14 South William Street
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 679 0536
Email: cookes1@eircom.net

COOKES serves Mediterranean food, especially renowned for its seafood.

Fitzsimmons [ www.fitzsimmonshotel.com ]

The Fitzsimmons Hotel
Temple Bar
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 677 9315
Email: info@fitzsimmonshotel.com

The Fitzsimmons restaurant and cocktail bar offers a selection of Irish and European dishes. Food is served daily from 12.30 to 22.30.


Top Floor
Powerscourt Townhouse Centre
Dublin 2

Fresh is a vegetarian restaurant serving food juice and coffee.

FXB Restaurants [ www.fxbrestaurants.com ]

1a Pembroke Street
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 676 4606

2 Crow Street
Temple Bar
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 671 1248

At Ryans Pub Parkgate Street
Dublin 8
Tel: 00353 (0)1 677 6097

FXB are award-winning family run Steak & Seafood restaurants. They offer a wide range of beef and fresh seafood. The meat is from an own farm and free range.


14 Wicklow Street
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 677 2580

Imperial is a Chinese restaurant with excellent Cantonese cuisine in a warm and friendly atmosphere. It is opened 7 days from 12.00 to 24.00.

Jaipur [ www.jaipur.ie ]

41 South Great George's Street
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 677 0999
Email: info@jaipur.ie

The Jaipur restaurant offers a wide range of Indian dishes.

La Cave Wine Bar & Restaurant [ www.lacavewinebar.com ]

28 South Anne Street
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 677 1544
Email: lacave@iol.ie

La Cave Wine Bar & Restaurant serves gourmet food at reasonable prices. The adjoining French wine bar is the oldest and cosiest in Dublin offering cosmopolitan and vibrant atmosphere.

L'Ecrivain [ www.lecrivain.com ]

109a Lower Baggot Street
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 661 1919
Email: enquiries@lecrivain.com

L'Ecriviain offers innovative Irish and French food using the best of fresh produce. It is opened for lunch Monday to Friday from 12.30 to 14.00 and for dinner Monday to Saturday from 19.00 to 22.30.

Peploe's [ www.peoples.com ]

16 St. Stephen's Green
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 676 3144

Peploe's is a restaurant offering 7 days lunch and dinner in a very chic ambiente.

Purple Ocean [ www.purpleocean.ie ]

St. Michaels Pier
Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Tel: 00353 (0)1 284 5590

Purple Ocean is a Restaurant directly situated at St. Michaels Pier. It offers an extensive A La Carte Menu and a wide range of wines. Guests may dine inside as well as on one of the two heated balconies outside.


1 St. Andres's Street
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 677 4799

Salamanca is a Tapas bar and restaurant offering Iberian cuisine in a lively atmosphere. It is opened 7 days from midday till late.


17 South Great George's Street
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 671 0738

Shalimar serves exquisite Indian cuisine at affordable prices.

Tante Zoe's [ www.tantezoes.com ]

1 Crow Street
Temple Bar
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 679 4407
Email: robbief@renards.ie

Tante Zoe's is a Cajun-Creole Restaurant offering lunch and dinner as well as party rooms for 20 to 100 people.

Opening Hours:
  • Monday to Sunday 12.00-24.00
Thai Orchid

7 Westmoreland
Temple Bar
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 671 9969

Thai Orchid is the largest Thai restaurant in Dublin's city centre and with three floors of atmospheric accommodation. It offers a wide range of Thai dishes from Green Curry to Stir Fried Prawns.

The Boxty House [ www.boxtyhouse.ie ]

20 Temple Bar
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 677 2762
Email: info@boxtyhouse.ie

The Boxty House Restaurant & Bar offers traditional Irish food and has been voted as the 'Best Irish Restaurant' by BBC Travel Show Viewers.

The Shack Restaurant [ www.shackrestaurant.ie ]

24 East Essex Street
Temple Bar
Tel: 00353 (0)1-6790043
Email: info@shackrestaurant.ie

The Shack Restaurant serves Irish and European cuisine in a beautiful atmosphere with open fire and candlelight.

Trastevere [ www.trastevere.ie ]

Temple Bar Square
Temple Bar
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 670 8343

Trastevere is an Italian restaurant that serves freshly cooked food with emphasis on fresh Irish meat, pasta and pizzas. It is opened from Monday to Sunday 12.00-22.30.

Wagamama [ www.wagamama.ie ]

South King Street
Dublin 2
Tel: 00353 (0)1 478 2152

Wagamama is a new style Japanese noodle bar that offers freshly made, nutritious noodle and rice dishes at a reasonable cost.

Opening Hours:
  • Monday to Saturday 12.00-23.00
  • Sunday 12.00-22.00

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