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10 of the Best Bars & Pubs in Dublin

September 3, 2017

Dublin is best known for it’s pub culture so it’s no surprise that quintessential Irish pubs are heavily scattered around the city.  With endless options for boozing around town, it seems as though the world-famous pubs have a lot to offer to both tourists and locals alike.


Toner’s – A tradition pub that’s popular and lively with a heated outdoor beer garden.

The Hairy Lemon – An unconventional pub in the heart of the Creative Corner that is appealing to both tourists and locals.

The Bleeding Horse – Open since 1649, this historic bar offers a variety of live music on the weekends.

Grogan’s Castle Lounge – This friendly and cosy bar is geared more to locals than tourists. It’s  Outside seating is available if you wanted to grab a quick bite to eat.

The Palace Bar – This victorian bar around the corner from the iconic Temple Bar offers a great setting to catch the football match.

Temple Bar – This legendary pub is the most famous pub in Dublin and located in the perfect location to explore the riverside cobbled streets in the heart of the city.

The Blind Pig – This underground speakeasy has a website but their address isn’t listed. Once you’ve made a booking, they’ll send you the details to find their secret entrance.

Vintage Cocktail Club – This candle lit bar has a menu with over 60 cocktails grouped according to historical era. It has a speakeasy vibe and also does brunch on the weekends.

The Liquor Rooms –  Creative cocktail lounge located in a basement made up of four separate rooms, each with a different vibe. The cocktail menu is huge and they also serve food alongside the dance floor.

Bernard Shaw – Popular with hipsters, this pub has a separate beer garden and an Italian pizza cafe.

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