Drinks & Nightlife in Dublin

Where local Airbnb hosts say to go sip on a good cocktail or dance the night away. Enjoy!

Locals’ favorite places

1. The Brazen Head
20 Lower Bridge St
207local recommendations
Geber says “STEP BACK IN TIME... The Brazen Head is officially Ireland's oldest pub, dating back to 1198. While...” ·
2. The Cobblestone
77 King St N
217local recommendations
Small says “A drinking pub with a music problem - The Cobblestone is always good for a trad session. Call ahead ...” ·
3. 3Arena
176local recommendations
Ann says “The 3Arena is an indoor amphitheatre located at North Wall Quay in the Dublin Docklands in Dublin, I...” ·
4. The Bernard Shaw
11-12 Richmond St South
165local recommendations
Aurelio says “Awesome beer terrace, if you walk through the back of the bar you will come to beer terrace and the ...” ·
5. Brother Hubbard (North)
153 Capel St
144local recommendations
Alison says “Once a small, intimate coffee shop, Brother Hubbard has expanded due to its popularity. Now this caf...” ·
6. The Church Café, Bar & Restaurant
97local recommendations
Patrick says “Worth just going to look at, maybe to enjoy a drink, beautiful church converted into a bar, because ...” ·
7. Grogans
15 William St S
99local recommendations
Claire says “There's an unwritten law in Dublin - you haven't visited Dublin unless you've had a pint of Guinness...” ·
8. The Stags Head
1 Dame Ct
103local recommendations
Gabi & Paulo
Gabi & Paulo says “Paulo's favorite bar and one of the city’s treasures, the Stags Head is hidden away off a narrow pas...” ·
9. Porterhouse Temple Bar
16-18 Parliament St
80local recommendations
Patrick says “Live music, good reputation, very close to my place, I do occasionally go here, there can be a good ...” ·
10. Whelan's
25 Wexford St
103local recommendations
Pj says “Whelans – or Waylans as it’s comically referred to in certain US box office hits – is famed for its ...” ·
11. Slattery's Pub
62 Grand Canal Street Upper
96local recommendations
Una says “Slattery’s Pub in Beggars Bush is fresh, bright, colourful with several different dedicated areas – ...” ·
12. The Long Hall
51 South Great George's Street
93local recommendations
Peter says “Licensed since 1766 this shrine to antiquity is one of Dublin’s oldest, most beautiful and best love...” ·
13. O'Donoghues Bar
15 Merrion Row
94local recommendations
David says “Worth checking out for a pint and a toastie. O'Donoghue's has a rich heritage and stands on a very ...” ·
14. Blackbird
82-84 Rathmines Rd Lower
83local recommendations
Gilad says “Not only is Blackbird known for it's wide selections of beers, it also has phenomenal pizza availabl...” ·
15. Vintage Cocktail Club
15 Crown Alley
85local recommendations
David says “Pricey but nice speakeasy. "The chic and comfortable vintage surrounds are a throwback to the golde...” ·
16. The Marker Hotel Dublin
86local recommendations
Padraic says “Check out the rooftop bar here for some nice views of the Docklands. Can be quite busy on theater ni...” ·
17. Dice Bar
79 Queen St
80local recommendations
Vikki says “Cool spot for a drink on the walk home from town or a mad night out. It's small and smelly and it g...” ·
18. The Black Sheep
61 Capel St
74local recommendations
Ann Marie
Ann Marie says “We often drop into this spot for a quick bite to eat before the cinema. They have great food and the...” ·
19. The Oarsman
8-10 Bridge St
61local recommendations
Una says “The Oarsman is 203 years old this year and is famed for having featured in James Joyce’s Ulysses. It...” ·
20. The Chophouse
2 Shelbourne Rd
65local recommendations
Una says “Awarded best gastropub food in the Irish Restaurant awards 2018. Great for dry aged steak. Fine view...” ·
21. The Bath Pub
26 Bath Ave
69local recommendations
Una says “A likeable, attractive and recently refurbished pub just a 4-minute walk from the Apartment and a 10...” ·
22. MVP
29 Upper Clanbrassil
57local recommendations
Isabel says “MVP is a great old fashioned bar that has been taken over by a young and trendy crowd. They have gre...” ·
23. The Bar With No Name
3 Fade St
58local recommendations
Gabi & Paulo
Gabi & Paulo says “Great bar in a restored Victorian townhouse. The crowd here range between the suits on Fridays to th...” ·
24. Café en Seine
40 Dawson St
54local recommendations
Xiang says “Cafe en Seine - An epicentre of contemporary Parisian culture and creativity. Once home to French ...” ·
25. Market Bar
14A Fade St
60local recommendations
Peter says “Fade Street was named such due to a local banker Joseph Fade, who left substantial sums of money in ...” ·
26. Toner's
139 Baggot Street Lower
50local recommendations
Sarah says “Toners is one of the best traditional pubs in Dublin with a large beer garden, a strong literary con...” ·
27. John Kavanagh
1 Prospect Square
49local recommendations
David says “AKA The Gravediggers. Ideal after a walk in Glasnevin Cemetery and The Botanic Gardens, but make su...” ·
28. Kehoe's
9 South Anne Street
52local recommendations
Sammy says “This is a nice Irish pub in the city centre and serves good Guinness. It is also close to Trinity Co...” ·
29. Walsh's
6 Stoneybatter
47local recommendations
Vikki says “The best spot in Stoneybatter for a pint - this is proper local pub that gets really lively at the w...” ·
30. The Workman's Club
10 Wellington Quay
48local recommendations
Catherine & Jim
Catherine & Jim says “Colourful bar and stage for live music that is a passionate haven for art and art lovers.” ·