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Bars and nightlife in Dublin

Top bars

Pub
“The party area of the city centre. Lots of Irish bars and restaurants. Very touristy with tourist prices!”
  • 219 locals recommend
Irish Pub
“Irelands oldest pub with great traditional Irish music and story telling. A must do”
  • 123 locals recommend
Music Venue
“The 3Arena is an indoor amphitheatre located at North Wall Quay in the Dublin Docklands in Dublin, Ireland. The venue opened as The O₂ on 16 December 2008. It was built on the site of the former Point Theatre, a smaller music venue which operated from 1988 to 2007, retaining only some of the outer facade.”
  • 101 locals recommend
Irish Pub
“Is one of the best irish pubs, everyday live music, is just around the corner and you can enjoy listen traditional music with the best vibe as a local. ”
  • 167 locals recommend
Pub
“Great local hip pub to go. It appears a small pub from the outside, but if you step through there is a large beer garden inside with the big blue bus offering delicious pizza.”
  • 141 locals recommend
Pub
“This used to be an actual church, pretty unique place for getting to know Irish Food and ambience”
  • 67 locals recommend
Café
“Located in the heart of the city (and our favourite area in town) this restaurant has an excellent breakfast and brunch menu. Try the eggs menemen.”
  • 108 locals recommend
Pub
“A favourite venue of mine for many years, great acts playing on a regular. Tasty selection of ales and beers. It’s a fun place to be. ”
  • 80 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Pub
“A favourite venue of mine for many years, great acts playing on a regular. Tasty selection of ales and beers. It’s a fun place to be. ”
  • 80 locals recommend
Lounge
“have a drink and a dance newly restored nice atmosphere on weekend evenings ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Stylish subterranean cocktail bar. Delicious cocktails and a beautiful evening out. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Nightclub
“Chart music nightclub. Open till 4am. A place to go when very, very drunk. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Pan-Asian cuisine in an in a sprawling, multi-level pub
“Bar with pub grub menu by day and sprawling club over 3 levels of dancefloor and gig space by night.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Nightclub
“if you are looking for a place where to seat and drink a coffe or even drink a beer this is the place for you , and even though if you speak spanish , this is the best place to find new people or maybe your best latin friend or couple ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Pub
“This place is loud, messy, friendly, and fun. If you want to dance to cheesy pop shoulder to shoulder with locals, check out this local nightlife staple.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Gay Bar
“Always fun, this is an LGBT bar that hosts DJs, bands and also Sunday night drag show bingo if you're here late in the evening. Would highly recommend if you're buzzing around town.”
  • 21 locals recommend

Music venues

Theatre
“Fantastic Theatre - the venue for a the big West-End & Broadway shows visiting Dublin. Book in advance for popular shows, but tickets are held back for all events, so always check availability.”
  • 115 locals recommend
Music Venue
“The 3Arena is an indoor amphitheatre located at North Wall Quay in the Dublin Docklands in Dublin, Ireland. The venue opened as The O₂ on 16 December 2008. It was built on the site of the former Point Theatre, a smaller music venue which operated from 1988 to 2007, retaining only some of the outer facade.”
  • 101 locals recommend
Irish Pub
“Is one of the best irish pubs, everyday live music, is just around the corner and you can enjoy listen traditional music with the best vibe as a local. ”
  • 167 locals recommend
Pub
“A favourite venue of mine for many years, great acts playing on a regular. Tasty selection of ales and beers. It’s a fun place to be. ”
  • 80 locals recommend
Pub
“Best place for live Traditional music and Irishness. Stereotypical Irish pub, very popular with American celebrities.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Elaborately fitted out venue mainly used for classical performance but also hosting opera and jazz.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Vicar Street is a concert, performing arts centre and events venue. Major international recording artists have performed in Vicar Street, such as Bob Dylan in 2000,[4] Neil Young in 2003 and Paul Simon in 2011 and Lana Del Rey in 2013, Joan Rivers 2012. Close.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Rock Club
“If you are after a late night sup and bop head here. Full of students and hipsters leading to a great nights craic.”
  • 40 locals recommend