Best gardens in Dublin

Check out the top gardens in Dublin, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Irish National War Memorial Gardens

1. Irish National War Memorial Gardens

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15 local reviews
Irish National War Memorial Gardens
Opening soon
(01) 677 0236
Establishment
Leandro
The Irish National War Memorial Gardens is an Irish war memorial in Islandbridge, Dublin, dedicated "to the me…
Dee
One of Dublin's hidden treasures. Usually very quiet as this is not the best-known park. Beautiful, formal gar…
Alice and Radek
Enjoy panoramic south facing views across to this wonderful park from our balcony. It has rose gardens, rowers…
1. Irish National War Memorial Gardens

1. Irish National War Memorial Gardens

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15 local reviews
Irish National War Memorial Gardens
Opening soon
(01) 677 0236
Leandro
Leandro
The Irish National War Memorial Gardens is an Irish war memorial in Islandbridge, Dublin, dedicated "to the memory of the 49,400 Irish soldi…
Dee
Dee
One of Dublin's hidden treasures. Usually very quiet as this is not the best-known park. Beautiful, formal gardens, as well as river frontag…
Alice and Radek
Alice and Radek
Enjoy panoramic south facing views across to this wonderful park from our balcony. It has rose gardens, rowers, memorials&a beautiful river …
2. The Bernard Shaw

2. The Bernard Shaw

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42 local reviews
11 - 12 South Richmond Street, Dublin 2
Open now
085 712 8342
Establishment
Colin
Trendy pub and beer garden with a very eclectic and international crowd. Pizzas sold out of the double-decker …
Jéssica & Sebastian
Charming furniture and great atmosphere. Huge beer garden in the back that is packed on the weekend. Grab a de…
Brendan
Great beer garden out the back, complete with double decker bus and EatYard - a mix of international street f…
2. The Bernard Shaw

2. The Bernard Shaw

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42 local reviews
11 - 12 South Richmond Street, Dublin 2
Open now
085 712 8342
Colin
Colin
Trendy pub and beer garden with a very eclectic and international crowd. Pizzas sold out of the double-decker bus in back.
Jéssica & Sebastian
Jéssica & Sebastian
Charming furniture and great atmosphere. Huge beer garden in the back that is packed on the weekend. Grab a delicious pizza in the comfy blu…
Brendan
Brendan
Great beer garden out the back, complete with double decker bus and EatYard - a mix of international street food.
3. Russborough

3. Russborough

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11 local reviews
Russborough
Closed now
(045) 865 239
Establishment
Nicholas
Russborough House is a stately house, an example of Palladian architecture. It has two fine art collections co…
Brendan
Beautiful historic house, great play-park for kids, lovely walks around the grounds including a fairy garden, …
Laura
House tour, shop, cafe, woodland walks, horse drawn carriage, sheep trials and beautiful gardens. Arts and cra…
3. Russborough

3. Russborough

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11 local reviews
Russborough
Closed now
(045) 865 239
Nicholas
Nicholas
Russborough House is a stately house, an example of Palladian architecture. It has two fine art collections comprising works by Goya, Vermee…
Brendan
Brendan
Beautiful historic house, great play-park for kids, lovely walks around the grounds including a fairy garden, cafe and artists residences.
Laura
Laura
House tour, shop, cafe, woodland walks, horse drawn carriage, sheep trials and beautiful gardens. Arts and craft displays & for the kids, a …
4. Chester Beatty Library

4. Chester Beatty Library

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42 local reviews
Chester Beatty Library
Closed now
(01) 407 0750
Establishment
Emily
One of my fave places to go in Dublin. Huge Asian book collection and roof garden.
Kevin
Fantastic free exhibition of old manuscripts and books with lovely garden outside, within the walls of Dublin …
Keelin
A fab gallery and museum, located within the ground so Dublin Castle. There's a great cafe and gardens. Check …
4. Chester Beatty Library

4. Chester Beatty Library

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42 local reviews
Chester Beatty Library
Closed now
(01) 407 0750
Emily
Emily
One of my fave places to go in Dublin. Huge Asian book collection and roof garden.
Kevin
Kevin
Fantastic free exhibition of old manuscripts and books with lovely garden outside, within the walls of Dublin Castle, also has a great coffe…
Keelin
Keelin
A fab gallery and museum, located within the ground so Dublin Castle. There's a great cafe and gardens. Check out the roof garden!
5. Temple Bar

5. Temple Bar

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139 local reviews
Temple Bar, Dublin
NeighborhoodPolitical
Adi
The most popular bar in Temple bar Dublin Ireland for Tourists and Locals for History Food Whiskey Traditional…
Micheal
The most popular bar in Templebar Dublin Ireland for Tourists and Locals for History Food Whiskey Traditional …
David
Irish and international craft beer in legendary venue with Temple Bar's only licensed garden.
5. Temple Bar

5. Temple Bar

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139 local reviews
Temple Bar, Dublin
Adi
Adi
The most popular bar in Temple bar Dublin Ireland for Tourists and Locals for History Food Whiskey Traditional Music Guinness Food Beer Gard…
Micheal
Micheal
The most popular bar in Templebar Dublin Ireland for Tourists and Locals for History Food Whiskey Traditional Music Guinness Food Beer Garde…
David
David
Irish and international craft beer in legendary venue with Temple Bar's only licensed garden.
6. The Cake Cafe

6. The Cake Cafe

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22 local reviews
The Cake Cafe
Closed now
(01) 478 9394
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Ruth
A hidden gem of a Café. Literally hidden behind a paper shop. Simple and yummy food and on sunny days you can …
Daragh
Wonderful cafe with lovely food, tapas and of course the eponymous cakes. In the Daintree Building (eco frien…
Daragh
Wonderful cafe with lovely food, tapas and of course the eponymous cakes. In the Daintree Building (eco frien…
6. The Cake Cafe

6. The Cake Cafe

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22 local reviews
The Cake Cafe
Closed now
(01) 478 9394
Ruth
Ruth
A hidden gem of a Café. Literally hidden behind a paper shop. Simple and yummy food and on sunny days you can happily sit in their secret ga…
Daragh
Daragh
Wonderful cafe with lovely food, tapas and of course the eponymous cakes. In the Daintree Building (eco friendly) with a bamboo garden.
Daragh
Daragh
Wonderful cafe with lovely food, tapas and of course the eponymous cakes. In the Daintree Building (eco friendly) with a bamboo garden.
7. The Brazen Head

7. The Brazen Head

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57 local reviews
20 Lower Bridge Street, Dublin
Closed now
(01) 677 9549
BarRestaurantFood
Karen
The Oldest pub in Ireland, with a nice beer garden out front
Stefi And Laurent
The oldest pub in Ireland - nice food and beers. Nice beer garden.
Keith
A Tourist Spot, but well-worth it! Best pint of Guinness and enjoy it out on their beer garden! The Brazen Hea…
7. The Brazen Head

7. The Brazen Head

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57 local reviews
20 Lower Bridge Street, Dublin
Closed now
(01) 677 9549
Karen
Karen
The Oldest pub in Ireland, with a nice beer garden out front
Stefi And Laurent
Stefi And Laurent
The oldest pub in Ireland - nice food and beers. Nice beer garden.
Keith
Keith
A Tourist Spot, but well-worth it! Best pint of Guinness and enjoy it out on their beer garden! The Brazen Head is the oldest pub in Ireland…
8. Irish Museum of Modern Art

8. Irish Museum of Modern Art

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80 local reviews
Military Road, Kilmainham, Dublin
Closed now
(01) 612 9900
MuseumEstablishment
Anke
The IMMA always has interesting exhibitions - and the grounds and buildings alone are worth a visit! Have a lo…
Jessica
The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) is housed in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, the finest 17th-century buil…
Micheal
Royal Hospital has a beautiful Baroque chapel that contrasts with the Classical symmetry of the main structur…
8. Irish Museum of Modern Art

8. Irish Museum of Modern Art

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80 local reviews
Military Road, Kilmainham, Dublin
Closed now
(01) 612 9900
Anke
Anke
The IMMA always has interesting exhibitions - and the grounds and buildings alone are worth a visit! Have a look at the geometrically arrang…
Jessica
Jessica
The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) is housed in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, the finest 17th-century building in Ireland. IMMA is the h…
Micheal
Micheal
Royal Hospital has a beautiful Baroque chapel that contrasts with the Classical symmetry of the main structure. After restoration in 1991, …
9. Phoenix Park

9. Phoenix Park

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236 local reviews
Phoenix Park, Dublin
NeighborhoodPolitical
 Simone
The Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed public park in any capital city in Europe. It was originally formed a…
Martin & Steph
The Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed public park in any capital city in Europe. It was originally formed …
Leandro
The Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed public park in any capital city in Europe. It was originally formed a…
9. Phoenix Park

9. Phoenix Park

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236 local reviews
Phoenix Park, Dublin
 Simone
Simone
The Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed public park in any capital city in Europe. It was originally formed as a royal hunting Park in the …
Martin & Steph
Martin & Steph
The Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed public park in any capital city in Europe. It was originally formed as a royal hunting Park in the…
Leandro
Leandro
The Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed public park in any capital city in Europe. It was originally formed as a royal hunting Park in the …
10. Iveagh Gardens

10. Iveagh Gardens

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38 local reviews
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Katrine
A beautiful Georgian park very much like a secret garden that locals enjoy as is tucked away off Harcourt Stre…
Richard
Locals call it the secret garden. This gem is tucked away behind tall walls just off Harcourt St. Total tranqu…
Helen
This should be named the 'Secret Garden' as so few Dubliners even know it exists. Well worth a stroll to if y…
10. Iveagh Gardens

10. Iveagh Gardens

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38 local reviews
Katrine
Katrine
A beautiful Georgian park very much like a secret garden that locals enjoy as is tucked away off Harcourt Street. If there is a music gig o…
Richard
Richard
Locals call it the secret garden. This gem is tucked away behind tall walls just off Harcourt St. Total tranquility and a great place the hu…
Helen
Helen
This should be named the 'Secret Garden' as so few Dubliners even know it exists. Well worth a stroll to if you want to get away from the c…
11. Botanic Gardens

11. Botanic Gardens

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6 local reviews
158 Botanic Rd, Dublin
Closed now
Establishment
John & Emma
The Gardens were founded in 1795 and comprise a combination of formal planting, beautiful architecturally stun…
Dee
A little bit out of the way, but totally worth it. Features Victorian greenhouses, formal gardens, a rose gard…
Paul
Close to Dublin city centre, the National Botanic Gardens are an oasis of calm and beauty, and entry is free. …
11. Botanic Gardens

11. Botanic Gardens

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6 local reviews
158 Botanic Rd, Dublin
Closed now
John & Emma
John & Emma
The Gardens were founded in 1795 and comprise a combination of formal planting, beautiful architecturally stunning glasshouses, woodland, in…
Dee
Dee
A little bit out of the way, but totally worth it. Features Victorian greenhouses, formal gardens, a rose garden, wildflower gardens, a food…
Paul
Paul
Close to Dublin city centre, the National Botanic Gardens are an oasis of calm and beauty, and entry is free. A premier scientific instituti…
12. Dublin Castle

12. Dublin Castle

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55 local reviews
2 Palace Street, Dublin 2
Closed now
(01) 677 7129
Establishment
Natalia
Historic site, dating from 1204, with 2 museums, cafes and gardens, plus state rooms and a library.
Charlotte
Museum, art gallery and lovely gardens. A historical gem.
eibhlin
Historic site, dating from 1204, with 2 museums, cafes and gardens, plus state rooms and a library.
12. Dublin Castle

12. Dublin Castle

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55 local reviews
2 Palace Street, Dublin 2
Closed now
(01) 677 7129
Natalia
Natalia
Historic site, dating from 1204, with 2 museums, cafes and gardens, plus state rooms and a library.
Charlotte
Charlotte
Museum, art gallery and lovely gardens. A historical gem.
eibhlin
eibhlin
Historic site, dating from 1204, with 2 museums, cafes and gardens, plus state rooms and a library.