Dublin in detail

Best drinking & nightlife in Dublin

Drinking & Nightlife

  • Grogan's Castle Lounge Favourite haunt of Dublin's writers and painters.
  • Toner's Closest thing you’ll get to a country pub in the heart of the city.
  • Kehoe's Atmospheric pub in the city centre.
  • Long Hall One of the city's most beautiful and best-loved pubs.
  • No Name Bar Great bar in a restored Victorian townhouse.
  • John Mulligan's Established in 1782, this old boozer is still going strong.

Pint of Guinness

Choice of Beer

Musical Pubs

Local Haunts

New Bars

Club Nights

  • Grand Social Open, free jazz jam session on Monday.
  • Workman's Club Indie, house and disco in different rooms on Friday.
  • Mother Disco, electro and pop on Saturday…not for the faint-hearted.
  • Whelan's Electric acts on Thursday.

DJ Bars

  • Whelan's Classic and contemporary rock.
  • Dice Bar Dive bar with an eclectic range, from rock to lounge and dance.
  • Bernard Shaw Great DJs playing a mix of tunes.
  • Workman's Club Regular line-up of excellent DJs.
  • Wigwam Basement bar with rockin' DJs.

Traditional Pubs


Hotel Bars