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Things to do in Blackrock, Dublin

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Place to eat
“Stop off on the DART and explore the village of Blackrock...the market has food, antiques, jewellery, records, tasty treats, family & kids entertainment. Check out lovely The Canteen wine bar.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Blackrock Centre, 400 Car Parking Spaces, 40 shops including SuperValu (formerly Superquinn), Next and Mothercare, Sheilas Flowers. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Blackrock Park is a pleasant green area overlooking Dublin Bay, in Blackrock County Dublin, and boasts a well equipped children's playground, cycle path and trees. There is also a picturesque pond containing a small island, and swans can regularly been seen there. The Peace Fountain in the pond was constructed in 1986 to mark International Year for Peace.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“A very nice place for breakfast or lunch. I like to go there for a relaxed brunch on Sunday mornings. Suitable for vegans, vegetarians, and people who need gluten free or lactose free meals. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Establishment
  • 3 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Located by the sea in Blackrock, Co Dublin, Frascati Shopping Centre is a modern and welcoming centre. Inside, visitors will find department stores, fashion, accessories, household goods, books, a pharmacy, supermarket and cafes. Frascati also boasts a car park that can accommodate up to 500 cars, while it is also just a short walk from the Blackrock DART station on Frascati Road.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Big supermarket for all your food shopping needs; fresh food, meats, breads and all the main brands. Good value too. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Best coffee in Blackrock. Lovely cakes. Unfortunately not a lot of seating.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Northbound to city centre and Southbound to Greystones (Wicklow). Connects with national rail network at Connolly Station and 90 bus which connects with Heuston Station”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
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  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend