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Things to do in Bull Island

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.
Natural Feature
“Bird sanctuary and lovey beach here. Beautiful views and walks. Finish off in Clontarf in one of their lovely restaurants for lunch”
  • 24 locals recommend
Sublocality
“A fantastic local amenity, walks, rose garden, playground, saturday market, Olives Cafe and much more besides...”
  • 23 locals recommend
Beach
“A favourite for a walk whatever the weather. Got a great wee coffee cabin called, Happy Out. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Nature
“One of my favorite places in Dublin to take a walk along the Irish sea with views of Howth and Dublin City. It's 5km of beach that is a result of human intervention in the bay. I take our big dog here most weekends. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Sublocality
“Perfect place to experience thousands of birds in a reserve so close to the city.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Entertainment
“The pub, located in the premises of the former Station House, offers great food, Craft Beer, Cocktails & a huge selections of Gin.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
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“Have a coffee and enjoy one of the best view of the Dublin Bay! Between the coast and bull island joined by a wooden bridge. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Establishment
“Championship links course, former host of the Irish Open and many more top tournaments.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Food
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Bird santuary (the feathered kind ) only 5 mins by bus about half hour walk along the promanade”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
  • 2 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
“Excellent Saturday morning food market, Olive coffee shop at the Red Stables, Rose Garden, Playground, Park Run, Nature trail, etc”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Upmarket Italian restaurant, great service and at times (presumes evening) pianist plays relaxing tunes.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The McHugh family have been in business in the local area for over 50 years since 1962 and have built up a reputation for high standards and customer service. McHugh’s Wine & Dine, which opened in Raheny in December 2008, offers great food and great wine at fair prices in comfortable surroundings. The restaurant is family friendly. The Sunday lunch menu is good value for money. When available, try the duck!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Really lovely selection of fresh produce including baked goods and organic veggies. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Route
“The road to the beech ! Just hop on a bus at the end of our road and you will be there in 5 mins ! Very popular for windsurfing ”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Upmarket Italian restaurant, great service and at times (presumes evening) pianist plays relaxing tunes.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The McHugh family have been in business in the local area for over 50 years since 1962 and have built up a reputation for high standards and customer service. McHugh’s Wine & Dine, which opened in Raheny in December 2008, offers great food and great wine at fair prices in comfortable surroundings. The restaurant is family friendly. The Sunday lunch menu is good value for money. When available, try the duck!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Pharmacy, garage, bank, flower shop, dry cleaner, butcher, barber, resturant”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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