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Top bar recommendations from locals

Music Venue
“3Arena hold many concerts and shows through out the year, such as U2, Boyzone, Cirque Du Soleil oVo Florence, The Machine, Culture Club, Star Wars in Concert, Jess Glynne, Andre Rieu, Snow Patrol, Josh Groban and Enrique Iglesias. ”
  • 99 locals recommend
Hotel
“Soak up the city's most beautiful views from the Rooftop. Featuring a full cocktail bar and wrap around vistas of Dublin, the Rooftop offers guests a little pocket in the clouds to take you from sunset cocktails to sunrise yoga, whatever your preference. Open every weekend April - May and seven days a week from June. Dinner: Recently awarded "Best Hotel Restaurant in Dublin" by RAI, the Brasserie has a sharp focus on Irish, locally sourced produce. Located right beside the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, it’s a perfect pre-theatre destination.”
  • 69 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This spot has a lovely atmosphere and does great food and drinks overlooking Grand Canal Square”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
“A traditional old style Dublin pub that has great lively atmosphere in this local pub next to the river Liffey and the Samuel Beckett Bridge. Friendly staff and a good place for a drink and a bite to eat.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bar
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“It's a lovely spot on a boat on the Liffey. You can get a drink and a meal and enjoy the view. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Pub
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“The Green Room offers all the comforts of a modern wine and piano bar in the heart of Dublin's entertainment district.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“I love this place for drinks near the Canal or for food - very nice atmosphere and good service ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“It's a lesser known pub in Dublin and nice for a quiet pint instead of the heaving Temple Bar area”
  • 9 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Our guesthouse is a great place to stay if you are going to the 3Arena (previously called the O2 arena), which is a stunning, new, state-of-the-art entertainment venue opened in Dublin in 2009. It has a world-class acoustics for great music, where top artists will come to the 3Arena, one of the most advanced arenas in the world. With the people capacity of 14.500 and great acoustics, it offers everybody an unforgettable experience.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“In the heart of the IFSC, this small restaurant and deli also sells an interesting selection of wine to take away. Buzzing at lunchtimes and after-work - 15 mins walk - www.dublinwinerooms.com”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“The IFSC now has lots of restaurants and Kudo's are offering Asian food and doing it very well. If a quick light lunch at great value is what you want, look no further. It has been a while since I ventured into the IFSC and while I know the building is continuing apace, ”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Restaurant East Great service and food Sophisticate bar with DJ and great cocktails on Fri & Sat nights ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Korean Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“This is a little gem offering an exquisite tapas menu and an excellent wine/cocktail list!! Try the Jamon Iberico and a glass of the Flurie Gry Sablon 2011- fantastic fare in beautiful surroundings!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“superb location great atmosphere great food live music some nights really friendly staff drinks prices good.”
  • 1 local recommends