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Things to do in Smithfield, 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.
Distillery
“Take the definitive Irish Whiskey tour at Jameson Distillery Bow St. Explore history and heritage, and enjoy a Jameson in the place where it all began. Only 5 minutes walk.”
  • 194 locals recommend
Irish Pub
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“This is a Dublin institution. If you're after a great pint of Guinness this is the place to go!”
  • 165 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Love a trip to the cinema I do. Lovely little cafe with very tasty cheese toasties, which you can bring into the screen with you. Always got something good on! ”
  • 86 locals recommend
Pub
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“Cool spot for a drink on the walk home from town or a mad night out. It's small and smelly and it gets packed the closer to midnight you get but great craic and good tunes to be had.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Bistro
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“A great Bistro serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch at the weekends!”
  • 45 locals recommend
Café
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“Simple food in a casual neighbourhood eatery hosting community events, live music and art exhibits.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Arcade
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“Bar, food and games. Easygoing environment with vegan food options. Food is amazing and staff are very friendly. A place that you go to have fun and wear runners. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
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“Funky bar/restaurant with vintage furnishings, for craft beers, world wines and hearty modern fare. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Some of the best BBQ we've ever had! Highly recommend this place for a hearty meal. Get one of the sharing boards, but make sure your eyes aren't bigger than your stomach! Go with a friend!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Dark and mysterious little bar, great music, pool table and just across the road from The Dice Bar”
  • 22 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Located just off Dublin’s largest public square, Urbanity is a small-batch roaster, speciality café, and all-day dining venue. They've been around since 2016 and are very popular. They use great quality, locally sourced ingredients to create wholesome, interesting, and delicious dishes. The menus are always seasonal and the food is always fresh; specials change daily and look out for the cake counter.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Plaza
“The red line Luas connects to the green line as well as the DART (train) at Connolly station.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“If you like BIG burgers, then look no further. The topping combinations they pick here are genius also.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Posh and delicious and tiny seafood shop. Great for a glass of wine in the evening too.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Café
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“Some of the best coffee in Dublin and the pastries on Thursdays and Fridays from Sceal Bakery are amazing. Try the "Morning Bun".”
  • 13 locals recommend
Lodging
“There is a great bar here and a place where food is served daily. Not a bad place to watch the big matches on the TV and enjoy a drink accompanied with some great food.”
  • 11 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bistro
“A great Bistro serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch at the weekends!”
  • 45 locals recommend
Arcade
“Bar, food and games. Easygoing environment with vegan food options. Food is amazing and staff are very friendly. A place that you go to have fun and wear runners. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Some of the best BBQ we've ever had! Highly recommend this place for a hearty meal. Get one of the sharing boards, but make sure your eyes aren't bigger than your stomach! Go with a friend!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Located just off Dublin’s largest public square, Urbanity is a small-batch roaster, speciality café, and all-day dining venue. They've been around since 2016 and are very popular. They use great quality, locally sourced ingredients to create wholesome, interesting, and delicious dishes. The menus are always seasonal and the food is always fresh; specials change daily and look out for the cake counter.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“If you like BIG burgers, then look no further. The topping combinations they pick here are genius also.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Posh and delicious and tiny seafood shop. Great for a glass of wine in the evening too.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The big sister to Fish Shop on Benburb st. Careful, thoughtful, delicious menu. Booking essential. ”
  • 14 locals recommend

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