The 10 Best Pubs in Dublin

Temple Bar Pub

The most famous is obviously the Temple Bar pub in the Temple Bar district. This red Irish structure, which Dublin City Council has listed on its Record of Protected Structure, is impossible to miss. This bar offers a wide selection of rare Irish whiskeys—more than 450 in all! Inside, you may take in the vibrant ambiance of a traditional bar and mingle with visitors from around the globe who are there to sip fine beer. Additionally, there are live music events arranged daily for your enjoyment.

47-48, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 N725

Palace Bar

The Palace Bar is a Victorian bar that is situated in the Temple Bar neighbourhood. It feels like the 20th century has been transported when you enter. The furnishings are exactly as they were 189 years ago! The Editor of the Irish Times and many other intellectual figures found safety in the pub during that period. Otherwise, if you prefer whisky, a cosy whisky bar is located upstairs where you may sample their extensive selection of this alcoholic beverage.

21 Fleet St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 H950


This pub opened its doors in 1856 and served as the Freeman’s Journal’s first location. Today, Cassidy’s Pub could be described as a nerds’, hipsters’, and bohemians’ hangout. Many vibrant comic book images like Batman, Star Wars, and graffiti may be found inside. Additionally, it is strongly urged for each visitor to add one more to the wall, a table, or a light. It’s the ideal location to begin a game of “Dungeons and Dragons,” a well-known immersive roleplaying game, or to play some board games. If you’re still not convinced, just walk over to Westmoreland Street in Dublin 2 and give it a try.

27 Westmoreland St, Dublin, D02 PX77

Gravity Bar at Guinness Storehouse

One of the city’s most breathtaking views may be found at the Gravity Bar. From the Wicklow Mountains to Phoenix Park, you can view from this rooftop. Since this pub is a part of the Guinness Storehouse, you may tour the famous location where the renowned beer is brewed while unwinding on the rooftop with a pint. You can order lunch in the restaurant or book a taste session from this location to sample a variety of Guinness.

St. James’s Gate, Dublin 8, D08 VF8H

The George

Dublin’s The George is a well-known homosexual pub. One of the oldest and largest homosexual bars in Ireland offers a pub during the day and a club at night. Everyone is welcome here, whether they want to dance, learn more about Irish LGBT+ history, drink alone when traveling alone, or just find one party night with a Saturday night drag bingo show.

89 South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2, D02 R220


This pub is a sizable building with 3 distinct bars that is conveniently placed in Dublin City 2 close to Trinity College. This is a lovely location to relax with a beer after a long day of exploring Dublin, and if you’re interested in watching a sporting event, McGrattan’s pub is well used to airing across their TV screens.

76 Fitzwilliam Ln, Dublin 2

The Market Bar

For the last pub of our review, we chose an unexpected place to let you discover the diversity of places and cultures in Dublin. Located in a vast 19th-century Victorian warehouse, the Market Bar is a pub and Mediterranean food restaurant. Before, this warehouse was a sausage factory and in 1950 a fish market. Today, the warm atmosphere of this pub is transmitted by the large red-brick walls and the sound of people eating and talking. Otherwise, the Market bar proposes several events like live music sessions or comedy shows so just have a look on its website to see the schedule.

14A Fade St, Dublin 2

The Confession Box

Visit the Confession Box bar on Marlborough Street, which is north of the O’Connell Bridge, if you enjoy historical locations. Because of its close vicinity to the St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, we can easily associate this term. However, Michael Collins (an Irish rebel, soldier, and politician of the 20th century) made his mark in this bar during the war for independence. You can easily envision every tactic put into place between these barriers. In any case, the Fusciardi Café, across the street, serves some of the greatest fish & chips in the neighbourhood.

88 Marlborough St, North City, Dublin 1, D01 X267

Brew Dog

It may seem strange to suggest a Scottish establishment in Ireland, but you should visit the Brew Dog bar. The 100th establishment in the group, this pub is situated in Capital Dock. Being a part of a large organisation does not imply worse quality. Actually, this tavern brews its own craft beer right here. So, grab a seat in the garden, unwind with a tasty drink, and if you get hungry, choose from the menu items such as pizza, salad, burgers, and even the “beyond menu” for vegans.

Three Locks Square, 4, Dublin Docklands, Dublin 2, D02 E5R7

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