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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.
Pub
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“Great selection of craft beers, music and food. Reasonable priced pub in the Temple Bar area. ”
  • 64 locals recommend
Indie Movie Theatre
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“Movies - not always big box office, often has festivals. Great little restaurant & bar so go early. You can bring your drinks into the auditorium!”
  • 50 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“If you are after a late night sup and bop head here. Full of students and hipsters leading to a great nights craic.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Stylish subterranean cocktail bar. Delicious cocktails and a beautiful evening out. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Joint
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“Low hanging designer lightbulb lamps and mismatched napkins give young vibe to international diner.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Falafel Restaurant
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“Great place for a falafel pitta and a mint tea, inexpensive and delicious. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Entertainment
“The Olympia Theatre is a concert hall and theatre venue in Dublin, located in Dame Street. The venue has played host to many well-known international artists down through the years such as David Bowie, Foo Fighters, The Killers, Billy Connolly and Charlie Chaplin as well as the best of Irish talent. Dublin's Olympia Theatre started out as The Star of Erin Music Hall in 1879. The theatre was built on the site of a former saloon and music hall originally called Connell's Monster Saloon in 1855. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Feel like you're in Paris in this lovely little bistro in the centre of town.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Theatre
“Located around the corner, This Music theatre is staged world famous acts such as David Bowie, Adele, REM, Mumford & Sons, Kings Of Leon, Michael Buble, The Script, Blur, Snow Patrol, Bryan Adams, Muse, Foo Fighters, Radiohead, Morrissey, Arcade Fire, Florence & The Machine, Hozier, The Killers, and much more, all of whom chose the relatively small venue to host shows here when they could have sold out large arenas.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Small 'pop up' restaurant that has stayed!! Quirky decor. Thin pizzas with unusual toppings. Small menu but all good and fresh. Casual bite. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Transportation
“HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FREE TOUR that starts at this point everyday at 10:00, 11:00 and 14:00 (available in English or Spanish). You have to book it on advance through their web page www.newdublintours.com and is the best way to know the most interesting points of the city as its history.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“This food market starts early Saturday mornings and you'd be amazed to see how many city goers flock for organic veg from McNally's before heading off to brunch. It's a food market so pick up olives, cheeses, fruit, veg, sausages, and treats.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“It is a good option to have some food in Temple Bar. And after that have a look around that beautiful area.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Theatre
“Project Arts Centre is a multidisciplinary arts centre based in Temple Bar, Dublin, which hosts visual arts, theatre, dance, music, and performance. There is ALWAYS something to see here...”
  • 19 locals recommend
Pub
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“Amazing BBQ. I highly recommend the Brisket. Cool atmosphere. Go early, it can be busy and seating can be hard to find”
  • 18 locals recommend
Entertainment
“A great children's arts centre located in the heart of Temple Bar, opening onto Meeting House Square.”
  • 13 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pub
“Great selection of craft beers, music and food. Reasonable priced pub in the Temple Bar area. ”
  • 64 locals recommend
Indie Movie Theatre
“Movies - not always big box office, often has festivals. Great little restaurant & bar so go early. You can bring your drinks into the auditorium!”
  • 50 locals recommend
Falafel Restaurant
“Great place for a falafel pitta and a mint tea, inexpensive and delicious. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Feel like you're in Paris in this lovely little bistro in the centre of town.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Small 'pop up' restaurant that has stayed!! Quirky decor. Thin pizzas with unusual toppings. Small menu but all good and fresh. Casual bite. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
“It is a good option to have some food in Temple Bar. And after that have a look around that beautiful area.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Pub
“Amazing BBQ. I highly recommend the Brisket. Cool atmosphere. Go early, it can be busy and seating can be hard to find”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“You'll feel like you've been transported to a loft somewhere in New York. this is a beautiful restaurant and bar. At the bar you can order pizza, they do amazing cocktails”
  • 7 locals recommend

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