30th Birthday In Dublin

Shout out from the rooftops, you've turned the big 3-0. Gone are the days of of 20-something insecurities, you're a fully-fledged grown-up now (but that doesn't mean you've got to act like one). If you're stuck looking for the perfect way to celebrate, you've come to the right place as we've rounded up Dublin's best places for a 30th birthday. From rooftop bars to swanky hidden dens, cheesy club nights to chic restaurants, these places are sure to make your day even more special. 

Last updated on 29th April 2022




Copper Face Jacks

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One of Ireland's most beloved venues, Copper Face Jacks offers dining, pubbing and clubbing all under one roof. If you're in the mood for a chill in the beer garden, want to hire a private space for a birthday dinner, or want to party all night long, these guys will sort you out. 

This sleek speakeasy is a gorgeous spot for a birthday drink or two. Tucked away in the city centre, its vintage look at 1920's Prohibition inspiration makes it a bootleggers haven, especially when paired with their incredible creations from award-winning mixologist Paul Lambert.

Bow Lane

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Bow Lane offers great craic and craft-made concoctions till the early hours with cosy booths to relax in as well as space for a boogie should you fancy. The quirky bar also boasts a menu of modern Irish cuisine if you get a craving for a bite to eat between sipping birthday cocktails. 

One of Temple Bar's most popular spots, Buskers On The Ball is a lively and sociable sports bar with a plethora of activities for your birthday partying. Celebrate turning 30 with top food, drink and a few games of ping pong, shuffleboard, foosball and live sport fixtures. 

A multi-leveled paradise of Pan-Asian decor and sleek styling, Opium is somewhere you can spend your entire 30th birthday celebrations. Wish a swish restaurant, glamorous rooftop terrace with a private hire area, and a nightclub downstairs, it's no wonder this place is one of Dublin's best bars. 

Get your fix of stunning Indian cuisine at Doolally, a fabulous spot for a 30th birthday in Dublin. Toting a menu that's been curated by Michelin Star chef Alfred Prasad, this special occasion restaurant is topping things off with a top-notch drink selection and luxury interiors.

In the mood for a few drinks in a quirky bar for your 30th birthday in Dublin? La Cave Wine Bar is just the spot. Boasting hundreds of bottles on its expertly-created list, this plush red paradise is one unique place for drinking wine and grazing on French plates to celebrate your big day.

Want something with a little extra wow factor? Sophie's boast 360 panoramic views over the city, making it pretty breathtaking at any time of the day. Stop by and sip on cocktails from their expert mixers or experience a delicious menu of New York-Italian-Irish creations. 

Have a kick-ass birthday celebration at Riot, where the retro-themed drinks flow until the wee hours of morning. Within their graffiti-covered walls, you'll find arcade games, pool tables, live music and DJs that'll keep your grooving all night long. 

A Capel Street mainstay, Pantibar is has been at the heart of Dublin's nightlife LGBTQ+ scene since 2007. Head on over on your special day and expect top find an eclectic mix of events, performers and DJ nights, with dance-worthy tunes always a guarantee. 

Add some Southern sizzle to your 30th with a trip to Bison Bar. Not only do they serve up mouthwateringly smoky BBQ dishes, but this place is also home to one of Ireland's largest whisky collections so you can pair your brisket with a delicious bourbon like a boss.