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. 




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. 

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. 

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.

Farrier & Draper

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If you're in the mood to celebrate your 30th birthday with a drinking and dining session all under one roof, Farrier & Draper is a top choice. With a fabulous Italian restaurant, cocktail bar and private mezzanine all at your fingertips, this place is sure to cater to your every need. 

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. 

Café en Seine

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Cafe En Seine is an En Seine-ly beautiful birthday location. With its grand decor, lavish seating and elaborate chandeliers dangling over head, it'll transport you to the streets of Paris, aka the city of love, perfect for a romantic birthday dinner or Insta-snapping with your besties.

An exclusive little hideaway the Vintage Cocktail Club is a gem in Dublin's drinking scene, therefore a gorgeous spot for birthday drinks. A haunt for refined revelry, its intimate, chic aesthetic takes you back to a bygone era of secretive cocktail sipping. 

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.

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. 

Looking for something a little more sophisticated? Sip your way into 30 with a trip to this pretty in pink wine bar. Housing a plethora of delicious handpicked bottles from across the globe (with perfectly paired sharing boards), Bobbys is a brilliant place to have a chilled-out birthday. 

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. 

NoLita needs no introduction, it's a truly beautiful place to spend a 30th birthday. Part-eatery, part-bar, it is an excellent party spot with an enchanting garden room which is a perfect place to chill with a cocktail before getting your groove on.

Love yourself a rum cocktail or two? Head to this plush party paradise that takes inspiration from topical islands and sun-soaked beaches. With hanging botanicals acting as your backdrop, you'll get to explore an enticing menu special-edition rums and signature sips in style. 

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. 

Bringing exquisite Mexican eats and premium tequilas to Dublin's party scene, 777 is a bustling hub for birthday antics. It's a place that can really do both, with late night bites and classic cocktails while dancing in your seat to disco tunes. 

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.