Cosy Pubs In Dublin

In this city you're never more than a meter away from a good pint, but between neon-lit bars and bustling student hangouts it can be hard to find a place to rest those weary legs and settle in with a beer and a good book. Not to worry though, because we've rounded up the top 10 cosiest pubs in Dublin for you, from mahogany-decked boozers to craft beer hideaways.

Last updated on 23rd August 2021

Napper Tandy’s

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Cute, cosy and bursting with charm, this unique little feeding and watering hole can be found down Merrion Row. Offering live music seven nights a week, alongside a menu of classic Irish comfort food and a wonderful atmosphere, it's the perfect spot for a few pints on a cold day.

Bow Lane

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A bar with many talents in Dublin, Bow Lane know how to turn up the volume at the weekend and slow things down when the time is right. Hunker down in one of its quieter corners for a cosy escape, with tasty grub and plenty of booze to help warm you up.

The Stag's Head

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Coupling old world values and Irish charm this cosy Dame Court pub boasts some seriously stunning interiors. From wrought-iron chandeliers to traditional music and stomach-filling plates of food, this is one of the top places in the city; so settle in with a pint and a plate of grub.

One of the city's best-loved pubs, The Palace Bar is a Victorian gem in the heart of Dublin. It's got a history that stretches back almost two centuries, making it a must-visit for tourists, along with its live music and a house-brand whiskey that has kept the locals coming back time and time again.

Another icon of the Dublin pub scene, this cosy corner pub just a short walk from Grafton Street is the place to be to watch the world go by. With fully-heated street-side seating area, beers a-plenty and some notorious cheese toasties, you'll have very little excuse to leave.

A cosy Dublin pub that needs no introduction, this iconic boozer in Temple Bar offers the holy trinity of pubbing; great beers, great food and a fully-licensed beer garden. They've also won awards for their live music programming and claim to house over 410 different whiskeys.

The Long Hall was established around 1766 and still bears a lot of its original features. From handcrafted engravings to antique clocks and ornamental glassware, this cosy pub has beauty on its side alongside delicious pints, spirits and pub grub, proving it's more than just a pretty face.

Head down Anne Street and you'll find this award-winning cosy pub in Dublin tucked away among the shops. Decked out in classic pub style with mahogany hideaways and partitioned snugs, you'll find it a welcoming escape with live music, comedy and some of the finest pours in the city.

The home of craft beer in Dublin, this cosy pub boasts a slap-up selection of home-brewed beers, Irish ales and stouts, alongside plenty of opportunities to catch live music from local acts and a menu of delicious eats, from bar snacks and burgers to oysters and steaks.

A pub for all seasons, The Bleeding Horse is a cosy pub in Dublin for sports fans, music buffs and craft-beer lovers alike. Friendly and comfortable, it's got a little something for everyone from cocktails and vegan curries to juicy burgers and one epic whiskey list.