Singles Bars in Dublin

Whether you're looking to meet like-minded singletons or after the best venues where you can let loose with your crew and avoid PDA-obsessed couples, this guide is for you. From live music hangouts providing acoustic performances to hidden gems giving you retro games and rooftop favourites serving up swanky cocktails, we've gathered the best singles bars in Dublin.

The Grand Social

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One of the best places in Dublin for live music and entertainment, The Grand Social is a great pick if you're looking to escape awkward flirtations and soak up a little music instead. Located just off the River Liffey, this sprawling plot is a lively circus-themed offering.

Bow Lane

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Searching for fun things to do for singles in Dublin? Indulge in creative cocktails at the impressive Bow Lane. If there's one way you're bound to meet someone, it's over a classic tipple, so make your way to this city centre watering hole and see if the sparks fly.

From the Italian-style restaurant to the New York-inspired cocktail bar, NoLita is covering all bases. No matter your mood, you'll be getting down with the unique spaces and mouthwatering menus offering everything from classic cocktails to pizza and pasta.

Inspired by Brooklyn dive bars and edgy Berlin hangouts, this Aston Quay favourite is a top choice for singles. From getting down with your best guys and girls, having a cheeky flirt over retro-inspired cocktails and letting loose on the arcade games, you can't go wrong with Riot.

Bad Bobs

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Spread across 5 floors, Bad Bobs is a one-stop-shop for DIY burgers, frozen cocktails and live music. With space for 400 fellow singletons, you can get to know like-minded city dwellers over DJ sets or chill out in the spacious rooftop terrace.

Looking for a fabulous singles night in Dublin? Put your phone down, stop swiping and make your way to this LGBT-friendly hotspot where you'll find everything from drag queens to live music and curious concotions. Perfect if you're single and ready to mingle.

Situated on the iconic Powerscourt Townhouse, this late night spot is the go-to for good drinks, tapas dishes and clubbing till the wee hours. Catch international acts like Nightmares On Wax and Simian Mobile Disco as you soak up a menu of cracking cocktails.