Best Clubs In Dublin

Looking to make the most of your next night out in town? You’ll probably be wanting to track down the city’s best nightclubs, and we just so happen to have a guide dedicated to doing just that. Stocked with wallet-friendly student clubs, vibrant basement spaces and indie hotspots, our list of the best nightclubs in Dublin covers all bases.

Last updated on 11th April 2022


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If you're searching for somewhere to dance 'til dawn, live music venue Whelan's has your back. From a lineup of performers past that includes Ed Sheeran and The Arctic Monkeys, to the cheap drinks served at seven bars across the venue, this place has you covered.

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You'll find this Temple Bar venue offering a schedule of live music in the evenings and DJ sets till the early hours. The party spirit takes hold of floors one and two, with the upper level VIP suites and rooftop terraces on cue if you need a slight breather from that dancefloor mayhem.

Another cracking all-in-one venue, Dtwo boasts a basement nightclub which welcomes the capital's party people every night of the week. Resident DJs cater for all tastes, dropping everything from old-school classics to the latest commercial hits.

Looking for Dublin's best live music venues? Button Factory is a state-of-the-art hub drinking and dancing that's not to be slept on. Catch some of the biggest names in the industry as well as a string of Ireland's up-and-coming acts and buzzing club nights from world-class DJs.

If you're the type who likes to party every night of the week, you've got a friend in Four Dame Lane. Home to nights of wild abandon seven days a week, this central Dublin nightclub offers up a mix of live music and DJ sets, and it's always free entry.

Opium is a versatile hangout boasting its own indoor garden space. By day, this place is a stunning Asian restaurant but by nightfall the venue becomes one of Dublin's best clubs. Expect state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, with DJs churning out feel-good party tunes.

Are you over playlists packed with commercial music? The Workman's Club is here for you, offering regular indie disco nights and live music sessions. Of course, there's plenty of rock, hip-hop, guilty pleasures and disco hits scattered into the jam-packed event schedule.