Quirky Clubs in Dublin

Feel like you've seen it all before? Ditch the same old student nights and standard clubs and shake things up a little. From intimate dive bars moonlighting as live music spots to massive nightclubs with multiple rooms and themed venues boasting late night parties, here's our guide to the top 10 quirky clubs in Dublin.

Last updated on 10th July 2020




Bad Bobs

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Located in the iconic Temple Bar area, Bad Bobs is jam-packed with vintage memorabilia, craft cocktails and an impressive selection of whiskey. Irish Coffee is taken seriously here, so grab one and head to the stunning roof terrace before hitting the nightclub.

The interior isn't the only eye-catching this about this Harcourt Street spot, you know. One of the best sports bars in Dublin, Dtwo features a backyard BBQ, all-weather beer garden and Instagrammable bar and club with space to up to 400.

Housed in the Russell Court Hotel, Krystle boasts a basement club and upper-level which overlooks Dicey's Beer Garden. A unique space, the club provides a soundtrack of commercial hits while the outdoor area hosts a sprawling all-weather beer garden.

From end-of-the-week throwdowns at Pyg Sundays to wild weekenders at Pygfest, we've all had a few late nights at this restaurant-turned nightclub. Make your way to Powerscourt Townhouse for 18th century splendour contrasts with modern hits and a youthful crowd.

From ping pong to giant Jenga, this North City favourite has it all. With an impressive selection of over 100 rums, this is the perfect place for a couple of cocktails and a cheeky game before live DJs take to the stage with house, techno and more.

Riot may technically be a dive bar, but it's got all the vibes of a quirky club in Dublin. From the neon lights to the graffiti-strewn walls and regular live music nights, you won't be leaving early here. Think arcade games, pool and late night revellers.

This 3-storey venue is home to a restaurant, cocktail bar and nightclub all in 1; bringing you dishes from Thailand, Japan and Vietnam alongside banging beats till the wee hours. Get meldy on quirky cocktails, dig into tasty eats and party the night away.