Hailed for its bootlegger-inspired style and Prohibition cocktails, The Blind Pig is a haunt that promise a true flavour of the 1920s. Head down for cocktails made with flair alongside candlelit tables and plenty of vintage furniture to go around.
Cool and Quirky Bars in Dublin
Dublin's nightlife scene is a hotbed of activity, whether that's the queues for Temple Bar on a Saturday night or the streets come St Patrick's Day, but what if you're looking for something that little more unique? From secret bars hidden in basements, to cocktail bars that hark back to the 1920s, we've put together a list of some of the most interesting places to drink in Dublin.
Whether you came for bottomless brunch, a drag party or some chilled-out after-work drinks, Bow Lane is your bar. Located only minutes from Dublin Castle, you'll find thirst-quenching cocktails and a fine selection of spirts alongside DJs and uber-cool vibes.
With more history than most, The Market Bar on Fade Street is a characterful spot that serves up tasty lunches, hearty dinners and fruity cocktails. The former Victorian Warehouse has been transformed into an industrial chic space with plenty of natural light and a vibrant atmosphere.
Gorgeous and gilded, Farrier & Draper is a three-storey drinking and dining hub in the heart of Dublin. From a cavernous downstairs to a regal bar, this spot is perfect for whatever sort of night you're after.
Did someone say Bruce Springsteen? Damn right, because this Wellington Quay hotspot is hosting a night dedicated to the legendary musician so you can expect all of his biggest hits alongside cracking drinks and a buzzing vibe.
Not only were they nominated for a gong at the Tales of the Cocktail Spirit Awards, the proof is in the pudding at this quirky basement bar in Dublin as The Liquor Rooms use only finest mixes and bitters to churn out interesting cocktails that you like wont find elsewhere.
If you're looking for a bar like no other in Dublin, you'd be a fool to miss what Café en Seine has to offer. Not only is the building itself a grand and quirky affair all round, you can pair cocktails and gastro inspired grub with live music on selected days.
People in Dublin may know Opium as a late night clubbing spot, but there's more than meets the eye when it comes to this Wexford Street location. Throwing out more than a few nods to Asian culture, there's quirky cocktails, curries and more.
Whether it's the brooding interiors, the vintage furniture or the world class cocktails that get you, there's one thing that we know to be true about Vintage Cocktail Club, and it's that it's one of the most unique bars in Dublin, whatever the weather.
Very few Mexican spots in Dublin have the reputation that 777 do. Not only is this quirky Dublin bar home to one of the best margaritas in London, their eclectic and interesting interiors make for the perfect backdrop to their fiery, Mexican plates.
Boasting a little something for everyone, not only can you enjoy a whole host of live music nights, comedy shows and club events at The Workmans Club, this spot is a unique little number with traditional gentlemans club notes all over the place.
East Side Tavern is a cool and chilled spot near St Stephen's Green that hosts regular live music and club nights. That's not the only string to its bow - there's 250 different whiskeys and spirits and a great selection craft beer.