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, from romantic date nights to birthday group gatherings.
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 sultry secret bars hidden in basements, to vibrant saloons that serve cocktails with a side of cabaret, we've found 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 cracking 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.
Not only were they nominated for a gong at the Tales of the Cocktail Spirit Awards, but 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 won't 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.
Carrying the name of Bartley Dunne's, one of the city's most cosmopolitan and influential historical watering holes, Bartley's is an 'Aladdin's Cave' of drinking and dining in Dublin. Head on over to The Grafton Hotel and discover this treasure trove of quirky cocktails and delicious eating.