Quirky Things To Do In Dublin
Planning on keeping things quirky on your next day out in Dublin? We've got just the guide for you. This city is home to plenty of unique goings-on, from drag brunches fuelled by pop singalongs and free-flowing fizz to epic ping pong tournaments followed by karaoke. Explore our picks of quirky things to do in Dublin and be inspired for your next date night, group gathering or birthday celebration.
Last updated on 20th September 2023
For unique things to book in Dublin, we've got to mention Hungry Heart's themed party at The Workmans Club. Throw shapes to Bruce Springsteen songs for hours as you shake it to live music and other classics. Parched? Quench your thirst with a boozy bevvie.
Amy Austin is one of the city's most unusual nights out for its location alone. Housed in Drury Street's car park, the bar boasts a wide range of wines on tap and by the glass, bottle or carafe alongside an all-day menu and a dog-friendly policy, so even man's best friend can get a look-in.
This secret bar in Dublin is one of the most unique places to go in the city, with its vintage interiors, grocery knickknacks and hardware finds. Take your mates here for a plethora of board games, rounded off nicely with freshly poured pints and a few humble bar snacks.
Piglet is a Temple Bar staple housing a 'carefully selected mess' of biodynamic, natural and organic wines, with classic European appeal. If you're looking for something quirky to do in Dublin, check out a tasting session at this wine wonderland with a charming hodge-podge vibe.
Bringing booze, breakfast food and brilliant drag performances to Dublin, Bow Lane's drag brunch is certainly one quirky thing to do in Dublin. Swing by and you'll find a party paradise with pop tunes and entertainment that'll start your weekend in the best way possible.
Looking for an escape from it all? Ohana is a tiki paradise made up of vibrant prints, low hanging botanicals and plenty of neon signs. With one of the city's largest collections of rum, the bar wants to help broaden your perceptions of the spirit through their menu of quirky cocktails.
A treasure trove of plush red interiors and quirky furnishings, La Cave Wine Bar is a unique place to drink in Dublin. Head here to explore their extensive collection of global wines (with over 350 bottles on the list) alongside a menu of French dishes.
The Grand Social is a quirky Dublin landmark for live music and club nights. Boasting a large venue space, rooftop beer garden, bespoke cocktail bar and screens for match days, it's a hub for all things entertainment in the city with its roster of unusual events.