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 25th August 2022




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.

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. 

A fabulous spot that's filled with quirky things to do, Wigwam will keep you entertained with its ping pong tables, karaoke machine and packed event schedule. From boozy brunches to live shows, there's never a dull moment at this fun-loving social hub on Middle Abbey Street.

If you're looking for a date activity with a difference, Questo has got you covered. On their romantic outdoor escape game experience, you'll get to uncover gorgeous Dublin spots, solve fun riddles and spend some quality time together.

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.

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.