Secret Bars in Dublin
Ever had trouble finding a bar? Good, 'cause these guys would like to keep it that way. Proud of their secrecy and renowned for their hidden vibes, these secret bars in Dublin are notorious for being hard to locate. From basements brimming with creative cocktails to Prohibition-inspired favourites, check out our recommendations for the best cloak-and-dagger digs in Dublin.
With no sign out front, A Bar With No Name isn't the easiest hidden bar in Dublin to find, but spot the wooden snail and you could be in luck. Once inside, you'll find a classic cocktail bar brimming with creative concoctions, alongside brunch for the hungry come weekends.
Tucked away in The Central Hotel, The Library Bar is a cos drinking den made up of embroidered armchairs, striped sofas and a cosy open fire. When it comes to refreshments, the menu is full of classic cocktails and fresh pints, while the global food options span breakfast to late-night dinner.
Dublin's cocktail scene wouldn't be completely without a speakeasy, and Vintage Cocktail Club is one of the best. A crown jewel hidden in the heart of Crown Alley, this bespoke little bar is perfect for late night cocktails and small European plates for the peckish.
Though not necessarily a secret bar, Amy Austin is definitely found somewhere unexpected. Located within Drury Street Car Park, this cool and quirky wine bar has a wide selection of bottles to choose from, as well as cracking drinks deals and a dog-friendly policy.