Things To Do For Couples In Dublin

Couples in Dublin, are you listening? You should be, because there's a whole city out there, and it's waiting for you to explore it as a duo. From cocktail classes that are perfect for pairs to fun nights out at ping pong bars, check out out recommendations for fun things to do for couples in Dublin and share the experiences that await with your beloved beau.

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Last updated on 23rd January 2024

In Stitches Comedy Fridays & Saturdays - Late Show

@ Peadar Kearney's Pub Cellar on Various dates from Friday 31st May 2024

Peadar Kearney's Pub Cellar is known for epic comedy nights in Temple Bar on Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays. While enjoying a pint or two of Guinness, the pair of you will be in stitches, as the name suggests, at some of Ireland's funniest performers like Emman Idama and Craig Moran.

The Blind Pig Dublin

Fancy something a little more exclusive on date night? The Blind Pig is a secretive bar and restaurant in the city centre, bringing a speakeasy vibe inspired by the 1920s. Their cocktails range from classic martinis to a rhubarb and orange Collins, and their food menu features some pretty sophisticated plates too.

Romantic Restaurants In Dublin

For something classic on your next date night, you can't go wrong with these romantic restaurants. We've got everything from indulgent Italian eats to sumptuous Indian feasts and pretty cocktail bars in this guide, so if you want to impress your other half then look no further.

Little Pyg

The cool younger sister of Pygmalion, Little Pyg has a menu of refreshing cocktails and enticing pizzas created by Michelin maestro Enzo Coccia. Tuck into wood fired creations topped with seasonal ingredients, against a pretty backdrop at this quirky date night restaurant.


From shooting 'em up on retro arcade games to wiping the floor with your partner at pool, Riot knows how to provide fun dates. The dive bar is inspired by NYC, featuring neon-lit interiors as well as a crowd-pleasing menu of pizza and punchy cocktails.

7 Best Whiskey Tastings & Tours In Dublin

This city is famous for its whiskey, and there are several great tours and tastings to choose from if you want to learn more about it, or just try some delicious drinks - we won't judge. Check out our picks, from the Jameson Distillery in Dublin to the Irish Whiskey museum.


Sophie's has got you covered if you're in the market for private places for couples in Dublin. Expect a New York-Italian-Irish menu with seasonal dishes that utilise fresh ingredients, an extensive collection of tipples and stunning views indoors as well as from the outdoor terrace.

Mary's Bar & Hardware Shop

In need of unusual things to do for couples in Dublin? One of the most bizarre spots in the city, Mary's will keep couples entertained for hours. The bar doubles up as a hardware store, with hammers and saws hanging from walls. Head to the downstairs room for burgers and board games, then saunter upstairs for sips of whisky.


Swoon-worthy interiors and mouthwatering Pan Asian dishes make Opium a real all-rounder for fun date night ideas in Dublin. The gorgeous spot is great for dinner, drinks, partying and hanging out in the sought-after roof terrace when temperatures start to rise.

Buskers On The Ball

Cheap things to do in dublin for couples at night? Add a little healthy competition to your dates with a trip to Buskers on the Ball, a sports bar that has ping pong, table tennis, table football and pool. And if you need sustenance after all that activity? Check out their menu of American bites, including nachos and wings for under a tenner.