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 as a couple in Dublin and share the experiences that await with your beloved beau.

Last updated on 31st January 2023




One of the most romantic restaurants in Dublin, Pacino's is coming up trumps for your next date night. Enjoy a dreamy dinner is a stylish venue as you chow down on lush lobster linguine and a glass of red to wash it all down.

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Not the kind of couple that likes to sit in and watch the TV? We've got your date night sorted. Bow Lane is a fun little spot that does it all, whether that be dinner and craft cocktails, or cuddling up in a booth and getting down to late-night DJs.

When it comes to the best things to do in Dublin city centre, Wildflower has most places beat. Check out their fabulous 10-course tasting menu courtesy of Cavan-born chef Adrian Martin. The artichoke ice cream with a burnt sage granita is sublime.

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.

Wigwam is just fun, from the pool room to board games. Grab yourselves a plate of their Mexican fare (including burgers and burritos) and work your way through their ample drinks menu and before you know it... you'll both be belting out love ballads on the karaoke machine.

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 in Dublin.

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

Add a little healthy competition to your date nights 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.

One of the most bizarre spots in Dublin, 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.