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 in tow.

Last updated on 10th January 2020

Bow Lane

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Not the kind of couple that likes to sit in and watch the T.V? We gotcha - 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 the late-night DJ.

The couple that shakes together, stays together, and these cocktail classes are just the place for a date night. Whether you know your margarita from your mojito or are more of a virgin in mixology, this list will cater for all sorts of connoisseurs.

Naughty and nice in equal measure, The Liquor Rooms has got tonnes for couples to do in Dublin. Catch some live music in the beautiful Boom Room or be seduced by burlesque and cabaret shows, all accompanied by their award-winning cocktail list.

From shooting 'em up on an retro arcade game through to wiping the floor with their skills at pool, Riot knows how to have a good time. The dive bar is inspired by the likes of Berlin and New York and is not only bringing it on the games front, it also has a crowd-pleasing menu of pizza and punchy cocktails.

Step back in time to the decade of flapper dresses and Prohibition at this sexy little bar in Crown Alley. Vintage Cocktail Club is a great spot for new couples, with note-worthy vintage pieces and a cocktail menu that spans the centuries, starting with absinthe and ending with bloody marys.

It's all fun and games over at Wigwam, from the downstairs pool room to board games. Grab yourselves a plate of their delicious Mexican fare, which includes burgers and burritos, and start working your way through their selection of beers and juicy cocktails - before you know it, you'll be singing Westlife on the karaoke machine.

One of the weirdest spots in Dublin, Mary's will keep you entertained for hours. The bar doubles up as a hardware store, with hammers and saws hanging from walls, a downstairs room serving burgers and board games, and whisky can be found on the top floor.

Ball skills? Yeah we got them and we're going to show them off at Buskers on the Ball, the sports bar that has ping pong, table tennis, food ball and pool. Need sustenance after all that activity? Check out their menu of American bites, including nachos and wings.

Got a bit of a history buff on your hands? Mulligan's is stacked with interesting facts, including having James Joyce as a patron. Now, the spot serves up a feel of the old world with a no mobile phones policy and plenty of real ale on taps.