Italian food is always a crowd-pleaser, so whether you're treating someone on a first date or celebrating an anniversary, Pacino's is a superb spot for Valentine's Day in Ireland. Tuck into freshly-cooked pasta, decadent seafood and proper pizzas and sultry sips.
Valentine's Day In Dublin
Cupid's birthday comes but once a year... and with it, Dublin's friends, families and couples all start to feel the love a little. Whether you're celebrating Galentine's or taking your partner out for a hot date, these bars, restaurants and venues are offering a variety of things to do come the 14th of February. From sky-high rooftop views of the city to fun-loving watering holes that'll send sparks flying, check out our guide to Valentine's Day in Dublin.
This swanky speakeasy is keeping with the prohibition theme by dishing out delish meals. Enjoy a three-course meal for €50 or for €85, pair each dish with a curated cocktail, making for one of the best Valentine's Day specials in Dublin. We highly recommend the king prawn linguine.
With its low lighting, plush booths and mahogany interiors, Bow Lane's got a classic romantic date night aesthetic. Should you swing by on V-Day, you can imagine this place turning the music up and the space being filled with fun-loving couples seeking expertly-made cocktails.
Farrier & Draper covers all bases when it comes to Valentine's Day, with food, drinks and ambience spread across its three floors. From the Italian eats in the basement space to the quirky mezzanine upstairs, it's a winning spot regardless of your plans for the evening.
Not a big fan of anything mushy gushy this year? Whether you're celebrating Galentine's Day or heading here for a first date, Whelan's has a killer comedy event so you can laugh your head off. The bar will also be open until late on the 14th of February so you'll be able to mingle over a few pints.
Ryleigh's Rooftop Restaurant is perfectly perched atop The Mayson Hotel in Dublin 1, overlooking Dublin Bay, the Mountains and the iconic Poolbeg Pier. Should you have a hankering for freshly grilled goodies with a view, this is the romantic place for you.
If you don't mind splashing the cash for the sake of love, The Ivy is an incredible place to eat and drink on the 14th of February. With its reputation for high-end fine dining, opulent interiors and intimate atmosphere, this romantic restaurant is sure to get sparks flying.
If you're a wine lover make sure to head to one of the city's pinkest bars on V-Day (seems fitting, right?). Spend the night at Bobby's and you'll get to sip on handpicked bottles in pretty surroundings, with expertly-curated sharing boards of Irish cheese and charcuterie.
Make this Valentine's Day 2022 an iconic one at Sophie's, a sky-high eatery that's sure to blow your date away. Offering picturesque views of the city below, along with a cosy roof terrace and a stellar menu of New York-meets-Italian-meets-Irish dishes, it's a winning choice for Dublin's lovebirds.
If you're looking for a quirky place to drink on Valentine's Day in Dublin, Peruke & Periwig may be the bar for you. The venue's candlelit tables and plush seating are met with old-school pub feels, and rounded off with unique cocktail creations and delicious small plates for sharing.