Nearby Bar Style Food –
Foley's Bar and Restaurant on Merrion Row beside St. Stephens Green is about an 8 minute walk from the guest house. Foleys offers both bar and restaurant menus both of which offer a wide and varied selection of choices, including a number of typical Irish dishes. It’s not a bad spot for a pint of Guinness either! Click here to view location/directions
O’Neills on Suffolk Street is an old favourite for decades and it is famous for its authentic offering of traditional irish food and carvery style lunches. A great atmosphere guaranteed too. Click here to view location/directions
Something more special:
Ely Wine Bar on Ely Place is another favourite. They offer a delicious and varied menu of European style cuisine in intimate and cosy surroundings. Click here to view location/directions
Popular Pubs offering Irish traditional music
Oliver St. John Gogartys Pub in Temple Bar is a regular stop for many tourists who are in search of an evening of authentic Irish music. This pub whilst is popular with tourists is also a favourite amongst the locals as the atmosphere is electric and the musicians are truly superb. Click here to view location/directions.
The Brazen Head located in the historic Christ Church area is Dublin’s oldest pub and it serves a great pint of Guinness. Click here to view location/directions.
Irish Dancing and Music Shows
The Irish House Party
This is definitely a show that is worth considering if you are looking for something fun and lively, that has all the elements of Irish music and dancing but perhaps not as twee as some shows. The venue is approximately a 20 minute walk from the guest house. Click here to view location/directions.
The Merry Ploughboy located on the outskirts of Dublin is another option. Again enjoy an excellent evening of dining and traditional Irish entertainment. This pub is little more difficult to get to but we are happy to arrange a taxi to the venue and back or there is a shuttle service operating from the city centre to the venue. Click here to view location/directions.