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9 of the Best Outdoor Bars to Enjoy in Dublin This Summer

  • Thu, 24 May 2018

The sunshine has been beaming down on Dublin Town, summer is finally here. One of the greatest things about our city are the many options to enjoy a cold beer or refreshing cocktail outdoors. Whether it’s on a terrace or in a garden, here are 10 of the best outdoor bars Dublin has to offer.

The Market Bar, Fade Street

Not only is The Market Bar built into the famous George’s Street Arcade, but their outdoor area on the mezzanine is a nifty spot to enjoy beers and wine over their tasty tapas.

Bailey Bar, Duke Street

The Bailey Bar has enjoyed its makeover in recent years and so have the public, and though finding an outdoor seat & table can be tricky during peak hours and the sunny season, there is still plenty of space to soak up the sunshine.

PYG, Powerscourt Townhouse Centre

When heading to Pygmalion (PYG) for a few drinks, you’re bound to bump into someone you know, with whom you can share one of their many outdoor spots. Located on the corner of South William Street and Coppinger Row, and built into the Powerscourt Townhouse Centre, PYG is a popular place for the young and trendy.

The Bar With No Name, Fade Street

It may never have a real name, but No Name has plenty to offer for those looking for on-street casual comfort. Though inside looks like your living room slash restaurant slash Parisian bar, their outdoor terrace seats many. A great spot for catch ups and all sorts with friends.

no name

Sam’s Bar, Dawson Street

Located in the classy Grafton Quarter, Sam’s Bar is a very cool venue that also serves up lovely outdoor seating for all to enjoy. From their cocktails to the craft beers, there is a variety of tasty drinks awaiting in the sunshine.

The Church, Mary Street-Jervis Street

The Church is very well known for its spacious outdoor terrace, and in the heart of Dublin One we can see why it’s so popular. Their drinks are top notch, they serve excellent food and you’ll always be able to catch the game too.

The Church

The Oval, Middle Abbey Street

One of the most historical pubs in Dublin, The Oval was brought to rubble in 1916, but has since flourished and is now one of the city’s most favourite go-to places on Abbey Street. Furthermore, its outdoor seating area makes for wondrous evenings as the sun sets.

The Living Room, Cathal Brugha Street

Hidden away from the hustle & bustle of O’Connell Street’s shopping area, The Living Room is home to Dublin’s largest beer garden as well as Europe’s largest outdoor screen – so you won’t miss a single minute of the match.

Fade Street Social, Fade Street

At Fade Street Social, you can relax in their outdoor terrace that’s dotted with heaters while sipping on one of their many delicious cocktails or munching down on their exclusive flatbreads.

Fade Street Social