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12 Cozy Pubs with Open Fires in Dublin City Centre

As the festive season approaches, there’s nothing quite like the warmth and cheer of a traditional Irish pub with an open fire. Dublin city centre, with its rich pub culture, offers a variety of cozy establishments that provide the perfect ambiance for celebrating Christmas.

Let’s explore some of the best pubs in the heart of Dublin city center where you can relax by the fire, enjoy a pint, and savor the festive atmosphere.

Slattery’s, Capel St
Nestled on Capel Street, Slattery’s exudes charm with its old-world décor and a welcoming open fire. This classic Irish pub is a favorite among locals, offering a relaxed atmosphere and a range of beverages to suit every taste.

 

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The Duke, Duke St
The Duke, located on Duke Street, is a timeless Dublin pub with a cozy fireplace. Its traditional Irish setting and friendly staff make it an ideal spot to unwind during the holiday season.

 

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McNeills, Capel St
McNeills is renowned for its friendly atmosphere and live music. The open fire adds to the warmth of this pub, creating a perfect space to enjoy good company and festive drinks.

 

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Kehoes, South Anne St
Step into its cozy interior, complete with a crackling fire, and experience the authentic charm of an Irish pub that has stood the test of time.

 

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Idlewild, Fade St
For a modern twist on a traditional pub, Idlewild on Fade Street offers a stylish setting with a fireplace to keep you warm. Enjoy craft beers and cocktails in a contemporary atmosphere.

 

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The Gin Palace, Abbey St
Situated on Abbey Street, The Gin Palace is not only known for its extensive gin selection but also for its inviting fireplace. Sip on a festive cocktail while basking in the cozy glow.

 

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O’Neills, Suffolk St
O’Neills on Suffolk Street combines the best of Irish hospitality with a relaxed setting. The open fire adds a touch of warmth to the bustling atmosphere, creating a perfect refuge from winter chill.

 

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Madigans, Abbey St
Madigans on Abbey Street is a lively spot with a welcoming fireplace. This pub is popular for its vibrant atmosphere, live music, and a diverse selection of drinks.

 

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The Bank, College Green
The Bank on College Green impresses with its grandeur and historic setting. Enjoy the Christmas season in style by the open fire, surrounded by the elegance of this iconic Dublin venue.

 

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Jack Nealons, Capel St
Jack Nealons on Capel Street is a traditional Irish pub with a cozy fireplace, offering a friendly atmosphere and a wide range of beverages. It’s a hidden gem for those seeking an authentic Dublin pub experience.

 

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The Church, Capel St
Located in a beautifully restored church, The Church on Capel Street is a unique venue with character. Enjoy a drink by the fire and marvel at the stunning surroundings that make this pub truly special.

 

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Farrier & Draper, South William St
Situated on South William Street, Fire & Draper combines modern elegance with a welcoming fireplace. Indulge in a festive cocktail or a glass of wine in this chic setting, perfect for a cozy Christmas gathering.

 

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Whether you prefer the classic charm of historical pubs or the contemporary vibe of modern establishments, Dublin has a pub with an open fire to suit every taste. Embrace the holiday spirit in these warm and inviting venues, where the combination of good company and a crackling fire creates the perfect setting for a memorable Christmas celebration.