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Top 10 Bars to Get That Perfect Valentines Cocktail!

  • Thu, 1 Feb 2024

Whether it’s a cosy hidden gem or a swanky rambunctious bar, Dublin City has it all!

Café Ein Seine

Café en Seine continues to deliver top class dining and beverage experiences to Dublin. Nestled in the heart of Dublin’s city centre on Dawson Street, Cafe en Seine was established in 1993 and quickly became a go-to destination for locals and visitors to the city. Renowned for its five-star service, Café en Seine offers an extensive food menu which caters for a range of tastes and occasions. They also have a vast selection of wines, beers and spirits and are more than happy to whip you up any drink of your choice.


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Gin Palace

It’s kind of a tapas bar and kind of a pub depending on which street you enter from! A busy place with friendly staff equally well located for a pint with friends. Located on Abbey Street, It ticks all the boxes, Spanish and Irish alike. Come down to the Gin Palace where the staff are happy to mix a cocktail of your choice and help you unwind after a hard day in the office or a though days shopping. All major sporting events shown on their large plasma screens. If you’re having a party contact their management team and they will be happy to cater for all your needs.


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4 Dame Lane

A funky venue located down Dame Lane, 4 Dame Lane is slightly hidden away. It has an edgy attitude spread over 2 floors. Located bang in the middle of Dublin city centre, 2 minutes walk from Trinity. Attracting friendly and fun people for cocktails and dancing. The Beat Suite every Friday and Saturday has some of Dublin’s best Djs with Indie, Electro & Pop. If you haven’t been before, you may have to seek it out. Its edgy attitude attracts a cool collect of people for cocktails, dancing, and on Wednesdays – movies!


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Grand Central Bar

Located on O’Connell Street, The Grand Central is a former bank renovated to classic proportions. The Grand Central features four central columns set around the central dome of beautifully restored 1920’s architecture. It still houses the original safes that were being used up until recently in its former role as a bank. Here you find a great atmosphere, lovely cocktails, amazing food & super service.


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37 Dawson Street

37 Dawson Street is an enchanting food and drink emporium heart of Dawson Street, one of Dublin’s busiest nightlife neighbourhoods. They go late 6 nights a week from Tuesday to Sunday. With four bars throughout the building, you won’t ever have to wait long to quench that thirst.


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Mistress Panti rules the roost in truly glamorous fashion in this Capel Street Haunt. Impeccable service, moreish cocktails and a welcoming vibe makes PantiBar the ideal destination for a lively night out – you’ll be plenty thirsty after the stylish strut to Capel Street. So what better excuse to dust off your glad-rags and party Panti-style in fabulously flamboyant style? Expect everything from karaoke nights, pub quizzes, and some vintage tunes. Don’t miss Panti’s famous Saturday night extravaganzas, full of drama, humour, and more than fabulous!


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Three Storey

Three Storey is a unique concept combining modern Irish dining, a café bar and cocktail bar under one roof serving coffee, cocktails, wines and pints in a contemporary sophisticated setting situated over multiple floors in a classic Georgian building overlooking St. Stephen’s Green.


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Murrays Bar

f you want to see any sporting event, Murrays Bar is the place to go. From Champions League football to minor darts events and from big international rugby matches to powerboat racing, they have it all. They also offer quality tasty food at recession busting prices, within their comfortable interior, sports bar and large heated Beer Gardens. As well as grill dishes they offer a wide range of traditional Irish inspired dishes, and some international tastes all sourced, selected and prepared by their experienced friendly and helpful staff. Launching November 1st 2011, after a major revamp, the team from the Living Room will be taking over. Specialising in traditional music every night, we will bring you great home made food all say long in an atmosphere second to none! We are also going to specialise in fabulous cocktails!


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Farrier & Draper

Situated on South William Street, Farrier and Draper are composed of two rooms filled with art deco opulence- the Georgian Room and the Gallery. The Georgian Room offers all-day food service and late-night drinks. Enjoy music from the resident DJs every weekend until 2.30 am. There is an extensive cocktail menu for you to choose from including many reinvented classics. There are also cocktail master class packages available making a great activity for parties. As well as a great night-time venue, The Gallery also makes Farrier and Draper the perfect daytime venue. Home to an array of paintings and ornaments the Gallery makes the ideal spot for afternoon tea or a casual lunch. There are also a number of group packages available making it the ideal location for any special occasion. LaCucina is the rustic-style Italian restaurant within Farrier and Draper with a great lunch and early bird menu.


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Zozimus Bar

ZOZIMUS is a bar serving unique food located on the ground floor of Centenary house, Anne’s Lane in Dublin, capturing the vibrant and artistic spirit of the area. Designed by an internationally acclaimed design house, the space recreates an elegant ambiance with indoor and outdoor areas displayed through the use of hand crafted wooden structures, juxtaposed with elaborate glass structures, free hanging lights, and contemporary wooden furniture. The laneway outside their entrance has become quite the snapshot for visitors, recognizable by its many umbrellas. Zozimus Bar offers an impressive collection of spirits, an expansive wine list and a repertoire of craft cocktails made using local, fresh ingredients. Zozimus Bar combines traditional Hong Kong style dim sum with authentic Asian cuisine, proudly resourcing fresh ingredients daily. Drink and dine at Zozimus Bar with their gin and tonic bottomless brunch experience, offering any two dim sum bites including their infamous cheeseburger spring rolls along with free-flowing premium gin and tonics, prosecco, cocktails and beer.


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