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Where to get outdoor seating in Dublin Town

  • Mon, 13 May 2019

When the weather is good, sitting outside in Dublin’s city centre is even better! Let DublinTown be your guide for where to get outdoor seating in Dublin Town.

There is actually more than you think, so whether you’re going for a bite to eat, to quench your thirst or just want time to people-watch, there is outdoor seating for every eventuality.

Coffee or Lunch break

Just because the weather is good, it doesn’t mean you need to stop getting your coffee or tea fix! When you do decide to stop for a break to get refuelled for the day ahead, here are some great spots to get lunch or a hot or cold beverage.


tram cafe

Tram Cafe, Wolfe Tone Square

Dunnes Stores, Henry Street (rooftop)

Marks and Spencer’s, Grafton Street

ArnottsMetro Cafe, South William Street

Butler’s, Liffey Street 

Lemon Crepe, South William Street

Or grab your favourite coffee to go and enjoy it strolling around the sunny streets of Dublin!


Going for a social gathering and you feel like sitting outside, then let the #DublinPubs help you out there. Most all serve food so it’s a great combo for any sunny day.

Bruxelles, Harry Street

Hogan’s, South Great George’s Street

River Bar, Burgh Quay

Cafe En Seine, Dawson Street 

Hairy Lemon (rooftop), Stephen’s Street Lower

The Porterhouse Central (rooftop), Nassau Street

No Name Bar, Fade Street

The Oval Bar, Middle Abbey Street

Sinnotts, South King Street

Harry’s on the Green, South King Street

Woolshed Baa, Parnell Street

The Church, Mary Street

Dakota, South William Street

The Bailey, Duke Street 

Davy Byrnes, Duke Street

Pygmalion, South William Street

The Celt, Talbot Street

Murray’s Bar & Grill, O’Connell Street

Madigans, North Earl Street


When it comes to dining out in Dublin’s city centre getting a seat outside is as bonus. There are quite a few places to suit every budget for a nice evening out with food and the city landscape.

Fire, Dawson Street

Alfies, South William Street

Flanagan’s, O’Connell Street

Boulevard Cafe, Exchequer Street

Fade Street Social (rooftop), Fade Street

Balfes at the Westbury Hotel, Balfe Street

Marco Pierre White, Dawson Street

The Woollen Mills, Liffey Street Lower 

Carluccios, Dawson Street

Coppinger Row, Coppinger Row

Long may the weather last so we can go through this list! Let us know how you’re enjoying dining Al Fresco in the city and where by using the #DineinDublin