The Celt is a traditional Irish Pub located in the heart of Dublin City. The pub offers tasty pub grubs, generous pours on tap and live traditional Celtic music every night of the week. Bursting with a vibrant and friendly atmosphere, you most probably won't forget a night at this local favorite. If you're visiting the northern side of the city, The Celt is the perfect location for a warm bowl of soup in the winter or a cool and refreshing pint during summer.
Taking its name from the Glasnevin Cemetery next door, Kavanagh's The Gravediggers is a legendary Dublin pub and has been around since 1833, remaining virtually unchanged for over 150 years. Referenced in cinema, literature and a bevvy of television commercials, this local watering hole is a great place for a Guinness and good conversation. During the summer months find hardened locals and visitors alike posted up at the bar or outside enjoying the sunshine.
Toscana Restaurant and Pizzeria is located in the very heart of Dublin, in Temple Bar. Specializing in authentic Italian and Mediterranean dishes, the restaurant is perfect for anyone who is craving decadent European fare. Free-Range Chicken Wings, Jumbo Prawn Fra Diavola Pasta and Florentina Piza are some of the delicacies you can call for. Besides the numerous options on the a la carte menu, one can also opt for the fixed price menus if they are unsure about what to order.Not only does the restaurant prepare their food using ingredients from their own garden but the food is also made-to-order ensuring patrons only enjoy fresh, quality dishes. There is also a varied menu of desserts to go with the food or you can pair the meals with a glass of Italian wine and call it a day. If you are looking for Italian fare, certainly look no further than Toscana Restaurant.
If you feel the need to worship at the great temple of the Gods of Chocolate, forsake all diets and come to Butler's. On entering, be prepared to kneel at the divinities that are Bewley's chocolates, Alannah chocolates, Katie Mac's chocolates, and, of course, Butler's own range. Also resident within the shop are lesser divinities such as the danish pastry and muffin, as well as the nectar of the chocolate gods, coffee.
A rather kitschy bar occupying three separate buildings, the Hairy Lemon's interior is packed with bric-a-brac, rickety bicycles and other assorted odds and ends that give the pub a strangely disjointed feel. Nevertheless, the pub is certainly good fun, and particularly popular with office workers in the immediate vicinity. The food menu is as impressive as the drink list, top picks among which includes the seafood pasta, Irish beef burger and, beef and Guinness pie, to name a few. There's a good selection of veggie alternatives too, so the vegetarians needn't feel left out.
The Bank On College Green is nothing less than an attraction of the city. The gorgeous, Franco-Scottish façade of the building (that earlier was a bank) adds immeasurably to the aesthetic value of College Green. As you step foot inside, you are sure to be mesmerized by the ornate designs that adorn each and every wall of this place. A tangerine hue is common across the dining room which was used as a banking hall during the late 18th Century. The nuances of this heritage building has been preserved so well, that patrons do become oblivious to food, until aromas of delicious Irish dishes capture your attention. The impressive line up of dishes range from Full Irish Breakfast and Eggs Benedict to start your day. Lunch specials include venison pie, beef burgers, fish & chips and Potato Gnocchi. Wild Irish Wod Pigeon, Homemade Pork Sausages and Slow Roasted Pork Belly make perfect dinner options.
This wonderful Czech bar attracts many patrons because of its lively ambiance and extra-late hours. The Czech Inn is a pub if you wish to grab a beer with friends, it is also a restaurant if you are in mood to try some traditional Goulash, it is also a great spot for breakfast where delicious pan cakes and baked goods are served in generous portions. Equipped with large television sets, a blasting DJ and free WiFI, The Czech Inn is a haunt for youngsters.
Accents Coffee & Tea Lounge, located on Stephen Street Lower facilitates a great way to social without alcohol. The contemporary cafe features plush, exceedingly comfortable furniture that is conducive to long, interesting conversations. The menu comprises of a good selection of baked goodies and breakfast preparations such as bagels, scones, muffins, sausage rolls, potato rostis and many more. On the other hand, there's a great range of coffees and teas available to sip along. You can choose from a wide variety of lose, organic teas that are healthy as well as refreshing. They also boast of an interesting event calendar that includes live music acts, theater performances and much more!