Food & Drink in Dublin

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The Old Storehouse (Irish)

The Old Storehouse

Crown Alley, Temple Bar,

A well-regarded restaurant and bar serving great value Irish food.

Chapter One (Irish)

Chapter One

18 North Parnell Sq
2-course lunch €29, 4-course dinner €65
12.30-2pm Tue-Fri, 6-11pm Tue-Sat

A popular, fine-dining restaurant. The interior is stacked full of irish craft furniture and materials.

The Pig's Ear (Irish)

The Pigs Ear

4-5 Nassau St
mains €18-26
lunch & dinner Mon-Sat

Good, honest Irish food in a bright and airy atmosphere. Located along the south wall of the university campus.

Good World (Chinese)

The Good World18 South Great George's St
dim sum €4-6, mains €12-19

Good value Chinese restaurant in the centre of the city.

Juniors (Italian)
2 Bath Avenue
mains €16-24
Lunch (12pm-2:30pm) & Dinner (6pm-10pm) (Except Sunday)

New York deli style. A local favourite for lunch, brunch, and dinner. Located in the eastern part of the city, directly south of the conference centre.

The Winding Stair (Irish)

The Winding Stair40 Ormond Quay, Dublin 1

Great down-to-earth food. Restaurant upstairs. Bookshop downstairs. West along the river from the conference centre.

Bewley’s Café

Bewleys78/79 Grafton Street
8am-10pm (Sun-Wed) 11pm (Thu-Fri)

This place does just about everything. Fine coffee, beers, food, and even theatre. Located over several floors on central Grafton St.

Irish Whiskey


The Ferryman Hotel

The Ferryman Hotel

35 Sir John Rogerson Quay

An old style Dublin pub, serving great Guiness.

Blue River Bistro Bar

Blue River Bistro BarQuay 16 N Wall Quay

Beers, wines, and cocktails, served on a boat moored very close to the conference centre.

Vertigo Bar

The Vertigo BarMaldron Hotel Cardiff Lane
Sir John Rogerson's Quay

The modern-style bar at the Maldron Hotel, just round the corner from the conference centre.

Bowes Lounge

Bowe's Lounge31 Fleet St

Hidden gem of a pub, and a mainstay of Dublin drinking culture.

37 Dawson Street

37 Dawson St37 Dawson St

Seriously funky whiskey and beer bar. Also does food.

Long Hall

The Long Hall51 South Great George’s Street

A genuine Victorian relic, still slightly off the tourist trail. Rihanna came by here when she was in Dublin.