Where to eat and drink

Eating & Drinking in Dublin


You will never run out of food options in Dublin as you can find any cuisine here.

On Wednesdays between 11:30 and 13:00, near the Convention Centre, there's a food market nearby at Spencer Dock. See http://irishvillagemarkets.ie/location/spencer-dock/ for more info on the list of food trucks that will be there.

Usually Google is your best friend, check out areas around St Stephen's Green, Dawson Street, South William Street, Fade Street, George's Street, Aungier Street, Camden/Wexford Street.

Here are some options hand picked by our volunteers.

  • Blazing Saddles - Great takeaway lunch place. (Vegan & Vegetarian) 
  • Boeuf - French steakhouse on South William Street.
  • Brother Hubbard - Cafe and restaurant, great coffee and food. Check out their brunches but there's a queue in the weekends. (Vegetarian and Vegan friendly)
  • Bunsen - cosy burger place without fancy options, only good quality food (and nice milkshakes). They have a few locations around the city.
  • Cornucopia - Vegetarian and Vegan restaurant on Wicklow Street.
  • Dada - Moroccan restaurant with nice environment, lots of options on tagines (meet and vegetarian). Early bird menu before 18:30, €19.9 for 2 courses and €22.9 for 3 courses. (booking in advance recommended).
  • Five Guys - Fast food burger joint, good milkshakes and cajun fries. You can find it on George's Street.
  • Fish Shack - Seafood restaurant, several locations including Temple Bar
  • Fish Shop - Fancy fish and chips (and seafood place) on Queens Street (near Smithfield)
  • FX Buckley Steakhouse - high quality steakhouse in the city. Early bird menu avaliable before 7pm (Mon-Wed) and 6pm (Thu - Sat), €25 for a 2 courses and €29.9 for a 3 courses meal (exact details need to check with restaurant, booking in advance recommented).
  • Klaw - Seafood cafe in Temple Bar
  • Kokoro - also known as The Ramen Bar among the locals with a huge selections on Japanese ramen. The Ramen Bar is based on South William Street.
  • Leo Burdock's Fish and Chips - Dublin's famous fish and chips near Christ Church. If you like crispy bits, you can ask for bits when you order.
  • Little Ass Burrito Bar - Found on Dame's Street (limited seating).
  • My Meat Wagon - BBQ meat joint based in Smithfield. 
  • Murphy's Ice-cream - For dessert, check out this ice-cream shop, it's all made in Ireland. Check it out on Wicklow Street.
  • Musashi - Japanese sushi restuarant
  • Pablo Picante - Nice burritos place. The one on Clarendon Market with seating upstairs sometimes has Mexican wrestler shows on tv. 
  • Pickle Restaurant - North Indian cuisine. Need to book in advance. Based in Camden Street.
  • The Rolling Donut - gorgeous donuts and cronuts, vegan options avaliable.
  • The Seafood Cafe - Sister restaurant to Klaw in Temple Bar
  • The Woolen Mills - Irish restaurant near Ha'penny Bridge.
  • The Winding Stair - Great bookshop, also restuarant above. Sister restaurant to The Woolen Mills. Need to book in advance.
  • Token - Dublin's first arcade games bar with craft beer, and it's vegetarian and vegan friendly. They are on Queen's Street near Smithfield.
  • Umi Falafel - If you like falafels, this is the place to go to. Great salads as well.
  • WOW Burgers - If you can't get into Bunsen's, you should try Wow Burgers. You can find them on Wicklow Street (just off Grafton Street) or on Parnell Street.
  • Wuff - A bistro that serves brunch and dinner (near Smithfield)
  • Yamamori - Casual Japanese restaurant. Several locations. The sushi one is by the river Liffey on Batchelor's Walk.


The famous party place in Dublin in at Temple Bar. Guinness can be found in any pubs! However, if you fancy something special, here are some recommendations:


Note: If you are going to CHQ and IFSC for lunch, bear in mind it's an office area, so it gets really packed with people queuing around 13:00. Why go chains like Starbucks when you can try one of our local cafés below.

  • 3FE - Roast their own beans. Barista café.
  • Brother Hubbard (see above)
  • Clement and Pekoe - Great coffee and tea
  • Coffee Angel - Great barista coffee, you find their pop-up across from CHQ (near Convention Centre) during the week, or drop into their café in IFSC.
  • Kaph - Great barista coffee and treats
  • KC Peaches - Café and deli. Also cheap buffet lunches and dinners. (Vegetarian and Vegan friendly)
  • Le Petit Parisien - Café with French style patisserie. Can be found on Wicklow Street.
  • Science Gallery Café (plus you can check out their free exhibition, closed Mondays)
  • Seven Wonders - Nice coffee (do matcha latte here) and food. Found in IFSC and CHQ (near Convention Centre).
  • The Bakehouse - Locally sourced ingredients, another good place to grab coffee. 
  • The Cake Café - Nice hidden away café on Camden Street.
  • The Fumbally - Another great place for coffee & food. (Vegetarian & Vegan friendly)
  • Vice Coffee - Another great place for barista coffee, also serve hot food (some Brazilian dishes)

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