Posted 21.10.23

Top 5 best cocktail bars in Dublin

Top 5 best cocktail bars in Dublin

Cocktail bars are the perfect place for a get-together and after-work drinks or celebrations.

Don’t know which cocktail bar to choose from for your next night out or after work drink? Look no further!
We have selected for you our favourite cocktail bars in Dublin to enjoy with your friends, your partner or your colleagues.

1. Lockside Bar/Social

Charlemont St, Saint Kevin’s, Dublin, D02 Y978


Are you looking to spend a wonderful night in Dublin City and sip on delicious cocktails? Lockside Bar/Social, nestled in the heart of Dublin City is ready to amaze you and your guests! This chic bar boasts an impressive selection of draught and bottle beer, delicious cocktails and a menu expertly crafted by the experienced Lockside Bar/Social team. The bar offers something for everyone, making it the go-to location for locals and visitors alike. And they also just introduced a new food menu, we can’t wait to try it!

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2. Vintage Cocktail Club

15 Crown Alley, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 E229


Source: Vintage Cocktail Club

The Vintage Cocktail Club is located in a discreet doorway in Dublin’s iconic Temple Bar. It’s the perfect place for a secret rendezvous, an after-work drink or a late night out with friends. This 1920’s inspired bar serves a full menu of spirits and craft cocktails in a warm and intimate atmosphere (we love the candlelit atmosphere and the rooftop!).


3. Peruke & Periwig

31 Dawson St, Dublin 2, D02 DR58


Source: Peruke & Periwig

Do we really need to introduce Peruke & Periwig? This cocktail bar on Dawson Street, just a 15-min walk from Clayton Hotel Charlemont, is known for its unique and memorable cocktail experiences. All in a timeless place and decor that is reminding us of the Georgian Drawing Rooms. Definitely worth the visit for your next catch-up with your gals.

4. The Blind Pig

18 Suffolk St, Dublin 2, D02 NP97


Source: The Blind Pig

This underground and secret speakeasy in the heart of Dublin City (near Grafton Street) is known for its quality food and exquisite cocktails. Here you will experience a mix of New York and Italy, with a touch of jazz music to make for the most enjoyable evening. But shhh, we can’t reveal its location but what we know is that it’s only a short walk from Clayton Hotel Charlemont.

5. Café en Seine

40 Dawson St, Dublin


Source: Café en Seine

Café en Seine is one of the most iconic and stunning venues in Dublin city. With its ideal location, just a 15-minute walk from Clayton Hotel Charlemont, it is the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion with your loved ones or colleagues. You’ll find great food, an incredible atmosphere. Their delicious cocktails will have you coming back for more.

If you’re looking for hotel deals after your celebration, Clayton Hotel Charlemont is located nearby from most of the above cocktail bars. Our spacious rooms are the ideal place to put your feet up after a day of adventure.