Posted 8.7.23

Top 10 Restaurants in Dublin Near Clayton Hotel Charlemont

With an abundance of top-class restaurants and Gastro pubs serving their take on local dishes, not to mention a drinks culture known worldwide, Dublin city certainly has its own vibe when it comes to food and drink. There’s no shortage of places to sip & savour during your girly getaway or romantic break in Dublin that’s for sure. To help you plan your stay we’ve put together a list of our top 10 restaurants in Dublin, all a short walk from the Clayton Hotel Charlemont.

1. FIRE at the Mansion House

(Located on Dawson Street, only 1.5km from Clayton Hotel Charlemont)

FIRE Steakhouse & Bar restaurant is a multi-award-winning venue located in the popular Dawson Street and St Stephens Green area offering the ultimate dining experience. The Dining room at FIRE was originally built as the Lord Mayor’s Supper room in 1864 and features incredible vaulted ceilings, stained glass windows and a beautiful terrace overlooking the Lord Mayors Garden making it one of the most impressive dining rooms in Dublin.

2. Les Tapas de Lola

(Located at 12 Wexford Street, only 1km from Clayton Hotel Charlemont)

Just a short 10-minute walk from hotel in the heart of buzzing Wexford Street you’ll find gorgeous, award-winning Spanish Tapas, fine wines and delicious Sangria. Giving patrons a little taste of Spain right in the heart of Dublin’s fair city, Las Tapas De Lola is the perfect setting for a cosy date night or a group get together!

3. Saba

(The original Saba is located on Clarendon Street just 1.4km from Clayton Hotel Charlemont)

Saba (which means happy meeting place) is an award-winning Thai & Vietnamese eatery and cocktail bar.  From light lunches with colleagues, intimate date night dinners or weekend brunches with the girls, Saba is the place to meet, whatever the occasion.

4. Café en Seine

(Located on Dawson Street, only 1.5km from Clayton Hotel Charlemont)

One of Dublin’s most iconic and stunning venues, Café en Seine nestled in the heart of Dublin’s city centre on Dawson Street and features several dining experiences, along with a host of bars, bespoke event areas and a stunning indoor Parisian Street Garden. This impressive venue offers a high-end food experience in a casual dining setting, and let us not forget about their cocktails either. Definitely, a must when you’re in town!

5. The Vintage Cocktail Club

(Located at 15 Crown Alley, Temple Bar, Dublin only 1.9km from Clayton Hotel Charlemont)

Fancy something a bit different? Step through the doors of the Vintage Cocktail Club for what can only be described as an exclusive and unique cocktail and dining experience in Dublin. Soft candle lighting, plush seating, mouth-watering cocktails and delectable bites, this 1920’s style bar is one of the most glamourous cocktail clubs in the city and is ideal for an after-work catch up, pre-show cocktails, or a girl’s night on the town.

6. La Peniche

(Located at Mespil road, just only 850m from Clayton Hotel Charlemont)

A beautifully restored classic cargo barge, La Peniche is a premier restaurant and venue offering delicious lunch and dinner options to guests whilst taking in views of iconic Grand Canal in Dublin. Just a short stroll from Clayton Hotel Charlemont you are guaranteed a unique Dublin dining experience at La Peniche.

7. Marco Pierre White Courtyard Bar & Grill

(Located just 2km from Clayton Hotel Charlemont)

Nestled behind a subtle vined gateway in Donnybrook is the charming Marco Pierre White Courtyard Bar & Grill. As you would expect from a Michelin award-winning Chef this restaurant offers delicious cuisine in outstanding surroundings. Sit back and relax in the courtyard which is also heated making it the perfect al fresco dining in Dublin year-round.

8. Suesey Street

(Located on Leeson Street just 650m from Clayton Hotel Charlemont)

If you’re looking for contemporary Irish cuisine in a stylish outdoor dining setting look no further. Suesey Street is a family-run restaurant, tucked away just off Leeson Street. Their Garden Room is the perfect place to enjoy a meal (and maybe some bubbles!) while enjoying dining outdoors. A very popular venue, we definitely recommend booking online in advance so you don’t miss out.

9. Peruke and Periwig

(Located on Dawson Street, just 1.5km from Clayton Hotel Charlemont)

Peruke and Periwig is a unique and memorable drinking and dining experience on Dublin’s thriving Dawson Street. Open seven nights a week, the ground floor bar offers a relaxed casual dining feel, while the second and third floor, boasts its luxurious furniture and romantic ambience, both offering the options of draught beer, bottles of craft beer, selection of the finest cocktails, whiskeys, spirits, liquors and wines.

10. Lockside Bar/Social

And last but by no means least, our very own Lockside Bar/Social.  While we might be slightly biased, Lockside Bar/Social really epitomises the Dublin City vibe. A place to be truly social, our bustling bar boasts an impressive selection of draft and bottled beers, premium spirits, delicious cocktails and a menu expertly crafted by our Executive Chef Anil Roy. Whether it’s cocktails with the girls or a pre-dinner drink with your better half, our chic bar offers something for everyone, making it the go to location for visitors and locals alike.