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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Distillery
“Learn about how Whiskey is made and do a tasting at the end of the tour. Perfect afternoon activity. ”
  • 76 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Pub
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“Great local bar, hipsters and doggies are plenty but friendly and well run with good cocktails ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Café
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“Noshingtons - 186 South Circular Road - 20 minute walk. Just reopened and completely refurbished after a fire gutted the building, it’s a family friendly spot where you can check out the work of celebrated Irish photographer Barry McCall. They also have a smaller outpost in Harold’s Cross Park, also a 20 minute walk away ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great pub grub and some good beers on tap… they also have a gin bar upstairs if you’re gin drinkers! ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Establishment
“Co-op/farmers market that sells fresh Irish produce. On weekends a café opens. Check their website for monthly flea market and other events. A brilliant local spot that’s off the hidden path!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Market
“Good market to visit on Saturdays & good place for groceries. It's about a 45 minutes Luas tram ride from the city centre. Get off at the Bluebell Luas stop. Walk along Old Naas Road until you reach the Green Door Market on your right-hand side. Address: A1 Bluebell Business Centre, Old Naas Road, Bluebell”
  • 26 locals recommend
Cafe
“Pan Asian casual dining. From brunch all the way through dinner, this fusions restaurant has enough variety to make you want breakfast lunch and dinner!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Automotive Shop
“NEWMARKET SQUARE & THE GREEN DOOR MARKET are open Thurs – Sunday. There are weekly flea-markets & broccante markets here too. They are a 5 minute walk from 19 O’Curry Rd. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Rental Car Location
“Nearby Car rental but it is withing walking distance of house, about 8 minutes on foot, is not located on Merchants Quay which is an air bnb error.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Take away retaurant, high quality thai food. I work for this company and cannot get enough of the food!!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Butcher
“If you're staying in, this traditional butcher has quality Irish produce and open until 7pm.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Good craft beer and handy bar food if you need to grab something quick. The wings are good and if you like whiskey try their tasting plate. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Establishment
“This market is on every last Sunday of the month. They serve really tasty coffee, breakfast, pizza and falafel. Something for everyone at this market. Wrap up!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“From the proprietors of Bastible just around the corner, this is a recently opened restaurant which is getting fantastic reviews. Mix of small & large plates. Reserve well in advance but walk-ins are also apparently accepted.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“It's a Spar shop... but less than two minutes away so great for milk, bread, newspapers and other bits and bobs”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
“Great chinese to eat in and take out. Really fresh. Chuna is lovely and it is sooo inexpensive Mega nice brunch and great chocolate cake Dog friendly”
  • 3 locals recommend