#JetsetIreland: Dublin’s 5 Coolest Bars

No, it’s not all about the Guinness. Okay, maybe it is!



1. The George

89 South Great Georges Street, Dublin 2 (map, website)

The George is the most famous gay bar in Dublin (with Guinness of course) that’s been open since 1985 and continues to be one of the most popular spots for gay men in the city. Open 7 days a week, it’s got a stacked daily lineup of fabulous drag shows, bingo, karaoke and glitter bombs that´s guaranteed to keep you fierce and having fun all week!

2. The Chelsea Drugstore

25 South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2 (map, website)

A super hip and stylish bar on Georges Street, it’s the perfect concoction of cool minimalist décor, the chilliest house music and creative mixology.

3. Camden Exchange

72 Camden Street Lower, Dublin (map, website)

Camden Exchange is a great, original bar with a wide range of craft beers and mouthwatering cocktail options available. It’s also got exciting street food and snacks on the menu like rolled pork belly, lemon hummus and pulled brisket. With lots of colorful art on exhibit as well, what’s not to love about a super happening bar like this one?

4 Dame Lane

4 Dame Ln, Dublin 2 (map, website)

4 Dame Lane is a sexy, low tempo and ambient bar tucked away in Dame Lane. The locale is spacious, although it can get packed easily on weekends, but the ambience is perfect for coming to unwind after a long day and kicking back with friends.

5. The Lotts Café Bar

9 Lower Liffey Street,Dublin 1 (map, website)

Finally, The Lotts is a high quality pub that feels super casual and authentic without compromising nice décor and good service. It’s got lots of different cider and beers on tap and the perfect pub grub to go with it for the best time in a laidback atmosphere.

Nadia Cho

Communications Associate

Nadia reps Team JST traveling the world in search of exclusive features and online via JST's social media platforms. You can find her exploring metropolitan cities or lounging on tropical beaches.

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