A Guide to Temple Bar Night Life


guide to temple bar night life

If you like your evenings lively and varied, you’ll find plenty to entertain in Temple Bar. It’s not called central Dublin’s Cultural Quarter for nothing.

The Sounds

Just try finding a quiet corner at night in Temple Bar! Go on, we challenge you. You’ll have to search far and wide because Temple Bar at night is one of the liveliest, partiest places in Dublin. People come from far and wide to be a part of the craic. It’s a great place to hold your stag or hen night, celebrate an anniversary, a birthday, or just mark the glorious passing of another day being alive. We don’t need much of an excuse, as you’ll find out for yourself.
Bars and clubs abound, spilling over with tourists and locals alike, but there are also theatres and concert venues. Lots of the pubs offer traditional Irish music, with The Temple Bar Pub being one of the most famous for unrivaled traditional live music every day of the week from morning to close. There’s a webcam if you want to check out what’s happening right now!

The Tastes

guide to temple bar night life

There’s plenty of good food to be had all around Temple Bar, whether you’re after something to set you up for a night on the town or you want a hearty wind down after a good night out. Make sure you don’t miss the chance for a proper Irish Guinness or to tuck into some scrumptious Galway Oysters. If Whiskey is your tipple of choice, we have an unrivaled selection here in The Temple Bar Pub. Whether you just want a quick snack on your way to the next pub or you’re after a nice, leisurely sit-down meal, it’s here in Temple Bar. Any time of the day or night, you’ll find restaurants, pubs, and cafes offering fast or slow food, catering for all tastes and appetites, from a gourmet sandwich to a portion of chips.

The Looks

guide to temple bar night life

Temple Bar is a really old region in Dublin, dating back to medieval times. Cobbled alleys and interesting, original architecture create a great ambiance. It looks amazing during the day, but at night it’s super atmospheric with all the welcoming lights spilling from doorways and windows.

As for personal looks, dress how you like is mostly the dress code around Temple Bar at night, although you might find a few nightclubs that don’t like trainers. On the whole though, we’re a pretty laid-back bunch and we’ll take you as we find you and hope you’ll do the same.

Of course, at certain times of year you’re encouraged to go a bit further and dress in your best green. St Patrick’s Day around Temple Bar brings out the lucky leprechaun in us all. Let your hair down and embrace the silly hats and general frivolity.

The Company

Irish hospitality is renowned the world over. We love to meet new people and make new friends, showing you a warm welcome and a good time. Around Temple Bar, you’ll rub shoulders with all kinds of people of all ages, and it gets busy at night, especially on the weekends. Temple Bar is very popular with tourists, so you’ll get the chance to meet people from all over the world, as well as a fair few locals. It’s considered a pretty safe area in the grand scheme of things, but like anywhere you don’t want to leave your common sense at home.

Are you coming to Temple Bar?
Of course, you are!

When you’re visiting Dublin, you’ll kick yourself later if you miss it. Make sure you pop in and say hello!