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Insider's Guide to Dublin


To celebrate the opening of our concession in Dundrum, we've compiled an insider's guide to all the best restaurants, bars and hidden gems in the city.

Restaurants

One Pico:

"An acclaimed award winning restaurant serving wonderful food in luxurious surroundings. Modern classic cuisine with innovative touches using the best of seasonal produce."

Jaipur:

"An Indian meal is more than a feast for the senses because it carries the impression of geography, local custom, traditional belief and religious ideology. Come experience India through her world of cuisine across an infinite palate of flavours."

Il Posto:

"Il Posto is a relaxed and modern Italian Mediterranean Restaurant on Dublin's St. Stephen's Green. The restaurants appeal lies in it's natural warmth and charm, offering regulars and newcomers an atmosphere that would make you feel like you are dining in the heart of Milan or Rome. Whether you are dining with a loved one, friends, family, colleagues or entertaining business clients, Il Posto offers an intimate and elegant setting with an informal family atmosphere, sumptuous food and excellent service."

Geisha:

"Geisha, one of the most symbolic cultures in Asia, artfully combines the best culinary traditions of Asia in one contemporary, sophisticated space. Elegance is the demonstration of our philosophy - consistence in the excellence of food and service.In the hands of our master of arts, all our food is a comprehensive fusion of sight, smell, touch and taste of regional favorites, without comprising the heritage of the culture. Our use of healthy seasonal ingredients ensures that all the nutritious properties are perfectly preserved."

Hotels

The Gresham Hotel:

"The Gresham Hotel Dublin, part of Gresham Hotels Group, is located in the heart of Dublin city centre and is one of the best known hotels in Dublin. This grand hotel is a landmark building with original period features including stunning Waterford crystal chandeliers. Each of The Gresham Hotel's 300 bedrooms and suites are equipped with complimentary WI-FI; the suites include penthouse balconies with stunning views across the city and the Dublin mountains."

Sandymount Hotel:

"Sandymount Hotel is celebrating 60 years as the largest family run hotel in Dublin, in business since 1955. Sandymount Hotel enjoys a long & distinguished history which continues to whisper through the bricks & corniced ceilings of the Victorian Houses which now comprise the modernised hotel."

The Marker:

"Extraordinary, surprising and luxurious, The Marker Hotel is the perfect urban retreat for those who crave the unconventional, yet still expect the exceptional standards of service that are the signature of a member of The Leading Hotels of the World®. Rising up from the rich urban heartland of the Dublin Docklands, our hotel slots seamlessly into one of the most vibrant cultural hubs of Dublin City."

Things to See

Dublin Zoo:

"Dublin Zoo is much more than a fun-filled, stimulating day out for all the family... it's a place to learn about wild animals, especially those which are endangered. Located in the Phoenix Park in the heart of Dublin city, Dublin Zoo is Ireland's most popular family attraction, and welcomed over one million visitors last year."

Dublin Castle:

"Since its foundation in 1204 Dublin Castle has been at the heart of the history and evolution of the city. Today, spanning an area of over 44,000 square meters (11 acres), the site contains 2 museums, 2 cafés, an international conference centre, 2 gardens, Government Buildings and the State Apartments which are the most important state rooms in the country."

The Iveagh Gardens:

"The Iveagh Gardens are among the finest and least known of Dublin's parks and gardens. They were designed by Ninian Niven, in 1865, as an intermediate design between the 'French Formal' and the 'English Landscape' styles. They demonstrated the artistic skills of the landscape Architect of the mid 19th century and display a unique collection of landscape features which include Rustic Grotto's and Cascade, sunken formal panels of lawn with Fountain Centre Pieces, Wilderness, Woodlands, Maze, Rosarium, American Garden, Archery Grounds, Rockeries and Rooteries."

Things to Do

Guiness Storehouse:

"Come and explore Ireland's number one visitor attraction, providing an unforgettable welcome and a magical journey deep into the heart of the world famous GUINNESS® brand and company. This historical building is central to Dublin's and Ireland's heritage, and has been continually updated to create a blend of fascinating industrial tradition with a contemporary edge."

Dublin Ghost Bus Tour:

"Step inside the world's first & original Ghostbus and be transported into a world of ghostly happenings, comedy horror, and terrifying histories. The new Ghostbus will drive you into your nightmares, taking in some of Dublin's most haunting sights along the way."

National Gallery of Ireland:

"The National Gallery of Ireland is located in the heart of Dublin, and holds the national collection of European and Irish fine art."


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