Dublin has a vibrant, trendy and sometimes rowdy nightlife. The busiest nights out in Dublin tend to be Fridays and Saturdays when you will find the city centres pubs, super pubs and clubs overflowing with nightlife seekers. The nightlife ends relatively earlier, around 2:30am, in comparison to other European cities, however what it lacks in time it certainly doesn’t lack in party atmosphere. The best nightlife in Dublin can be found in the city centre. This area is packed with pubs, restaurants, theatres and clubs making it easy to bar hop.
The latest trend in Dublin is its super pubs. These pubs offer some of the best nightlife in Dublin. A super pub is a combination of bar and night club and it has a late opening license. They are usually quite large and very trendy. There are also a few nightclubs in Dublin that are just clubs and not super pubs.
Some of the best nightlife in Dublin is as follows. Each has its own attraction.
Club M has been a popular nightclub in Dublin for many years now. It is located underneath the Blooms Hotel in Temple Bar. This is not one of the most trendy nightclubs is Dublin but it is still one of the best places for Dublin nightlife. It has a wonderful interior with galleries overlooking the dance floor. The crowd that come to Club M are less pretentious than you would find in other Dublin clubs, which is part of its appeal. It is also a popular nightspot with tourists so it is a good place to meet people from around the world.
This is a legendary Dublin nightspot and it definitely deserves its spot on the list of best nightlife in Dublin. Eamon Doran’s is a pub and live music venue located in the trendy Temple Bar area of Dublin’s city centre. Eamon Doran’s has regular live bands and it is one of the best places in Dublin to check out up and coming bands in the Dublin music scene. It is also known for some very well known bands to show up after concerts elsewhere in Dublin and give an impromptu performance. Once such band is the Fun Lovin Criminals. Inside Doran’s has a dark and cosy atmosphere with a real pub feel and no modern super pub traits.
This is one of the best venues for nightlife in Dublin. The lines begin to form well before the doors open to this very popular Dublin nightspot. Besides being one of Dublin’s best theatres the Gaiety Theatre hosts post performance nightlife that appeals to many tastes. Through the different rooms of the Gaiety Theatre Dublin you will be able to enjoy live music such as Jazz, Reggae and Salsa. Or if you prefer you can dance the night away to a DJ. There is even a cinema running in the main seating area of the Gaiety. One of the best features of this Dublin nightspot is that its bars are some of the last to stop serving in Dublin.
This is one of the trendiest nightlife venues in Dublin. It has long been an established place to be seen and go star spotting. Because of its prestigious reputation Lillies can be difficult to get into but turning up at the door in the latest fashion helps. However the best way to ensure entry is to get membership to the club. Music at Lillies covers many spectrums including pop, house, garage, R&B and club classics.
If you want the best nightlife in Dublin then Spirit is definitely one of the most happening. This is a super club with a holistic theme and three floors. In the basement you will find a chill out area with relaxing music, cushy chairs and a holistic centre where you can get rekki or massage treatments. One the ground floor level you get a trendier bar feel with music, bars and seating. The top floor is where you can let loose on the dance floor to the latest dance tunes complete with stage dancers. Spirit holds a theatre licence that means it has one of the latest openings in Dublin. Spirit has to been on any list of the best nightlife in Dublin.