what should you do if you only have 24 hours in dublin? with so many cafes, restaurants, bars, museums and galleries, it can be hard to choose what to see and do. we have recommended our favourite places to visit in dublin.
this is far from a classic museum and well worth a visit. you’ll discover that what it means to be irish expands far beyond the borders of ireland through the stories of irish emigrants who became scientists, politicians, poets, artists and even outlaws all over the world. Located just minutes from the gibson hotel in the CHQ building.
jameson distillery bow st experience
next, jump on the luas (tram) to smithfield to visit the jameson distillery. we highly recommend the distillery tour or the premium whiskey tasting experience, or you can master the craft of whiskey cocktail making with the talented jameson bartenders.
if you are looking for a quirky bar pop into token which is also in smithfield. it is a retro bar and restaurant with arcade games. with over 32 machines, 22 taps, and an extensive menu for all tastes. the food consists of their take on high-end fast food, whether it be a burger, vegan calamari or deep fried oreo cheesecake bombs , perfect for a mid day bite!
cross over the river liffey to the south side of the city and take a stroll down the famous shopping street – grafton street. it is a must when visiting dublin. packed with high street and independent shops you will be spoiled for choice here! after shopping, have a seat in one of dublin’s older pubs – grogans on south william street where a pint of guinness is the only drink to try!
drury buildings on drury street, just off grafton street offers small bites downstairs or try their italian menu upstairs surrounded by the cool new york style interiors. head back to the gibson hotel for a few cocktails in our hemi bar to end the perfect day in dublin.