vintage tea trips

we’ve rounded up some alternative things to do in Dublin that are quirky (like ourselves) and a little off the beaten track. fancy a few cocktails in a carpark? ever had afternoon tea on a bus? for experiences like this and more, take a quick look at some of our suggestions.

Walking Food Tourswalking food tour

the only way to find the best street food in the city is to have a local show you – there are the usual popular spots but in order to experience the best of the best, why don’t you have Kevin show you around. the best part is there are no set meals, you can choose yourself what you would like to try! for just €20 per person you can see the city, meet new people and leave with a full tummy. a must try while you are in the city, check it out here:

Vintage Tea Trips

vintage tea trips

step up your afternoon tea game with this vintage tea bus experience.  enjoy delicious nibbles and plenty of Irish tea as you get to see Dublin with a difference. each tour is just over an hour in length – they operate a tight schedule so be sure to arrive on time! find out more here:

Pop-up bar in Trinity Carpark: Glovebox

pop up bar trinity car park

for a truly unique experience you must book a table at Glovebox – a pop up bar in Trinity Street Car Park. to enter you have to take the car park lift to level 5 , you’ll know you are in the right place once you hear the music! and don’t worry about a jacket as the carpark is covered and well heated. a spot definitely worth paying a visit (be sure to book as walk ins are limited) find out more here:

The Cake Café Dublin

cake cafe camden street

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if you like reading and a coffee then you will love this hidden café on Camden street! at first glance it is merely a lovely small secondhand bookstore but if you head on through to the back of the shop you will find a hidden gem of a café, the perfect sanctuary for book lovers (or just cake lovers!). find out more here:

The Blind Pig Speakeasy

blind pig

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tucked away in the city you will find (if you look hard enough) dublin’s oldest underground speakeasy. a great spot for extravagant cocktails – get dressed up and have an incredible night. to enjoy this gem you have to book a table online, find the hidden entry and use the password sent to you on your booking. a really fun experience which should definitely be on your list! find out more here:  

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