stand up paddle boarding

You’ve arrived at the home of First Dates! Time to drop off your bags and enter relaxation mode..

Start your day off by heading down to Surfdock, located in the Docklands and try out some stand up paddle boarding or windsurfing on the River Liffey. Don’t worry if you haven’t tried it before, Surf Dock have a beginner session and provide you with equipment. All you need to do is book in and go!

After building up an appetite, head over to Brew Dog, just an 8-minute walk away. Enjoy the laid back vibe with some mouth-watering food and craft beer, plus if you’re a vegan they’ve got plenty of tasty options for you too! While you’re there why not play a game of giant Jenga or shuffle board? Be sure to check out their cool photo booth before you leave too!

Next hop on the Luas from just outside the gibson’s door and head down towards Grafton Street for some afternoon shopping. Enjoy a leisurely stroll down through the shops and take in that Dublin city atmosphere. Grab some coffee along the way in Butlers Chocolate and relax in Stephen’s Green park, the perfect spot for some people watching!

Time for some food! Drop back to the gibson and enjoy a delicious dinner for two in our coda restaurant – the home of First Dates Ireland! After enjoy our signature love heart dessert and sip on a few of our famous cocktails from our hemi bar! The rest will be history…

Wake up feeling refreshed and enjoy a full Irish breakfast for two. Or you can choose your own from the gibson’s breakfast menu!

Take a stroll down by the Liffey and grab a coffee in Nutbutter located just along the docks. Why not try one of their delicious food bowls? They’re super healthy and taste delicious!

Hop on some Dublin city bikes and go for a relaxing bike ride around Grand Canal. If you’re feeling up to a bit more of a challenge, go for a cycle up to Sandymount strand and take a relaxing walk along the beach.

Don’t miss check out at 12pm! But hey, why not leave your bags with us and collect them a little later?

Head for some lunch at Herb Street and enjoy some top notch food with some waterfront views! Be sure to try their buttermilk pancakes or for something a little more filling try one of their burgers or baps!

If you’ve still got some energy left in you,  jump on the Luas and go check out the Irish Museum of Modern Art. Take a stroll through their impressive galleries and take in the amazing contemporary art. Be sure to keep an eye out for their upcoming events or exhibitions before your visit, the IMMA often have insightful talks and performances on too. Just be sure to book your tickets ahead of time!

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