Your critical guide to hotels, restaurants and going out in Dublin

Written by local experts

Editor's picks

Trendy, cosy, plush, day or night

Bars & pubs

One of the city's best DJ bars, Solas is renowned for its sunny rooftop bar and brilliantly laid back vibe.

Good-looking cooking


A stylish, easygoing brasserie – the kind of place most people would love to have on their doorstep.

Making science enjoyable

Science Gallery

A new and innovative museum that takes a fresh, fun and lively look at the applications of science.

Major attractions

Guinness Storehouse


This 'visitor experience', housed in a six-storey listed building dating from 1904, has become the public face of what is undoubtedly Ireland's most recognisable brand.

National Gallery of Ireland


A small but fine collection of European works, including paintings by Caravaggio, Titian, Monet, Degas, Goya, Vermeer and Picasso.

National Museum of Ireland


Home to the nation's most significant collection of decorative arts, as well as myriad displays devoted to Ireland's social, political and military histories.

What's on in Dublin

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Dublin's entertainment agenda keeps readers, artists, boozers and sportsmen happy with corkers like the Writers Festival, boutique music and arts festival Electric Parade, and the Six Nations Rugby.