Long Room of Trinity College Library. Photo by RK.
Long Room of Trinity College Library. Photo by RK.




  • Roly‘s. Elegant restaurant in Ballsbridge. Enjoy great seafood (try their prawn bisque) and Irish beef steak at its best.
  • Pichet. Bistro and cocktail bar on Trinity Street.
  • Pearl‘s. French fine dining in cosy cave interior.
  • La Maison. Cute French bistro close to Grafton Street.
  • Fish Shack Cafe. Get delicious fresh fish, e.g. at the Temple Bar branch.
  • At the Bailey bar you can snack some Tapas and take yourself through the different tastes of Irish Whiskey.
  • In the Gresham Hotel British afternoon tea is served nearly every day.

Do & See:

  • The Old Library of Trinity College houses the famous Book of Kells. The Long Room is very impressive and makes you feel like in a Harry Potter movie.
  • National Museum of Ireland. Visit the three Dublin museums with free access and discover the country‘s past.
  • Discover the huge Phoenix Park where you can also find Dublin Zoo, the U.S. Embassy and where deer are strolling around.
  • Take a walk through busy Temple Bar district and experience pub culture with live "Trad" music.
  • Cross the river Liffey over Dublin‘s landmark, the Ha‘Penny Bridge.
  • If interested in brewery, visit the Guinness Storehouse. Its Gravity Bar offers a 360° view over the city. Book your tickets online in order to avoid queueing.
  • Not visited but worth seeing: Kilmanhaim Gaol. Former jail that has been transformed into a museum. Tickets sell out fast, so book online.
  • Shop some records and get lost in the vinyl collection of Tower Records.
  • The hop-on/hop-off tourist buses in the city are convenient to visit the top sights and cost from around 15€.
  • Bus tours into the countryside are offered at many places – visiting ruins and wool-weaving factories included.