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Temple Bar

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Neighbourhood: South City Centre
As featured in 3 Days in Dublin and 5 other guides
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Address: Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 1 672 5286
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

Funky shops, eclectic cafes and hordes of stylish young Europeans have made...

Funky shops, eclectic cafes and hordes of stylish young Europeans have made Temple Bar one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city.

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great atmosphere in a great setting

I was told to go and visit this bar I expected to be over-commercialised. However, the place was packed on both occasions with tourists and locals. Live music was bonding the... read more

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Denis H
Leuven, Belgium
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34 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lively place with many bars and restaurants to choose from....most with some music to enjoy. Our hotel was in Temple Bar and we could hear the music well past midnight. Go only if you want to let your hair done and enjoy the fun.

Thank Dennis C
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is what it is,but you cannot go to Dublin without visiting the area.Overpriced yes,overcrowded yes,touristy of course, but fun.This is what most of the young come to Dublin for,get drunk and have a good time.Even on some week nights its shoulder to shoulder,the music is fun but mostly classic rock with a little Irish thrown in.Stay away on weekends... More 

Glendale, Arizona
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5 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are so many great bars and restaurants in Temple Bar it's hard to pick our favorite! One of the locations we visited multiple times (for their excellent fish stew) was the Dubliner. Skip the lower floors and head directly upstairs for excellent service, great guinness on tap and wonderful food!

Thank Shaleen B
Miami, Florida
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Temple Bar is a fantastically fun area of Dublin that provides shopping, entertainment, food and drink for travelers of all ages. I've stayed just one street off the Temple Bar area on the Liffey and while it does get a little loud in the evening, it's so close to great food and drink it's worth it. Walk down the... More 

1 Thank Sloane905
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Maybe it was the location, a very touristy area of Dublin, but this bar was just ok. I have heard a lot about the Temple Bar, and I guess it is considered to be a "must see" when visiting Dublin, but the crowd was terrible inside. There are a lot of other nice clubs/pubs on the same street. I would... More 

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Parry Sound, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

What an experience cobbled Streets, bars every where and all of them full to overflowing , We did manage to actually get into the Temple Bar Pub, but no way could we gat a drink and that was at 4pm would not attempt to try in the evening must visit

1 Thank Miranda62
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Take off your suite and party. 90 pubs, countless restaurants, live music and a unique experience This is certainly the heart of the Dublin experience

1 Thank WightLight
Leuven, Belgium
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was told to go and visit this bar I expected to be over-commercialised. However, the place was packed on both occasions with tourists and locals. Live music was bonding the crowd and the different bars served an amazing variety of drinks! A must see when visiting Dublin.

1 Thank Denis H
Tralee, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is always a reason to celebrate when visiting Temple Bar. However, if you go at 6:30 pm it is crowded and gets worse as the night wears on since it's such popular place. Make it a stop anyway and enjoy the music and the crowd!

1 Thank jjtr6
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a very interesting spot to visit. It is full of great music and pubs if you're looking to check out some typical Irish culture. However the pubs there are quite expensive and the music might not always be up to scratch.

1 Thank Deirdre N

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