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Busy ... with road works

This used to be a quiet street in the past but with the introduction of many upmarket bars and restaurants it became quite a busy street especially in the evening and over the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
Professor_Sparrow
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This used to be a quiet street in the past but with the introduction of many upmarket bars and restaurants it became quite a busy street especially in the evening and over the weekends. However, the road works and construction are now very prominent and take away somewhat the charm of what the street used to possess. It is cluttered... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Some quirky places along this Street - particularly the pubs at the top end by Stephen's Green. The Masion House is a key site for any tourist. Be warned, the street is being dug up at the moment, but don't let this put you off. The places along this street are worth the effort

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Thank Teddy B
Hildenborough, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

At the time of our visit the whole area wa upside down with barriers,new pedestrian ways , and chaotic with traffic. Maybe it would be ebetter when all is finished.

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Thank Jyotish G
Pomeroy, Wa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

We were here for only the afternoon and night before our return flight, so didn't have too much time to look around. It seemed very busy; but we did enjoy waling around. We stayed at the Dawson Hotel & Spa, and had a gourmet dinner at The Fire Restaurant right across the street.

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Thank WaWaPat
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Lots of construction going on here, so the street is not at its best. It has several interesting cafes and a very large book store, so that might be worth your time. It's a shorter street, and for now, much less impressive than Grafton St.

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Thank ceemohan
UK
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91 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

Bar37 and Peruke and Periwig are two fantastic bar in Dawson Street. Bar37 or No37 dawson street has lovley seating and eclectic trendy style. Peruke and Periwig is a must, bar man Shane was wonderful, excellent service. Sunday brunch of Lobster Roll OMG Amazing!

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

I was inspired to spend more time on Dawson Street (instead of the more popular Grafton Street) by the TA reviews. Thank you Tripadvisor, and thanks too to letterkennycaint and petercurran. I looked it up on Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawson_Street) in preparation for a whole day's research. But just now is not the best moment to dawdle down Dawson Street! The problem?... More 

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Thank G and B R
Letterkenny, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2013

This is one of the main arteries into the city from the south side, and it runs parallel to Grafton Street. It is only about 400 meters long, but every Dub will be familiar with it, as it houses the Mansion House, which is home to Dublin's Lord mayor. It starts at St Stephens Green and finishes at Nassau Street.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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875 reviews
635 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2013

When walking down Dawson street on a wet saturday afternoon in april, you will spot a lot of Dublin life, from the desperately frustrating wrapped up American tourists looking on in awe at the beautiful georgian splendour and european classique cosmopolitaness of the street, you will also see lot's of workers from all the local government offices dotted around locally,... More 

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