Pubs, live music, Guinness, art, literature, rugby, architecture, castles; this is Dublin!
Where should you start? In 48 hours, we'll take you to the different hotspots and hidden gems in the city. You'll be well prepared to kick off your weekend in Dublin. It's so handy!
Day 1 - During the day
What better way to start the day than with a hearty breakfast? The Pantry in Talbot Street by the bridge offers a cooked traditional breakfast. Enjoy the bacon, fried eggs, beans, mushrooms, tomatoes and sausages.
Day 1 - Night
If you are looking for a couple of pints and a hearty warming meal, head to Porterhouse, Dublin's oldest microbrewery. The pub only sells their own quality beer and the decor is rustic and atmospheric. It's the perfect place to find comfort food for cold winter nights, with bangers and mash and an assortment of pies to go with that delicious pint!
To kick off your second day in Dublin, enjoy a lovely breakfast at Lemon Crepe and Coffee Co. It's a great place to quickly grab a bite to eat and then start exploring the city again. There are delicious crepes and Belgian waffles as well as the usual breakfast sandwiches with eggs and bacon.
Day 2 - During the day
Head to the area of Temple Bar where there are plenty of cafes, restaurants, bars and pubs. You will often hear live music, see market stalls and exhibitions which creates a fun and lively carnival atmosphere. Explore the cute shops and enjoy a cup of coffee and people watching in this busy and exciting area of Dublin. It's also a great place to go back to at night!
Day 2 - Night
Restaurants in Dublin have flourished and sprung up in recent years. There are plenty of choices, but increasingly popular are the burger bars. Check out the restaurant in the Generator hostel that are great if you are on a budget and will leave your mouth watering.