5 tasty cocktail joints in Dublin
1) Vintage Cocktail Club
This very exclusive cocktail bar doesn’t look like much from its front door, but that’s precisely the point. The hidden world inside offers fine dining, vintage surroundings and candlelit tables, all very chic and refined. When it comes to Dublin cocktails, this is a secret to know.
2) 37 Dawson Street
This is pretty decadent stuff. The place is beautifully designed with incredible art, chandeliers and coloured glass. The cocktails are irresistible of course; the ones infused with chilli and/or egg yolk are a must-try. There’s also a respectable food menu and an impressive whiskey bar.
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3) Peruke & Periwig
Alongside the usual bar drinks and food, Peruke & Periwig is a very highly regarded cocktail joint with an elaborate and inventive menu. Expect classy stuff across two floors, with dapper-looking staff and portraitures of all sizes looking down on you. The venue has its very own library bar area as well.
4) The Lucky Duck
The ground floor of The Lucky Duck is decorated as an old Victorian pub, full of warm colours, with a great little snug. Spread across the next two floors are several smaller rooms, each with their own distinctive style and a cocktail bar. The drinks menu is lengthy, featuring an array of cocktails at very affordable prices.
5) 9 Below
One of the more luxurious and elegant bars in Dublin, 9 Below is all very sleek and tidy, set in a converted basement with high vaulted ceilings. The cocktail menu rightfully gets all the attention thanks to its very creative concoctions, but you can also splurge on fine wines or liquor if you wish. Dress sharp.
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