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best pubs/ restaurants??

hi all

i am after some advice me and my partner are going with a group of friends/family to dublin for his 30th birthday in february and i am wondering if anyone can recommend places to visit pubs and also any nice restaurants as we would liketo go out for a nice meal one of the nights to celebrate hisbirthday

also if anyone could recommend how much money you think we would need for 3 nights stay ?


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11. Re: best pubs/ restaurants??

Murray's is on O'Connell St, on the right as you head away from the river. The Parnell Mooney closed about six years ago but has recently reopened as The Parnell Heritage Pub, complete refit, new vibe and decent food, was there recently and can recommend!

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Hi Jenna

Dublin is full of Bars and restaurants so you will not be disappointed. If i was going on holidays to Dublin I would most likely make the effort to go to the pubs around Baggot Street - ie Donaghy & Nesbitt & O Donaghues are 2 great Dublin Pubs. With reference to restaurants take a look at the Trip Advisor restaurant guide its fairly accurate. In the Top 15 alone there is some serious restaurants, my favourites personally would be the Arch Bistro, Chapter 1 & Patrick Guilbaud's. Good Luck and have a great holiday.

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Hi - for music go to O Donaghues just beyond St Stephens Green, music starts at 9.30 and is really fun. Go for an early dinner, Hugos opposite is really special, most good restaurants need to be booked. Dublin is expensive, but food is great, Hugos is about E35 a head, the Rustic Stone does really nice food. Hotels are expensive but Raddison Blu is great

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14. Re: best pubs/ restaurants??

Hi, just to give you an idea of prices, 4 of us had a great meal at Parnells 2 weeks ago for my sons birthday. 138 euro for 4 mains, 4 deserts, 2 bottles of very nice red, 4 Irish coffees. We did spend a bit more on cocktails and pints before and after our meal, and we loved the place, very nice atmosphere, and the staff couldn't do enough for us.

Agree with other posters re ODonaghues, it's a very lively pub with music, I think it's on Merrion Street, close to St Stephens Green., South of the river, so a 10 - 15 minute walk from your hotel. For traditional Irish music I'd recommend Hughes on Chancery Street, or the Cobblestone in Smithfield. All the pubs in t he Temple Bar area are very lively, touristy but fun, and expensive drinks wise. No shortage of places to eat and drink in Dublin, I'm sure you will enjoy wherever you end up!

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15. Re: best pubs/ restaurants??

O'Donoghues is on Merrion Row - just off Stephen's Green past the Shelbourne Hotel on the Green

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16. Re: best pubs/ restaurants??

Good advice, pity the OP never came back though.

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