Late Night Bars

Top 13 Late Night Bars in Dublin

Izakaya Basement

One of the coolest spots in Dublin for a late night bevvy  is Yamamori Izakaya (aka Izakaya Basement). Located in the hubbub of South George’s Street, Izakaya offers some delicious sake cocktails, a mix of asian beers and local brews on tap, sick beats and a back alley smoking area painted to look like the back alley behind a bar in Tokyo. Bonus: there’s a beer vending machine in the smoking area so you can grab a drink while you’re outside! (plus it takes card)

Open Hours

Wednesday – Friday

19:00 – 2:30

Saturday – Sunday

17:00 – 2:30

R.I.O.T

This ‘Brooklyn meets Berlin-style dive bar’ is all you could ask for from a late-night boozy haunt. With premium drinks and retro-inspired cocktails, pool tables upstairs, and DJ’s down below, there’s a spot for everybody at r.i.o.t. In addition to pool, patrons can also play some other bar classics like jumbo jenga, beer pong, and an assortment of board games. If you’re looking for a funky-fresh late-night bar, this is the spot for you!

Open Hours

Tue – Wed – Sun

15:00 – 0:30

Mon  – Thu – Fri – Sat

15:00 – 2:30

The Workman's Club

 This infamous spot located just by the Liffey in Temple Bar, has played host to a number of world-renowned acts such as Father John Misty, Little Green Cars, Kodaline, and more! As awesome as the tunes are here, the Workman’s Bar isn’t just known for awesome music. It’s also home to one of Dublin’s best clubs, some of the best comedy in the city, as well as new band showcases! Definitely a bar worthy of a late-night visit. 

Open Hours

Tuesday – Thursday

15:00 – 23:00

Friday – Monday

15:00 – 3:00

Whelans

One of Ireland’s most famous and well loved venues since 1989, Whelans has established itself as a kingpin of late-night drinking and merriment in Dublin. Located on Wexford Street, Whelans has hosted a number of international acts including Ed Sheeran, Jeff Buckley, and Arctic Monkeys. Additionally, this late night hub offers some of the coolest indie club nights from Thursday to Saturday starting at 10:30 pm. Highly recommend this late-night joint

Open Hours

Sunday – Thursday

17:00 – 1:30

Friday – Saturday

17:00 – 2:30

top 13 late night bars in Dublin

37 Dawson Street

Treat yourself to one of 37 different Irish Whiskeys (served in crystal no less). If you’re not in the mood for a  wee dram, you can always ask for your glass with a light, refreshing mixer or an elegant cocktail to sip on while relaxing in this lush, eclectic bar. This is one of the more romantic spots on our list, so if the dates going well and you’re not quite ready to go home, head to 37 Dawson street to keep the romance flowing. Bonus: Music is either tunes from baby grand piano or some funky background tracks.

Open Hours

Tuesday – Saturday

16:00 – 2:30

Sunday

15:00 – 1:30

top 13 late night bars in Dublin

4 Dame Lane

4 Dame Lane is a venue spread over two floors, hidden away on Dame Lane just down from the George. This is one of the coolest spots in town, featuring some of Dublin’s best DJ’s busting out indie/electro-pop tunes at ‘The Beat Suite’ nights every Friday and Saturday. If you can’t make it here for the weekend, no worries! There’s a 2 for €12 offer on selected cocktails from Sunday to Thursday, as well as an awesome selection of craft beers to enjoy any time of the week. Bonus: the loft has ping pong and foosball tables. 

Open Hours

Sunday – Thursday

17:00 – 0:30

Friday – Saturday

15:00 – 2:30

top 13 late night bars in Dublin

Capitol Lounge

The Capitol Lounge is a modern, sleek cocktail bar with an art-deco twist. With top notch cocktails starting at just €5 each, this is a great spot for all you creatures of the night. 

Open Hours

Monday – Saturday

9:30 – 00:00

Sunday

12:00 – 23:00

Monday – Saturday

9:30 – 00:00

top 13 late night bars Dublin

The Mezz

 With everything from Ska to Folk; Blues to Salsa; there’s something for everyone at this Temple Bar staple.  With live music, The Mezz is perfect for a late night beverage. 

Open Hours

Sunday – Wednesday

9:30 – 00:00

Thursday – Saturday

12:00 – 23:00

Fitzsimons

The Fitzsimons is one of the institutions of Temple Bar offering various entertainment from bar to nightclub. Open till late seven nights a week.

Open Hours

Monday – Saturday

10:30 – 3:00

Sunday

12:00 – 2:00

Capitol Lounge

Late bar Friday and Saturday with DJ’s. The Foggy Dew is located near Temple Bar and is one of the most popular pubs in the area.

Open Hours

Monday – Wednesday

17:00 – 23:30

Thursday – Sunday

15:00 – 23:30

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