Temple Bar is synonymous with sightseeing in Dublin as it’s one of the city’s most vibrant areas. Bursting with culture, music and tradition, it is becoming the city’s nightlife nerve centre. On the south bank of the River Liffey, it’s tucked away but full of life, no matter the hour. From iconic pubs, to street buskers, bold graffiti and picturesque cobbled streets, Temple Bar is not to be missed.
Whether you’re just visiting Dublin or want to extend your trip to explore a new city, choosing a hotel in a good location near to the Temple Bar as well as the city’s other amazing attractions is key. If you’re looking for a hotel near Temple Bar, Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is a great option. Just a 14 minute walk (1400 metres) from the Temple Bar, our 4-star hotel offers the perfect location for guests visiting Temple Bar who want to explore the rest of the city during their stay.
Dublin City Attractions In Temple Bar
Temple Bar is full of exciting places to expand your cultural and artistic horizons. On any given day you may be able to attend a free concert, film screening or market. You can visit the Irish Film Institute to see indie films and enjoy the trendy café, or you can head down to Temple Bar Gallery + Studios to check out the latest Irish contemporary art. With so many venues so close to one another, there is no reason you shouldn’t.
Food and Drinks In Temple Bar
Temple Bar is home to some high quality restaurants and cafés that are top of their game. Queen of Tarts on Cow’s Lane offers some of the best cheesecake the city has to offer. Meanwhile Elephant and Castle off Temple Bar Square boasts the best chicken wings in town and you’ll find rave review after rave review from many Americans about their authentic taste.
If you are looking for a classic Irish pub feel, go to Teac Na Céibe in Temple Bar Square where you might even run into some hens but will definitely get a traditional pint. Or head over to The Workman’s Club or Club M which are great options for a late night out at a club.
Maldron Hotel Parnell Square hotel also has its own bar and restaurant where you can relax and enjoy a cocktail after a busy day exploring Temple Bar!