• Dublin Groups Guide

Planning a group getaway in Dublin doesn’t have to be stressful!

Read our suggestions on where to stay, where to eat, drink, and party it up in Dublin with your best mates!

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  • Dream

    • Maldron Hotel Smithfield Dublin Twin Rooms

      Maldron Hotel Smithfield

      Maldron Hotel Smithfield,Smithfield, Dublin 7 D07 RF2Y

      (01) 485 0900

      Surrounded by history, sights and more delicious food options than you could ever imagine, Maldron Hotel Smithfield is a great option for group holidays thank to their spacious rooms for up to 6 people. Sitting in between Dublin’s iconic O’Connell Street and the River Liffey, the hotel has excellent transport links, and most city centre sights are just a short walk away. Their unbeatable special offers will make sure you have a group holiday to remember.

    • Maldron Hotel Pearse Street Dublin Double Double Room

      Maldron Hotel Pearse Street

      98-107 Pearse Street, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 2

      (01) 670 3666

      A short hop from bustling city centre streets and nightlife hot spots, the Maldron Hotel Pearse Street is perfectly situated whether you’re after cultured-filled day-time adventures or nights out to remember. Check out their studio apartments if you want more space on your trip, or family rooms if you like the idea of sharing with your pals! Either way, you’re in for a fun-filled trip.

    • Maldron Hotel Parnell Square

      Maldron Hotel Parnell Square, Parnell Square West, Rotunda, Dublin 1 D01 HX02

      (01) 871 6800

      In the heart of the city, the Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is here to welcome your entire group for a weekend of sights, sounds and of course, fun! Check out their special offers for the perfect group holiday set up — and let the fun begin!

    • Maldron Hotel Tallaght

      Whitestown Way, Tallaght, Dublin 24, D24 XC9W

      (01) 468 5400

      The perfect base for your group weekend away, the Maldron Hotel Tallaght is quick drive from all that Dublin has to offer, but not only that — its full leisure centre and pool offers a whole host of group activities. The early risers or insomniacs in your group will never be without something to do!

      With interconnecting rooms that allow your whole group to stay together, the hotel’s offers guarantee great value and a memorable group trip to Dublin city.

    • Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport Twin Room

      Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport

      Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport, Dublin Airport, Co. Dublin K67 T6P6

      (01) 808 0500

      A city break doesn’t have to be all city centre, and the Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport makes sure of that! Situated a short drive from the picturesque beaches of Malahide and Portmarnock, the hotel is also well-connected to numerous transport routes, making it the ideal holiday headquarters for adventures as far as the eye can see. It’s also a 3-minute walk from both airport terminals. Their plush, spacious rooms and special offers guarantee your whole group the perfect home base after days of exploration.

  • Dine

    • Queen of Tarts Dublin

      Queen of Tarts

      Cow's Lane and Cork Hill, Dame Street

      (01) 633 4681

      With everything baked and prepared fresh, the Queen of Tarts also uses only the best ingredients. These are just of the reasons why it’s famous among Dubliners and tourists alike! Step inside their stores and choose from the assortment of cakes, pastries, and other delectable sweets!

    • The Market Bar Dublin

      The Market Bar Restaurant

      14A Fade St, Dublin 2

      (01) 613 9094

      Perfect for those glam nights out in Dublin’s city centre, The Market Bar offers up a truly delectable menu packed to the brim with options to suit every taste. Their cocktail list is impressive, but they also serve up a huge range of beers and wines in both the awe-inspiring main room and the outdoor mezzanine area. Just off the notoriously glam Fade Street, this is the perfect venue to kick off a group night out in Dublin.

    • The Mongolian Barbeque

      The Mongolian Barbeque

      7 Anglesea St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, D02 K376

      (01) 670 4154

      A Dublin institution in its own right, The Mongolian Barbeque allows you to build your own dish and have it cooked to perfection by their experts chefs. This isn’t only a great dining option for groups, it’s an all-out culinary experience!

    • Krewe Dublin


      51-52 Capel St, North City, Dublin 1, D01 DA58

      (01) 532 8845

      The perfect place to bring your crew (see what we did there?) for a New Orleans-style lunch or dinner, Krewe has something for everyone on their menu and is able to accommodate groups. From chicken wings to vegan burgers, every item on the menu is mouth-wateringly good and a guaranteed crowd-pleaser!

    • Masa Dublin


      2–3 Drury Street, Dublin 2

      (01) 430 2841

      A funky little Mexican restaurant, Masa has nailed the perfect combination of excellent food and affordable prices, and when coupled with the playful interior and delicious Margaritas, it’s the ideal choice for group dining! Make sure to book ahead for larger groups, and don’t skip the tacos — they’re too good to miss!

  • Drink

    • Ukiyo Dublin


      7-9 Exchequer St, Dublin 2, D02 P998

      (01) 633 4071

      You wouldn’t know it from looking at this subdued Japanese restaurant by day, but Ukiyo is arguably home to one of Dublin’s most fun nights out. The restaurant converts to a dancefloor at night, with the bar serving up everything from sake to tequila, and underneath there’s a full karaoke set up with rooms you can book for private groups. Get your singing voices ready!

    • P.Macs

      P. Mac's

      30 Stephen Street Lower, Dublin, D02 XY61

      (01) 475 8578

      Just across the road from Masa lies P. Mac’s, a traditional-style pub serving up some non-traditional craft beers. Grab a snug to fit your whole group and get tasting — from local breweries to international, the beers here are beyond what you’d expect. Cocktail lovers, don’t worry — they have a full menu to suit everyone’s tastes!

    • The Bernard Shaw

      The Bernard Shaw

      Cross Guns Bridge, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, D09 XW44

      (01) 906 0218

      Much loved by residents, The Bernard Shaw pub recently moved from its traditional home in the city to Dublin’s Phibsboro area. Named one of the coolest neighbourhoods in the world by Time Magazine, The Bernard Shaw is a traditional pub-meets-record-shop-meets-food-market. Guaranteed to please everyone, you can get everything from a quick pint to a full night out, with music from some of the city’s best DJs – they also have a nifty outdoor dining area in the adjoining Eatyard!

  • Discover

    • Dublin pedal tours ireland

      Pedal Tours

      Princess Street North, Dublin 1

      087 259 9825

      The best way to explore the city, with all its nooks and crannies, is with a bike. And if you’re on a “group bike” with your friends? Even better. A popular choice of groups on holidays are party bikes. With Dublin Pedal Tours, the more you pedal together, the more sights you see! You can plan your own itinerary or choose from the standard sightseeing or pub crawl.

    • Free walking tour Dublin

      Free Walking Tours

      Various locations

      083 067 3393

      One of the best ways to discover the city centre is on foot! And Dublin has Free Walking Tours by Yellow Umbrella Tours. Choose from different routes such as the South Side Walk, North Side Walk, a Traditional Pub Tour, a Music Tour, a Food Tour, a Literary Tour, and more!

    • Guinness Storehouse Tour Dublin

      Guinness Storehouse Tour

      St. James's Gate, Dublin 8

      (01) 408 4800

      Discover the history, heart, and soul of Ireland’s iconic beer. Explore the story of Guinness, find out what goes in every barrel, try pouring your own pint of the “black stuff”, before enjoying the views of the city from the Gravity Bar. This whole building is a museum dedicated to Guinness, with a restaurant where you can try Guinness-inspired food pairings, and a souvenir shop where you can buy memorabilia and even Guinness-flavoured crisps!

    • Silent Disco Adventures Dublin

      Silent Adventures

      The Irish may have the gift of the gab, but this silent disco tour also proves that you can still have fun… in silence. Yup, you read that right! The Silent Disco Adventures group takes you on a tour like no other! You can book this tour for hen & stag parties, birthday parties, or corporate events.

  • Do

    • 3arena

      Listen to artists at 3Arena

      North Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1

      (01) 819 8888

      3Arena is a state-of-the-art entertainment venue and it has world-class acoustics which is perfect for concerts when your favourite artist is visiting Dublin! Make sure to check the schedule of performances and don’t miss out!

    • Aviva Stadium

      Watch Sports at Aviva Stadium

      Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

      (01) 238 2300

      Are you and your friends a big fan of sports? Then be sure to check the schedule of games at Aviva Stadium when you visit Dublin! You may be lucky and see a game with the Irish rugby team or the Republic of Ireland football team!

    • Gaelic football Dublin

      Play Gaelic Games

      CLG Na Fianna, 107 St Mobhi Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

      (01) 254 4292

      Immerse in Irish culture by playing traditional games with your friends. Experience Gaelic Games allows you to be an athlete for a day! Learn the rules and play Gaelic football, handball, and hurling! And don’t worry — these games will be relaxed and easy-going, in true Gaelic style!

    • Try Water Sports at Bull Island

      Try Water Sports at Bull Island

      Dublin Bay

      Bull Island was proclaimed as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1981 and it’s also the country’s first official bird sanctuary in the ’30s. This low-lying, dune-covered sand spit in Dublin Bay is also host to some water sports, a fun activity you and your friends can try!

    • Take a dip in Forty Foot

      Take a dip in Forty Foot

      Dun Laoghaire

      Dublin may not have your typical, tropical beaches but no trip is complete without testing its waters! A popular choice is Forty Foot, which also has a nearby sauna that can warm you up after soaking in the cold waters.

      And did you know that you can easily go to Forty Foot when you use the DART? When you stay at the Maldron Hotel Pearse Street, the Pearse Street station is just a stone’s throw away, giving you access to many attractions outside the city!

    • Mixology Class

      Try Mixology Class

      Various locations

      Dublin’s bartenders are the best in the world! With pubs jampacked every night, one wonders how they manage! Well, wonder no more as several pubs and academies offer mixology classes for groups and private parties! Try a cocktail mixing class being offered at places like 37 Dawson Street, The Blind PIg, Buskers, and The Vintage Cocktail Club. The Dublin Bar Academy also offers weekend or two-day courses, which could be a great fit if you and your friends are only staying in Dublin for a few days!

    • Escape Boats Dublin

      Survive the Escape Boats

      Waterways Ireland, Grand Canal Dock, Grand Canal Quay, Dublin 2

      086 170 0457

      Have you ever tried an escape room? Have you ever played on a boat? Escape Boats is the first-ever live escape room on a boat, good for 2 to 10 players. You can choose from two games: SOS or Convicts. Solve puzzles, crack codes, and uncover mysteries as you enjoy the view of River Liffey!

    • The Woolshed Dublin

      Woolshed Baa & Grill

      The Parnell Centre, Parnell St, Rotunda, Dublin 1

      (01) 872 4325

      Around the corner from O’Connell Street you’ll find the Woolshed, a Dublin bar known not only for showing all the biggest sports fixtures, but for their impressive drinks menu and delicious pizza. A favourite spot for Australians and New Zealanders, bookings are advised for larger groups so make sure to give them a call!


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