A Dublin Stag Weekend
Dublin is a city designed for visitors and with its ability to party on an international scale we can see why it’s such a brilliant place to let loose on your stag weekend.
Of course the main thing everyone knows Ireland for is Guinness. If you love Guinness this is the place to be because in Dublin you’re able to take a trip to the famous Guinness storehouse which is a must for your stag weekend. This city is boisterous, outgoing and unique, with different offering from each part of the city.
There’s three major parts of Dublin you have to experience during your stay! First off is the legendary party land that needs no introduction – Temple Bar. Here you will find pubs, clubs and anything in-between. There’s everything from traditional pubs to cocktail bars. The Creative Corner is abit more of a cooler hang out where you’d find vintage shops and new designers. Everyone in this quarter looks effortlessly cool. Finally, there’s Grafton Street where you can find everything shopping.
- Country: Ireland
- Language: English & Gaelic
- Currency: Euros
- Cost of pint: €5-7
- Airport: Dublin
- Flight duration: 1 - 2 hours
Booze & Bites
Dublin has become a vibrant city of food over the last decade and has been a must-stop on any proper European trip for this reason. In every restaurant from Michelin starred to lunch shacks chefs are serving beef, fish and lobster all from the country itself so you’ll be sure whatever you order is of the best quality! Dublin dining has also extended beyond the traditional Irish fare, with first-rate Indian, Italian and Chinese restaurants taking their rightful place at the top.
The city is famous for Barmbrack which is a bread that contains sultanas and raisins. Also, Gur Cake which is a cake that was eaten by the poor people of Dublin in the 19th and early 20th centuries as it was cheap to buy. It’s made from either stale bread or cake and is enjoyed all over the city. A popular hotspot in the city is a Mexican restaurant called 777 but if you’re after more of an Irish based restaurant then Boxty House is a good one to experience.
Nightlife in Dublin
There is over 600 licensed boozers in Dublin so you’ll be spoilt for choice on where to go for a drink on your stag do. With Dublin having one of the most youthful populations in Europe with 50% of the population averaging younger than 25 years’ old, it means the clubs and pubs are always heaving and the night is always buzzing so you’ll never be disappointed!
Temple Bar is located within the heart of Dublin’s Culture and is said to be a tourist hotspot with live music, and a lively atmosphere. Try Club M in Temple Bar, it’s the longest running club in Dublin so it’s had many years of practise with two floors with top DJ’s and hundreds of lights and lasers. Krystle is another nightclub in Dublin which is well known for people dressing up for a big night on the town.
Get Down in Dublin
Your Dublin stag weekend will be a journey of exploring proper pubs, historical landmarks and countless festivals. Dublin is perfect any time of the year for your stag weekend as no matter what time of year you go, there’s always some sort of event going on and usually it involves a lot of beer and music. Some of the best times to go are in March as this is when Dublin shines due to St Patrick’s Day, who wouldn’t want to experience this loved time by all Dubliners. Everyone is friendlier and merrier and it’s a perfect excuse to drink all the beer you want.
Dublin is home to the Guinness Storehouse Brewery so if Guinness is what you love then this is a tour you have to do! Or, if you want to learn more about the history of this wonderful city then the Gravity Bar is a must, this Bar gives you a full panorama view of Dublin and the land beyond. What more could you want to end your stag weekend.