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10 Best Nightclubs In Dublin, Ireland

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Popularly known as the capital of Ireland, Dublin is a fascinating city with a rich culture and heritage. It is located at the mouth of the River Liffey. It showcases remarkable architecture that dates as far back as the 13th century. Two such examples are the Dublin Castle and the St. Patrick Cathedral. While in Dublin, you should not miss out on visiting the beautiful Phoenix Park. You should also check out the Guinness Storehouse and get to know the city’s beer culture. If you are into the eats and the sounds of the city, you might be interested in visiting various bars in the city. Here is a list of the best nightclubs in Dublin, Ireland that you should check out when you visit. Feel free to browse below.

1. Mother


This fantastic club called Mother was established in the year 2010, and since then has been actively providing a wonderful time to the party-goers of Dublin. Featuring an underground-ish setting, spend the night dancing to high energy music by professional DJs. To top it all off, the food and the drinks are just as great as the sound and the ambiance at Mother.

Mother

Address: 23 Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland

Website: Mother

Opening hours: Sat: 11pm - 3am (closed Sun - Fri)

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2. Everleigh


If you want to explore the night scene of Dublin, why don’t you try partying at the Everleigh? Whether you come alone or in a group, this high-energy bar will make sure you enjoy every second of the time that you spend here. Plus, they have amazing games and raffles that you just might be lucky to win. Dance to your heart’s content, enjoy the cool vibes, and meet lovely new people.

Everleigh

Address: 33 Harcourt St, Saint Kevin’s, Dublin 2, Ireland

Website: Everleigh

Opening hours: 11pm - 3am (daily)

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3. The Workman's Club


Situated in the bustling Wellington Quay area, The Workman’s Club is the favorite go-to place for the party-goers and social butterflies of Dublin. The club throws open its doors when the clock hits 5 pm and stays open till late night. This nightclub showcases a chic interior design and artsy furnishings that are Instagram-worthy. But don’t let your self be fooled, this nightclub is as good as it gets. It features high-energy performances from world-class musicians as well as fresh talents.

The Workman's Club

Address: 10 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar, Dublin, D02 VX36, Ireland

Website: The Workman’s Club

Opening hours: 5pm - 3am (daily)

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4. The Sugar Club


The Sugar Club is a popular venue for comedy acts, theatre groups, local bands and of course great music. The bar serves a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and the staff is courteous and helpful. They have a tiered seating arrangement and great sound acoustics. Be sure to reach there early as it gets pretty crowded in the evenings.

The Sugar Club

Address: 8 Leeson Street Lower, Saint Kevin’s, Dublin, D02 ET97, Ireland

Website: The Sugar Club

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 7:30pm - 11:30pm; Fri - Sat: 8pm - 3am

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5. Button Factory


If your idea of a good time is a night with your friends dancing to the beat of live music and enjoying great food and overflowing drinks, you can have that at the Button Factory. The Button Factory features an intimate setting with a center stage for innovative bands. Not to mention, DJs take turns on the stage to provide guests with more upbeat EDM sounds.

Button Factory

Address: Curved St, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland

Website: Button Factory

Opening hours: Mon: 12pm - 3am; Tue - Sun: 8pm - 3am

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6. Bad Bobs


This newly renovated nightclub in the heart of beautiful Dublin. It showcases a stunning and modern pub setting with rustic interior designs and a relaxing laidback ambiance. This nightclub offers mouthwatering food made from fresh ingredients and premium beers. Not to mention, nice music plays in the background as you enjoy your food and your company. Visit now and enjoy your Dublin night at Bad Bobs.

Bad Bobs

Address: 35-37 Essex St E, Temple Bar, Dublin, D02 Y891, Ireland

Website: Bad Bobs

Opening hours: 12pm - 3:30am (daily)

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7. Opium


Whether you are celebrating an important occasion or just a casual night with your best friends, Opium is a fantastic place to make some memories. Opium is a restaurant, bar, and a club under one roof. It serves excellent dishes as well as a wide assortment of alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks. To top it all off, you can enjoy the night dancing and drinking in its club area with the finest DJs playing high-energy music.

Opium

Address: 26 Wexford St, Portobello, Dublin, D02 HX93, Ireland

Website: Opium

Opening hours: Mon - Wed: 2pm - 11:30pm; Thu - Fri: 12pm - 2:30am; Sat: 1pm - 2:30am; Sun: 1pm - 11:30pm

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8. Boardwalk Nightclub @ The Arlington Hotel Dublin

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Showcasing an elegant and classy interior design with a stage for the guest performer, Boardwalk Nightclub @ The Arlington Hotel Dublin is a fantastic night out spot if you’re thinking of spending quality time with your friends. This nightclub exudes a relaxing vibe that will make you sing along to the music as you enjoy your food and drinks. Not to mention, its majestic bar is packed with premium drinks from mocktails to cocktails, wines, beers, and other stronger alcoholic beverages.

Boardwalk Nightclub @ The Arlington Hotel Dublin

Address: 23-25 Batchelors Walk, Dublin, D01 E8P4, Ireland

Website: Boardwalk Nightclub @ The Arlington Hotel Dublin

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9. Krystle Nightclub


Krystle Nightclub showcases a beautiful nightclub structure with lots of open spaces, expansive windows, and fabulous seatings. It is colorful and is lit with lots of sparkling lights that will make your night more lively. The ambiance is great, the food is excellent, the drinks are overflowing, and the sounds will make you dance to your heart’s content.

Krystle Nightclub

Address: Harcourt St Harcourt St, Saint Kevin’s, Dublin 2, D02 P902, Ireland

Website: Krystle Nightclub

Opening hours: Sat: 11pm - 4am (closed Sun & Mon)

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10. The George


The George bills itself as the heart of the LGBT Community in Ireland, and as they say, no one parties harder than the LGBT community. Be entertained by fascinating and remarkable performances by drag icons and enjoy a night of good music, colorful costumes, and overflowing drinks and laughter. Visit The George now and experience a night you will never forget. Bring a friend or come alone, this place will never let you down.

The George

Address: South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2, D02 R220, Ireland

Website: The George

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 2pm - 2:30am; Sat: 12:30pm - 2:30am; Sun: 12:30pm - 1am

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Surely, Dublin is a beautiful city that boasts of a rich heritage, a fascinating culture, marvelous architecture, and a vibrant nightlife. If you are interested in the city’s sights and sounds, there’s one thing that you should do to enjoy both of them. Try socializing and experience the nightlife of the city! If you like the idea, feel free to use this list of nightclubs in Dublin, Ireland as your guide. May you have a fantastic experience ahead.

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