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Dublin Temple Bar Area and other Nightlife

Temple Bar Area

The Temple Bar area is set on the south bank of the River Liffey in Dublin, Ireland. It’s a popular place with plenty of bars and a lively nightlife.

Temple Bar Overview

Many people flock to the Temple Bar area for the nightlife, which means an evening of eating, drinking, and enjoying music. Temple Bar is an area where the bars and restaurants are side by side, and each bar fights for your business. Most bars will have a musician playing, though the musician may move on to another bar as they do their rounds.

As the evening wears, on the price of beer will increase, as the Temple Bar area has a special license for the pubs to stay open late, and they charge more to help pay for the license. You may want to invest in the Dublin Pass, a five-day pass that gets you discounts at some of the bars in the area.

Sometimes things can get a bit rowdy late at night, so be on your guard for possible trouble. Still, the Irish bars are really colorful and spare no expense in attracting tourists. Most bars also serve food for the hungry visitor.

Popular Bars

The Auld Dubliner is a popular location where you can go for a drink and to listen to a guitarist. The music’s never too loud, and it’s easy to carry on a conversation. Visitors also frequent Farringtons Bar, which is set in a Victorian era building that dates back a century. Porterhouse is yet another popular location that is well known for its beer selection.

Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about nightlife in Temple Bar.         

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