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How to meet other travellers in Dublin

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How to meet other travellers in Dublin

Dublin is the capital city of Ireland and it attracts thousands of visitors each year, with both natives and tourists alike. Whether you are staying in one of Dublin’s many hostels, relaxing in one of the city’s quaint cafes, or exploring the nightlife, you might want to meet some travellers while you’re there. In this guide, we’ll outline some of the best places to meet other travellers in Dublin.

The Grafton Bar & Grill

The Grafton Bar & Grill is a popular bar and restaurant located in Grafton Street, Dublin. It attracts a mix of people from all around the world and is renowned for its beer garden, which has been a host to a range of diverse events, from comedy to spoken-word and live music. From traditional Irish dishes to modern favourites, the Grafton Bar & Grill has something for every taste. In addition to its excellent food, the bar is well connected with the city’s expat community, making it an ideal spot to mingle and make new acquaintances.

Personal opinion: I have been to the Grafton Bar & Grill myself, and the atmosphere and people were warm and welcoming. If you’re looking to meet other travellers in Dublin, it’s a great place to start.

Baggot Street

Located just off bustling Grafton Street and bordered by pubs and restaurants galore, Baggot Street is one of Dublin’s liveliest and most popular tourist spots. Its cobblestones are usually packed with locals and visitors alike, and its wide selection of pubs draws people from across the city. It’s an ideal spot for a night out – or even just for a chat and a pint – making it an ideal place to meet other travellers and make some new friends.

Personal opinion: I never quite understood at first why Baggot Street was so popular amongst tourists, but I soon found out why. You can usually find people of all nationalities there and it’s a great way to socialise and meet new people.

The Stags Head Pub

The Stags Head Pub is Dublin’s oldest pub, located on Dame Street in the city centre. With its rustic décor and traditional Irish music, the pub attracts tourists and locals alike from all over the world. It’s a great spot for a bit of conversation with fellow travellers or a laugh with local Dubliners.

Personal opinion: I have been to the Stags Head Pub several times and I always enjoy the atmosphere. Whether you want to join in on a traditional Irish music session or just chat with friends and make some new ones, it’s always lively and inviting – definitely worth checking out.

Temple Bar

No guide to meeting other travellers in Dublin would be complete without mentioning Temple Bar. Located in the very heart of Dublin, this area is popular amongst both tourists and locals alike due to its wide range of bars, pubs, restaurants, cafés, shops and galleries. It’s also home to Ireland’s National Gallery, Irish Film Institute and Red Light District – making it an excellent spot for nightlife. Whether you want some quiet drinks in a bar or an all-night party on Temple Bar Lane, you’ll find plenty of places to meet other travellers here.

Personal opinion: Temple Bar is an iconic part of Dublin’s nightlife and a great place for meeting other travellers. Its shops and galleries give it character, while its bars provide plenty of entertainment for all tastes.

International Kitchen Ireland

If you’re looking for a non-alcoholic way to meet other travellers, International Kitchen Ireland might be just what you need. This popular cooking class teaches participants how to make traditional Irish dishes while they network with people from different countries and backgrounds. International Kitchen Ireland focuses on sustainability, local farming and cultural exchange as well as cooking – making it an educational and enjoyable experience for everyone involved.

Personal opinion: I haven’t been to International Kitchen Ireland myself, but I did some research on it prior to writing this guide – it looks like a really interesting way to meet other travellers. With its focus on sustainability, cultural exchange and traditional Irish cooking, it sounds like a fun way to spend an evening in Dublin!

Bike Tours Dublin

If you’re keen on exploring the city on two wheels, Bike Tours Dublin offers daily guided bike tours around central Dublin. Tour guides take participants around Dublin’s best sites as they explore the city’s history and culture while admiring some stunning views along the way. The tour finishes at the grand home of Bike Tours Dublin -the Shelbourne Hotel – where participants can enjoy tea or coffee with their fellow cyclists as they share stories of their travels around the city. It’s also a great way to meet like-minded travellers from around the world!

Personal opinion: I recently went on one of Bike Tours Dublin’s guided bike tours around the city centre and I had an amazing time! The tour guides were knowledgeable and friendly, the views from our bikes were breathtaking and I got some great tips from fellow cyclists about things to do in Dublin! Highly recommend!

There you have it – some of the best places in Dublin to meet other travellers! Whether you’re looking for a night out on Baggot Street, or a more relaxed evening at International Kitchen Ireland – we hope this guide has given you some great ideas for where to meet some like-minded people in Dublin!

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How to meet other travellers in Dublin

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