The Emerald Isle has much to offer travelers.
Should you find yourself on the magical isle of Ireland, there’s no better place to be than Dublin. The burgeoning city is replete with greenery, luxury shopping spaces and the epicenter of culture. For travelers looking to soak up all the travel hot spot has to offer, here’s where you should eat, stay and play in Dublin.
Where to Eat
The upscale Coburg Brasserie is a stylish eatery that showcases Ireland’s diverse produce. There you’ll find plenty of signatures, from the 35 day dry-aged fillet steak, rack of Irish lamb and traditional fish and chips. We suggest pairing the dishes with one of the many wines onsite. For those looking for a casual outing with friends, make a stop at Alfie Byrne’s by Galway Bay Brewery. The Irish-American bar has a range of craft beer and whiskey on tap, and Irish crowd pleasers on the menu.
Where to Stay
The newly refurbished Conrad Dublin is centrally located in the epicenter of Dublin, making it a hot spot for traveler’s with a penchant for exploring. Whether you’re in town for business or pleasure, the property is within walking distance from many of the city’s major attractions, including Grafton Street, where Gucci, Burberry and Armani have stores; Dublin’s National Portrait Gallery, where you can find works from Caravaggio, Picasso, Sorolla (on view through November 3) and more. For golfers, the luxury hotel is just a stone’s throw from the Royal Dublin Golf Club, where the perfect pick-up game awaits.
Where to Play
Trinity College’s famed library draws thousands of visitors from around the world every year.Across the street from the Conrad Dublin is the city’s charming National Concert Hall and green gardens of St. Stephen’s Green, a popular park at the end of Grafton Street. Most visitors also pay a visit to the stunning Trinity College library, home to the Book of Kells. We recommend making a stop at Dublin Castle and touring its grounds before leaving the Emerald Isle too.