Dublin Stag Do Guide for 2019
Currently planning your Dublin stag do and looking for some much-needed inspiration? Check out our ultimate guide to the booziest stag do destination in Europe.
The Emerald Isle, the Fair City, or perhaps Europe’s booziest capital – Dublin has been winning hearts since the 9th century. The birthplace of Bono, Jameson, Guinness and the famous Temple Bar drinking district, is steeped in culture and famed for its might craic, making it the perfect stag do destination!
Top Stag Friendly Destinations in Dublin
With whiskey and Guinness flowing through the streets, Dublin regularly tops lists or the pubs, clubs and bars throughout Europe. We’re sure you’ll agree that there isn’t a local or tourist that hasn’t found themselves swept up in the hedonistic atmosphere that Temple Bar is notorious for. With a mix of traditional venues and massive crowds, you’re bound to have an unforgettable stag weekend here.
All along Wexford Street you’re heading into an alternative nightlife scene, with bars like Whelan’s attracting the likes of Ed Sheeran. If you opt to snake your way down to Harcourt Street, you’ll feel like you’re back in the vibrant Temple Bar atmosphere. Offering a plethora of huge club venues, this area is lively, loud and also open ‘til late, making it an ideal spot for a stag party.
From Baggot Street to George Street
You’ll be happy to hear that the fantastic Dublin nightlife is not narrowed to one popular ‘strip’. Instead, you’ll find friendly establishments and boozy venues to visit right across the city. Baggot Street is home to one of the oldest pubs in Dublin, whereas George Street plays host to a glamorous A-list club. You’ll also be in the thick of Dublin’s shopping district, where you can pick up some souvenirs and trinkets including a stereotypical leprechaun fridge magnet or bottles of Guinness.
North of Ha’penny Bridge
If you head north of Ha’penny Bridge, you’ll find yourself in Philsboro, which is home to McGowans. Established in 1860, this bar/restaurant/club offers an electric atmosphere, lively locals and stag and hen groups letting their hair down in the Rock & Roll area. With music till late every night, live sports and entertainment, and a plethora of drink promotions to pick and choose from, you’ll easily find your tipple of choice here.
Temple Bar District
The famed Temple Bar is Dublin personified. This district is one of the main reasons this city is beloved by drinkers and revellers. This lively drinking zone is lined with a bars and pubs. Each of these venues is crammed into one busy street. It’s easy to see why this is the biggest drinking attraction in the city.
If you’re on the hunt for an iconic landmark, look no further than Temple Bar. This iconic red corner building is a favourite amongst tourists and locals alike and offers some of the best live music in the city. With a buzzing atmosphere and one of the busiest beer gardens in the whole city, you can easily soak up some rays and enjoy the Irish craic this city is renowned for.