Top 15 Outdoor Dining Spaces in Dublin

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Top 15 Outdoor Dining Spaces in Dublin


Tired of Takeout, bored of banana bread, on a first-name basis with the Just Eat delivery guy? 

The good news, restrictions are lifting soon. We’re ready to get out and about again and visit the outdoor dining spaces in Dublin. No matter what the weathers like, you can count on resilient Dubliners making the most of what’s available to enjoy right now during the temporary ban on indoor dining. You’re in luck, we compiled for you a list of the Top 15 outdoor dining spaces in Dublin for you to get back to safe socializing this summer.  

Here’s the list!

Shelbourne Hotel

Shelbourne Hotel:
The Shelbourne Hotel has been a staple in many people’s lives for years. This fine dining restaurant has a beautiful and elegant terrace for safe socializing with a view. With menus for lavish breakfasts, afternoon tea and dinners this restaurant has people always coming back. Located on St. Stephens Green.


Sophie’s Rooftop

Sophie’s Rooftop:  With an exquisite menu consisting of New York, Italian and Irish cuisine your taste buds will be jumping for joy in an aesthetically pleasing and safe rooftop restaurant. From woodfire pizzas to pasta favorites this restaurant is located on Harcourt Street.


Trinity City Hotel Outdoor Garden

Trinity City Hotel Outdoor Garden: Trinity City Hotel Garden is an amazing place to enjoy Alfresco dining on their Brunswick Terrace or their Courtyard Garden. With an all-day menu on offer, it is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy a drink and a bite to eat. Located on Pearse Street.


Fire Steak House

Fire Steak House: This Steak house is nominated as one of the best in the world with outdoor heated dining for comfort to enjoy steak cooked to your perfection. Located on Dawson Street.


The Bridge 1859

The Bridge 1859: The Bridge is a multi-award-winning bar along with big sister to the city centre venue, Lemon & Duke. For Bar Bites or For Sharing, their menu caters to all and to top it off you can wash it down with a drink of your choice. Located on Ballsbridge Dublin 4.


Hotel 7

Hotel 7: Outdoor dining in the courtyard of this boutique hotel is something we can all look forward to after being inside for so long. Hotel 7 is tailored to your needs whether you fancy a breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack. This Al Fresco dining and drinks is located on Gardiner Row. 


Drury Buildings

Drury Buildings: The Drury Buildings serve an All-Day Food Menu to enjoys sitting on the terrace or order off one of the most popular Brunch Menu’s in town at the weekends. They have experienced bartenders and an extensive array of cocktails for you to try. Located on Drury Street. 



777: This Mexican Restaurant is a favourite amongst many for their proper Mexican food and a variety of cocktails. From Oyster shots, Chorizo and Tostadas to enjoying a House Margarita. This Restaurant is Located on Great Georges Street. 


Platform 61

Platform 61: This Modern European Restaurant serves afternoon tea, bottomless brunch and Linner. With sheltered outdoor dining and attentive service, you can enjoy wine, cocktails and delicious food located on South William Street. 


The Dylan

The Dylan: The Eddison Restaurant in The Dylan hotel is a bright and airy restaurant with safe and socially distanced terrace. Open seven days a week, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, brunch on Saturday and Sunday. The Eddison Kitchen is stocked with Fresh and local produce presented beautifully for a surreal dining experience. Located on Eastmoreland Place. 


Harcourt bar

Harcourt bar:   The Harcourt Bar is Dublin City Centres’s newest addition. Enjoy booth-style seating or relax in the semi-private areas. Take a seat and be amazed by the carefully crafted cocktails made by bartenders and mixologists. Located on Harcourt StreetLocated on Harcourt Street. 


The Woollen Mills

The Woollen Mills: Here at the Woollen Mills, you have food for every occasion. With menus for brunch, dinner pizza, and grill menu, this restaurant caters to all. There opening their outdoor front and rooftop with a brand new menu. Located on Ormand Quay. 


Lemon and Duke

Lemon and Duke: This stunning bar brings Manhattan Cocktail to you. This bar is perfect for a morning coffee or to chillax in a safe and fun environment. With an extensive cocktail menu and popular bar, means a lot of hungry customers. Luckily, Lemon and Duke have a delicious menu consisting of a brunch menu and an all-day menu. Located on Duke Street. 


Ryleigh's Rooftop

Ryleigh’s Rooftop: Ryleigh’s grill has Excellent food and atmosphere. With accommodating staff and a phenomenal view, this is a go to for many. Ryleigh’s have everything from breakfast and brunch to dinner and drinks. Located on North Wall Quay. 



Rascals: This Brewery was founded by two individuals from New Zealand, and we’re glad it was. Kiwi brewed beer and delicious pizza is something we all want and need and here is where you can find it. With great and attentive staff add this to your post covid list. 

 So there we have it with our top 15 outdoor dining spaces in Dublin with plenty of great options to visit now things are opening up.

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These times have been tough on you, and on restaurants and bars. With outdoor dining commencing this summer make sure to be on time for your booking to avoid disappointment for losing your table. It’s been a hard year for the industry. 


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