Top 10 Things to Do in and around the Creative Quarter
There’s no better way to spend a day off than having a gander around Dublin City Centre. There’s so many fabulous hidden gems in Dublin’s Creative Quarter so we’ve compiled a list of our Top 10 Things to Do.
1. Browse timeless bespoke jewellery at MoMuse
Who doesn’t love unique pieces of jewellery to add to their Summer attire? MoMuse in Powerscourt Centre is home to some of the most beautiful bespoke jewellery. If you’re lucky you just might catch the Irish Designer in action in her shop workshop. Any piece is guaranteed to be a talking point of any outfit so pick up some custom pieces and stand out this Summer.
See MoMuse at Powerscourt for more
2. Learn a new skill with This is Knit!
From knitting to blogging, there’s something to suit the whole gang at This is Knit on the First Floor in Powerscourt Centre. Classes are taught in an informal environment by friendly and enthusiastic teachers. Grab yourself a friend and book in pronto!
See This is Knit at Powerscourt for more
3. Wind down with a 1920’s inspired drink in Farrier and Draper
Nestled right on the front-line of Dublin’s Creative Quarter, Farrier & Draper is the perfect spot for the drinker who likes a little bit of history. Upon entering through their impressive glass doors, which originally served as the Townhouse’s horse & carriage entrance, you will be met by an exhaustive choice of spirits, whiskeys & craft beers. Slainté!
See farrieranddraper.ie for more
4. Have a laugh at The Comedy Cellar!
It’s Ireland’s first and longest running comedy club and has been housed in the International Bar for over 25 years! All week you will be entertained by top class comedy with admission starting at only €5! Whether you’re a first timer or a regular comedy groupie, The Comedy Cellar on Wicklow Street is the perfect place for a giggle!
See the international-bar.com/comedy/ for more.
5. Treat yourself to a famous toastie while people watching at Grogans
The home of comfort food on a lazy day. Who can beat a toastie and a bag of Taytos while people-watching? Grogans’ toasties are the crème de la crème of the toasted sandwich world. The ‘Special’ available all day and night makes for the perfect pre, mid and post drinks nibble!
Visit groganspub.ie for more.
6. Enjoy a mini break at Kelly’s Hotel
Kelly’s Hotel right in the heart of it all is the perfect spot for a night away with the gals for a night on the tiles. With tons of bars on your door step you’ll be taxi free! The hardest part will be choosing between a mojito or a cosmo!
Visit kellysdublin.com for more.
7. Have a good hair day at Pzazz!
Say bye bye to bad blow-dries and give your locks some lovin’. As they say, invest in your hair it’s the only crown you don’t take off! Situated where Lady Amelia Wingfield (the first owner of the Townhouse) got glammed up in the 18th Century, it’s impossible not to get lost in the beautiful architecture while the Pzazz hair artists tame your locks.
See Pzazz at Powerscourt Centre for more,
8. Improve your culinary skills at Cooks Academy
Can’t boil an egg? Head to Cooks Academy and brush up on your culinary skills! You’ll be an insta foodie in no time! Check out all their courses on South William Street.
Visit cooksacademy.com for more.
9. Feast your feet with the Genius
Who doesn’t love a new pair of shoes? Genius has all the top brands under one roof, it’s a shoe haven for men and women. Pssst, make sure to check out their fab range of denim too if you have time.
See Genius at Powerscourt for more.
10. Go back in time
Find out where Mrs. Wingfield contoured her chiselled cheeks and danced the night away with the Powerscourt Tours and get a taste of 18th Century living. You many even uncover some hidden secrets that are buried underneath the beautiful exposed brick walls!
Visit Powerscourt Tours for more information.