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As the capital of Ireland, amazing Dublin has won the hearts of many visitors, impressing with its mysterious castles and palaces, stunning nature, and beautiful landscapes.
But while sightseeing is great, many also need to focus on the practical, such as affordable eats. Dublin isn't quite on the list of the world’s most expensive cities, but it's not exactly cheap these days, either. So in order to make your weekend pleasant and stay within budget limits, we’ve selected 10 establishments where you can eat heartily and affordably.
Port House Pintxo
This is a cosy place in the heart of Dublin, which offers excellent Spanish food. In its menu you will find such dishes as patatas bravas (fried potatoes with spicy sauce), fried salmon, and Spanish sausages. Service is perfect, and the wine list long. A great option for a romantic dinner with your sweetheart, or with your friends/family. Open Friday-Saturday 12.30pm-12.30 am, Sunday-Thursday 12.30-11:30 pm.
Perfect for those who want or need to keep their dinner outlays modest. Arlington offers different "meal sets", and in addition you can even enjoy there a cultural program presented with an incredible Irish dancing and Celtic music. Open daily noon to 21.30.
A very attractive establishment, this is a pub and restaurant offers quick, attentive service, Irish music, and a hearty Irish menu strong on meat and seafood. Open Monday-Thursday 8 am-11;30 p,. Friday-Saturday 8 am-12:30 am, Sunday 8 am-11 pm. .
This is an iconic establishment dating back to 1198. It feels like a museum, adorned iwth old mugs, watches, and other historic paraphernalia. Yet its prices are still among Dublin's lowest, and its food among the tastiest. Open Sunday 12.30-11.30 pm, Monday-Thursday 10.30-11.30 pm, Friday-Saturday 10.30 am-12.30 am.
A perfect choice if you like to have dinner later than usual; unlike other bars whose kitchens closes at 9 pm, Fitzgerald’s accepts orders until 10, and even later. It’s not particularly cosy, but the food is always tasty, fresh, and affordable. Open daily 10 am-11 pm.
The Long Stone
Quite popular with a relaxed atmosphere, it can be an excellent destination for everything from romantic dates to noisy get-togethers with friends. The cuisine is Irish and the drinks menu is vast. Open Sunday-Thursday noon-midnight, Friday-Saturday noon-1 am.
Porterhouse is a network of pubs, which serves not only good beer, but also an excellent food. Beer is brewed at the local breweries, so it’s always fresh. In addition, you can taste there huge portions of meat, and enjoy live music. Open Monday-Thursday 11.30 am-1 am, Friday-Saturday 11 am-2.30 am, Sunday 11 am-midnight.
Located away from the hustle and bustle of Dublin city center, this restaurant serves French cuisine and features a cozy and relaxed atmosphere. As in France, your dinner will be not complete without a glass of wine. Open Monday-Friday 8 am-midnight, Saturday-Sunday 11 am-midnight.
Indian and Pakistani cuisine, with a great selection of cocktails. Especially suitable for vegetarians and fans of healthy food. Daily noon-11 pm.
A small cafe with big ambitions and a friendly atmosphere. Delicious food and wonderful cocktails at the most reasonable prices in all Dublin. Open Monday-Friday 8:30 am-11 pm, Saturday-Sunday noon-11 pm.
There are plenty more budget-friendly eateries in Dublin, but these are perhaps tops when it comes to suiting fans of good food and relaxed atmosphere. Want to visit any of them during your next trip to Dublin? No problem! You can easily get to any restaurant by using a rental car with GPS Navigational Device.