Gasworks Bar

Adjacent to the Grand Canal Hotel, Gasworks Bar by Galway Bay Brewery has an extensive collection of Irish and world craft beers paired with the most delicious lunch and dinner menus.  The ideal spot for watching sports with its 6 screens and for dropping by on the way to the Aviva Stadium.

Aviva Stadium

The Aviva Stadium is a short 10-minute walk from the Grand Canal Hotel.  The Stadium has a capacity for 51,700 spectators and has held some of the biggest on pitch battles in the history of Irish sport. 

Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

An easy stroll from the Grand Canal Hotel, the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre is a performing arts venue, located in the Dublin Docklands.  It is Ireland's largest fixed-seat theatre and offers a truly unique theatre experience where you can enjoy a variety of musicals, ballet, opera and so much more.

Our Theatre Package has everything you could possibly want for an unforgettable night at the theatre!

3 Arena

Also located in the Dublin Docklands, the 3 Arena is Dublins main concert venue.  An indoor amphitheatre with a capacity of 13,000, the state of the art venue has held many major concerts over the years, marking it as one of the top performing music venues in Europe.

St. Stephen’s Green

Situated at the top of Grafton Street, St. Stephen’s Green is at the heart of Dublin City and is one of Ireland’s most well-known Victorian parks.  It is an ideal place to unwind during your visit to Dublin whether it be with a picnic or for a walk through the abundant greenery and water features.

Right across from the green is St. Stephens Green Shopping Centre.  The interior of the building is iconic and if you happen to visit during Christmas, you will marvel at how beautifully decorated it is.  With 3 floors packed with stores and cafés, you're sure to find something to treat yourself with to bring home to loved ones.

Merrion Square

Merrion Square is a short walk from the hotel and is centred around a stunning public park.  Every Sunday, discover and browse the paintings of local artists as they display their work on the park railings and take in the stunning red brick Georgian houses that were once occupied by famous figures such as Oscar Wilde and W.B Yeats.

Herbert Park

A stunning park in Ballsbridge, Herbert Park is one of the most popular green areas in the city, perfect for picnics, walks or a game of tennis on one of their many courts.  If you're visiting Dublin during a weekend, be sure to check out their market on Sundays.  With local and fresh produce,  baked goods, hot food stalls and so much more, you don't want to miss out.

Fitzwilliam Square

Another Georgian square in central Dublin, Fitzwilliam Square was the last of the five Georgian squares to be built in Dublin.  History buffs will love the square’s Georgian walking tour and although the park remains private, on lucky occasions it is opened to the public with the Open Air Cinema being one of its most popular events.

The Grand Canal, Mespil Road – Irish Village Markets

Open from 11.00am – 2pm every Thursday, the Irish Village Market on Mespil Road is an event for your tastebuds.  Located right on the banks of the Grand Canal,  indulge in a variety of foods from around the world.  From the traditional burger and chips to Mediterranean, Korean to Thai, there is a cuisine to suit whatever craving you have that day!

Grand Canal Dock

Grand Canal Dock is a thriving and lively district, a short stroll from the hotel.  An enclosed harbour with calm waters, a paddleboarding school, an escape room on a boat and so much more, there's plenty to see and do around the docks.  When visiting, make sure to see the famous lights outside the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre before heading in to see a show!