January 23rd, 2019

Most Romantic Spots in Dublin For Valentines Day

It might still only be January, but the most romantic spots in Dublin are booking up fast for Valentines Day. Mad Flowers has decided to help you choose the right destination to spend the evening with your date! We have narrowed down the best spots for food/drink on the night, based on our City experience, prices and online feedback!


1. Temple Bar

Temple Bar is no secret, and will likely be packed to the brim on Valentines night. The tourist capital of Dublin, the streets will be lined with people young and old taking in the plethora of folk music in the many famous pubs.


2. Stella Theatre

Originally opened in 1922, The Stella Theatre has once again become one of Dublin’s favorite date spots. Food and cocktails can be bought and brought into the theatre on the night, where the luxury leather armchairs line the vintage red hallways. The line up for Valentines Day has not been announced yet, so make sure to keep an eye out on as tickets will sell fast for whatever romantic screening they put on!

Stella Theatre

3. Iveagh Gardens

The little known getaway off Harcourt Street makes for an amazing Valentines spot, weather permitting! Surrounded by office blocks, you would not be blamed for missing this pristine park, however it is open to the public 24/7! Get away from the hustle and bustle spend the day with your date in one of Dublin’s little known gems.


4. Dalkey

Dalkey itself is a naturally romantic location. Located by the sea, the area has an “old town” vibe to it, helped by the rustic restaurants and decades old pubs. During the day, there are gorgeous seaside walks along the 40 foot, and you can take a trip out to Dalkey Island! If you are looking for a restaurant, “De Villes” is located in the heart of the town and is a must for any seafood connoisseurs.

5. Marco Pierre Whites

Marco Pierre Whites has established itself as one of the highest class restaurants in the City with their establishment on Dawson Street. Trip Advisor has given Maro Pierre Whites a rating of 4 out of 5, with the most recent reviews speaking about the “best steak in Dublin”. If you are not looking to go into the City Centre, there is also a restaurant in Donnybrook, similarly suitable for Valentines Day!


6. Cycle!

What is more romantic that a cycle in one of Dublin’s many scenic locations. There are numerous designated spots in the City which make for terrific cycle routes for couples. The best example might be the Phoenix park, and you can book your cycle here.

7.  Speed Dating

Dont want to spend Valentines alone? Who could blame you! Whether looking for true love or just want to have some fun, the chq building in the IFSC are attempting to break the world record for largest ever speed dating event. They have already filled up the spots for the ladies, but are desperate for more men! Tickets can be bought here for €15.

8. Laughter lounge

The laughter lounge have teamed up with our long time partners Temple Street Children’s University Hospital. The event is called “A Valentines Day To Remember”, and features award winning comedians and late night drinking in what is sure to be both an amazing fundraiser and great crack! You can book your tickets here.

Laughter lounge

To order flowers for Valentines Day, visit madflowers.com or call 1850 212121