Thanks for checking out this post on where to buy wine, liquor, and beer in Dublin. Our local alcohol guide will try to cover the topic in as detailed of a way as we possibly can.
A list of the best liquor stores and wine shops in town will get us going. Anyone that is ready to go pick up a bottle of vodka, tequila, wine, or a case of beer will get their info quick and be ready to head out the door.
Up next we will dive into the best breweries and beer bars, and a list of Dublin wine bars will follow that up. Wineries and vineyards in your area will get a shout out, and we will wrap this up by mentioning some of the best local happy hours where you can buy cheap alcoholic drinks near you after your work day ends.
Towards the end you will find an alcohol map with all of the various venues we are mentioning pinned on it. And everyone is welcome to read some of our other posts on wine, liquor, and beer around the continent.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Dublin
Whether you want to buy a case of beer, some vodka, tequila, wine, or just about any other alcoholic drink you should be able to get them at any of these best liquor stores and wine shops in Dublin:
- Martins Off Licence at 11 Marino Mart
- Molloys Liquor Store at 125 Francis St
- Celtic Whiskey Shop & Wines on the Green at 27-28 Dawson St
- Drink Store at 87 Manor St
- Higgins Off Licence at 34 Gledswood Dr
- Blackrock Cellar at 23 Rock Hill
- Deveneys Dundrum at 31 Main St
- The Corkscrew Wine Merchants at 4 Chatham St
- Redmonds at 25 Ranelagh
- Street Wines and Whiskey at 17 Baggot St Upper
Molloys Liquor Store carries six different wines and they can accommodate corporate tastings or gatherings. The Celtic Whiskey Shop & Wines on the Green is one of the biggest whiskey experts in the region and is open from 10:30am to 6:30pm Monday to Saturday and 12:30pm to 6pm on Sundays or bank holidays. Aside from supplying a large range of wines, vodka, gin, rum, and other spirits they also host online auctions.
The Drink Store offers a diverse selection of wines, craft beers, ciders, cocktails, liqueurs, spirits, and more in your area. They aim to represent many small, niche, and fascinating manufacturers and suppliers.
You can enjoy the ideal whiskey sour or have a cool afternoon gin and tonic at Higgins Off Licence. There are also craft beers from both global and local brewers, gift packages, and special deals.
Blackrock Cellar is a great store that has twice won Noffla Awards for National Off-License of the Year. With over 450 Irish and foreign craft beers, a vast assortment of wines, whiskeys, gins, rums, vodkas, and international liquors they have something for everyone. Gift packages, beer boxes, and gift certificates are all available at Deveneys Dundrum and they operate from 10:30am to 8pm Tuesday to Saturday and 12:30pm to 8pm on Sunday.
The Corkscrew Wine Merchants gives free delivery on orders above €120 and a 10% discount on sales of 12 or more bottles. There are tastings, wedding wines, gift vouchers, and other services available.
Street Wines and Whiskey has a couple of decades of expertise in the European wine sector and stocks more than 600 boutique wines from throughout the world, 450 craft beers, and around 200 spirits with a focus on Irish and rare whiskeys. They can also deliver your drinks right to your door.
Breweries & Beer Bars Near You
When you want to go sample some new suds or just watch the game with some pals these local breweries and beer bars are a great option:
- Dublin Beer Factory at The Parnell Centre
- Guinness Open Gate Brewery at 53 James’s Street St James’s Gate
- Artisan Brew Academy at 118 Thomas St
- Rascals HQ at Goldenbridge Estate, Tyrconnell Rd
- Hope Beer at #1 Howth Junction Business Park
Visit Dublin Beer Factory from 5am to 10pm Monday through Friday. Guinness Open Gate Brewery makes their beers with an array of local grains including malted barley, rye, and oats. In their mash vessel the grain is mixed with water at various temperatures depending on the style of beer they’re producing.
The Artisan Brew Academy is dedicated to teaching people the art of beer and wine production from the selection of ingredients to the fermentation process. They host corporate brewing and tasting events near you with a minimum of 10 attendees for only €49.
Hope Beer creates five different types of beer that are available all year, two seasonals, and a large selection of limited-edition brews while all of their drinks are designed to complement food.
Wine Bars In Dublin
Wine bars in your area are a great place for a date, a business meeting, or to hang out with a big group of friends:
- La Cave Wine Bar and Restaurant at 28 Anne St S
- Ely Wine Bar at 22 Ely Pl
- La Ruelle Wine Bar at Joshua House, Dawson St
- The Wine Pair at 79 Clanbrassil Street Lower
- Bobby’s Wine Bar at 17 Baggot Street Upper
- The Exchequer Wine Bar at 19 Ranelagh Rd
- Here is Crêperie & Wine Bar at 1A Rathgar Rd
La Cave Wine Bar and Restaurant organizes tasting sessions for both novices and experienced drinkers regularly as well as private parties in their function area. Every day from 12pm to 2pm you can taste their authentic French cuisine complemented by a huge selection of wines.
Explore a broad choice of award-winning wines and high-quality food at Ely Wine Bar. A simulated wine tasting is available and there is free delivery on orders over €150.
La Ruelle Wine Bar features over 80 different foreign wines and around 29 of them are available by the glass at affordable prices. Their cheeses are chosen seasonally so the platter option may vary to ensure consistent quality at all times. Private parties with a capacity of up to 40 persons are conceivable.
The Wine Pair boasts a carefully curated collection of wines with a focus on organic, biodynamic, and natural wines from small-artisan producers accompanied by fine gourmet products. All of their wines are tasted before they are placed on the shelves. You can unwind while sipping on delicious drinks at Bobby’s Wine Bar from 5pm till closing Tuesday through Saturday.
The Exchequer Wine Bar is committed to bringing you delectable meals with Spanish influences prepared from fresh local ingredients along with fantastic cocktails. Takeaway and home delivery are both possible. If you want to enjoy an authentic French creperie with excellent wines head to Here is Crêperie & Wine Bar.
Wineries & Vineyards In Your Area
While these wineries and vineyards may not be right in town they are worth the drive:
- Wine Online at Santry Hall Industrial Estate, #4B
- Wicklow Way Wines at #8, Newtown Business and Enterprise Centre
Wicklow Way Wines produces award-winning Móinéir Irish blackberry, raspberry, and strawberry wines that reflect your areas distinct characteristics. They are open for pre-booked tours Friday through Sunday or by appointment at other times and you can also partake in tastings.
Best Local Happy Hours
These happy hours in Dublin can be a great option to buy cheaper alcoholic drinks after work when you need to unwind:
- Buskers on the Ball at 13 – 17 Fleet St
- Klaw by Niall Sabongi at 5A Crown Alley
- The Green Room Bar at 117, 126 Upper Sheriff St
Buskers on the Ball is a one-of-a-kind interactive sports bar and entertainment venue where you can sip on exquisite drinks, craft beers, and wines while listening to live music. They also conduct daily cocktail making classes for only €24 per person from 12pm to 8pm which is a great ice breaker for business meetings, team building, hen and stag parties, or just a fun night out.
Visit Klaw by Niall Sabongi from 4pm to 5pm for one of the best happy hours near you. The Green Room Bar serves exquisite meals and beverage menus during the day and it’s the ideal spot for cocktails at night. They host one of the largest 3Arena music nights in town and have a spacious beer garden, two bars, private event facilities, and friendly staff.
You can read more of our posts on:
- Wine Shops & Cocktail Bars In Belfast
- Wine Shops & Cocktail Bars In Edinburgh
- Wine Shops & Cocktail Bars In Glasgow
- Wine Shops & Cocktail Bars In London
Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor & Beer In Dublin
For the time being that is all we have to share but check back in because we will do our best to keep this page updated. After reading about all of those local liquor stores, wine shops, breweries, beer bars, wine bars, wineries, vineyards, and happy hours near you we think you are ready to accomplish your goal.
Do us a favor and mention if we got anything incorrect or if any of the above places have closed down in the comments so we can keep the lists up to date. Now have fun drinking wine, liquor, or beer in Dublin.