DUBLIN CITY GUIDE
There’s no better place to go this Autumn than Dublin!
Founded in Dublin in 1488, our ‘Beyond The Pale’ collection captures the spirit and luxurious modern edge of Ireland. So, to celebrate our heritage we decided to compile a guide of all of our favourite things to do including; the best places to shop, plus the finest hotels and restaurants in Dublin.
Where to stay:
One of our favourite place to stay is The Westbury. Not only does it surround its guests in luxury and style, it places them at the very centre of the city’s social and cultural riches. The luxury 5 star hotel lies within the heart of Dublin and is just moments away from Grafton Street, Trinity College and the National Museum of Ireland.
Just only a 3-minute walk away from the Grand Canal, is the ultra- chic Dylan Hotel. Their traditional and contemporary furnishings mixed with their lavish accessories and fixings makes this hotel one of the perfect places to stay this autumn.
Where To Shop:
A landmark on Grafton Street, at the heart of the capital's shopping district, Brown Thomas Dublin is home to an unparalleled range of designer brands including our very own brand Rathbornes 1488.
You can find our ‘Beyond The Pale’ collection in-store and online here
Arnotts department store
Another one of our favourite places to shop is Arnotts. Having opened its decorative brass-clad doors for the first time in 1843 Arnotts is Ireland’s oldest and largest department store. The landmark destination is a reliable, family favourite with both Irish and international visitors. Boasting an incomparable collection of designer brands we are thrilled to announce that our ‘beyond the pale’ range will be available to buy online and instore from 13th October.
Keep an eye out for our collection here
Things to do:
Dublin Theatre Festival
Running throughout October this years theatre festival brings together artists, theatre-makers and audiences from Ireland and around the world. Aimed to capture the imagination of Dublin’s citizens and nurture a sense of connection and community in the city this years festival includes live contemporary dance, visual art and theatre performances.
For more info click here
Temple Bar Gallery
Temple Bar Gallery + Studios (TBG+S) is an artists community in the heart of Dublin city centre. Founded in 1983, the building houses thirty artists’ studios in which professional visual artists make their work.
At the TBG+S gallery, temporary exhibitions are presented regularly and represent a cross section of contemporary Irish and international visual arts practice. Orla Barry is the current in house artist. Her work 'Breaking Rainbows' uses the relationship between wo/man and animal, and the cannibalistic, symbiotic tension between [Orla Barry] the artist and [Orla Barry] the shepherd to reflect on the primal and poetic and unpredictable bond we have with the natural world. For more detail visit here
Where To Eat:
The gracious surroundings of The Merrion’s Drawing Rooms are the perfect place to relax for an afternoon with a selection of delectable treats, accompanied by teas and coffees selected by their in-house tea masters and barista. Served on fine chine their 19th and 20th century miniature sweet creations are inspired by the work of J.B Yeats, William Scott, Louis Le Brocquy and others.
Bon Appetit is synonymous with good food! Located in a gorgeous Georgian Townhouse in the popular costal village of Malahide, just north of Dublin City Centre Bon Appetit offers a unique dining experience. Serving the very best of Modern Irish and European Cuisine. Bon Appetit is perfect for a quick bite after work; a weekend get-together with family and friends, a relaxed leisurely afternoon or a romantic meal for two.