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What restaurants are open on December 24-25

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What restaurants are open on December 24-25

Wondering where to eat on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Tang Cafe
€, Cafe, European, Healthy
Urbanity
€€ - €€€, Irish, European, Healthy
Bloom Brasserie
€€ - €€€, Irish, European, Wine Bar
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1. Re: What restaurants are open on December 24-25

You should eat at your hotel, especially Christams day, but if you look around there are some other threads with ideas.

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2. Re: What restaurants are open on December 24-25

Here you go!

https://www.tripadvisor.ie/ShowTopic-g186605…

https://www.tripadvisor.ie/ShowTopic-g186605…

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3. Re: What restaurants are open on December 24-25

Most restaurants will open Christmas Eve. We usually go to The Old Spot. It's usually only lunch though so the latest sitting would usually be about 2.30.

Christmas Day it's usually hotels only. This is also become increasingly popular for locals who don't want to cook Christmas dinner also and they usually book out months in advance.

I know Clontarf Castle was booked out when we checked a couple of months ago, it might be worth checking if they've had any cancellations. Others who offer Christmas Day dining include The Dylan, The Intercontinental, Ballsbridge Hotel, Radisson St Helens. You will pay dearly though!

All pubs in Ireland close on Christmas Day too.

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4. Re: What restaurants are open on December 24-25

Where are you staying?

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5. Re: What restaurants are open on December 24-25

Where are you staying?

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6. Re: What restaurants are open on December 24-25

Most of the restaurants open for the 24th or 25th in/around Grafton Street are fully booked (I just finished phoning about 10), but I found that if you get outside of this area that you'll have better luck. I recommend searching for "Christmas" or "Christmas Eve" in the Dublin restaurants section of Trip Advisor and you'll get quite a few results. Good luck! I just booked Cafe Restaurant RIba for Christmas Eve @4p.

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7. Re: What restaurants are open on December 24-25

Where did you end up eating in the end? Did any of the recommendations help?

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8. Re: What restaurants are open on December 24-25

I had Christmas Day lunch at The Dylan. Expensive but lovely.

They seemed to be serving normal bar menu to guests also.

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9. Re: What restaurants are open on December 24-25

How expensive was it?

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10. Re: What restaurants are open on December 24-25

€165 per head, didn’t mater whether you were adult or child.

That was just for food. Drinks, wine etc was extra on top.

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