Local Area Food & Beverage

Our neighbourhood is packed with adorable boutique restaurants, charming Irish pubs and trendy nightclubs. Some of the spots you might want to visit.



Southbank is one of the most well regarded eateries in Dublin 8. It is located just over the canal and is popular for its creative egg dishes, frothy coffess and superb customer service.

Visit Southbank



Noshington is a firm favourite with GHR staff and Dublin 8 locals. It is quaint, city-style eatery offering teas, coffees, pastries and sumptuous main dishes at reasonable prices. 

Visit Noshington website



One of the city’s most renowned restaurants is just a stone’s throw away. Bastible describes itself as a ‘contemporary neighbourhood bistro in Dublin 8’. They offer ‘simple & good food made using the best seasonal produce’. The restaurant was awarded a Michelin star in 2022 and 2023. You can book your reservation below.

Visit Bastible website


Leonard’s Corner

Directly opposite 75 The Headline is Leonard’s Corner is a salt-of-the-earth Irish pub. Tip in for a creamy pint of Guinness, one of their regular pub quizzes or to take in a local match on one of their corner screens.

Visit Leonard's Corner Facebook page



Alma – meaning ‘soul’ in Spanish – is a charming coffee shop/café located a short stroll up the road. The proprietors hail from Argentina, and pride themselves on their ‘seasonal menu featuring local Irish produce with Argentinian flavours. 

Visit Alma website


Copper Face Jacks

Copper Face Jacks bills itself as ‘Ireland’s Number 1 Night Club’. Coppers – as it’s colloquially known – boasts a reputation in Ireland which precedes itself. It’s well-known country-wide for its fantastic atmosphere and the shenanigans that occur within its walls. It is a must-visit for anyone joining us from outside Ireland. Its website points out even tech mogul Elon Musk has popped in for a dance. The club is just a fifteen-minute walk from campus. 

 Visit Copper Face Jack's website


The Camden

The Camden describes itself as ‘Dublin’s premium sports bar and multipurpose venue.’ At Camden – just a fifteen-minute walk from us – you can enjoy classy cocktails, a private speakeasy, beer garden or even a private cinema. The Camden is home to the Five Lamps brewery, a popular Irish beer and stout producer. 

It also caters for parties and events. 

Visit The Camden website


Local Eateries

Fish and chips are the culinary soul of the city. If you’re stepping out for a local treat consider a traditional parcel-wrapped salt-and-vinegar soaked cod and chips from Leo Burdocks or Beshoffs. If you’re looking to widen your palate beyond fish and chips, 777, Pi, Bunsen, Chimac or Little Dumpling are all popular spots in the city. Eddie Rockets is another popular local spot in Dublin, a 1950s-style US diner complete with oldies tunes, malt-style shakes and period-specific waitstaff dress. Our local Eddie Rockets is located on Camden St. 

Local Area

Our complex is surrounded on all sides by noteworthy establishments. We’re right next to the National Stadium and two doors down from the Dublin Mosque. Dublin city centre is just a stone’s throw away. Here are some of the top attractions you might want to visit. 


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