17 Valentine’s Day Ideas, Spots & Packages in Dublin

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner we’ve put together a list of some of the best valentine’s day ideas, valentines spots and packages if you’re looking to treat that special someone in your life! From romantic restaurants to enjoy a special dinner in, to luxury overnight hotel packages or even a dog-friendly valentine’s ball there’s never been a better opportunity to get out of the house and enjoy a night with the one you love.



Location: South William Street, Dublin 2


Pink’s unique restaurant located on South William Street, Dublin 2 is a testament to its name; from Pink cocktails, aptly named “Pinktails” to their Pink Afternoon Tea, every detail from menus to décor incorporates the floral pink vibes. If you are celebrating Galantine’s Day or Valentine’s Day, this is definitely one of the best valentines spots to consider. Book early to avoid disappointment.

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The Iveagh Garden Hotel

Location: Harcourt Street, Dublin 2


The Iveagh Garden Hotel on Dublin’s popular Harcourt Street makes the perfect date spot. If you want to do something a little different this year for Valentine’s Day why not treat your loved one to Afternoon Tea at the Iveagh Garden Hotel which includes an assortment of freshly baked scones, sandwiches and signature deserts as well a selection of teas. This is priced from €42pp or upgrade to include a glass of prosecco from €50pp. Available Friday – Sunday (12.30pm – 3.45pm).

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Cafe En Seine

Location: Dawson Street, Dublin in 2


Can’t make it to Paris this year?… Well then, why not bring the seductive vibes of the Parisian streets to you and celebrate Valentine’s Day at ever alluring Cafe En Seine on Dawson Street, Dublin 2. This sprawling, exquisitely designed high-end cocktail bar and restaurant is the perfect romantic setting to woo a loved one this February. Inspired by the love stories of the great classic romance novels their shared ‘The Love Story’ Valentine’s dinner package is €59pp, please see below for the menu. Lunch time bookings also available.

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Doyles Corner

Location: Phibsborough, Dublin 7


For a Valentine’s Day that even includes your furry friend, Doyle’s Corner is throwing the highly anticipated annual Doggy Valentine’s Ball. Treat yourself, your partner and your dogs to a night filled with Beef ‘Pawtare’, Puppacinos, goodie bags, and a three-course meal for the hoomans. Tickets include the price of doggy dining, a comedy show, a three course meal, as well as a glass of bubbly. Perfect for doggy owners or first dates to help break the ice, we are loving this valentine’s idea!

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Location: Leeson Street, Dublin 2


House’s uber-stylish bar located on Leeson Street is a firm favourite as a date night spot in Dublin and makes for a great valentine’s soirée. This popular hotspot underwent extensive renovations in 2021 to later reveal a brand new stunning look which includes their opulent Miami-inspired indoor outdoor garden. Whether it’s food or cocktails you’re after, this is sure to be popular choice for loved up couples this year. This year they’re doing a 3 course menu with bubbles on arrival for €65pp all Valentines week.

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The Odeon

Location: Harcourt Street, Dublin 2


The Odeon on Harcourt Street offers the perfect ambience for loved up couples looking for a relaxed and romantic evening in a spacious and inviting setting. They have a fantastic Valentine’s special with a three course meal including a glass of prosecco from only €49.95pp (menu attached below). This is great value and is in high demand so book early to avoid disappointment.

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Location: Wexford Street, Dublin 2


This year loved up couples can enjoy a three course menu from €50pp in Opium’s sumptuous ground floor Thai restaurant (menu attached below).  With bespoke Valentine’s Day cocktails on offer such as The Pink Lady this valentine’s date night spot provides the perfect setting for a romantic meal and afterwards why not enjoy some drinks Opium’s stunning garden room. This year they are doing a 3 course set menu Inspired by the ancient love story ‘Star Crossed Lovers’ with signature cocktails available only on Valentine’s Day for €49pp.

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Location: South William Street, Dublin 2


If you are looking for a laid-back but lively night out for valentine’s, that’s exactly what you will find at Dakota on South William Street, Dublin 2. One of the most established late bars and eateries on South William Street, this spacious and stylish bar is always a winner for any occasion. Food is served daily here with set menu available upon request.

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Luttrellstown Castle

Location: Castleknock, Dublin 15


Luttrellstown Castle is beautiful five-star hotel, located not too far from Dublin City Centre in Castleknock, Dublin 15. Set over 567-acres, the 15th Century Castle was the wedding venue of David & Victoria Beckham in 1999. If you want to live it up like the Beckhams, Luttrellstown Castle have a special ‘Romantic Cites of The World’ Valentine’s Afternoon Tea package available (inspired by the city of Rome and where Saint Valentine was born) priced from €70pp over two sittings; either 1pm or 4pm on the 10th, 11th and 18th February. Book early to avoid disappoint as availability is very limited.

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The Ivy

Location: Dawson Street, Dublin 2


The world-famous Ivy franchise opened its first Irish restaurant in 2018 and since then has remained as one of Dublin’s most popular eateries. Located on Dawson Street, The Ivy serve up the best modern dishes and brasserie classics, ensuring there is something delectable for all diners to choose from. The unique, extravagant surroundings are perfect if you’re looking for a romantic valentines day spot to impress your date.

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Axe Club

Location: North Dock, Dublin 1


‘Couples who throw together, stay together’… that’s the motto of the Axe Club’s unique Valentine’s Day experience. Located at North Dock, Dublin 1, this ultra unique Valentine’s date idea could be the perfect activity to send sparks flying this year. Priced from €27pp it offers great value and could be done either before or after dinner. Book your slot early to avoid disappointment.

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Dublin One Hotel

Location: North Circular Road, Dublin 1


Spoil yourself and your gal pals this Valentine’s Day with Botanical Restaurant’s boozy and bountiful Galentine’s Bottomless Brunch on Saturday 17th February in the Dublin One hotel. Indulge in a welcome drink upon arrival in the form of a Botanical Blush Cocktail, 2 hours of bottomless boozing and a choice of a meal from their delicious menu — think crispy potato and chorizo hash, avo smash, chicken wings, sticky pancakes, and more. The afternoon promises great tunes and satisfied tummies, so what are you waiting for? Gather your gal pals and book your tickets, priced from only €35pp.

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The Devlin Hotel

Location: Ranelagh, Dublin 6


The Devlin Hotel in leafy Ranelagh, Dublin 6 has the ultimate valentines day experience, with their recently launched ‘Valentines Wrapped Up’ overnight valentine’s package. Start off the night with your date with tickets to their in-house Stella Cinema including popcorn, an award-winning cocktail at Americana, followed by two course dinner for two at Layla’s Rooftop Restaurant and cooked to order breakfast. All under one roof! Priced from €323 (subject to availability).

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The Gibson Hotel

Location: Point Square, Dublin 1


What could be a more romantic location than the home of the ever popular ‘First Dates Ireland’ TV show restaurant in The Gibson Hotel at Point Square, Dublin 1. Be sure to book in to ‘The Coda’ restaurant to get the TV show experience first hand. The hotels also have a ‘I’m So Into You’ overnight package which includes silk rose petals sprinkled on your bed, bottle of bubbly to the room, three course dinner, breakfast in bed and full use of the relaxation area with outdoor copper baths. Pricing for the package is dependent on date and availability.

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Location: Camden Street, Dublin 2


‘Spice’ up your date night at Pickle, an award winning Indian restaurant on Camden Street, Dublin 2 and has become one of the most popular eateries in Dublin. Their Michelin-star chef, has continuously delivered the highest quality of food since their opening in 2016. If you are a fan of Indian cuisine, we highly recommend a visit here, with no better opportunity than Valentine’s Day to spoil your date.

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The Morgan Hotel

Location: Fleet Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2


The Morgan Hotel is centrally located in the heart of Temple Bar, giving romantic couples the perfect opportunity to enjoy make a night of it in Dublin City and enjoy the many tourist attractions within walking distance of The Morgan. Enjoy this valentine’s package which includes a 3 course meal in their stunning in-house 10 Fleet Street Restaurant followed by an overnight stay with breakfast from €233 per couple.

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Lucky Tortoise

Location: Temple Bar, Dublin 2


Celebrate your Valentine’s Day a little bit differently this year, with a tasty Valentines Dumpling Making Masterclass at the delectable Lucky Tortoise in Temple Bar. Your €59pp package includes a 2-hour evening kickstart at 7 pm and promises a jam-packed experience with a masterclass on dumpling making, a welcome drink and a full meal, as well as the chance to win some prizes. The perfect Galentine’s group experience or valentines date night with your loved one. Other dates are also available for this experience.

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Betsy Bar

Location: Swords, North Co. Dublin


Betsy Bar is a popular award-winning venue located on Dublin’s Northside; from live music, to extensive food menu and mouth-watering cocktails, they cater for all! They have a fantastic deal available which includes, 3-course Valentine’s dinner with cocktail on arrival from only €45 per person.

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J.T. Pimms

Location: Dame Street, Dublin 2


J.T. Pimm’s intimate bar is a hidden gem within the popular Dame Lane district and makes for a great night out. It’s an ideal spot for that special Valentine’s date (particularly if it’s a first date) as you can enjoy the relaxed vibes without feeling too formal. Food is served daily.

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Wishing you all a loved up and happy Valentine’s Day, thanks for reading 🙂


This article was updated on 30th January 2024