The mOment: An Exciting Time for Dublin


It’s an exciting time for Dublin. New experiences, bars and restaurants are popping up frequently across the City Centre. Therefore, Dublin is developing as a fantastic destination for wining, dining and entertaining.



Lets us take you through a few of our favorite new hotspots!




The Ivy Dawson Street

The Ivy Dawson Street opened its doors for the first time this summer. It is A sister property of the celebrity favourite and beloved London venue. It’s been Dublin’s most anticipated restaurant opening.

Additionally, the 243-seated restaurant is located close to many top Dublin attractions. Trinity College, Grafton Street, and the National Art Gallery are all within walking distance. Moreover, Its clever and creative décor and menu make The Ivy Dawson Street, the 27th property of the Ivy Collection and the first outside the UK. This is a new favourite for the Ovation team.


Ivy Dawson Street



The Grayson

This elite address is housed in a beautifully restored Georgian house on Stephen’s Green. It has received a huge welcome from locals and tourists. Moreover, the new venue stretches across four levels, with numerous bars, casual dining and corporate event spaces.


Furthermore, a more formal dining experience can be found on the top floor overlooking St. Stephen’s Green. The Grayson is best suited to a light bite or an after-dinner cocktail.


9 Below

Dublin’s most luxurious bar is a haven like escape in the heart of Dublin’s lively city centre. The designers of the bar wanted to create a 5-star hotel deluxe bar experience, without connection to a hotel. 9 Below is a quiet and sophisticated bar with seating for 80 people across the four rooms.


9 Below

9 Below



Coming in 2019…



Guinness Gravity Bar Extension

Guinness Storehouse has remained one of the top visitor attractions in Dublin City since opening in 2000 . Last year, it was announced an investment of €16million would be used to extend the Gravity Bar from a capacity of 250 to 550.


Furthermore, work is underway on the extension which is due for completion in 2019. The completed work will feature an incredible new 360 space connected to the original bar.


Hyatt Centric, The Liberties

There is a lot of fantastic properties extending and developing across the city centre. However, the one which most excites the Ovation team is the development of the first Hyatt Hotel in Ireland.


Construction is currently underway on the €50 million Hyatt Centric Dublin. It is a 234 bedroom lifestyle hotel, which will open its doors next to Dublin’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral in May, 2019.



Hyatt Centric

Hyatt Centric





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*This Article is written by Amanda Robinson, our Ireland Experience Designer.




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