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Non-alcoholic leisure options in Dublin

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Some Irish take advantage of the month of January to reduce alcohol consumption after the end of year festivities. Many of them even decide to spend the entire month of January without consuming alcoholic beverages.

So, if you also want to take advantage of the first month of the year to take a break from alcohol consumption, or if you don’t drink and want to know Dublin’s leisure options that don’t involve alcoholic drinks, check out these tips to have fun without moderation. .

The Virgin Mary Bar

Our first suggestion is Ireland’s first alcohol-free bar. Located in charmingCapel Street, the bar is the ideal place to enjoy a friendly, festive and friendly atmosphere, like an authentic Irish pub, but without the consumption of alcohol.

The bar is very popular with young people who don’t drink, or who prefer a healthier lifestyle. Many people who are undergoing a lifestyle re-education also frequent this lively bar.

The place is the ideal spot to meet people in a natural way, without the influence of alcohol. Take advantage of your visit to try delicious dishes inspired by Malaysian cuisine, a reference in the city.

The Virgin Mary drinks stand out for being aromatic, with a multilayer profile, clean and balanced flavor. You will definitely fall in love with this bar.

Electronic games

Dublin also offers excellent options for those who enjoy video games. Therefore, if you want to get together with some friends to enjoy fun moments and interaction, without the consumption of alcoholic beverages, video games are a great alternative.

One of the most popular shopping establishments in Dublin, among fans of electronic games, is the Token, which is located inQueen Street, Dublin 7. In addition to a festive and fun atmosphere, with dozens of video games and pinball options, here you can enjoy great sandwiches. It is worth mentioning, however, that the place sells drinks with alcohol, so you should choose the mocktail options or non-alcoholic soft drinks.

Escape Room Simulation

An activity that is becoming popular in Ireland, São Paulo and in many other urban centers around the world are the simulated challenges called “escape room”. In this game a team, from two friends, participate in a game that simulates an escape. Your goal is to figure out how to get out of a room, finding clues and putting together challenging puzzles.

Fun is guaranteed for everyone. To reserve a place, the minimum is two participants and the maximum is ten. The larger the group the lower the price per person. So gather as many friends as you can.

In Dublin, two very popular environments are theEscape Dublin, which is inAungier Street, Dublin 2, it’s theEscape Boats, located at the docks,Charlotte Quay, Dublin 2.

Walk in the Forest

Now, if your option is tranquility and contact with nature, our tip is to explore Wicklow Forest, south of Dublin. And we are not talking about a hike, but a complete experience.

The activity, known as Forest Bathing, consists of feeling nature in all senses, including scent and hearing. You will connect with nature like never before.

Therefore, if you want to cool off, relax, de-stress and live a unique experience, we recommend that youschedule your experienceas soon as possible, as this is a very popular activity.

Also take the opportunity to discover theTreeptop Walkway de Wicklow and have a unique experience of observing nature above the treetops.


As you can see, Dublin offers a lot more than pubs. So if you’re a non-drinker, or looking to cut back on alcohol, these are some good options for you to enjoy.

Author: Thiago

I moved to Ireland 2012. I work as a business administrator and travel a lot to Europe with my work. I enjoy writing and athletics during my vacation and try to visit friends and family every year in Brazil.
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