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Grafton Street USED to be Heaven (until the advent of amplified music )

I always loved strolling up Grafton Street, window shopping in Weir's , Brown Thomas or Marks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
noel k
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clonmel
Ireland’s number one smart shopping street

Pedestrianised. It’s ok. Lots of top end shops, but lots of tourist that. Authentic shops are more... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
johnwQ1928NJ
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Douglas, United Kingdom
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Main shopping street in Dublin, lined with boutiques containing the creations of Ireland's trendy designers.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Dublin
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South City Centre
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I always loved strolling up Grafton Street, window shopping in Weir's , Brown Thomas or Marks & Spenser's and being entertained by the numerous street entertainers Unfortunately most of the buskers now use amplifiers at such a volume as to be an assault on the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank noel k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pedestrianised. It’s ok. Lots of top end shops, but lots of tourist that. Authentic shops are more likely on O’Connell Street, Henry Street and Moore Street

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank johnwQ1928NJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I walked down this street so many times over our weekend trip and danced with all of the performers. This was one of the most fun things we did, and it's completely free! If you want to see how fun it is,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank rigigigi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grafton street is a great place to stroll along and shop, people watch, listen to buskers, grab something to eat, etc. It is safe and clean and just lovely. There are all kinds of stores - something for everyone - every price range. You can...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Main Street is your usual high street/city shopping street. However if you take the smaller roads off to the sides and onto the cobbled areas there are many smaller independent shops worth browsing.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank sophiat935
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grafton Street is a beautiful part of Dublin to walk through. Clean, friendly and bustling with high-end shops and a variety of street performers. My wife and I were staying on the far side of the park and enjoyed walking up Grafton Street every morning...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LightFighter
Reviewed 9 February 2019 via mobile

I live in Dublin and I never tire of the city centre. Grafton street is the heart for me. Early evening buskers ( musicians and artists) performing make it special. Friends families gather around to see the entertainment. The shops are beautiful not to mention...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Laurinda B
Reviewed 5 February 2019

....where the girls are so pretty. Oh yes. Molly Malone, is not living on Grafton Street anymore, but has relocated to a new home on Suffolk Street in 2014. Evidently, still a very much visited feature on the Dublin landscape! Grafton Street, one of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank JRAsFishBabe
Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

I’m pretty sure that Grafton Street hits many “Must Visit” lists, and we thoroughly enjoyed our time walking this stretch during our day in Dublin. We started in St. Stephen’s Green Park, which was absolutely lovely, and worked our way up the street. Plenty of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank StacieM204
Reviewed 1 February 2019

We went to Grafton street after a full day of checking out the different sights in Dublin like the national Gallery, Trinity College and the Cathedrals. We dropped by here prior to going to St, Stephen's Green. This was a great place to visit and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Ayo94
20 June 2018|
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Response from TheOnePard | Reviewed this property |
Just remember if you are driving parking in that area is next to impossible and even if the hotel offers off-street parking they often charge exorbitantly. Our practice has always been to stay further from city center... More
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Ayo94
20 June 2018|
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I would think The Westbury is the nearest to Grafton Street.
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jonesmolly
4 June 2018|
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Response from ComfortablyNumb133 | Reviewed this property |
Practically all of the side streets have what You are looking for in abundance. Half way down ( from Stephen's Green) on the Left hand side is a narrow side street leading to The Powerscourt centre. I think You will enjoy it... More
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