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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
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Dublin, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 872 9891
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Reviewed today via mobile

A really good pedestrian shopping street. Lots of high end shopping options and a Great selection of eateries and places to have a sociable drink

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 150bobp
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Many shops there found on most high streets. Easy to move around. Man's interesting side streets. Could do with a whole day just to visit this area.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank emmalouiseh744
Reviewed 2 days ago

Grafton Street is the smartest shopping street in Dubli, probably Ireland. Many top end shops but some ordinary shops. Various street artists, Good for window shopping.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jane C
Reviewed 2 weeks 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 5 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 February 12, 2019

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 February 8, 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
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June 20, 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
June 20, 2018|
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Response from ComfortablyNumb133 | Reviewed this property |
I would think The Westbury is the nearest to Grafton Street.
June 3, 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