Night Summit: Where You Need to Be

Hundreds of night events across the city will make Dublin come alive for Web Summit. See what takes place during the day.


Offering some of the most valuable networking experiences, and let’s face it, the best craic, Night Summit 2014 promises to be even bigger and better than last year’s. Here, we announce some of the venues that will welcome thousands of Web Summit attendees over the four evenings of November 3rd to November 6th.

Monday, 3rd November:


One of the first super pubs in Dublin City. This trendy pub on South Great George’s St. is known for being where many end their night.


The Market Bar

One of the finest buildings in Dublin. An old sausage factory converted into a top class bar with plenty of seats and the friendliest staff. Not to be missed.

Drury Building (Brasserie)

A mish mash of Berliner exterior and New Yorker interior, found in the heart of Dublin’s creative quarter you will find some of Dublin’s most disruptive minds here.

Fade Street Social

A picturesque rooftop winter garden overlooking Dublin city with award winning cocktails. What more could you want?



A quaint french bistro with gorgeous food and great wine in the heart of Dublin.


No Name Bar  (Sponsored by Hopr)

The bar with no name is renowned for pouring particularly good pints of the Black Stuff.

P Mac’s

P Mac’s bring a mixture of top quality craft beers, great music and a brilliant atmosphere to Stephen’s street.

The Long Hall 

The Long Hall is the place to be for an authentic experience where the regulars are sure to give you the lowdown on the history of Dublin.


Capitol Bar

Capitol is famous for its crafty cocktails and sophisticated surroundings, perfect for a chat and the banter.


The long history of this venue and the icons of Irish music who have played here can be seen on the walls and prove Whelan’s to be an Irish institution.


A funky drinking emporium on Wexford St. with a cool musical ambiance and award winning service.



This Irish institution is a rite of passage for visitors to our fair city.

Against the Grain

Boasting the largest selection of Irish and international beers in Dublin, no matter what you crave you are sure to find the perfect pint here.



Known for being a good nook for a quiet pint as well as a great joint for a midweek session with an eclectic bunch, you never what the night has in store at Anseo.


A lovely traditional pub with a friendly atmosphere and delicious pints.


Hairy Lemon

The charismatic Hairy Lemon is one of the most enjoyable drinking establishments in the city and is as unconventional as its namesake.


Tuesday, 4th November:

The Market Bar (Sponsored by Twitter – VIP Party)


Pygmalion has become the headquarters for Dublin’s newest music and some of the best tapas around to boot.

Dakota (Sponsored by

A great place to party ’til late and popular destination for drinks and rendezvous with some damn fine music playing also. 

Lost Society (Sponsored by Bell Labs)

Lost Society encapsulates the original grandeur of the bygone Georgian era with a modern twist. 


The Clarendon

This beautiful three storey building has more than enough room to cater for all tastes.


A traditional pub that is the definition of cosy and warm.


From Blues to rock this place does it all and is sure to appeal to every punter. 



A secretive shrine to the art of convivial conversation and a prime spot to soak up the atmosphere of literary Dublin.


Peter’s Pub

This humble and friendly place is great for a pint and one of the few remaining  true drinking dens. 

Harrys on the Green

With elaborate bars and a discreet lounge areas make for a classic and chilled out ambience for all. 



A traditional style bar that is home to a large collection of original literary pictures and prints and perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy a quality Irish experience just off Dublin’s prime shopping street. 

Eden Bar & Grill

Great food, fabulous cocktails, delicious architecture & design – a feast for all the senses. 



Lively and full of banter, Bear is where you must go if you’re craving a perfectly cooked steak.


Zaragoza offers a contemporary fusion of modern, authentic cuisine presented in a friendly upbeat atmosphere.

Wednesday, 5th November:

Sweeney’s (Sponsored by Twilio)

One of the best and most lively bohemian bars and music venues to be found in Dublin. 


4 Dame Lane (Sponsored by Realex Payment)

A funky venue with an edgy attitude spread over 2 floors.

Mercantile (Sponsored by Salesforce)

The Mercantile offers a unique environment to experience great live music located right in the heart of Dublin City. 


The Exchequer

An extensive range of worldly beers, and unique cocktails in casual, comfortable surroundings. 

The Banker’s  (Sponsored by Deloitte)

Located in the heart of Dublin it forms the warm, welcoming character that Dublin is renowned for.


Dakota (Sponsored by Distil Networks)

A great place to party ’til late and popular destination for drinks and rendezvous with some damn fine music playing also. 


The Globe

An essential part of a great night’s carousing in Dublin City. The Globe is well worth a visit. 

Honest To Goodness

Does exactly what is says on the tin. From day to night this place is known for good service and a good time. 

The Academy (Sponsored by Paypal) VIP Party

Famous for its live music. The Academy’s four floors with different types of music on each is sure to cater to everyone’s tastes.


The Stag’s Head

Just at stone’s throw from the buzz of Grafton St. The Stag’s Head is so steeped in history, a book could be written about it.

Rí Rá

One of the most popular clubs in the city. blasting out the f


Come for fabulous food or drinks, chill out and listen to some urban lounge and soul tunes in gorgeous surroundings. 


Dame Tavern

A gem of a pub with swift service and friendly staff 


Occupying three floors above the Odessa Restaurant, the Odessa Club is a unique destination in the heart of Dublin city’s shopping and nightlife area.

Thursday, 6th November: Closing Party



With so much going on at Web Summit 2014, it can be tough to know where to start. Learn how to get the most out of a tech conference. Watch our Hangout with Alex Hawkinson and David Tisch. Live on October 30th, 6pm (Irish time).

Take a look at the Dozens of Venues that will Host Web Summit Pub Crawls during Night Summit.

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