We know what you’re thinking: Eating outside in the winter? We agree, it sounds crazy but we can promise you that the dining scene in Dublin is full of outdoor experiences that will keep you warm and wow your taste buds no matter the temperature.

Check out these unique outdoor dining experiences in Dublin.

VASO Igloos Interior

VASO Igloos

VASO’s Rooftop Igloos

Elevate your dining experience with the Igloos at VASO Rooftop Lounge. Located atop the AC Marriott Hotel, VASO’s patio boats stunning views of Downtown Dublin. Their igloo dining experience is private, heated and seats up to eight guests complete with cozy fur-covered chairs, blankets, call pods, twinkling lights and a seasonal menu. We recommend pairing this experience with their "Pinky Up" made with Hibiscus tea, Bacardi Gold Rum, citric acid, holiday spices, served warm. 

VASO’s igloos are now accepting reservations. Learn more here.

Cafe Istanbul Bar Area

Café Istanbul’s Riverside Patio

Make all your Mediterranean foodie dreams come true at Café Istanbul in Dublin. Outfitted with scenic views overlooking the Scioto River, their heated patio brings all the atmosphere and comfort you’re looking for and more. Pair this outdoor dining experience with their 614 Columbus cocktail made with local Watershed Vodka, Brothers D. Mead, chilled linden tea, honey water, and Buckeye Chocolate.

Pro Tip: Come back in the summer and enjoy warm weather cocktails under a retractable roof. Reservations are available for Café Istanbul’s patio. Learn more here.

NEW OutPost

Coast Outpost

Your new favorite glamping experience has landed in Downtown Dublin. The Coast Outpost combines the cozy atmosphere of a warm teepee with the upscale wine, cocktail and light bites menu of Coast Wine House. Reservations are required and fill up fast! Make yours here. Their bottle shop is also open and taking online orders of wine by the bottle and small-batch cocktails with free local delivery. 

Learn more about Coast Wine House and the Outpost, here.

With the cooler weather comes new ways to explore Dublin's dining scene. Try something new this season and share your memories with us using #SoDublin.

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