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Leopardstown, Co. Dublin

Leopardstown is a district in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County, Ireland, located at the foot of the Dublin Mountains. A residential suburb of the greater Dublin area, it is divided by the course of the M50 motorway, and adjoins the neighbouring areas of Sandyford, Stepaside, Ballyogan, Foxrock and Stillorgan. Leprosy was common in Dublin in medieval times and in the 14th Century a leper hospital was built near St Stephen's Green. It was later moved out to the Dublin mountains - the area where it was sited became known as Leopardstown.

Leopardstown Central Park, Luas line under construction with Three Rock in the background. Luas green line extension between the Leopardstown Rd roundabout and Central Park, June 2009
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Bus to Leopardstown

  • Dublin Bus provide an extensive local bus service to Dublin City and its suburbs and surrounds. The following Dublin Bus routes serve Leopardstown:
    • 114:
      • DART Station - Rock View
      • Rock View - DART Station
    • 116:
      • Burlington Road - Lady of Good Council
      • Lady of Good Council - Hugh Lane Galllery
    • 118:
      • Ballycorus Rd - D'Olier Street Junction Burgh Quay (Stop
    • 11:
      • Blackthorn Avenue - St. Pappin's Green
      • St. Pappin's Green - Blackthorn Avenue
    • 145:
      • Front of Station - Southern Cross
      • Rock Valley - Front of Station
    • 46A:
      • De Vesci Terrace - Phoenix Pk Gate
      • Phoenix Pk Gate - De Vesci Terrace
    • 47:
      • Belarmine Plaza - Central Bank
      • Central Bank - Belarmine Plaza
    • 75:
      • De Vesci Terrace - The Square
      • The Square - De Vesci Terrace
    • 7D:
      • Church Road - Gardiner Place
      • Gardiner Place - Church Road
    • 84X:
      • Garda Station - Beechdale
      • Sea Road - Fleet Street
  • Bus routes operated by Finnegan Bray:
    • 143:
      • Luas Station
  • Dublin Bus's Nitelink services provide the following late-night bus services to Leopardstown:
    • 46N:
      • Luas Station
  • Aircoach operate bus services to Dublin Airport via Leopardstown:
    • 700:
      • Dublin Airport
      • Leopardstown
    • 702:
      • Dublin Airport
      • Greystones
  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 133:
      • Arklow (Tourist Office) - Dublin Airport (Atrium Rd Zone 12)
      • Dublin Airport (Atrium Rd Zone 12) - Arklow (Tourist Office)

Things to See and Do in Leopardstown

Leopardstown Racecourse

Leopardstown, Dublin 18
Leopardstown Racecourse was completed in 1888 and was built by Captain George Quin, having been modelled on Sandown Racecourse in England.

Hotels in Leopardstown

Clayton Hotel, Leopardstown Clayton Hotel, Leopardstown

Central Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18
The Clayton Hotel, Leopardstwon is a modern, informal hotel, just off the M50 and N11 on the N31 Leopardstown road. The green line Central Park Luas stop 2 minutes away provides quick access to the city centre, Cherrywood and surrounding area.

Restaurants in Leopardstown

Baan Thai (Leopardstown) Baan Thai (Leopardstown)

Central Park, Block P, Leopardstown, Dublin 18
Baan Thai opened its doors in 2004, and since then it has been bringing the best in Thai cuisine to Dublin and all those in Dublin 18. The chefs at Baan Thai are authentic Thai chefs and they are passionate about delivering authentic cuisine to their

Munchies Central Park Munchies Central Park

Central Park, Leopardstown, Co. Dublin

The Restaurant Clayton Hotel Leopardstown The Restaurant Clayton Hotel Leopardstown

Clayton Hotel Leopardstown Leopardstown, Dublin 18
The restaurant is ideally located in Leopardstown and is popular among local residents and guests. It serves carvery lunch every day, whilst in the evening offering a unique blend of alternative dishes to suit every palate.

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