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Portobello, Co. Dublin

In Dublin, Portobello is an area stretching westwards from South Richmond Street as far as Upper Clanbrassil Street bordered on the north by the South Circular Road and on the south by the Grand Canal.

Portobello came into existence as a small suburb south of the city of Dublin in the 18th century, centred around Richmond St. During the following century it was completely developed, transforming an area of private estates and farmland into solid Victorian red-bricked living quarters for the middle classes , and terraced housing bordering the canal for the working classes.

As a fast-expanding suburb during the 19th century Portobello attracted many upwardly-mobile families whose members went on to play important roles in politics, the arts and the sciences. Towards the end of the century came an influx of Jews, refugees from pogroms in Eastern Europe, which gave the name "Little Jerusalem" to the area.

It is in the postal district of Dublin 8. It is in the local government electoral area of Dublin South East Inner City and the Dáil Constituency of Dublin South–East.
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Bus to Portobello

  • Dublin Bus's Nitelink services provide the following late-night bus services to Portobello:
    • 15N:
      • Kiltipper Way
    • 49N:
      • Mayberry Road
  • Dublin Bus provide an extensive local bus service to Dublin City and its suburbs and surrounds. The following Dublin Bus routes serve Portobello:
    • 122:
      • Ashington Gardens - Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children
      • Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children - Ashington Gardens
    • 140:
      • Dartry Road - St. Margaret's Rd
      • St. Margaret's Rd - Dartry Road
    • 142:
      • University College Dublin - Wendell Avenue
      • Wendell Avenue - University College Dublin
    • 14:
      • Castle View - Kilmore Road
      • Kilmore Road - Castle View
    • 14C:
      • Castle View - Liberty Hall
      • Kilmore Road - D'Olier Street Junction Burgh Quay (Stop
    • 15:
      • Hunter's Avenue - Main Street
      • Main Street - Hunter's Avenue
    • 15A:
      • Barrow Street - Limekiln Road
      • Limekiln Road - Sir John Rogerson's Qy
    • 15B:
      • Sir John Rogerson's Qy - Stocking Avenue Opposite Dalriada Estate
      • Stocking Avenue Opposite Dalriada Estate - Sir John Rogerson's Qy
    • 16:
      • Kingston - Terminals 1 and 2
      • Terminals 1 and 2 - Kingston
    • 16C:
      • Kingston - St. Martin's Chapel
      • Terminals 1 and 2 - Cathedral Street
    • 44:
      • The Helix - Town Hall
      • Town Hall - The Helix
    • 61:
      • Liberty Hall - Rockbrook
      • Rockbrook - Liberty Hall
    • 65:
      • Luke Street - Valleymount Road
      • Valleymount Road - Luke Street
    • 65B:
      • Bianconi Avenue - Luke Street
      • Luke Street - Bianconi Avenue
    • 68:
      • Business Park - Hawkins St
      • Hawkins St - Business Park
    • 68A:
      • Hawkins St - Luby Road
      • Luby Road - Hawkins St
    • 83:
      • Bus Garage - Stannaway Court
      • Stannaway Court - Bus Garage
    • 83A:
      • Bus Garage - Stannaway Court
      • Stannaway Court - Bus Garage
    • 9:
      • Charlestown - Greenhills College
      • Greenhills College - Charlestown
  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 126:
      • Dublin (DCU) - Kildare (Boyles)
      • Kildare (Opp Boyles) - Dublin (Belfield)

Hotels in Portobello

Portobello Hotel Portobello Hotel

33 Richmond Street South, Dublin 2
Overlooking the Grand Canal, the Portobello Hotel is less than a 10-minute walk from St Stephen's Green. It offers spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi, a fine restaurant and a nightclub.

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Portobello

Doheny House B&B Doheny House B&B

3 Emor Street South Circular road Dublin 8, Dublin, Co. Dublin
Doheny House B&B offers accommodation in Dublin. Doheny House B&B features free WiFi throughout the property. A flat-screen TV with cable channels is featured. St Patrick's Cathedral is 700 metres from Doheny House B&B, while St.

Portobello B&B Portobello B&B

77 South Circular Road, Dublin, Co. Dublin
An 8-minute drive from the centre of Dublin and a 30-minute drive from the airport, Portobello B&B lies 5 minutes’ walk from the birthplace of George Bernard Shaw.

Self-Catering Accommodation in Portobello

City centre apartment next to public park City centre apartment next to public park

26 Aungier Street, Dublin, Co. Dublin
City centre apartment next to public park offers accommodation in Dublin, 300 metres from Gaiety Theatre and 400 metres from Dublin Castle. The unit is 400 metres from St. Patrick's Cathedral. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property.

Stylish 1x bed with private garden Stylish 1x bed with private garden

Shaw Court, Synge Place, Dublin, Co. Dublin
Situated in Dublin, this apartment features a garden with a terrace. The property features views of the garden and is 800 metres from St. Stephen's Green. Free private parking is available on site.

Restaurants in Portobello

57 The Headline 57 The Headline

57 Clanbrassil Street Lower, Portobello, Dublin 8
Tastefully redecorated October 2013, 57 The Headline has been given a new lease of life. With a focus on Irish brands, and 24 taps dedicated to the best of Irish & International craft Beer, our aim is to provide the highest quality products avai

Bastible Bastible

111 South circular Road, Portobello, 8, Dublin 8, Co. Dublin
Bastible is a contemporary neighborhood bistro stationed on Leonard's Corner in the heart of Dublin 8.

Canal Boat Restaurant Canal Boat Restaurant

Mespil Road, Dublin 4
The Canal Boat Restaurant allows you to enjoy a delicious 3 course meal on a replica Guinness Canal Barge MV Cadhla whilst gently meandering along a beautiful stretch of Dublin's Grand Canal. All their food is freshly prepared by the on-board chefs and th

Little Bird Café

82 South Circular Road, Portobello, Dublin 8
Little bird is for everyone. Find out about our classes, food and social events: workshops & pop-up dinners with our favourite cooks.

Locks 1 Windsor Terrace Locks 1 Windsor Terrace

1 Windsor Terrace, Portobello, Co. Dublin
Operating from the spectacular setting along the canal in Portobello, Locks at One Windsor Terrace is delighted to be opening it's doors to the community.

MV Cadhla MV Cadhla

The Barge, Grand Canal, Charlemont Place Jetty, Co. Dublin

Noshington Cafe Noshington Cafe

186 South Circular Road, Dublin 8

Pupp Cafe

37 Clanbrassil St Lower, Wood Quay, South Circular, Co. Dublin
Please note the Pupp cafe is closed from Mon 29th August to Friday 2nd September.


43 RICHMOND STREET SOUTH, Portobello, Dublin
Owner & Manager Russell Wilde & Head Chef David O'Byrne breathe new life into the old Gigs Place premises in Portobello, offering contemporary cooking in a warm & casual dining environment.

Seagrass of Portobello Bridge Seagrass of Portobello Bridge

30 South Richmond Street, Portobello, Dublin 8, Co. Dublin
Seagrass has a simple philosophy: to offer great food & service at affordable prices.

Sister Sadie

46 Harrington Street, Portobello, Co. Dublin
Sister Sadie is the younger sibling of brother hubbard. she has borrowed from our older brother's sense of style, taste & overall ethos - however, over time she will develop her own personality & an exciting new menu to match.we've crossed th

Tandoori Bite Tandoori Bite

21 South Richmond St, South Dublin, Portobello, Dublin 6

The Greenery The Greenery

31 Lennox Street, Portobello, Dublin 8
A must visit for persons seeking Dublin's best brunch.

The Portobello Restaurant

33 South Richmond street, Portobello, Co. Dublin
The Portobello Restaurant has always prided itself in the quality of its food that it serves to both the local and tourist community staying in this famous hotel in Dublin.

Tiesan Cafe Tiesan Cafe

Harrington Street, Co. Dublin


Richmond Place South, Dublin 2, Ireland
Veginity is a pop up vegan food truck In Portobello Dublin serving the best of world inspired street food. Open Friday and Saturday nights from 5pm-10pm. Located just down the lane way off Richmond Street South. The food truck is parked in a warehouse.


Richmond Place South, Portobello, Co. Dublin
Veginity is a pop up vegan food truck in Portobello Dublin serving the best of world inspired street food. We are currently popping up on Richmond Place South Fridays 5pm-10pm and Saturday 1pm-10pm. Richmond Place South is located just down the lane

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Pubs & Nightlife

Portobello Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.

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