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Rathmines, Co. Dublin

This article is about the suburb of Dublin. For the suburb of City of Lake Macquarie in Australia, see Rathmines, New South Wales.

Rathmines is a suburb on the southside of Dublin, about 3 kilometres south of the city centre. It effectively begins at the south side of the Grand Canal and stretches along the Rathmines Road as far as Rathgar to the south, Ranelagh to the east and Harold's Cross to the west.

Rathmines has thriving commercial and civil activity and is well-known across Ireland as part of a traditionally known "flatland" - providing rented accommodation to newly arrived junior civil servants and third level students coming from outside the city since the 1930s. In more recent times, Rathmines has diversified its housing stock and many houses have been gentrified by the wealthier beneficiaries of Ireland's economic boom of the 1990s. Rathmines, nonetheless, is often said to have a cosmopolitan air, and has a diverse international population and has always been home to groups of new immigrant communities and indigenous ethnic minorities.

In the 2006 Census, Rathmines had a population of 36,186.
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On this page you can see a map of Rathmines, see what's on in Rathmines, find out how to get to Rathmines, visit local websites for Rathmines, find Hotels in Rathmines, find Self-Catering Accommodation in Rathmines, browse restaurants in Rathmines.

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Bus to Rathmines

  • Dublin Bus provide an extensive local bus service to Dublin City and its suburbs and surrounds. The following Dublin Bus routes serve Rathmines:
    • 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
    • 18:
      • Hollyville Lawn - Pine Road
      • Simmonscourt View - Hollyville Lawn
    • 65:
      • Luke Street - Valleymount Road
      • Valleymount Road - Luke Street
    • 65B:
      • Bianconi Avenue - Luke Street
      • Luke Street - Bianconi Avenue
    • 83:
      • Bus Garage - Stannaway Court
      • Stannaway Court - Bus Garage
    • 83A:
      • Bus Garage - Stannaway Court
      • Stannaway Court - Bus Garage
  • Dublin Bus's Nitelink services provide the following late-night bus services to Rathmines:
    • 15N:
      • Kiltipper Way
    • 49N:
      • Mayberry Road
  • Bus routes operated by Mortons Coaches:
    • Merrion - Citywest:
      • Ailesbury Road
      • Citywest Road

Hotels in Rathmines

Travelodge Dublin City Rathmines Travelodge Dublin City Rathmines

Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin, D06 HF30, Co. Dublin
Situated just 15 minutes' walk from St Stephen’s Green, the Travelodge Dublin City Rathmines offers budget rooms with power showers. Dublin’s centre is 2km away from the hotel, and buses outside stop every 5 minutes.

Uppercross House Hotel Uppercross House Hotel

26-30 Upper Rathmines Road, Dublin 6
Built in the 1800s, the recently restored Uppercross House Hotel is located in bustling Rathmines, just over the canal on Dublin's south side. Limited free private parking is available, and Uppercross House Hotel is 1.4 miles from St.

Self-Catering Accommodation in Rathmines

Cowper 443 Cowper 443

Cowper Road, Dublin 6
Located 6 km from Dublin centre and 3 km from Dublin Castle, Cowper 443 features self-catering accommodation with garden, city and mountain views and free Wi-Fi. Free parking is available on site along with bicycle hire.

The Dublin Viking The Dublin Viking's Place.

2 Grosvenor Square, Dublin, Co. Dublin
Quietly located just a 10-minute bus ride from central Dublin's Temple Bar, The Dublin Viking's Place offers self-catering accommodation with free WiFi access. In a green area, the property is less than 2 km from St Patrick's Cathedral.

Restaurants in Rathmines

Aoki Sushi

Unit 4 Richmond View, South Richmond Street, Rathmines, Co. Dublin
Aoki Sushi Noodle Bar

Bark Coffee

Alan Hannas Bookshop, 270 RATHMINES ROAD, Rathmines, Co. Dublin
Stick on your hush puppies and mush your dogs down to Bark!

Copan Copan

304 Rathmines Road Lower, Rathmines, Co. Dublin
Welcome to COPAN!

Eddie Rocket Eddie Rocket's (Rathmines)

Lower Rathmines Road, South Dublin, Rathmines, Dublin 6

Farmer Browns Rathmines Farmer Browns Rathmines

170 Rathmines Road Lower, Rathmines, Co. Dublin
Farmer Browns, boast the freshest homemade food prepared daily.

Grove Road

1 Lower Rathmines Road, Rathmines, Co. Dublin
Long overdue speciality cafe in Rathmines/Portobello! Come say hi!

Leo Burdock Leo Burdock's

Unit 20 Swan Centre, Rathmines Road Lower, Rathmines, Co. Dublin

Manifesto Manifesto

208 Lower Rathmines Road, Rathmines, Dublin 6, Co. Dublin
There is a small slice of Italy nestled in the very heart of Rathmines. A warm escape that excites with magnificent authentic Italian cuisine.

Mother Reillys Restaurant Mother Reillys Restaurant

The Uppercross Hotel, Opp Tesco, Rathmines, Dublin 6
Mother Reilly's Bar & Restaurant is renowned for its traditional Irish welcome, great food & drink and a warm atmosphere. Open to residents and non-residents alike, it is lively and comfortable way to spend an evening. Friendly lounge staff w

New Empire New Empire

72 Rathmines Road, South Dublin, Rathmines, Dublin 6

Rody Bolands Rody Bolands

12-14 Upper Rathmines Road, Rathmines, Dublin 6
Rody Boland's Bar in Rathmines is renowned for great home cooked food at very reasonable prices. Our new chef is a multi award winner and our trained staff can advise on these superb wines, cocktails and craft beers to perfectly complement your dini

Saba To Go Saba To Go

13 Rathgar Road, Rathmines, Dublin 6

Sweet Basil Thai Sweet Basil Thai

Lower Rathmines Road, South Dublin, Rathmines, Dublin 6

The Rathmines Inn The Rathmines Inn

82 Lower Rathmines Rd, Rathmines, Co. Dublin
The Rathmines Inn provides customers with the opportunity to dine and drink in a contemporary setting while enjoying delicious, fresh food made from locally sourced produce. There is an extensive range of food on offer. Everything is home cooked on t

Tiger Wood Fire Pizza & Bake

20 Rathmines Road Upper, Rathmines, Co. Dublin
Here at Tiger we are dedicated to taste. Total quality unadulterated taste sensations!!

Tippenyaki Tippenyaki

39 Castlewood Avenue, South Dublin, Rathmines, Dublin 6
Tippenyaki is located just off the main street in the popular village of Rathmines in Dublin 6. Located conveniently just outside the hustle and bustle of the city, this restaurant showcases the art of teppanyaki, a modern style of grill and hot plat

Toast Toast

Rathmines Road Lower, Rathmines, Dublin 6
Located in the heart of Rathmines this is without doubt one of the coolest bars in the city. It is fast gaining a reputation as a trendy lounge bar hangout. Subtly lit with a high ceiling and plenty of couches and low tables, it serves very good food

TwoFifty Square

Williams Park, Rathmines Rd Lower, Rathmines, Co. Dublin

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Pubs & Nightlife

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

Map of Rathmines