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Celtic Nights

Closed Now: 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Open today: 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Great Value, Fun Night

We booked this on the morning of our visit as an alternative to a Temple Bar pub crawl and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
via mobile
Wonderful dinner and a show!

Dinner was fantastic, their soup of the night was a wonderful potato stew. We attempted to get the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jon D
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Now in its 21st consecutive season this show at The Arlington Hotel O’Connell Bridge is a lively mix of pulsating traditional Irish dance rhythms, jaw-dropping footwork and legendary Irish songs. Celtic Nights runs 7 nights a week and offers the...more
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23-25 Bachelors Walk | The Arlington Hotel, Dublin D1, Ireland
+353 1 804 9100
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked this on the morning of our visit as an alternative to a Temple Bar pub crawl and thoroughly enjoyed our evening. The three course meal is delicious and generous in size. As much as I loved my traditional Irish Stew I had food...More

Thank georginac1963
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner was fantastic, their soup of the night was a wonderful potato stew. We attempted to get the recipe sadly we failed. We would not bother with the desserts that were part of the meal. The musicians and singer were utterly fabulous and kept up...More

Thank Jon D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

6 of us decided to give this a go and I have to say it was a highlight of the Dublin trip. €40 per person for a 3 course dinner and nearly 2.5 hours of singing, music and Irish dancing. The food was really good,...More

Thank shall569
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ian Drew, MC and singer extraordinaire put on a great show. Our family of 5 adults enjoyed Celtic Nights music and Irish step dancing. We had reservations for 7 pm and dinner was served, then we finished before the show started at 8:30. Dinner was...More

Thank 213jo25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good musicians and showmen. Ian Drew great singer Hold the stage and make public participates. Excellents dancers make surprising performances getting “in crescendo” in staging and complexity in dancing.

Thank Enrico N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a good show, the food was really good with good choices and add ons, staff was really friendly and couldn’t fault them, the entertainment was very good, lovely bit of Irish culture, fun evening all in all.

Thank Candy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Initially planned on going to a competitors venue but was persuaded by a tourist info center employee to go to Celtic Nights. We were not disappointed !! Ian was the head of the Celtic band and totally entertaining. The dancers were lovely as well. I...More

Thank Grkislandgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We knew we wanted to go to some sort of Irish dancing show while in Ireland and this place kept popping up again and again while researching. I was a little worried about going to a well-known show because I assumed it wouldn't be all...More

1  Thank redhead_roaming
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went with friends and was not disappointed food was really good and hot , staff were well on the ball . The whole show was really great audience participation a must , we all thoroughly enjoyed I see why its so popular . if...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed a traditional Irish evening at the Arlington Hotel. Highly recommended for tourists wanting to enjoy a delicious meal and music show in a festive atmosphere. Must-do if visiting Dublin for the first time!

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12 August 2018|
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
Yes very child friendly. You can probably find the menu online. I had salmon, which was surprisingly good (I thought the focus would be more on the show than the food). Book early for the best table assignments.
12 August 2018|
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Response from cee98 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure whether the menu is the same on everyday basis but we got mushed potatoes, pork and vegetables served, followed by pudding. It certainly is a good show for kids and adults alike, that is..if you have a seat "with a... More