Welcome to Smithfield & Stoneybatter

The Smithfield and Stoneybatter area is one of Dublin’s hidden gems, just a stone’s throw from the city centre.

Combining the best of old and new Dublin, this exciting and historic area of the city has it all. Whether you’re looking for great restaurants, live music, a place to stay, tourist attractions, a drink in some of our famous bars or a day out with the family, you will find it all in Smithfield & Stoneybatter.

Some of Dublin’s most vibrant bars, new and old alike, can be found here, with plenty of restaurants and cafes catering for all tastes. Throughout the year, markets spring up along with festivals and other unique events.

Smithfield & Stoneybatter are easily accessed by public transport from Dublin city centre. The red line tram stops at Smithfield and Museum, with Stoneybatter’s Manor Street just a short walk away from either stop. From Temple Bar walk over any of the Liffey bridges, turning left when you reach the Luas track. Smithfield & Stoneybatter are also accessible by bicycle, with two dublinbike stations in Smithfield Square and another on Blackhall Place.

So, come and visit for yourself and get acquainted with Smithfield & Stoneybatter, the beating heart of Dublin city.

If you run a business in the area and would like to join the association please contact us.

Take a Walk on the Northside

Art, Film, Theatre and Crafts

Welcome to the creative heart of Dublin, where fine art & crafts, award-winning animation, & the best of Irish cinema all happily mingle. Find your passion, your entertainment, & the next perfect piece for your collection, all in one place.

Food & Drink

Every gourmand worth their sea salt knows that Stoneybatter & Smithfield are home to Dublin’s most exciting culinary experiences. Whether you’re craving the city’s best caffeine boost, looking for a pint (or a fabulous cocktail), or just in the mood for some truly excellent pizza, you’ll find it here.

Shops & Services

Stoneybatter & Smithfield are more than just the best place for hip boutiques & amazing classes (we teach everything from yoga to shamanism). We are also a truly vibrant community, with a full complement of businesses to serve our residents, new & old. You needn’t leave to find your perfect home , start a new business, & get a first-rate education; it’s all right in your neighbourhood.

Stay & Explore

Why not stay in one of the centrally located hotel and hostel options on Smithfield Square, while exploring the vaults of St. Michan’s Church, the decorative arts and history of the National Museum of Ireland? Complete your day with a visit to the Jameson Distillery Bow St.

News & Events


April Newsletter

Our April Newsletter is available.
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This station is now operational and is proving a welcome addition to the infrastructure for the community. The stop will be key for students and staff accessing the DIT campus at Grangegorman.
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