The Best of Al Fresco Dining

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Sophie's Malfy Gin Terrace  Let the rooftop dining be-gin!  Shake up your summer with Sophie’s Mediterranean inspired, summer spritz menu. Sophie’s Rooftop Restaurant is perched elegantly on top of The Dean Hotel where you can expect a brilliant and friendly experience amidst a beautiful, modern glasshouse. Boasting unmissable 360-degree views of Dublin & Cork City, the weather is their wallpaper.   Sit back and enjoy the view while their hands-on team of bartenders create a... Read more »

Happy National Sisters Day!

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 National Sisters Day falls on the 1st of August this year and we want to wish all our Sister Hotels, The Clarence, The Devlin, The Mayson, Glasson Lakehouse and The Dean Dublin & Cork an incredibly Happy National Sisters Day!    To celebrate, enjoy 10% off all Overnight Stays & Bed & Breakfast stays at any… Read more »

LOOKING FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU BACK!

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Great news!! Indoor dining will resume from Monday, 26 July. For now, indoor dining will only be for fully immune customers; however, we will continue to accommodate non-vaccinated customers outdoor. We are so excited to welcome back all our customers and we thank you for your support during the last few months. We look forward... Read more »

Introducing Our Newest Residents to The Devlin

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Introducing our newest rooftop residents to The Devlin, The Irish Black Honeybees and these ones are here to stay- permanently in support with Powers Whiskey & Open Hive Honey.   Power’s Whiskey, as a brand have shown an ongoing commitment to Irish Agriculture over the last 230 years, Powers Whiskey now want to make the... Read more »

Introducing Power

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We're delighted to have Power, Ireland's new luxury boutique gym located in The Dean, Dublin, The Dean, Cork and The Mayson, Dublin.   What is Power? Power is more than a fitness gym, it’s an experience. We have thought of all the finer details, so you don’t have to. Each club is built to the... Read more »

Summer Staycation: 7 Hotel Hotspots in Ireland

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Press Up Hotels offer Ireland’s best collection of lifestyle hotels by redefining the traditional hotel and offering a range of hotels which are ideal for the modern explorer and each are now taking bookings from 2nd June 2021.   We are delighted to be reopening The Dean (Dublin & Cork), The Devlin, The Clarence, The... Read more »

Help End Period Poverty

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Help End Period Poverty   Inspired by Lidl’s timely and impressive initiative in partnership with Homeless Period Ireland to provide free period products to customers, we will follow this fine example and provide our staff and customers at all of our venues with free products as soon as we reopen. Like all good initiatives, it... Read more »

Feeling Fab: Get €50 off your stay

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Book a Summer escape at one of Ireland’s Best Places to stay in 2021 with €50 off your stay.. for a limited time only.   In celebration that Glasson Lakehouse, The Dean Cork & The Clarence has been included in The Independent’s The Fab 50: Ireland’s 50 Best Places to stay in 2021, we are... Read more »

In the mood for good food… delivered

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Fancy a night off from the cooking or to try something new? Sit back and let us cook up restaurant quality food and have it delivered directly to your door.   Whether you are after breakfast in bed, a lazy lunch, something different for dinner or sharing dishes for 2? We’ve made it super easy… Read more »

Introducing The Dean Arts Studio

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The Dean Arts Studio is a new, multi-disciplinary artistic hub located on Harcourt Street, in the heart of Dublin City Centre. Both established and emerging practitioners across visual arts, literature, photography, sound, music, art curation and more, will take up residency in the refurbished Georgian building in 2021. It is envisaged that more than 40… Read more »

Love Lockdown | Valentine’s Gift Guide

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It’s love at first bite! Try our ultimate at home meal kits and cocktails kits to recreate date night from the comfort of your own home this Valentine’s Day.   Whether you are locked down in love this Valentine’s Weekend with bae, your roommates or simply want a tasty treat delivered to that special someone?… Read more »

Support the Arts | With Annie Fletcher – IMMA

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The Dean loves art. Being an art hotel is at the forefront of everything they do. Ever since The Dean opened their doors in 2014, they have strived to create and maintain an inspiring environment for all guests to enjoy. Being based so close to Dublin’s Creative Quarter constantly inspires creativity for their guests and… Read more »

Dublin can be Heaven

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The Dean Hotel We love our city. Its vibe, its friendliness, its art and its culture, there is just nowhere else like it. And it is time to explore it with a hotel staycation package and spending money... on us!   Now, whilst trips to far flung destinations might be off the cards, it’s time to rediscover this... Read more »

Lockdown Living

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  The lack of guests has made us appreciate just how vital they are to a hotel. “You become very aware of the fact that it’s just a building when there are no guests. It’s great to get the work done and give everything a refresh, but the life and soul of the hotel, is… Read more »

Father’s Day Gift Guide

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From the ultimate at home meal kits to pints and cocktails, browse our top last minute Dad Friendly Gift Ideas to surprise him with this Father’s Day.     Tomahawk BBQ Kit   Make it a Father’s Day to remember with the Tomahawk BBQ Kit. A meaty box full to the brim for Dad to… Read more »

WOW & PROUD

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In celebration of Pride 2020, Wowburger are buzzing to announce the launch of their new Limited Edition Pride Sundae available until June 30th in partnership with their pals in Ben & Jerry’s and in support of LGBT+ charity ‘Belong To’. This is the second year in a row of support from Wowburger with Belong To. Champions for… Read more »

Covid 19

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COVID-19 UPDATE   Latest Update: November 30th    Ireland moves to Level 3 Covid Restrictions in December 1st, which means all Press Up venues will reopen with necessary restrictions and safety measures in place. We are very excited to welcome guests back safely over the festive period, and look forward to seeing you!  To book… Read more »

VCC’s guide to home drinks

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Liquid Lockdown Your Guide to Making Cocktails at Home Hidden behind a nondescript black door in the heart of Temple Bar, Vintage Cocktail Club is something of an open secret among the city’s mixologists. Opened in 2012, and spread over three, rather opulent floors, the venue is a discrete hideaway for those who like their... Read more »

See you soon ♡ The Dean

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We believe that creating memories will hold an even greater value as we gradually emerge from lockdown. We at The Dean commit to doing so with the utmost safety in mind.   In the coming weeks and months as we look towards re-opening our hospitality experiences, we want to provide guests with an increased level… Read more »

Signed, Sealed, Delivered…to your door

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Dollard Pizza | Pizza Delivery Dublin

With staying in fast becoming the new going out, we all deserve a night off from the cooking. We have rounded up a selection of your favourite Dublin Restaurants that you can now enjoy delivered straight to your door, all with the help of Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats. Now, what to order… _______________________________________________________________________… Read more »

Seachtain Na Gaeilge 2020

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Seachtain Na Gaeilge is back again after theWe're celebrating all things Irish culture at Mary's Bar & Hardware this Thursday as we go all out for Seachtain Na Gaeilge 2020. Mary's will play host to Live Ceili performances alongside an Irish drum circle. Trad sessions all night and a chance to claim a gorgeous creamy... Read more »

Happy Holi ♡ Doolally

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This Holi, Doolally are spreading happiness all across Dublin and we want you to join in. “Let the colours of Holi spread happiness, peace and love all around. Happy Holi!”   Head over to Doolally’s Instagram here to be part of the action.   What is Holi? Holi is celebrated on Tuesday 10th March and is considered… Read more »

International Women’s Day

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We’re coming together with Roe & Co Irish Whiskey to mark all of the wonderful women in Irish history and raise a toast to celebrate International Women’s Day which is globally celebrated on Sunday 8th March. In participating Press Up venues (Restaurants & Selected Bars) you can raise a glass to these wonderful women and… Read more »

The Breakfast Club

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Breakfast, we are sure you agree, is the most important meal of the day, so there’s no excuse not to make an occasion out of it and celebrate the best meal of the day in some of our favourite Dublin spots. Why not head first to the Stella Diner, where there’s a huge range of hearty... Read more »

How to build an art collection

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Without breaking the bank.   There are few things more intimidating than starting an art collection. What do I know about art, we wail, sure that our taste doesn’t stretch much beyond that Bob Marley poster and the print our ex left behind a few years ago. Yep, it can be hard – not to... Read more »

We’re flipping out over Pancake Tuesday

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Pancakes aren’t just for Tuesdays, but this one is special – so we’re going all out! We have rounded up some of the best Dublin locations where you can get your Pancake Tuesday Fix.   STELLA DINER Last year, the good folk at Stella Diner spread Pancake cheer by dishing out hundred of free pancakes… Read more »

The revival of a cocktail heritage.

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A brief history lesson While we were in the process of opening The Mayson, the East Wall historical society got in touch with us and shared a wealth of information regarding the the heritage of the docklands area. With their help we began a deep dive into the history of No.81 North Wall Quay. In... Read more »

Thirty years of Elephant & Castle

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Dublin’s original purveyor of wings celebrates 30 years in business! How it all began.. George Schwartz, a German boy who escaped Nazi Germany, was studying medicine in London when he came across a tube station with a fairytale name - Elephant & Castle. Little did he know how important this name would become in his... Read more »

Stella: The reinvention of a cinema

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Few places are as ingrained on the psyche of Dubliners as the Stella Cinema. Since it first opened in 1923, it has provided the backdrop to thousands of first dates; it’s kept generations of students warm when they nipped in to catch the late showing, and provided many of us with our first experience of... Read more »

Doolally, a love letter from India to you.

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The origin of the word Doolally comes from the town of Deolali, in Nasik District, situated about 150 kilometres from Mumbai. The hill station was established in 1869 and was used as a transit camp for nearly all troops proceeding to and from Bombay and Britain. It was here that troops, from all over the... Read more »

Love is in the air ♡ Valentine’s in Dublin.

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Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with your loved one, Galentine’s or Palentine’s with your besties or you just fancy a treat this February – then we at Press Up have you covered! Share the love this Valentine’s Day with a special stay-cation in Dublin or enjoy a romantic delicious meal right in the City. We... Read more »

Licence to grill 🔥 Cooking with fire.

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On the 6th floor of The Mayson, above Dublin's bustling docklands, sits Ryleigh's rooftop grill. It's just past lunchtime and the last few stragglers from the lunch rush are lounging around enjoying the sunshine beaming through the floor to ceiling windows. We've come here to talk steaks with Felipe Pancas, head chef of Ryleigh's rooftop... Read more »

Meet the artist. Domino Whisker.

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An Irish artist by way of Los Angeles, Domino spent her childhood in the Golden State watching sunsets & reading books in the back of her father’s ‘67 Chevy Impala. A home girl at heart she returned from whence she came and has settled back in Dublin. With her Mum Mariad a fashion designer and... Read more »

2020 cocktail trends from our bartenders.

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Every year sees new trends born, some will stick while others are destined for the dust bin. Last year, low and no alcohol continued its incessant spread. Meanwhile, clarified cocktails and a more simplistic style of drinking shows no sign of slowing.  Here, we’ve polled a number of drinks professionals on the movements that have... Read more »

The Pastry Team 🍰

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A day in the life of Press Up's pastry team. Our content team joined head chef Ivan Lyubchev at 5am to document the process behind the pastries. Dublin's demand for pastries and sweet treats has soared and the cities appetite for good times and great food shows no sign of slowing down. The Pastry team based... Read more »

The Grillmaster 🥩 Kamil Pekar

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To find Tomahawk Steakhouse, step off the  bustling cobblestone streets of Temple Bar and follow the stairs down to this intimate and unique dining setting where the steaks are the star of the show... The ethos is for people to enjoy their beef like they would wines, whiskeys or cheeses, experiencing the different flavour notes... Read more »