Voted Ireland’s Bar of the Year 2022

Staunchly Irish and fiercely independent

BAR 1661

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community and cocktails

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday
5pm — Late

Saturday - Sunday
2pm — Late

Latest News


Echlinville Whiskey Tasting

Jarlath Watson has been the face of Echlinville since 2013 overseeing the relaunch of some of Ireland’s most iconic whiskeys. Get your tickets here


Winners of The Best Cocktail Experience

We’re buzzing to be taking home The Best Cocktail Experience at this years Food&Wine Restaurant of the Year Awards.


JJ Corry Whiskey Tasting

We are delighted to welcome back JJ Corry and its founder Louise McGuane to our tasting room. A passionate entrepreneur and inspiration. Get your tickets here


Swift London Bar Showcase

The legends at Swift London are heading to BAR 1661to showcase a range of their cocktails, including their world famous Irish coffee. Get your tickets here


Dublin Culture Night

This Culture Night we are celebrating Ireland’s native spirit – Poitín - with the owner of BAR 1661 and founder of Bán Poitín, Dave Mulligan. Get your tickets here


W.D O'Connell Whiskey Tasting

W.D O'Connell is one of Ireland's few independent whiskey merchants, showcasing a diverse range of single cask and vatted samples.


The Diamond in the Ruff Blackwater Tasting

Always innovating, always outspoke and certainly never boring are three ways we would describe Balckwater Distillery founder Peter Mulryan.


Micil Blaiseadh Fuisce

Tá BAR 1661 an-mhór leis an mbranda Micil le fada mar gheall ar an athbheochan shuntasach atá sé ag spreagadh i gcatagóir an Phoitín go hidirnáisiúnta.


The Homecoming Whiskey Tasting with O’Shaughnessy Distilling

O’Shaughnessy Distilling's Master Distiller Brian Nation is hosting a deconstructed tasting of the most hotly anticipated American distillery in recent years and their flagship brand Keepers Heart Whiskey paired with some BAR 1661 originals. A tasting not to be missed.

Tickets are priced at €35pp and includes 5 whiskey samples and a Keepers Heart Whiskey Cocktail on arrival.


The Return of Distilling to Dublin 8 Tasting

We are delighted to welcome our friends from Dublin’s own Teeling Distillery for a selection of their finest expressions, presented by Global Brand Ambassador Rob Caldwell.