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Money Tight But Love The Sesh? Here's Seven Charming Cocktail Menus For Under A Tenner

By Éadaoin Fitzmaurice

September 17, 2018 at 3:36pm

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It happens every week.

You vow to yourself that you're not going to spend your moolah and then a friend you haven't seen in a while messages you for a catch up. Six drinks in and you've blown everything you'd saved that week.

Bummer.

The main reason for this being that Dublin is bloody expensive now and it's tough to get a cocktail for under a tenner.

What has the world come to?

I remember getting cocktails for a fiver in college. Hey, they might not have been fancy AF but they did the job and satisfied the craving.

There are a few places in town however, where you can bag yourself a little bargain when it comes to cocktails. They might not come out of a treasure chest or have a flaming passion fruit floating in them but they are exactly what you want - affordable and tasty.

Here's some of my top picks:

1. 2 For €12 - Bow Lane

If you and your mate get together that's only six quid each - RAPIHHH.

The Martini Matinée offer takes place in Bow Lane every Thursday and Friday from 4-8pm. You can choose between a whiskey sour, a gin cocktail and an espresso martini.

Delish!



2. 7 For €7 - Saba

Get in to Saba before 7pm and buy yourself a rake of €7 cocktails.

There's seven cocktails to choose from including a Phuket Passion (champagne, passion fruit puree and raspberry liqueur) and a Mojito.


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3. €6-10 Cocktail Menu - Capitol

Ahhh Capitol.

One of the cheapest cocktail menus in the city, this place is a reliable one for when you're broke but still want to go on the sesh.


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4. 2 for 1 @ €13 - Pyg

Pygtails are 2 for 1 in Pyg.

It's usually packed here, so get in as early as you can or all of the couches will be taken.


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5. €5 Cocktails - Alfies

€5 cocktails are key.

Alfies also serves a whopper spread if you're in the mood for nibbles.

Their mac'n'cheese is A1.


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6. €6 Cocktails - Dakota

Signature cocktails for €6.

There's a tonne of seating here so it's the ideal spot for a large group of friends.


7. €9.50 Drinks Menu - R.i.o.t

R.i.o.t is one of the coolest dive bars in Dublin.

They've got a savage menu with even better prices.

A must-visit.


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Sure you wouldn't mind doing rounds when the prices are that good.

Cheers to that!

Header Image: @sabarestaurantdublin @riotdublin

READ MORE: A-Z BUCKET LIST OF THE BEST PLACES TO EAT IN DUBLIN 2018


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